• Trump and Macros take spotlight at UN but challenges are key

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) — U.S. President Donald Trump and French leader Emmanuel Macron are expected to take the spotlight at the annual gathering of world leaders at the United Nations — but it’s the tough global challenges from the nuclear threat in North Korea and the plight of Myanmar’s minority Muslims to the spread of terrorism and the impact of climate change that will dominate discussions.

  • Rohingya Muslims being wiped off Myanmar’s map

    YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — For generations, Rohingya Muslims have called Myanmar home. Now, in what appears to be a systematic purge, they are, quite literally, being wiped off the map.

  • Bangladesh restricts Rohingya refugees, starts immunization

    COX’S BAZAR, Bangladesh (AP) — Bangladeshi authorities are taking steps to restrict the movement of Muslim Rohingya refugees living in crowded border camps after fleeing violence in Myanmar, whose military chief maintains that the chaos was the work of extremists seeking a stronghold in the country.

  • Bangladesh accuses Myanmar of violating its airspace

    COX’S BAZAR, Bangladesh (AP) — Bangladeshi authorities summoned Myanmar’s envoy to protest what they said were violations of their airspace as the number of Rohingya Muslims fleeing violence in western Myanmar in the past three weeks reached more than 400,000.

  • Fleeing Rohingya Muslims watch as homes burn in Myanmar

    TUMBRU, Bangladesh (AP) — Days after fleeing their village on the Myanmar side of the border fence, a group of Rohingya Muslims watched from just inside Bangladesh as yet another house went up in flames.

  • Amnesty decries ‘campaign of burnings’ targeting Rohingya

    GENEVA (AP) — Amnesty International says it has turned up evidence of an “orchestrated campaign of systematic burnings” by Myanmar security forces targeting dozens of Rohingya villages over the last three weeks.

  • The Latest: UN says 389,000 Rohingyas have fled in 3 weeks

    COX’S BAZAR, Bangladesh (AP) — The Latest on violence in Myanmar’s Rakhine state and the flood of ethnic Rohingya refugees into Bangladesh (all times local):

  • Nearly 3 weeks into Rohingya crisis, refugees still fleeing

    COX’S BAZAR, Bangladesh (AP) — Nearly three weeks into a mass exodus of Rohingya Muslims fleeing violence in Myanmar, thousands were still flooding across the border in search of help and safety in teeming refugee settlements in Bangladesh.

  • The Latest: UN Security Council condemns Rohingya violence

    BANGKOK (AP) — The Latest on violence in Myanmar’s Rakhine state and the flood of ethnic Rohingya refugees into Bangladesh (all times local):

  • Myanmar leader Suu Kyi won’t go to UN General Assembly

    BANGKOK (AP) — With Myanmar drawing condemnation for violence that has driven at least 370,000 Rohingya to flee the country, the government said Wednesday its leader Aung San Suu Kyi will skip this month’s U.N. General Assembly.