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Indian police rescue 180 Nepalis in major anti-trafficking operation

Indian police rescue 180 Nepalis in major anti-trafficking operation

Indian police have rescued more than 180 Nepali men and women in a major operation near the border with Myanmar after activists raised suspicions they were being trafficked into forced labour.

UN urges Myanmar to speed Rohingya returns, grant citizenship

UN urges Myanmar to speed Rohingya returns, grant citizenship

United Nations aid agencies called on Myanmar on Wednesday to improve conditions in Rakhine state for the safe return of hundreds of thousands of Rohingya refugees from Bangladesh and provide a clear pathway to citizenship for those eligible.

UN chief calls for more pressure on Myanmar for Rohingya returns

UN chief calls for more pressure on Myanmar for Rohingya returns

UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres on Monday called for more international pressure on Myanmar to create conditions safe for the return of hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims who have fled the country since a military crackdown last August.

Myanmar sacks top general involved in Rohingya crackdown

Myanmar sacks top general involved in Rohingya crackdown

Myanmar's military said it sacked a top general who was named in fresh EU sanctions against security officials accused of serious rights violations in the Rohingya crisis, including killings and sexual violence.

Myanmar must resettle Rohingya in their villages: US official

Myanmar must resettle Rohingya in their villages: US official

The US wants Myanmar to repatriate hundreds of thousands of Rohingya in their own villages following their exodus from the country's violence-wracked Rakhine state for Bangladesh, a senior State Department official said Saturday in Dhaka.

 Qatar’s Lekhwiya drawn in Group B with Saudi’s Al Nassr

Qatar’s Lekhwiya drawn in Group B with Saudi’s Al Nassr

Qatar’s Lekhwiya find themselves slotted with Saudi Arabia’s Al Nassr in the AFC Champions League draw which was held yesterday.