Myanmar moots camps, deportation as Rohingya 'solution'
Jul 12th, 2012
Myanmar's president Thursday told the UN that refugee camps or deportation was the "solution" for nearly a million Rohingya Muslims in the wake of communal unrest in the west of the country. (Source: AFP) -
COX'S BAZAR, Bangladesh (AP) - A once-fearsome cyclone that was threatening Bangladesh and Myanmar dissipated quickly, causing some deaths but largely relieving authorities who had told more than 1 million people to leave vulnerable coastal areas in preparation for a far worse storm. (Source: Associated Press)... [Full Article]
PITTSBURGH (AP) - The Environmental Protection Agency has dramatically lowered its estimate of how much of a potent heat-trapping gas leaks during natural gas production, in a shift with major implications for a debate that has divided environmentalists: Does the recent boom in fracking help or hurt the fight against climate change? (Source: Associ... [Full Article]
SITTWE, Myanmar (AP) - A massive evacuation to clear low-lying camps ahead of a cyclone has run into a potentially deadly snag: Many members of the displaced Rohingya minority living there have refused to leave because they don't trust Myanmar authorities. (Source: Associated Press)... [Full Article]