Since August 25, the number of Rohingya refugees who have crossed the border from Myanmar into Bangladesh has now reached 389,000, Stephane Dujarric, spokesman to the UN Secretary General told reporters at the UN headquarters in NY.
From Aug. 29 to September 11, a total of 20 boats have capsized and 96 bodies have been recovered, 53 of them children, according to the newspaper. "When people fled, they burned the houses with bottles of petrol and rocket launchers", the man told Amnesty. Myanmar's leader Aung San Suu Kyi has been widely condemned for a lack of moral leadership and compassion in the face of the crisis, denting the Nobelpeace laureate's reputation.
The letter was written ahead of a Security Council meeting on the issue, tentatively scheduled for Thursday.
More than 370,000 Rohingya have fled to Bangladesh to escape violence since August 25, according to the United Nations, an average of nearly 20,000 a day.
USA ambassador Nikki Haley tweeted that message Wednesday, writing, "We thank Bangladesh for hosting hundreds of thousands of refugees, fleeing violence, with nowhere to go".
"The evidence is irrefutable - the Myanmar security forces are setting northern Rakhine State ablaze in a targeted campaign to push the Rohingya people out of Myanmar".
Hundreds of Rohingya, a predominantly Muslim ethnic minority group, have died since violence erupted just over two weeks ago in the Southeast Asian nation, formerly known as Burma.
The Rohingya, described by the United Nations as the world's most persecuted people, have faced heightened fears of attack since dozens were killed in communal violence in 2012.
"The first reason [Suu Kyi can not attend] is because of the Rakhine terrorist attacks", the spokesman, Zaw Htay, said in a news conference, according to The Associated Press.
Retired South African Archbishop Desmond Tutu of South Africa wrote an open letter to Aung San Suu Kyi.
The government claims it is fighting a terrorist insurgency, targeting terrorists suspected of masterminding an attack on police posts in late August.
Guterres said the Myanmar government should either grant the Rohingya nationality or legal status that would allow them to live a normal life.
"I think it is important that the global community speak out in support of what we all know the expectation is towards the treatment of people, regardless of their ethnicity, and that we must - this violence must stop; this persecution must stop".
The new device, which could cost more than £1,000, features a face-scanning camera and cable free charging for the first time. There are dual optical image stabilisation on two cameras with lots of moving magnets and a new Quad LED two tone flash.
But I know at a certain point it ends for you and we can't let it end. "The job that everybody done is incredible", Trump said. President Trump visited Texas, where Hurricane Harvey has caused historic devastation in the one week since the epic rainfalls.
A treasury spokesperson told ABC that Mnuchin lodged his honeymoon travel request out of a desire to uphold security standards. The commenter, OR resident Jennifer Miller, wrote an op-ed for CNN saying Linton was the one who is out of touch.
The White House has not yet released an official comment on whether the president will sign or veto this new measure. Scott has been outspoken on issues of racism but supportive of the president's low-tax economic agenda.
The Presidential Advisory Commission on Election Integrity has spurred controversy since it was established in May. Kobach also said it's possible the commission will make no recommendations and just tell states "here's the data".
Wheeler probably has a slight edge because the Giants think Fluker is more suited to play guard at this point in his career. That's what Beckham does best, and why he has emerged as one of the league's most risky , not to mention dynamic players.
Bungie has revealed when Destiny 2's upcoming raid will unlock alongside player level requirements for the big event. For newcomers to the series, Raids are some of the hardest challenges in the Destiny franchise.
Meanwhile, India is ready and set to welcome Abe indicating a strong relationship-partnership between the two countries. Besides, the two leaders will visit Dandi Kutir, the museum dedicated to Mahatma Gandhi , at the Mahatma Mandir.
Whether it's Canelo or Golovkin, or even Billy Joe, I would fight anyone who has got that IBF title if I'm given the shot. Using lateral movement, GGG stalks his opponents to the ropes or corners, where many of his knockouts take place.
Sampha beats Ed Sheeran to Mercury Prize
He included a shout-out to Stormzy's album and the Common Sense , the short-listed album by J Hus . SAMPHA last night won the Hyundai Mercury Prize for best album of the year for Process .
Pfeiffer ends break with Mother! role
Did you hear that, how much they love me?' So I don't put any stock in it. That made her intimidating to her younger co-star. Jennifer Lawrence is in no hurry to be a mom.
Terror probe after knife attacker targets soldier in Paris
France declared a state of emergency following attacks in Paris in November 2015, in which more than 130 people were killed. In January 2015, Islamist gunmen had stormed into the offices of satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo , killing 12 journalists.
Russian Federation launches Zapad war games in Belarus
After these military preparations many troops stayed in the area to participate in the subsequent war with Ukraine. Russian Federation says they will simulate assaults by "extremist groups" trying to carry out "terrorist attacks".
The 2028 Olympics Will Be Held in Los Angeles
The United States finally lands a Summer Games after failed bids by NY for 2012 and Chicago for 2016. The city plans to use the Coliseum in 2028, meaning it will have been part of three Olympics .
Hurricane Jose - A Potential Threat to Canadian Coasts?
Because Hurricane Jose is so far from land, the National Hurricane Center has issued no watches or warnings yet. FOX 13's meteorologist Dave Osterberg said Jose has been pin wheeling around the Atlantic Ocean for a while.
David Johnson to undergo surgery
Johnson is in his third NFL season after being drafted out of Northern Iowa by Arizona in the third round of the 2015 NFL Draft. Moncrief was able to cut under defensive back Blake Countess and make the reception, setting up a 3-yard touchdown run by Mack.