COX'S BAZAR, BANGLADESH: Bangladesh said on Thursday it had treated more than 2,350 Rohingya refugees for serious injuries sustained during ethnic violence in Myanmar, including bullet and machete wounds and trauma from landmines. About 422,000 refugees from the stateless Muslim minority have fled Myanmar's westernmost Rakhine State since August 25, overwhelming camps along the border ill-prepared for an influx of desperate civilians. Aid efforts are being stepped up, with a Boeing jumbo jet laden with 100 tonnes of…
BRUSSELS: A machete-wielding man wounded two policewomen in the southern Belgian city of Charleroi on Saturday before being shot and injured, local police said.
BERIN: A woman was killed and two people injured by a 21-year-old Syrian asylum-seeker armed with a machete on Sunday in the southwest German city of Reutlingen, the local police said.