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Bangladesh police hunt man who married Rohingya refugee

COX’S BAZAR: Bangladesh police were Sunday searching for a man who defied a ban and married a Rohingya refugee, hundreds of thousands of whom have fled across the border to escape violence in Myanmar. More than half a million Rohingya…

Myanmar ready to take back Muslim refugees: minister

DHAKA: A Myanmar minister on Monday proposed taking back hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims who fled to Bangladesh after a military crackdown, according to Dhaka's top diplomat.  But no details of the planned repatriation were…

Sweden acquits Syrian of ‘terror crime’ after attack

STOCKHOLM: A court on Friday acquitted a Syrian refugee accused of attacking a Shia cultural centre in southern Sweden, saying there was no evidence against him to prove a "terror crime" or arson. The 30-year-old Syrian citizen, a Sunni…

Trump faces wall of resistance to immigration order

WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump has crushed the most defiant display yet of official opposition to his immigration and refugee restrictions -- but resistance continued to spread Tuesday, inside and outside the government. Trump's…

Hungary hands migrant-kicking journalist probation

BUDAPEST: A Hungarian television camerawoman who made headlines in 2015 after tripping and kicking migrants fleeing police was found guilty of the misdemeanor of vandalism and was sentenced to probation. A judge in Szeged, southern…