A Red Cross truck carrying aid for Rohingya Muslim refugees crashed in Bangladesh on Thursday killing at least nine people, police said.
This has led to some 410,000 people fleeing to the neighbouring Bangladesh, according to United Nations estimates, joining tens of thousands of others who have fled over the past year. The military has shot civilians as they fled and burned Rohingya villages to the ground.
Britain said it had suspended its "educational training courses" for the Myanmar military due to the ethnic violence in Rakhine state.
"In response to the situation in Myanmar, we are carefully reviewing content against our Community Standards", Budhraja added.
The announcement of a U.S. aid package comes just one day after Myanmar's de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi finally broke her silence on the Rohingya refugee crisis in a speech that drew widespread criticism.
The home minister's statement came days after the central government told the Supreme Court that Rohingya Muslims, who fled the violence in Myanmar, are a threat to national security, citing intelligence inputs. She said historical records clearly suggest that the Rohingya have been living in Rakhine for centuries.
Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi, in her first address to the nation on the crisis on Tuesday, said Myanmar was ready to start a verification process to take back refugees, under a 1993 arrangement with Bangladesh. No Rohingya has applied for asylum in India till today.
"We are determined to implement the recommendations of the commission" for a rapid improvement to the situation and "bring an end to suffering of all people", Suu Kyi said, though the government will prioritize the recommended initiatives that are achievable in the short term.
Marzuki Darusman, President of the Fact-Finding Mission on Myanmar, holds a news conference after his address to the 36th Session of the Human Rights Council at the United Nations in Geneva, Switzerland September 19, 2017.
Nearly 40% of all Rohingya villages in Myanmar's Rakhine State are now empty, a government spokesperson confirmed earlier this week.
Myanmar denies that, saying its forces are waging a legitimate campaign against Muslim terrorists who have been attacking and torching villages of Buddhists and other non-Muslims, some 30,000 of whom were internally displaced.
"This Saturday, UN Secretary-General Guterres said Myanmar must cease the violence and guarantee the refugees" right of return. In reality, they sneaked-in through the Bangladesh border in southern Tripura and were planning to take a train to Guwahati and had plans to go to Delhi for getting refugee status card from UNHCR.
Despite its victory, Rahul believes Modi and the BJP haven't understood how important it is to keep the promise to create jobs. A large part of India's population that is unemployed, Rahul further charged, is feeling the pain.
I suspect some of that is because Google carefully hid the Home's size with a taper, whereas the Loft continues to flare outward. LOFT does not come with audio boosting capabilities, but it does make your life easier by making your Google Home unit portable.
Some 11.4 million Americans watched Sunday's Emmy awards on television in a ceremony marked by jokes and jibes at U.S. Liberal commentator Keith Olbermann tweeted that the Emmys lost its credibility by lionizing Spicer.
While that still holds true, the latest trailer will undoubtedly only increase the fever for The Punisher . Turns out the FBI, Homeland Security, and just about everyone is gunning (pun intended) for The Punisher .
Actress Halle wore her hair high on her head to let her outfit have full attention but chose to go minimal on the make-up front. Halle's trousers are at her ankles as her mouth is agape and her eyes widely open.
Apparently, users will no longer be able to completely turn off Bluetooth or Wi-Fi on their devices via the Control Center. So, Apple has added a feature that allows you to automatically share your Wi-Fi password with the tap of one button.
The company reported the earnings of $0.31/Share in the last quarter where the estimated EPS by analysts was $0.14/share. The value of the investment in ( GTY ) decreased from $162,000 to $129,000 a change of $33,000 for the reporting period.
The safe-haven yen and Swiss franc were stronger, with USD/JPY down 0.21% at 111.37 and with USD/CHF shedding 0.27% to 0.9601. Investors mostly overlooked the revised Eurozone inflation numbers which confirmed consumer prices grew by 1.5% in August.
Wood cost a Burnley club record £15million, while Taylor's fee will be decided by a tribunal as his contract expired. Wood had a decent chance to win the game for Burnley late in extra time but his header sailed over the cross bar.
The glasses will apparently feature a bone-conduction audio system that enables users to hear Alexa without being wired in. Google Glass founder Babak Parviz is believed to be closely involved in the development of the new Amazon Alexa glasses.
The police have launched an investigation into the shooting, with the officer who fired his gun placed on administrative leave. A neighbor told The Associated Press on Wednesday that Sanchez carried a stick to ward off stray dogs when he walked at night.
The next 'Terminator' movie will star Linda Hamilton
The Hollywood A-lister Arnold Schawarzenegger and his co-star from the second part of Terminator will appear in the sixth one too. Hamilton will not play the lead, as Cameron is searching for "an 18-something woman to be the new centrepiece of the new story ".
Apple says its new watch has cellular connectivity problems
The price for the cellular-connected model starts at $399, plus a $10 per month wireless plan from one of the major carriers. This problem is certainly a big one for Apple , given that LTE capability was the key selling point of this device.
Talking tennis with Emma Stone's handsome new leading man
It would have been nice, for example, to hear some discussion of King's strategy to run her older opponent all over the court. As for Emma Stone , who plays King in the film, she and King did develop a friendship, but not until after the movie was shot.