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  • Islamic scholars against militancy

    A group of Islamic scholars will hand over a letter, containing signatures of more than 100,000 imams, against religious extremism to Pope Francis as he meets interfaith leaders at the Ramna Cathedral today.
  • Papal visit a celebration of harmony

    Pope Francis' visit to Dhaka begins today. It will be a celebration of Bangladesh's tradition of harmonious living between people of various faiths and ethnicity, Catholic Church officials said.
  • Rohingya Crisis: Pope Francis in Myanmar amid calls for action

    Pope Francis faces a diplomatic test as he began his visit to Myanmar and Bangladesh, countries that attracted global attention following the Rohingya refugee crisis stemming from atrocities committed by Myanmar's army since late August.
  • Rohingya refugee woman

    Violence still forcing them to flee home

    Armed conflicts in Myanmar's Rakhine state have deescalated, but communal violence continues to force the Rohingyas to flee to Bangladesh, an official of Red Cross said.
  • Food supply for rohingya

    Food supply gets more challenging

    UN food agency sees tough days ahead as it struggles to raise funds for continuing food support for over 800,000 Rohingyas amid conflicts in various parts of the world.