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Rohingya rebel group calls for one-month ceasefire as exodus grows

Rohingya militants, whose August 25 raids in Myanmar’s Rakhine State sparked an army crackdown that has seen about 300,000 of the Muslim minority flee to Bangladesh, on Sunday declared an immediate unilateral one-month ceasefire. Bedraggled and exhausted Rohingya refugees have arrived in huge numbers in Bangladesh’s Cox’s Bazar area for over two weeks, while tens […]

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