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Bangladesh begins controversial transfer of Rohingya to island; rights groups raise concerns

BANGLADESH began transferring hundreds of Rohingya refugees on Thursday(3) to a low-lying island in an area prone to cyclones and floods, with rights groups...

Cyclone Burevi causes little damage in Sri Lanka; heading for southern India

THE Burevi tropical cyclone is headed towards southern India, authorities said on Thursday(3), after it slammed Sri Lanka’s east coast earlier this week but...