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Rohingya militants whose attacks triggered an army crackdown in Myanmar's Rakhine state unleashing a huge wave of refugees said Saturday their one-month ceasefire would end in two days, but added they were open to peace if the government reciprocated.
Rohingya militants on Wednesday denied the Myanmar army's allegations that they had massacred scores of Hindu villagers, whose bodies soldiers displayed to the press after exhuming them from mass graves in northern Rakhine state.
At least two children and one woman were killed in a stampede as clothes were being handed out to Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh, according to aid agencies.
Nobel peace laureate Malala Yousafzai and Muslim countries in Asia led a growing chorus of criticism on Monday aimed at Myanmar and its civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi over the plight of its Rohingya Muslim minority.
The World Food Programme has suspended food aid in Myanmar's violence-scorched Rakhine State, as the humanitarian situation deteriorates with a surging death toll and tens of thousands -- both Rohingya Muslims and ethnic Buddhists -- on the move.
Around 400 people -- most of them Rohingya Muslims -- have died in communal violence searing through Myanmar's Rakhine state, the army chief's office said Friday, with tens of thousands forced to flee across the border into Bangladesh.
Terrified civilians tried to flee remote villages in Myanmar's northern Rakhine State for Bangladesh on Saturday afternoon, as clashes which have killed scores continued between suspected Rohingya militants and Myanmar security forces.
Myanmar is imposing new curfews and deploying more troops to Rakhine state, the government confirmed on Saturday, after the UN expressed alarm at reports of a military build-up in the region where authorities are accused of widespread rights abuses.
The 32 Artillery Brigade of Nigerian Army, Akure, has debunked rumours of harmful vaccination being conducted by some people believed to be soldiers in Ondo State.
The Pan-African Parliament (PAP), which is based in South Africa and whose motto is “One Africa, One Voice” faces a crisis of lack of legislative power.
The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) in Ladoke Akintola University of Technology has suspended its four-months-long strike after a meeting with its members at the university’s main campus in Ogbomoso on Tuesday.
The United Labour Congress (ULC) on Tuesday commended the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) on its plan to carry out complete overhaul-Turn Around Maintenance (TAM) of Warri and Kaduna refineries for optimal production.
Two teenagers were among four people killed in violence in Togo’s second city after an imam close to the main opposition was arrested, the government and a rights group said Tuesday.
The ECOWAS Community Court of Justice has ordered the Nigerian government to pay N18m as compensation to three women in a case of violation of their rights.
The Kaduna State House of Assembly on Tuesday set Nov. 14 deadline for Ministries, Departments and Agencies to defend their 2018 budget proposals.
The Senate has condemned illegal recruitments by Federal Government ministries, departments and agencies, warning that it is a threat to Nigeria’s unity. The legislative chamber is now moving to criminalise secret recruitment into government office.
Former Arsenal and England midfielder Paul Merson is making a shock return to football at the age of 49 to play for Welsh minnows Caerau.
Senator Julius Ucha has faulted the claim that the rehabilitation of the 41km Ozalla-Akpugo-Amagunze-Ihuokpara-Nkomoro Ebonyi federal road was attracted by Princess Peace Nnaji as constituency project when she was in the House of Representatives.