The number of refugees sheltering in the country could be higher than reflected in U.N. estimates, officials say.
Some observers in Myanmar say the statement by the international body is nothing new.
Police in Bago region have charged the members of the groups with threatening MP Zaw Naing Oo’s life.
The Nobel Laureate is criticized for her silence about violence against the Muslim minority as the refugee exodus continues.
The four officers were returning from a local police station when a group of armed men across the border fired on them.
Crime has grown along with the increased Rohingya population, officials say.
More than 500 suspected ARSA insurgents are named but list has no further information.
Tun Khin, president of the Burmese Rohingya Organisation UK, says those who fled to Bangladesh during a military crackdown will still have no rights if they return to Myanmar.
Many among Muslim refugee community from Myanmar believe that birth control is a sin.
The violence comes a day after Aung San Suu Kyi's visit to the conflict-torn region.
Almost 200 people have drowned since Aug. 25 in waters dividing Bangladesh and Myanmar.
Htay Aung of the National Farmer’s Union went to meet village authorities and was attacked by more than 20 assailants.
The state counselor discusses humanitarian work and stresses the need for people to live peacefully in the ethnically and religiously divided region.
About 100 refugees are caught daily trying to sneak into cities for work, official says.
A government spokesman says Bangladesh disagrees with certain terms of a 1993 agreement allowing the return of those who can prove residence in Myanmar.
The country's opposition party says it will monitor changes to ensure they respect the rights of ethnic Rakhine residents.
Refugees have cut down 1 million trees for firewood and building camps, forest officer says.
Hindu refugees describe being held at gunpoint in September by Muslims.
Home minister says he refused to sign statement after section calling for granting citizenship was pulled.
They had taken journalists to view a church damaged by a government airstrike in northern Shan state.
U Shit Maung, brother of former lawmaker from ruling Awami League, detained as he tried to board a flight to Myanmar, police say.
They say the imposition of restrictions by the US and other Western nations could harm the country's economy and democratic transition.
Officials assure their Bangladeshi counterparts that they will take back Muslims who fled across the border.
Negotiations with the main Chinese investor in a deep-sea port initiative are ongoing.
Indian foreign minister Sushma Swaraj urges Myanmar to take back members of the Muslim minority.
Aung San Suu Kyi asks the businessmen to donate funds to a new government committee dedicated to developing the impoverished state.
Guards open fire on 600 people who trespassed on an authorized mining site to search for cast-off stones to sell.
Police have arrested the chairman of a Myanmar conglomerate for possession of guns and methamphetamines.
Local officials say as many as 40,000 Rohingya arrived during the past three days.
Jeffrey Feltman, the UN’s under-secretary-general for political affairs, wants authorities to implement recommendations outlined by an advisory commission.