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.
Foreign ministers urge government to allow humanitarian access for NGOS and say Myanmar should cooperate with UN rights inquiry.
But its top court puts a government expulsion plan on hold as it considers a petition by two asylum seekers.
The Rohingya were brought into Myanmar in the 1800s by colonial ruler Britain and are not an indigenous group, Senior General Min Aung Hlaing says.
Rohingya were warned by soldiers to leave their villages and go to Bangladesh or die, a UN report says.
Already, at least 521,000 have arrived from Myanmar since Aug. 25.
An official says the government expects the Arakan Rohingya Salvation Army to strike again.
The government military rejects an overture to discuss the further cessation of offensives for humanitarian purposes.
Religious minority offers prayers, contributes to relief fund for Muslim refugees from Myanmar.
The Kachin Independence Army seizes residents of two villages during a major religious festival.
About 17,000 Muslims have been trying to reach Bangladesh since Sept. 26.