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India, Bangladesh stress safe return of Rohingya refugees

Oct. 5, 2019 10:19 AM EDT

NEW DELHI (AP) — The prime ministers of India and Bangladesh have agreed on the need for greater efforts to facilitate the safe return of hundreds of thousands of Rohingya refugees who have fled violence in Myanmar and taken refuge in Bangladesh, a joint statement said Saturday. The statement, issued...

Indian home minister promises non-Muslim citizenship bill

Oct. 1, 2019 9:12 AM EDT

NEW DELHI (AP) — India's government plans to revive a bill that would give non-Muslim refugees citizenship even before a controversial citizen registry in one northeastern state has been finalized, Home Minister Amit Shah said Tuesday. Shah, the leader of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Hindu nationalist...