A Myanmar-style coup might not be unimaginable in US any more
"No reason, I mean, it should happen here. No reason. That's right," Michael Flynn, former US president Donald Trump's first national security adviser, said on Monday during a Memorial Day weekend conference organized by adherents of the QAnon conspiracy theory, suggesting that a Myanmar-style coup is needed in the US. He made the statement in response to an audience question, "I want to know why what happened in Myanmar can't happen here."
Rohingya Crisis: Govt ready to address their realistic needs
Bangladesh government is ready to address any realistic needs and concerns of the Rohingyas, said foreign ministry yesterday, a day after a large demonstration by the Rohingyas in Bhasan Char in presence of a UN delegation.
'Rohingyas confirmed to AHCs that relocation to Bhashan Char completely voluntary'
The Rohingyas relocated to Bhashan Char, who staged a demonstration during the visit of two senior UNHCR officials to the island on Monday, have also confirmed to said officials that their move to the island was completely voluntary. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs disclosed the matter in a press release on Tuesday.
Lockdown extended in Rohingya camps, Teknaf upazila
The local administration yesterday extended the ongoing lockdown in Cox's Bazar's Teknaf upazila as well as the five Rohingya camps in Ukhiya and Teknaf in an effort to break the chain of Covid-19 transmission. The existing lockdown will remain in force till June 6, officials said.
Can the G7 leaders rise to the occasion?
The leaders of the G7 countries—consisting of the US, UK, Canada, Japan, Italy, France and Germany—will be holding their annual meeting in the UK in the second week of June and have a number of major issues on their agenda, including how to roll out global vaccination against the coronavirus and how to tackle climate change.