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Lens: Photography Pulitzers Awarded for Coverage of Charlottesville and Rohingya Refugee Crisis

Ryan M. Kelly received the 2018 Pulitzer Prize for breaking news photography for his image of a car driving through protesters in Charlottesville, Va......»»

Category: mediaSource: nytApr 16th, 2018

Pulitzer Prize for Feature Photography Awarded to Reuters for Rohingya Crisis Coverage

The Pulitzer Prize for Feature Photography has been awarded to Reuters for a series of hard-hitting photographs documenting the Rohingya refugee crisis in Myanmar and Bangladesh......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekApr 17th, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: Sexual-misconduct coverage earns Pulitzers for New York Times, New Yorker

The New York Times was awarded three Pulitzer Prizes, including the award for public-service journalism, while the Reuters news agency won two......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 16th, 2018

India, Bangladesh sign 6 MoUs, discuss Teesta water issue, Rohingya crisis

India and Bangladesh today signed six MoUs, including one for the construction of a 129.5 km-long oil pipeline between Siliguri and Parbatipur, and discussed the Teesta water sharing issue as well as the Rohingya refugee crisis. In.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardApr 9th, 2018

Sesame Street Just Landed a $100 Million Grant to Help Refugee Kids

Grover and Cookie Monster lend a felt hand to the Syrian crisis. Big Bird better learn to say Snuffleupagus in Arabic. The MacArthur Foundation has awarded Sesame Workshop and the Internation.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneDec 21st, 2017

Pope Mentions Rohingya Crisis, After Leaving Myanmar

Pope Francis referred directly to the Rohingya refugee crisis for the first time during his trip to Asia, but did so only after leaving Myanmar and without uttering the name “Rohingya,” which is highly controversial there......»»

Category: topSource: wsjNov 30th, 2017

Myanmar, Bangladesh accept China’s mediatory role to end Rohingya crisis

China today said Bangladesh and Myanmar have accepted Beijing’s mediatory role and agreed to implement a three-phased solution proposed by its Foreign Minister Wang Yi to resolve the Rohingya refugee........»»

Category: topSource: thehindubusinesslineNov 20th, 2017

China lays out a plan to resolve Rohingya Muslim refugee crisis in Myanmar

REUTERS/Stringer China called for a ceasefire in Myanmar's Rohingya .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderNov 20th, 2017

Myanmar Leader Visits Conflict-Torn Region

Aung San Suu Kyi made her first visit as Myanmar’s leader to the conflict-torn region where more than half a million Rohingya Muslims have fled state-led violence that has spiraled into Asia’s worst refugee crisis in decades......»»

Category: topSource: wsjNov 2nd, 2017

Suu Kyi Visits Myanmar Region Torn by Rohingya Conflict

Aung San Suu Kyi made her first visit as Myanmar’s leader to the conflict-torn region where more than half a million Rohingya Muslims have fled state-led violence that has spiraled into Asia’s worst refugee crisis in decades......»»

Category: topSource: wsjNov 2nd, 2017

Myanmar Refugees Tell of Atrocities; "A Soldier Cut His Throat"

Witnesses in refugee camps describe Myanmar military’s massacre of minority Rohingya Muslims that has sparked a humanitarian crisis......»»

Category: topSource: wsjSep 29th, 2017

Rohingya Face Starvation in Refugee Camps as Myanmar Violence Rages

Aung San Suu Kyi is scheduled to speak on Tuesday for the first time since the crisis......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekSep 17th, 2017

Could Myanmar and Bangladesh Go To War Over the Rohingya Crisis?

The two countries are already at loggerheads over the Rohingya refugee crisis......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekSep 16th, 2017

India pushing Myanmar to take back Rohingya refugees, says Sushma Swaraj

Swaraj, PM Shiekh Hasina discussed the ongoing refugee crisis over the phone last night.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardSep 15th, 2017

PM Modi heads to Myanmar as Rohingya refugee crisis worsens

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will discuss rising violence in Myanmar’s western Rakhine state during a visit that begins on Tuesday, and push for greater progress on long-running Indian infrast........»»

Category: topSource: thehindubusinesslineSep 5th, 2017

Maryland to receive another $10 million in federal funding for opioid crisis

Maryland will receive another $10 million in federal funding to help combat the ongoing opioid crisis. The grant is part of $485 million in funding being awarded by the Department of Health and Human Services to all 50 states and four U.S. territorie.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 19th, 2018

New York Times, New Yorker Share Pulitzer for Sexual-Harassment Coverage

The New York Times was awarded three Pulitzer Prizes, including the award for public-service journalism, while the Reuters news agency won two......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjApr 17th, 2018

Myanmar Court Rejects Release of Journalists Covering Rohingya Crisis

A Myanmar court refused to dismiss a case against two Reuters journalists who have been held in prison since December for their reporting on the Rohingya crisis, highlighting the country’s increasingly troubled shift to democracy......»»

Category: topSource: wsjApr 11th, 2018

U.N. Warns More Rohingya Boats May Be in Danger at Sea

The United Nations’ refugee .....»»

Category: topSource: wsjApr 6th, 2018

Wall Street bonuses jump 17%

Wall Street firms awarded their employees more than $31 billion in bonuses last year, the most since before the financial crisis, according to data released Monday by the New York state comptroller's... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkMar 27th, 2018

SC refuses to pass interim order on Rohingyas" plea for better facilities

SC had directed the Centre to file a 'comprehensive status report' giving details of conditions in Rohingya refugee camps in various states.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardMar 19th, 2018