Bangladesh under “no obligation” to accept stranded Rohingya refugees: Minister

Bangladesh is under “no obligation” to shelter 81 Rohingya Muslim refugees adrift for almost two weeks on the Andaman Sea and being assisted by neighbouring India, said Bangladesh foreign minister A.K. Abdul Momen. India’s coast guard found the survivors and eight dead crammed on a fishing boat and were trying to arrange for Bangladesh to […]

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Three dead as heavy snow and gale-force winds hit Greece

ATHENS: Three people died Tuesday as heavy snowfall not seen in more than a decade fell and gale-force winds hit Greece, disrupting road and sea transport as well as halting Covid vaccinations in Athens. Snow blanketed ancient monuments like the Acropolis and the cold front, dubbed “Medea” after the mythical Greek sorceress of the Argonauts, […]

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