More than 500,000 Muslim Rohingya have fled persecution in Myanmar into Bangladesh in recent months. Some could end up as refugees resettled abroad, like earlier waves of Rohingya who fled. VOA's Kane Farabaugh visited Fort Wayne, Indiana, one of the largest Burmese communities in America, where more than 150 Rohingya families have resettled in recent years. He reports that the tensions between the groups continue even in their new home.
The World Health Organization is sending 900,000 doses of cholera vaccine to Bangladesh to help prevent a major outbreak of cholera. On Oct. 3, the WHO said it could have acted faster to fight a massive, deadly cholera epidemic in Yemen. The announcements came after the agency announced a plan to end cholera in the near future. More from VOA's Carol Pearson.
European countries are forcibly returning tens of thousands of Afghan asylum seekers, knowing they are at serious risk of torture, kidnapping, death and other human rights abuses, according to Amnesty International. The human rights group says the deportations are a brazen violation of international law. Henry Ridgwell reports from London.