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Trump thanks Kim as N. Korea transfers remains of soldiers

Trump thanks Kim as N. Korea transfers remains of soldiers

The repatriation of remains of US soldiers missing in the 1950-53 conflict is seen as a modest diplomatic coup for US President Donald Trump.

Bangladesh forces detain Rohingya leader in camp raid

Bangladesh forces detain Rohingya leader in camp raid

The Rohingya representative, Mohibullah, was held in Cox's Bazar district as local authorities broke up a protest on Monday against the controversial repatriation deal signed by Bangladesh and Myanmar.

Bangladesh to coordinate with UN over Rohingya return

Bangladesh to coordinate with UN over Rohingya return

Bangladesh Foreign Minister A H Mahmood Ali insisted that the operation to return some 750,000 refugees who fled unrest and a military crackdown in Myanmar would involve the UN's refugee agency.

Myanmar, Bangladesh agree to cooperate on Rohingya repatriation

Myanmar, Bangladesh agree to cooperate on Rohingya repatriation

At a meeting in Myanmar's capital Naypyitaw, the countries signed two agreements covering security and border cooperation.

Pakistan resumes repatriation of Afghan refugees

Pakistan resumes repatriation of Afghan refugees

Pakistan resumed the repatriation of Afghan refugees on Monday, sending nearly 1,200 people back across the heavily guarded northern Torkham border, an official at the United Nation's refugee body said.

Australian soldiers killed in Vietnam War come home

Australian soldiers killed in Vietnam War come home

The remains of 33 Australian soldiers killed during the Vietnam War and buried in Malaysia and Singapore returned to rest in Australia on Thursday, in one of the country's largest single repatriation operations.

Office opens for simplifying procedures to repatriate bodies

Office opens for simplifying procedures to repatriate bodies

A new office has been opened for simplifying procedures for the repatriation of the bodies of expatriates who die in Qatar and also for their local burial, if required.