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Pope Francis shakes hands with Myanmar's leader Aung San Suu Kyi as they meet at Naypyitaw's presidential palace in Myanmar on Tuesday. Andrew Medichini/AP hide caption

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Tents are seen in the Kutupalong refugee camp in Bangladesh where Rohingya Muslims live, after crossing over from Myanmar into Bangladesh. More than 620,000 Rohingya have fled Rakhine for neighbouring Bangladesh since late August 2017. Wong Maye-E/AP hide caption

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A Rohingya refugee boy looks on at Balukhali refugee camp in the Bangladeshi district of Ukhia on Wednesday. An estimated 618,000 Muslim Rohingya have fled mainly Buddhist Myanmar since a military crackdown was launched in Rakhine in August. Refugees describe a campaign of rape, murder and arson. Munir Uz Zaman/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Rohingya Muslim refugees in Bangladesh wait to receive food distributed by a Turkish aid agency at a refugee camp on Saturday. Tauseef Mustafa/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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U.N. Rights Chief: Myanmar's Treatment Of Rohingya Includes 'Almost ISIS-Type Crimes'

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Bangladesh is struggling to accommodate 500,000-plus Rohingya who have poured across the border in less than two months. It isn't recognizing them as refugees and would prefer to see them repatriated. Michael Sullivan for NPR hide caption

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For Half A Million Rohingya Fleeing Myanmar, Bangladesh Is A Reluctant Host

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Morzina, a 40-year-old Rohingya refugee from Tangbazar, Myanmar, winces in pain at the Sadar Hospital in the Bangladeshi town of Cox's Bazar. Soldiers from Myanmar's army smashed her in the ribs with a rifle butt as they raided her home in early September. Tommy Trenchard/Panos Pictures hide caption

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Newly arrived Rohingya Muslims from Myanmar walk to a camp for refugees in Teknaf, Bangladesh, on Monday. Hundreds of thousands of Rohingya refugees have streamed across the border following Myanmarese military retaliation for attacks by a Rohingya militant group. Gemunu Amarasinghe/AP hide caption

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Rohingya Refugees Pour Into Bangladesh, And Many Question A Militant Group's Actions

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Rohingya refugees arrive in Bangladesh on Sunday. They are fleeing government violence in Myanmar. Allison Joyce/Getty Images hide caption

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Bangladesh Copes With Chaos: Rohingya Refugees Are 'Coming And Coming'

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Myanmar State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi has insisted that unspecified "terrorists" and not the country's military are targeting the Muslim Rohingyas, who have been fleeing the country for weeks. Aung Shine Oo/AP hide caption

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