DHAKA, Aug 23 (Reuters) - Bangladesh
on Wednesday sought international assistance, including from the United
States, to help find a new home for thousands of refugees from Myanmar,
saying it couldn't afford to keep them any longer.
Some 21,000 Rohingya Muslims from mainly
Buddhist Myanmar have been living in two camps in Cox's Bazar district,
450 km (280 miles) southeast of the Bangladeshi capital, Dhaka for more
than a decade.
They were among hundreds of thousands
of minority Rohingyas who fled the west Myanmar region of Arakan in early