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Pemba Tamang, 15, is taken on a stretcher after being rescued by Nepal Armed Police Force from the collapsed building of the Hilton Hotel, five days after a major earthquake, in Kathmandu, Nepal, April 30, 2015. Occasional rays of hope in the form of unexpected rescues emerged on 30 April, in the wake of Nepal's devastating weekend earthquake even as the official death toll rose above 5,000. Photo: Hemanta Shrestha/EPA
Friday, 1 May 2015

Rescuers pulled a teenage boy and a woman in her thirties alive from the rubble of Nepal's earthquake Thursday, ...

An Indonesian worker puts letters on a memorial sign for Brazilian death row Rodrigo Gularte during his funeral at Saint Carolus funeral Home in Jakarta, Indonesia, April 29, 2015. Indonesia executed eight people convicted on drug charges on April 29, 2015, defying international appeals for mercy. Seven of the eight convicts are foreigners. Their planned executions have unleashed torrents of protests from the home countries, Australia, Brazil and Nigeria. Photo: Bagus Indahono/EPA
Thursday, 30 April 2015

Indonesia's attorney general defended the execution of seven foreign drug convicts, saying that the country was facing ...

People look through the rubble trying to salvage as much as possible from their dilapidated houses destroyed in the 25 April earthquake in Bhaktapur, Kathmandu, Nepal, April 29, 2015. Photo: Diego Azubel/EPA
Thursday, 30 April 2015

Desperate survivors of an earthquake that killed more than 5,000 people clashed with riot police in Nepal's capital on Wednesday, ...

Wednesday, 29 April 2015

A migrant worker from Myanmar was killed after he slipped into a meat grinder at a pet food factory in Thailand, police said on April 29. 

An aerial view of an earthquake hit village taken from an Indian Airforce aircraft on the way to Narain Thang near Kathmandu, Nepal, 27 April 2015. Photo: EPA
Wednesday, 29 April 2015

Hungry and desperate villagers rushed towards relief helicopters in remote areas of Nepal Tuesday, begging to be airlifted to safety, ...

Brinta Sukumaran (C), sister of Australian death-row prisoner Myuran Sukumaran, reacts as she is accompanied by family members prior to the execution of her brother at Wijayapura port, as they head to visit Nusakambangan prison island, in Cilacap, Indonesia, April 28, 2015. Photo: Adi Weda/EPA
Wednesday, 29 April 2015

Indonesia executed seven foreign drug convicts including two Australians by firing squad Wednesday, causing Canberra to ...

Indian aid - National Disaster Relief Force and IAF teams with relief material on their way to earthquake hit Nepal, April 27, 2015. Photo: EPA
Tuesday, 28 April 2015

Humanitarian agencies said they were preparing a large-scale aid operation to earthquake-ravaged Nepal, with more relief planes arriving in the coming hours.

Arakan Army soldiers holding a banner of welcome for the convoy of Ethnic Armed Organizations leaders while on its way from Myitkyina to Laiza, Kachin State, Myanmar, October 29, 2013. Photo: Nyein Chan Naing/EPA
Tuesday, 28 April 2015

The United States has voiced alarm over rare clashes between the Myanmar military and insurgents in Rakhine state ...

Children near their temporary tent on open ground in Kathmandu after a powerful earthquake followed by strong aftershocks struck Nepal, in Kathmandu, Nepal, April 27, 2015. Photo: Narendra Shrestha/EPA
Monday, 27 April 2015

Almost one million children urgently need help after an earthquake claimed more than 3,200 lives in Nepal, the UN children's agency ...

Overview as Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) leaders hold hands for the traditional ASEAN handshake to start the 26th ASEAN summit during the opening ceremony at the Kuala Lumpur Convention Center, Malaysia, April 27, 2015. The two-day summit of the 10-nation bloc is expected to focus on festering disputes in the South-China Sea and also expected to assess initiatives for the regional single market that is scheduled to begin at the end of the year. Photo: EPA
Monday, 27 April 2015

Southeast Asian leaders hold a summit in Malaysia on April 27 seeking to maintain unity in the face of differences over how to respond ...