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Ships in the sea of Okhotsk during a search operation for the crew of the 'Dalny Vostok' fishing trawler. The 'Dalny Vostok' fishing freezer trawler with 132 people on board sank in the morning hours of April 2 in the Sea of Okhotsk. Photo: EPA
Friday, 3 April 2015

A fishing trawler sank in freezing waters off Russia's Far East on Thursday, killing at least 56 people and setting off a frantic ...

Thursday, 2 April 2015

Myanmar officially apologised on April 2 for a cross-border aerial bombing that left five Chinese citizens dead last month, ...

Chinese President Xi Jinping's (C-R) meeting with the members of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank or AIIB in the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, China October 24, 2014. Photo: Takaki Yajuma/EPA
Thursday, 2 April 2015

China scored a diplomatic coup by enticing almost 50 countries including key US allies to join its new development bank.

Thai Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha gestures during a press conference at Government House in Bangkok, Thailand, March 31, 2015. Photo: EPA
Thursday, 2 April 2015

The Thai junta's decision to lift martial law was denounced by critics on April 2 as cosmetic, with key ally Washington warning that ...

Muslim girls read the Koran at the seminary of a temporary mosque at Gong Dokka Internally displaced persons camp near Sittwe of Rakhine State, western Myanmar, April 22, 2014. Photo: Nyunt Win/EPA
Thursday, 2 April 2015

Myanmar authorities have begun collecting temporary identification cards from displaced Rohingya Muslims in unrest-torn Rakhine state, ....

Workers at a jade mine area in Kachin State. Photo: Mizzima
Wednesday, 1 April 2015

Rescuers are searching for more than 20 miners buried by a landslide at a jade mine in remote war-torn northern Myanmar ...

Dozens of Myanmar migrants including several Rohingya have just been arrested in southern Thailand. Here ethnic Rohingya refugees sit waiting after Thai police officers arrested them in Phang Nga province, southern Thailand, October 11, 2014. Photo: EPA
Tuesday, 31 March 2015

Thai police said on March 31 that they had charged 70 migrants from Myanmar and six Rohingya Muslims with illegal entry ...

A student is brought to court in Letpadan, Bago region on March 25, 2015.  Photo: Min Min/Mizzima
Tuesday, 31 March 2015

The United States voiced concern on March 30 at the arrest of and charges against peaceful protesters in Myanmar after ...

Ground staff move the Solar Impulse 2, a solar powered plane, into a hangar after it touched down at the airport in Chongqing, southwest China, March 31, 2015. Photo: EPA
Tuesday, 31 March 2015

Solar Impulse 2 landed early on March 31 in China, the world's biggest carbon emitter, as it completed the fifth leg of its ...

The tentative deal, which comes as heavy fighting between the military and rebel groups continues to ravage a northern border area, sets out the framework for a countrywide ceasefire - a key target of the government as the nation heads towards crucial elections later this year. Negotiators shake hands on the draft text of the deal on March 30, 2015. Photo Hein Htet/Mizzima
Tuesday, 31 March 2015

Myanmar peace negotiators agreed the draft text of a historic nationwide ceasefire agreement on March 30, as the country edges ...

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