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Thursday, 26 February 2015

A worrying number of Australian women are heading to Iraq and Syria to become so-called Islamic State group "jihadi brides,"

Thursday, 26 February 2015

Google said February 25 that Gmail is now available in the Myanmar language, marking the 74th language for the popular email service.

Wednesday, 25 February 2015

Hong Kong's leader said February 24 that the government is looking to restrict the number of Chinese tourists entering the city, following a public backlash over the influx of mainland visitors.

Convoys have come under attack. Victims of the conflict sit on board a rescue truck as they flee the Kokang capital Laukkai, northern Shan State, Myanmar, February 17, 2015. Photo: Lynn Bo Bo/EPA
Wednesday, 25 February 2015

Dozens of female prisoners were injured in a fierce firefight between rebels and soldiers in northeastern Myanmar following an attack on a government convoy, state media said February 24.

Monday, 23 February 2015

The death toll in a ferry accident in central Bangladesh soared to 69, after more bodies were recovered from the overcrowded boat which sank within minutes of colliding with a cargo vessel.

A rescue truck loaded with victims of the fighting leaves the Kokang capital Laukkai, northern Shan State, Myanmar, February 17, 2015. Photo: Lynn Bo Bo/EPA
Monday, 23 February 2015

Five people including a relief worker were wounded in an attack on a local aid organisation's vehicle in conflict-torn northeastern Myanmar, the group said February 22, the second such attack within a week.

Saturday, 21 February 2015

Australia was assessing the damage from two severe cyclones that left a trail of destruction on February 21, wrecking hundreds of homes and cutting electricity to thousands as authorities warned of more flooding and gusty winds.

An elderly woman gives a massage to her daughter, who is a malaria patient at a hospital in the Ke Maunt area in Myanmar, December 20, 2006. Photo: LAW/EPA
Friday, 20 February 2015

Parasites resistant to the frontline malaria drug have spread westward through Southeast Asia and are nearing Myanmar’s border with India, threatening to repeat history and render crucial medicines useless, researchers warn.

Victims of the conflict sit on board a rescue truck as they flee fighting in the Kokang capital Laukkai, northern Shan State, Myanmar, February 17, 2015. Photo: Lynn Bo Bo/EPA
Friday, 20 February 2015

Aid workers called on February 19 for a ceasefire to allow the evacuation of people trapped around a town at the centre of fierce fighting between Myanmar's army and ethnic rebels, after the deaths of two more civilians in an area cloaked by a state of emergency.

President U Thein Sein visits injured military personnel and families of soldiers killed during clashes with Kokang fighters in Laukkai area, Shan State, on February 16, 2015. Photo: President's Office
Wednesday, 18 February 2015

Myanmar’s president has vowed “not to lose an inch” of territory in clashes with ethnic rebels in a region bordering China, state-backed media said on February 17, after intense fighting sent tens of thousands fleeing across the frontier.

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