Sri Lanka trialled new health measures in four of the 22 electoral districts (AFP Photo/LAKRUWAN WANNIARACHCHI)
15 June 2020
Sri Lanka staged a mock election on Sunday to test measures aimed at preventing the...
Philippine journalist Maria Ressa has vowed to fight after a libel conviction that activists say marks a dangerous erosion of press freedom (Photo AFP / TED ALJIBE)
15 June 2020
High-profile Philippine journalist Maria Ressa was convicted Monday in a cyber libel case...
India's doctors are already exhausted but their coronavirus crisis has only just begun (AFP Photo/Atish PATEL)
13 June 2020
Doctors in one of India's top private hospitals shuffle through the intensive care unit...
(File) This handout photo taken and released on April 5, 2020 by the Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency shows a wooden boat carrying suspected Rohingya migrants detained in Malaysian territorial waters off the island of Langkawi. Photo: AFP
13 June 2020
A boat carrying hundreds of Rohingya tried to land in Malaysia this week but turned back...
 In Indonesia, some teachers are taking on dangerous terrain, bad weather and the risk of contracting the COVID-19 coronavirus, to reach home-bound students across the world's fourth-most populous nation, home to a quarter of billion people (AFP Photo/AGUNG SUPRIYANTO)
12 June 2020
Teacher Henrikus Suroto vowed his students wouldn't be cheated out of their education...
Hundreds of new coronavirus infections are being detected daily in the Philippines despite strict lockdown measures (AFP Photo/Ted ALJIBE)
09 June 2020
Tens of millions of children in the Philippines will not be allowed back to school until...
A wooden boat carrying suspected Rohingya migrants is shown detained in Malaysian territorial waters off Langkawi island, on April 5, 2020 (AFP Photo/Handout)
09 June 2020
More than 260 Rohingya arrived by boat in Malaysia on Monday, officials said, despite...
08 June 2020
Four soldiers were killed and five others were injured after a helicopter crashed during...
Rohingya refugees work to build a quarantine centre at the Kutupalong refugee camp in Ukhia on June 4, 2020. Photo: AFP
05 June 2020
Rohingya refugees infected with coronavirus are fleeing quarantine in their Bangladesh...
(FILES) In this file photo taken on May 15, 2020 Rohingya refugees gather at a market as first cases of COVID-19 coronavirus have emerged in the area, in Kutupalong refugee camp in Ukhia. Photo: AFP
03 June 2020
A 71-year-old man has become the first Rohingya living in vast refugee camps in...
Indonesian police displayed items allegedly linked to the fatal attack by a sword-wielding militant on a policeman (AFP Photo/Handout)
02 June 2020
A sword-wielding militant killed an Indonesian policeman and critically injured another...
Police officers go through clearance operation in Causeway Bay, Hong Kong, China, 27 May 2020. Photo: EPA
30 May 2020
China faced growing international pressure Friday over its move to impose a security law...

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