Seized bags of crystal methamphetamine. Photo: EPA
18 February 2019
A massive haul of nearly 300 kilograms of methamphetamine pills was seized in central...
(File) Cadres of the United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) stand guard at a hideout camp near Amarpur inTinsukia district, some 600 kms from Guwahati, the capital city of India’s northeastern state of Assam on June 27, 2008. Photo: AFP
18 February 2019
After repeated persuasion by India, the Myanmar government has started a crackdown on...
(FILE) - Rohingya refugees gather near a fence at the 'no man's land' zone at the Bangladesh-Myanmar border in Maungdaw district, Rakhine State, western Myanmar, 24 August 2018. Photo: Nyein Chan Naing/EPA
16 February 2019
The United Nations on Friday called for $920 million in aid for around a million Rohingya...
Rescued Rohingya refugees pose for photographs at the Border Guard Bangladesh camp in Teknaf on February 8, 2019. Photo: AFP
15 February 2019
Bangladesh police have stopped 43 Rohingya refugees from being smuggled to Malaysia by...
Clouds cast shadows on the Balukhali refugee camp near Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh. Photo: EPA
13 February 2019
Over 100 suspected meth traffickers are expected to surrender to Bangladeshi authorities...
Migrant workers queue in a registration line during a migrant laborer registration drive at a government One Stop Service Center for labor and immigration in Samut Sakhon province, Thailand, 19 March 2018. Photo: Rungroj Yongrit/EPA
13 February 2019
The low employment rate and low salaries in the domestic market have forced young workers...
Rohingya refugees walk back to their tent during dusk at the Kutupalong refugee camp on November 18, 2018. Photo: Dibyangshu Sarkar/AFP
12 February 2019
Bangladesh security forces stopped 22 Rohingya Muslims from being smuggled to Malaysia by...
This photograph taken on April 6, 2018 shows Bangladesh Border Guard (BGB) personnel laying out small bags of the drug "yaba" recovered from a passenger bus in a search at a checkpost along the Teknaf-Cox's Bazar highway in Teknaf.  Photo: Munir Uz Zaman/AFP
11 February 2019
Bangladesh seized a record 53 million methamphetamine pills in 2018 -- up 33 percent in a...
Rescued Rohingya refugees pose for photographs at the Border Guard Bangladesh camp in Teknaf on February 8, 2019. Photo: AFP
09 February 2019
Bangladesh security forces stopped 30 Rohingya refugees from being smuggled to Malaysia...
A young Rohingya refugee walks back to his home at Balukhali refugee camp in Ukhia on February 4, 2019. Photo: Munir Uz Zaman/AFP
07 February 2019
Bangladesh has protested to Myanmar over a new influx of refugees fleeing Rakhine state...
The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) special envoy, US actress, film-maker Angelina Jolie (C) talks to media during a press conference after her visit to Kutupalong camp for Rohingya refugees in Teknuf, Cox's bazar in Bangladesh, 05 February 2019. Photo: Suman Paul/EPA
06 February 2019
Angelina Jolie said Tuesday that Myanmar must "show genuine commitment" to end violence...
(File) In this file photo taken on June 14, 2018 Sri Lankan guards escort firebrand Buddhist monk Galagodaatte Gnanasara after he was sentenced to six months in jail by a magistrate in Homagama. Sri Lanka's president ignored requests on February 4, 2019 to free a jailed firebrand Buddhist monk even as 518 other convicts were released to mark the independence day. Photo: Lakruwan Wanniarachchi/AFP
05 February 2019
Sri Lanka's president resisted calls from the island's Buddhist hierarchy to release a...

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