Rohingya Muslims migrants attend morning prayers during the first day of the fasting month of Ramadan, at a refugee camp in Bireun Bayeun, East Aceh, Aceh, Indonesia, 18 June 2015. Photo: Hotli Simanjuntak/EPA
03 May 2016
One year after struggling ashore during Southeast Asia's human-trafficking crisis,...
Indonesians kidnapped by Philippine rebel group Abu Sayyaf disembark from a plane in Jakarta, Indonesia, 01 May 2016. Jihadist group Abu Sayyaf has released 10 Indonesians it was still holding captive. Photo: Adi Weda/EPA
02 May 2016
Ten Indonesian sailors held hostage by Abu Sayyaf Islamic militants were freed in the...
A 04 January 1998 file photo showing former Khmer Rouge leader Pol Pot talking to a journalist reportedly on in the guerrilla's jungle hide-out in Northern Cambodia. Photo: EPA
02 May 2016
Standing next to cages that once housed political prisoners, former Khmer Rouge foot...
Myanmar migrant workers, who are accused of the killing of two British tourists, Zaw Lin (R) and Wai Phyo (L) are escorted by a Thai police officer after a court verdict sentenced them to death, at the Samui Provincial Court, on Koh Samui Island, Surat Thani province, southern Thailand, 24 December 2015. Photo: Rungroj Yongrit/EPA
30 April 2016
Police in Thailand may have to face an international regulator over the way they handled...
Thai soldiers secure the area next to shelters after discovering another abandoned jungle camp believed used by the human traffickers to detain Rohingya migrants at a mountain in Sadao, Thai-Malaysian border district, Songkhla province, southern Thailand, 12 May 2015. Photo: EPA
28 April 2016
More than a dozen Rohingya refugees abandoned by people smugglers have been found in a...
Filipino policemen stand guard on the spot where the head of a person with 'Caucasian features' was dropped off, in Jolo town, Sulu Island, southern Philippines, 26 April 2016. Photo: Ben Hajan/EPA
26 April 2016
Islamic militants in the Philippines have beheaded a Canadian hostage, sparking fears for...
Vietnamese pop star, singer and musician Mai Khoi. Photo: Mai Khoi
26 April 2016
Vietnam has blocked a motley crew of independent candidates from running for seats in its...
Langtang village, in Langtang valley before it was destroyed by an avalanche caused by an earthquake in 2015. Photo: Yosarian/Wikipedia
25 April 2016
Former guesthouse owner Tenzing Lama remembers when foreign tourists thronged Nepal's...
Filipino presidential candidate, Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte (C) gesturing during an election campaign rally in Quezon City, east of Manila, Philippines. Duterte, 71 years old, nicknamed 'the punisher', has reportedly won widespread support for his tough-on-crime approach in one of Asia's most crime-ridden countries, and is the front-runner in the elections. Photo: Francis R. Malasig/EPA
25 April 2016
A Philippine presidential candidate who joked about raping a murdered Australian...
City of Foshan in Guangdong Province, China. Photo: sanshui_pig/Panoramio
23 April 2016
At least five people have been killed and dozens injured by storms raging in southwestern...
A mother carries her son on a basket after a snowfall outside the shelter for earthquake victims in Gupsipakha, Laprak, Gorkha district, Nepal, 17 January 2016. Photo: EPA
22 April 2016
A year after an earthquake flattened her home in Nepal, Menuka Rokaya still lives in a...
Chemical plant fire. Photo: People's Daily,China ‏/Twitter
22 April 2016
A warehouse storing chemicals and fuel exploded and caught fire in the eastern Chinese...

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