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Monday, December 28 2015

Myanmar's army chief has called on Thailand to review the sentencing of two countrymen to death for murdering a pair of ...

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, southern Thailand, 24 December 2015. Photo: Rungroj Yongrit/EPA
Saturday, December 26 2015

Authorities in Thailand must ensure an independent, transparent and thorough examination of allegations of torture by police made by ...

One of the two Myanmar migrant workers who are accused of the killing of two British tourists, Zaw Lin is escorted by a Thai police officer after they were sentenced to death at the Samui Provincial Court on Koh Samui Island, Surat Thani province, southern Thailand, 24 December 2015. Photo: Rungroj Yongrit/EPA
Saturday, December 26 2015

Thai media is reporting that the two Myanmar migrant workers sentenced to death for the murders of two British tourists on Thailand's ...

Saturday, December 26 2015

A 6.2 magnitude earthquake rocked northeast Afghanistan late Friday close to the country's borders with Pakistan and Tajikistan, ...

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 they were sentenced to death at the Samui Provincial Court, on Koh Samui Island, Surat Thani province, southern Thailand, 24 December 2015. Photo: Rungroj Yongrit/EPA
Saturday, December 26 2015

Many observers reacted incredulously to the death sentence verdicts given to two Myanmar migrant workers in Thailand, who were ...

Found guilty - Myanmar migrant workers Zaw Lin (front) and Wai Phyo (back) arrive for their murder case verdict at the Samui Provincial Court on Koh Samui Island, Surat Thani province, southern Thailand, 24 December 2015. Photo: Rungroj Yongrit/EPA
Thursday, December 24 2015

Two Myanmar migrant workers have been found guilty and sentenced to death on Thursday for the murder of two British tourists on ...

Tuesday, December 22 2015

Interpol seized counterfeit drugs worth $7 million in September in an operation encompassing 13 Asian countries, the international ...

Accused migrant workers Wai Phyo/Zaw Linn and Win Zaw Htun arrive at Samui Provincial Court on July 22, 2015. Photo: Migrant Worker Rights Network
Tuesday, December 22 2015

Two Myanmar migrant workers could face the death penalty if convicted this week of murdering a pair of British backpackers on ...

Monday, December 21 2015

China has appointed its first counter-terrorism chief, state media said Monday, as it wages a controversial campaign to stamp out ...

A handout video still image obtained from the SITE Institute on 22 September 2009, shows Ayman al-Zawahiri, the number two in the leadership of al-Qaeda. Photo: EPA/SITE INSTITUTE
Saturday, December 19 2015

Delhi police have busted a suspected Al-Qaeda cell and arrested a founder member of the jihadist group's India wing, officials said Thursday.

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