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Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi (R) shake hands with Myanmar's President Htin Kyaw (L) prior to a meeting in New Delhi, India 29 August 2016. Photo: EPA
30 August 2016
During talks yesterday between Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President U Htin...
(FILE) A file picture dated 02 November 2014 shows Jamaat-e-Islami leader Mir Quasem Ali (C)  escorted to a police van after being sentenced by a court in Dhaka, Bangladesh. Photo: EPA
30 August 2016
A wealthy tycoon who was a chief financier for Bangladesh's largest Islamist party could...
A reflection of the Central Business District skyline in a lotus pond at the Marina Bay Sands, Singapore. Photo: EPA
29 August 2016
Singapore on Sunday reported 40 more cases of locally transmitted Zika virus infections,...
Filipino President Rodrigo Duterte speaks during a press conference in Davao city, southern Philippines, 25 August 2016. Photo: EPA
29 August 2016
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, who is waging a bloody war on crime, has justified...
View of the city skyline in Bangkok, Thailand. Photo: EPA
29 August 2016
More than 260 Myanmar migrants, including 104 undocumented labourers who were forced to...
The clocktower of the Victoria Concert Hall (L) stands against the silhouette of the Marina Bay Sands hotel shrouded by haze over Singapore, 26 August 2016. Photo: Wallace Woon/EPA
27 August 2016
Acrid smog blanketed Singapore Friday as the city-state was hit by the year’s first major...
Secretary General of the United Nations (UN) Ban Ki-moon speaks during a press conference in Buenos Aires, Argentina, 09 August 2016. Photo: Alberto Ortiz/EPA
26 August 2016
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon will highlight the importance of development and human...
A handout picture released by the Philippine National Police Public Information Office (PNP-PIO) shows PNP chief Director General Ronald dela Rosa (R) speaking to a relative of a fallen cop during a wake of Police Senior Inspector Mark Gil Garcia, who was killed in action during a police operation against illegal drugs, in Antipolo city, east of Manila, Philippines. Photo: PA/PNP-PIO/LEONITO NAVALES
26 August 2016
The Philippines' police chief has called on drug users to kill traffickers and burn their...
Members of the Thai Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) squad inspect the wreckage of vehicles after a car bomb attack at a hotel in Pattani, southern Thailand, 24 August 2016. Photo: EPA
24 August 2016
A large car bomb exploded Wednesday outside a hotel in Thailand's deep south, killing one...
Sungai Kolok, Malaysia. Map: Google
23 August 2016
Two men have been arrested and charged with human-trafficking after they were caught...
An injured bomb victim lies on the ground as a Thai police officer (back) secures the area following a bomb attack at the city clock tower in the center of Hua Hin, Thailand, 12 August 2016. Photo: Rungroj Yongrit/EPA
23 August 2016
Most of those behind a string of bombings in Thai tourist towns are Muslims from the...
Myanmar State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi (L) and Chinese President Xi Jinping (R) lead their delegations in a meeting at the Diaoyutai State Guesthouse in Beijing, China, 19 August 2016. Photo: EPA
20 August 2016
Chinese President Xi Jinping promised to support Myanmar's peace process Friday as he met...

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