Rohingya people at the Thet Kel Pyin Muslim refugee camp in Sittwe, Rakhine State, western Myanmar, 12 May 2015. Photo: Nyunt Win/EPA
18 May 2015
Persecution of the Rohingya minority by the Myanmar government amounts to genocide,...
Photo: Hong Sar/Mizzima
18 May 2015
The UN Secretary-General, Ban Ki-Moon, is increasingly concerned about the plight of...
The North Fence of the White House in Washington DC, USA. EPA/MICHAEL REYNOLDS
18 May 2015
President Barack Obama has renewed for a year his authority to maintain U.S. sanctions...
Myanmar and Bangladeshi migrants arrive on a boat of local fisherman in Kuala Langsa, East Aceh, Indonesia, 15 May 2015. Photo: EPA
16 May 2015
The United States on May 15 upped the pressure on Southeast Asian nations, urging them...
A Sotheby's employee shows a ruby and diamond ring by Cartier, with a Myanmar ruby weighing 25.59 carats, during a preview at the Sotheby's in Geneva, Switzerland, 06 May 2015. Photo: Martial Trezzina/EPA
13 May 2015
A 25.59 carat "pigeon blood" ruby sold for a world record US$30.33 million [K30.3 billion...
Rescue team members walk on a collapsed house after another powerful earthquake struck, in Kathmandu, Nepal, 12 May 2015. Photo: EPA
13 May 2015
A new earthquake and several powerful aftershocks hit devastated Nepal on Tuesday,...
Rescued migrants from Myanmar and Bangladesh at a police station in Kuah, Langkawi, Kedah, Malaysia, 11 May 2015. Photo: EPA
12 May 2015
The International Organization for Migration (IOM) called on Southeast Asian governments...
Smuggling ring busted Photo: EPA
12 May 2015
A gold smuggling ring operating between Myanmar and India has been busted according to...
The Myanmar and Lao entourages, including President U Thein Sein, pose at the bridge. Photo: President's Office
11 May 2015
Myanmar and Laos formally opened the first-ever friendship bridge across the Mekong River...
Rohingya refugees line up for breakfast in the sport stadium of Lhok Sukon, North Aceh, Sumatra, Indonesia, 11 May 2015. Photo: Zikri Maulana/EPA
11 May 2015
Four boats carrying some 1,400 Rohingya migrants were rescued off the coasts of Indonesia...
Suspected ethnic Rohingya migrants from Myanmar and Bangladesh rest as they were detained at the district hall in Rattaphum district, Songkhla province southern Thailand, 09 May 2015. Photo: EPA
10 May 2015
Thailand's junta chief has called for Myanmar and Malaysia’s help in stamping out the...
UNHCR spokesperson Adrian Edwards. Photo: UN
10 May 2015
UNHCR spokesperson Adrian Edwards, speaking on May 8 at the Palais des Nations in Geneva...

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