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An Indonesian worker puts letters on a memorial sign for Brazilian death row Rodrigo Gularte during his funeral at Saint Carolus funeral Home in Jakarta, Indonesia, April 29, 2015. Indonesia executed eight people convicted on drug charges on April 29, 2015, defying international appeals for mercy. Seven of the eight convicts are foreigners. Their planned executions have unleashed torrents of protests from the home countries, Australia, Brazil and Nigeria. Photo: Bagus Indahono/EPA
30 April 2015
Indonesia's attorney general defended the execution of seven foreign drug convicts,...
People look through the rubble trying to salvage as much as possible from their dilapidated houses destroyed in the 25 April earthquake in Bhaktapur, Kathmandu, Nepal, April 29, 2015. Photo: Diego Azubel/EPA
30 April 2015
Desperate survivors of an earthquake that killed more than 5,000 people clashed with riot...
The Myanmar migrant workers accused of the killing of two British tourists Ko Wai Phyo (L) and Ko Zaw Lin Oo (R) sit behind the bars of a prison vehicle as they arrive for trial at a court in Samui island, Surat Thani province, southern Thailand, December 8, 2014. Photo: Sitthipong Charoenjai/EPA
29 April 2015
The trial of two Myanmar migrants accused of murdering a pair of British tourists is set...
An aerial view of an earthquake hit village taken from an Indian Airforce aircraft on the way to Narain Thang near Kathmandu, Nepal, 27 April 2015. Photo: EPA
29 April 2015
Hungry and desperate villagers rushed towards relief helicopters in remote areas of Nepal...
29 April 2015
A migrant worker from Myanmar was killed after he slipped into a meat grinder at a pet...
Brinta Sukumaran (C), sister of Australian death-row prisoner Myuran Sukumaran, reacts as she is accompanied by family members prior to the execution of her brother at Wijayapura port, as they head to visit Nusakambangan prison island, in Cilacap, Indonesia, April 28, 2015. Photo: Adi Weda/EPA
29 April 2015
Indonesia executed seven foreign drug convicts including two Australians by firing squad...
The ASEAN People's Forum expressed concern that ASEAN still has a long way to go in terms of human rights and workers' conditions. Photo: November Rain/Twitter
28 April 2015
Representatives of the ASEAN People’s Forum have expressed concerns over a rash of...
Rohingya refugees from Myanmar gather on a boat as they are being rescued by Thai Navy officers before they head to Malaysia, at the Andaman coast, Phuket island, southern Thailand, January 29, 2013. Photo: Yongyot Pruksarak/EPA
28 April 2015
Sweden recognises that the best solution of Rohingya refugees lies with the Myanmar...
Arakan Army soldiers holding a banner of welcome for the convoy of Ethnic Armed Organizations leaders while on its way from Myitkyina to Laiza, Kachin State, Myanmar, October 29, 2013. Photo: Nyein Chan Naing/EPA
28 April 2015
The United States has voiced alarm over rare clashes between the Myanmar military and...
Thai police officers investigating rescued Vietnamese women after raiding a surrogacy clinic in Bangkok, Thailand, on February 23, 2011. Thai police arrested a group of Taiwan nationals for running the Baby 101 Company with hiring illegal immigrants and human trafficking, offering surrogacy birth services in Bangkok using Vietnamese women. Photo: EPA
28 April 2015
Criminal groups benefit US$2 billion annually in Asia through people smuggling leading to...
Indian aid - National Disaster Relief Force and IAF teams with relief material on their way to earthquake hit Nepal, April 27, 2015. Photo: EPA
28 April 2015
Humanitarian agencies said they were preparing a large-scale aid operation to earthquake-...
Thura U Shwe Mann, left, meets Chinese President Xi Jinping. Photo: Thura U Shwe Mann/Facebook
27 April 2015
Chinese President Xi Jinping met with Thura U Shwe Mann, chairman of Myanmar's ruling...

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