(File) In this file photo taken on June 14, 2018 Sri Lankan guards escort firebrand Buddhist monk Galagodaatte Gnanasara after he was sentenced to six months in jail by a magistrate in Homagama. Sri Lanka's president ignored requests on February 4, 2019 to free a jailed firebrand Buddhist monk even as 518 other convicts were released to mark the independence day. Photo: Lakruwan Wanniarachchi/AFP
05 February 2019
Sri Lanka's president resisted calls from the island's Buddhist hierarchy to release a...
US actress and humanitarian Angelina Jolie, a special envoy for the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), arrives at the airport in Cox's Bazar in southern Bangladesh on February 4, 2019, ahead of a visit to nearby Rohingya refugee camps. Photo: AFP
05 February 2019
Angelina Jolie visited a Rohingya refugee camp in Bangladesh on Monday ahead of a new UN...
The front entrance to the state courts building in Singapore. Photo: Roslan Rahman/AFP
31 January 2019
A disgruntled insurance agent who took on the identity of "Lord Voldemort", Harry Potter'...
26 January 2019
Many positive results have been obtained since China implemented a total ban on ivory...
Thengar Char, the proposed place for relocating Rohingya refugees from Bangladesh's Cox's Bazar camps. Photo: AFP
25 January 2019
A UN Special Rapporteur on human rights on Thursday visited an island off Bangladesh...
Rohingya people as Indian police officials interrogate suspected Rohingya nationalists at a police station in Karimganj district of Assam, India, 22 January 2019. Photo: EPA
23 January 2019
Thirty-one Rohingya Muslims have been detained in India after a standoff at the country's...
Rohingya refugees gather near the fence in the "no man's land" zone between Myanmar and Bangladesh border as seen from Maungdaw, Rakhine state during a government-organized visit for journalists on August 24, 2018. Photo: Hla Hla Htay/AFP
22 January 2019
Thirty-one Rohingya Muslims including 17 children remained stranded on the India-...
(File) A Rohingya Muslim man prepares a vegtable cart to sell, in a makeshift settlement in Madanpur Khadar, in New Delhi, India, 22 August 2017. Photo: Rajat Gupta/EPA
17 January 2019
At least 1,300 Rohingya Muslims have crossed into Bangladesh from India since the start...
09 January 2019
A Myanmar delegation comprising chief ministers of three regions of the country Tuesday...
Methamphetamine pills. Photo: EPA
09 January 2019
China should rein in the methamphetamine-producing militias under its influence in...
A Rohingya refugee peeps out from her makeshift shelter in New Delhi. Photo: Sajjad Hussain/AFP
08 January 2019
Amnesty International on Monday accused India of disregarding international law after a...
(File) A Bangladesh Border Guard (BGB) laying out small bags of the drug "yaba" recovered from a passenger bus in a search at a checkpost along the Teknaf-Cox's Bazar highway in Teknaf. Photo: Munir Uz Zaman/AFP
07 January 2019
Bangladesh police on Saturday found the bullet-ridden bodies of two alleged Rohingya drug...

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