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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-...
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...
Children near their temporary tent on open ground in Kathmandu after a powerful earthquake followed by strong aftershocks struck Nepal, in Kathmandu, Nepal, April 27, 2015. Photo: Narendra Shrestha/EPA 
27 April 2015
Almost one million children urgently need help after an earthquake claimed more than 3,...
Overview as Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) leaders hold hands for the traditional ASEAN handshake to start the 26th ASEAN summit during the opening ceremony at the Kuala Lumpur Convention Center, Malaysia, April 27, 2015. The two-day summit of the 10-nation bloc is expected to focus on festering disputes in the South-China Sea and also expected to assess initiatives for the regional single market that is scheduled to begin at the end of the year. Photo: EPA
27 April 2015
Southeast Asian leaders hold a summit in Malaysia on April 27 seeking to maintain unity...
Indian parliament during 2015 Budget session Photo: EPA
27 April 2015
India has asked UN members to drop the annual ritual of passing a resolution on Myanmar’s...
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...
Cadres belonging to the National Socialist Council of Nagalim (Isak-Muivah), NSCN(I-M) during their group's 30th Republic Day celebrations at the Hebron camp about 40 kms from Dimapur town in Nagaland, northeast India in a stock photos from March 2010. Photo: EPA
27 April 2015
Militants operating in India’s northeastern state of Assam, and based over the border in...
Climbers in the debris of the Mount Everest base camp after it was hit by an avalanche that killed at least 18 people following the 7.9 magnitude earthquake in Nepal, 25 April 2015 (picture made available 26 April 2015). The avalanche that swept through parts of base camp is reported having had the combined force of two separate snowslides from different peaks. EPA/AZIM AFIF Courtesy of Azim Afif
27 April 2015
International rescue teams and relief supplies began arriving in Nepal's devastated...
The European Union flag flies outside the European Commission Building, the Berlaymond, in Brussels. Photo: Olivier Hoslet/EPA
27 April 2015
Southeast Asia and the European Union (EU) agreed on April 26 to take steps toward...
People inspect the damage to the collapsed landmark Dharahara, also called Bhimsen Tower, after an earthquake caused serious damage in Kathmandu, Nepal, April 25, 2015. Photo: Narendra Shrestha/EPA
26 April 2015
Nepal rescuers battled landslide debris and communication blackouts Sunday as they...

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