Pemba Tamang, 15, is taken on a stretcher after being rescued by Nepal Armed Police Force from the collapsed building of the Hilton Hotel, five days after a major earthquake, in Kathmandu, Nepal, April 30, 2015. Occasional rays of hope in the form of unexpected rescues emerged on 30 April, in the wake of Nepal's devastating weekend earthquake even as the official death toll rose above 5,000. Photo: Hemanta Shrestha/EPA
01 May 2015
Rescuers pulled a teenage boy and a woman in her thirties alive from the rubble of Nepal'...
01 May 2015
Looking back at a year of media freedom in decline in almost every part of the world,...
Myanmar migrant workers Ko Wai Phyo (Front) and Ko Zaw Lin Oo (Back) arrive for trial at Samui Provincial Court in Samui island, Surat Thani province, southern Thailand, 30 April 2015. Photo: Sitthipong Charoenjai/EPA
01 May 2015
The defence team for two Myanmar migrant workers accused of murdering a pair of British...
Myanmar soldiers, arriving back from the unrest area in Rakhine state, march in Sittwe city, capital of Rakhine State, Myanmar, 31 October 2012. Photo: Nyein Chan Naing/EPA
01 May 2015
Villagers from Welgyi Chaung and Linsin Yoarthit villages in Kyauktaw Township, Rakhine...
A government representative says new players could join the ceasefire negotiations. Photo: Arakan Army
01 May 2015
Myanmar will consider including three ethnic armies currently fighting government troops...
Cracking down on drug traffickers - Alleged drug trafficker, French national Jonathan Plant (L), 40, is escorted by police officers for a press conference at the Immigration Bureau in Bangkok, Thailand, July 30, 2014. Photo: EPA
30 April 2015
The day after Indonesia executed eight drug dealers, Thailand, Laos, Myanmar and China...
Violence erupts in Mandalay. Photo: Mizzima
30 April 2015
A Western diplomat said recently that there are two cancers eating away at Myanmar...
Media freedom in Myanmar is slipping, according to US-based Freedom House. Photo: Hong Sar
30 April 2015
Freedom House have released their 2015 report on media freedom showing yet another...
Charles Santiago, Chair, ASEAN Parliamentarians for Human Rights, Malaysian Member of Parliament. Photo: APHR
30 April 2015
Recent statements by Malaysia’s Foreign Minister recognizing the regional significance of...
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...
30 April 2015
(Interview) In late 2005, travel writer Michael Buckley visited Tibet to update a travel...
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,...

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