Updated Tuesday, November 24, 2015 0:01 am TWN
Soldiers, police and volunteers pulled body after body from the rubble in northern Myanmar on Monday, as the death toll from a landslide near several jade mines reached at least 113, a local official said, with more than 100 others missing.
Monday, November 23, 2015
Bangladesh was on high alert Monday after executing two opposition leaders for war crimes during the country's 1971 independence war, despite threats of violence by their supporters and international concerns that the legal proceedings were flawed.
Nepalese police shot and killed two protesters after fresh clashes erupted in the country's southern plains as a crisis over a new constitution deepens, a senior local officer said Sunday.
Around 100 people have died in a huge landslide in a remote jade mining area of northern Myanmar, officials said Sunday, as search teams continued to find bodies in one of the deadliest disasters to strike the country's shadowy jade industry.
Sunday, November 22, 2015
YANGON - At least 90 people have died in a huge landslide in a remote jade mining area of northern Myanmar, officials said Sunday, as search teams continued to find bodies in one of the deadliest disasters to strike the country's shadowy jade industry.
Saturday, November 21, 2015
Friday, November 20, 2015
Snow-capped mountains, endless grasslands, smiling monks: Tibetan filmmaker Pema Tseden's latest vision of his homeland, shot in stark black and white, relegates these to the background.
Tuesday, November 17, 2015
Cambodian opposition leader Sam Rainsy was stripped of his lawmaker status and parliamentary immunity Monday, paving the way for his arrest in connection with a defamation case that the opposition says is politically motivated.
Monday, November 16, 2015
Winning Myanmar's election turned out to be easier than expected for Aung San Suu Kyi and her opposition party, but steering the country will be a test of how the Nobel Peace laureate balances her moral vision with political realities.
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