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Bangladesh PM Says Govt Will Continue to Help Rohingya

DHAKA, Bangladesh — Bangladesh's Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said Saturday that her government would continue to support nearly 1 million Rohingya Muslims who have fled neighboring Myanmar to escape violence.

Following Earthquake, Chiang Rai at Risk of Mudslides

(Chiang Mai City News)

From Street Life to Sweet Life: Thailand's Rescued Stray Dogs

BANGKOK (DPA) - Among the non-stop crowds at Bangkok's main international airport are a small group of more unusual travellers going on the trip of a lifetime.

Thai Authorities Summon Environmental Activist Over Dam Forum

(Prachatai English)

North Korea Denies It Was Behind Kim Jong Nam Killing

KUALA LUMPUR — North Korea denied Thursday that its agents masterminded the assassination of the half brother of leader Kim Jong Un, saying a Malaysian investigation into the death of one of its nationals is full of "holes and contradictions."

Duterte Calls Trudeau’s Drug War Comments Insulting

MANILA — Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said he was angered and insulted on Tuesday by Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's comments about the Philippine government's war on drugs, which has earned widespread condemnation for leaving thousands of suspects dead.

Activists Rally Against Coup in Bangkok

(Prachatai English)

Philippine Marines Find Remains of Beheaded German Hostage

JOLO, Philippines — Philippine troops have found the remains of a German hostage who was beheaded by Abu Sayyaf militants in the country's south after a ransom deadline lapsed.

Australia Resettles Cambodian Activist’s Family as Refugees

CANBERRA, Australia — Australia continued to work effectively with Cambodia, an Australian minister said on Wednesday after news that a murdered Cambodian political activist's family had been accepted as refugees.

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