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'Massive' numbers of Rohingya fleeing Myanmar by boat

'Massive' numbers of Rohingya fleeing Myanmar by boat

As many as 10,000 have tried to leave by sea in just two weeks, says activist

India officials redfaced over video of child cleaners

India officials redfaced over video of child cleaners

Footage shows children cleaning grounds of college prior to visit by Uttar Pradesh state's chief minister

China toughens up border security over IS recruitment fears

China toughens up border security over IS recruitment fears

Authorities claim Uyghurs from Xinjiang are joining Islamic extremist group

Myanmar activists decry killing of journalist in Mon state

Myanmar activists decry killing of journalist in Mon state

Incident calls into question the government's commitment to embrace rule of law

Christians attacked in central India's Chhattisgarh state

Christians attacked in central India's Chhattisgarh state

Violence follows months of increased tension with Hindu community

Thailand's failed bid for UN rights seat a 'wake-up call'

Thailand's failed bid for UN rights seat a 'wake-up call'

Country must show real commitment to human rights and abandon military rule, analysts say

India court rules DNA can be tested to prove women's infidelity

India court rules DNA can be tested to prove women's infidelity

Advocacy groups decry ruling as unjust and dangerous

Cambodian authorities arrest dissidents from exile group

Cambodian authorities arrest dissidents from exile group

Ten members of the Khmer National Liberation Front likely to face harsh prison sentences

Herders forced off their pastures in China's Inner Mongolia

Herders forced off their pastures in China's Inner Mongolia

Government reclaims land for strip-mining and other lucrative projects under guise of 'ecological' program

Japan's top court issues ruling to protect expectant mothers

Japan's top court issues ruling to protect expectant mothers

Employers can no longer demote pregnant women or deny their requests for lighter work

Eight Hazara Shias killed in Pakistan bus attack

Eight Hazara Shias killed in Pakistan bus attack

Sunni militant group believed responsible

China mass sentencing harkens back to Cultural Revolution

China mass sentencing harkens back to Cultural Revolution

Such theatrics are against the 'spirit' of rule of law, says newspaper

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