A Rohingya migrant who arrived by boat holds her child at Julok village in Kuta Binje, Indonesia’s Aceh Province, on Wednesday. Photograph: Reuters

Indonesia and Malaysia agreed yesterday to take in thousands of migrants stranded at sea until they can be sent home or resettled in a third country,(...)

Rohingya migrant children who arrived by boat, receive biscuits from a volunteer at the port of Julok village in Kuta Binje, Indonesia’s Aceh Province on Wednesday. Photograph: Reuters 1:36

Malaysia and Indonesia said on Wednesday they would offer temporary shelter to 7,000 “boat people” adrift at sea in rickety boats, but made clear t(...)

 Former Thai prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra (C) receives flowers from supporters as she leaves after a hearing on criminal charges stemming from her government’s rice price subsidy at the Supreme Court’s Criminal Division for Holders of Political Positions in Bangkok on Tuesday. Photograph: EPA 1:20

Ousted former Thai prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra appeared at a Bangkok court on Tuesday for the start of her trial on negligence charges over a m(...)

A Rohingya migrant child poses for an identification picture at a temporary shelter  in Kuala Langsa, Aceh province, Indonesia. Photograph: Ulet Ifansasti/Getty Images

Three hundred refugees due to come to Ireland under a new EU scheme will be given integration courses in Dublin before being resettled elsewhere in t(...)

Migrant Rohingya children from Burma rest with their family at the confinement area in the fishing port of Kuala Langsa in Aceh province. Photograph: Romeo Gacad/AFP/Getty Images

Crowded under tarpaulin tents strewn with rubbish and boxes of water, the Burmese and Bangladeshi migrants speak of horrors at sea: of murders, of peo(...)

 Seán Dunne and his wife Gayle Killilea at their home in Ballsbridge back in 2008. Photograph: Derek Speirs

Property developer Sean Dunne thought that by filing for bankruptcy in his new home in the United States in March 2013, he was preempting Ulster Bank’(...)

Rohingya and Bangladeshi migrants, who arrived in Indonesia by boat, are transported in a cart to a temporary shelter in Langsa, Indonesia’s Aceh Province May 15th, 2015. Photograph: Syifa/Antara Foto/Reuters

Nearly 800 “boat people” were brought ashore in Indonesia on Friday, but other vessels crammed with migrants were sent back to sea despite a UN call (...)

A boat carrying hundreds of Rohingya migrants  from Burma drifting in Thai waters  in the Andaman Sea.  Photograph: Christophe Archambault/AFP/Getty Images

A wooden fishing boat carrying several hundred migrants from Burma (Myanmar) was spotted adrift in the Andaman Sea yesterday, part of an exodus in whi(...)

A Rohingya migrant eats food dropped by a Thai army helicopter after he jumped to collect supplies at sea from a boat drifting in Thai waters off the southern island of Koh Lipe in the Andaman sea on May 14th, 2015. Photograph: AFP/Getty

Thailand has found a boat drifting off its west coast carrying 300 migrants but has refused to grant it permission to land, a senior police officer sa(...)

A traditional Thai style fishing boat which was used by Myanmar Rohingya refugees. Indonesia rescued more than 500 Myanmar Rohingya found drifting in boats. Rohingya Muslims have suffered decades of state-sanctioned discrimination  in Myanmar. EPA

Thailand and Malaysia may set up camps and detention centres to shelter hundreds of refugees arriving on their shores, officials said on Tuesday, as a(...)