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A pedestrian  walks past a wall carrying a message highlighting Malaysia’s mandatory death penalty for drug trafficking in Kuala Lumpur. Photograph:   Tengku Bahar/AFP/Getty Images

The case of Muhammad Lukman Mohamad ignited outrage in August, when he received a death sentence in Malaysia for selling medicinal cannabis oil to ca(...)

Prue Leith. Photograph: David Loftus

Writing sex scenes, that your children will read, and eating Ambrosia custard from a carton: things I did not expect to be discussing with Prue Leith,(...)

Australian film-maker James Ricketson. Photograph: Heng Sinith/File

Cambodia has granted a pardon to an Australian film-maker jailed in August on espionage charges for six years, a court in Phnom Penh said on Friday. (...)

  Former US president Bill Clinton and Irish businessman Denis O’Brien shake hands at the Concern Worldwide 50 years Tackling Extreme Poverty Conference in Dublin Castle on Friday. Photograph: Sasko Lazarov/Photocall Ireland

In 1968, John O’Loughlin Kennedy, his wife and a legion of like-minded volunteers launched an appeal to help hungry Biafrans in west Africa who were s(...)

Former US president Barack Obama speaks at the memorial service of US senator John McCain  at National Cathedral in Washington on Saturday. Photograph:  Chris Wattie/Reuters

Former US president Barack Obama has honoured John McCain as “a warrior, a statesman, a patriot who embodied so much that is best in America” as he le(...)

Cambodia’s prime minister Hun Sen  prepares to cast his vote in a general election on Sunday in whicn is party claims ti have won all 125 seats in parliament. Photograph:  Manan Vatsyayana/AFP/Getty Images

The ruling Cambodian People’s Party has claimed victory in all 125 seats up for grabs in the country’s election after a vote – in which the main oppos(...)

Supporters of prime minister Hun Sen’s Cambodian People’s Party ride motorcycles past the Independence Monument in Phnom Penh on Friday. Photograph: Taylor Weidman/Bloomberg

Ahead of Cambodia’s election on Sunday, Hun Sen has been touring the kingdom with a smile on his face and the air of a victor. There is little doubt (...)

Just over one-third of the people  surveyed by the Department of Foreign Affairs about living in Asia had children currently residing with them. Photograph: St Patrick’s Day Parade, Shanghai

Who are the Irish in Asia? Where do they live, why did they move there, and what are their lives like? What industries do they work in, and do they en(...)

Soldiers make their way through a flooded village as part of the ongoing rescue effort Photograph: Jes Aznar/Getty

Troops searched for survivors in the remote southern tip of Laos on Thursday, three days after the collapse of a hydropower dam sent a torrent of wat(...)

Bourdain died on June 8th, 2018. Photograph: Ian West/PA Wire

Anthony Bourdain’s final interview has shed light on the chef’s thoughts on travel, culture and politics. The piece, which surfaced on on Sunday, incl(...)

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