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 Smoke rises from the houses of Rohingya Muslims during military operations in Myanmar’s Rakhine state in a photograph taken   in Teknaff, Bangladesh in September 2017. Photograph:  Zakir Hossain Chowdhury/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images

The two soldiers confess their crimes in a monotone, a few blinks of the eye their only betrayal of emotion: executions, mass burials, village obliter(...)

Rohingya migrants look on following their arrival by boat in Lhokseumawe, Aceh province, Indonesia. Photograph: Rahmat Mirza/AFP via Getty Images

Almost 300 Rohingya migrants believed to have been at sea for up to six months landed in Indonesia’s Aceh province early on Monday, Indonesian author(...)

Sir Henry McMahon: his demarcation line between Tibet and British India has long been a source of dispute between China and India

The recent dispute between the world’s most populous countries, China and India, has its roots in an agreement drawn up by the son of an Irish general(...)

Digicel operates  in 33 markets across the Caribbean, Central America, and Oceania regions.

Digicel Pacific’s chief executive Oliver Coughlan is to head up the company’s operations in the Caribbean and Central America, the telecoms group conf(...)

Katie Ryan at an ancient Stupa in Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka.

I’m 30 years old, jobless and all my future plans are currently on hold. I’ve travelled 13 countries in the last few years and now I’m back in Ireland(...)

Children at a displaced persons camp in the Khokha district of Yemen’s western province of Hodeida. Photograph: Khaled Ziad/AFP via Getty Images

One in 97 people on Earth have now been forcibly displaced, according to the latest annual UN Refugee Agency global trends report, which says that 79.(...)

A man rides a bicycle under the rain ahead of the expected landfall of Cyclone Amphan in Midnapore, West Bengal, India. Photograph:  Dibyangshu Sarkar/AFP via Getty Images

A powerful cyclone tore into eastern India and Bangladesh on Wednesday, destroying mud houses and embankments and whipping up a storm surge along the(...)

A wooden boat carrying Rohingya migrants being detained in Malaysian territorial waters off the island of Langkawi. Photograph: The New York Times

Somewhere in turquoise waters, perhaps where the Bay of Bengal meets the Andaman Sea, wooden boats filled with Rohingya refugees are listing, adrift n(...)

A member of the Malaysian Royal Armed Force guards a street in a neighbourhood that has been put under Enhanced Movement Control Order (EMCO) on May 1st, 2020 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Photograph: Rahman Roslan/Getty Images

Malaysian authorities are rounding up undocumented migrants as part of efforts to contain the spread of coronavirus, officials said, after hundreds of(...)

Nazi governor Otto von Wächter with his wife Charlotte, daughter Traute and son Horst at Zell-am-See train station, Salzburg, Austria, in 1944. Photograph: courtesy of Horst Wächter

Philippe Sands may have met more war criminals than anyone else in the world. “I’ve sat with mass murderers who are totally regular decent folk when y(...)

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