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Myanmar’s Rohingya ethnic minority members  walk through rice fields after crossing the border into Bangladesh last September. Photograph: Bernat Armangue/AP

Myanmar’s military systematically planned a genocidal campaign to rid the country of Rohingya Muslims, according to a report released on Thursday by t(...)

Thai cave rescue: the final four Thai navy Seals after bringing the last of the Wild Boars soccer team and their coach to safety.  Photograph: Royal Thai Navy/AFP/Getty

It began as a misadventure by 12 boys and their soccer coach in a flood-prone cave in northern Thailand and soon seemed destined to end in tragedy. It(...)

Adul Sam-on (right)    inside the Tham Luang cave. He can speak English, Chinese, Burmese, Thai and Wa. The latter is the language of the ethnic minority to which he belongs. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images

Empathy and compassion are some of the most powerful motivators. They were on display in abundance during the nerve-wracking rescue of the soccer team(...)

In this image taken from video, released by the Thailand Government Spokesman Bureau, three of the 12 boys rescued from the cave near Chiang Rai recover in their hospital beds in Mae Sai, northern Thailand. Photograph: Thailand Government Spokesman Bureau via AP

The first video of the Thai boys rescued from a flooded cave after 17 days was released on Wednesday, showing them smiling and waving from their hospi(...)

Onlookers cheer as ambulances transport the 10th rescued schoolboy in Thailand. Photograph: Linh Pham/Getty Images

Rescuers freed the last four of 12 Thai boys and their soccer coach from deep inside a flooded cave on Tuesday, a successful end to a perilous mission(...)

Detained Myanmar journalist Wa Lone outside a courthouse following his ongoing pre-trial hearing in Yangon on Monday. Photograph:  Myo Kyaw Soe/AFP/Getty Images

A court in Myanmar on Monday charged two jailed Reuters journalists with obtaining secret state documents, moving the landmark press freedom case into(...)

An ambulance reported to  carry some of the rescued Thai boys leaves the Tham Luang cave area after a rescue operation in Khun Nam Nang Non Forest Park in the Mae Sai district of Chiang Rai province, Thailand. Photograph: Tang Chhin Sothy/AFP/Getty Images

Four boys accompanied by an elite team of rescue divers completed the hazardous journeyed to safety yesterday and were receiving medical treatment las(...)

Thai rescue team members inside the cave where 12 boys   and their soccer coach have been trapped since June 23rd, in Mae Sai, Chiang Rai province, northern Thailand. Photograph: Royal Thai Navy/AP

The parents of 12 boys stranded inside a northern Thailand cave have written to their children for the first time and to the coach who led them inside(...)

Thai rescue team members enter thea cave where 12 boys and their soccer coach have been trapped since June 23rd. Photograph: Royal Thai Navy/AP

Four of 12 schoolboys have been rescued so far from a flooded Thai cave after divers launched a daring and dangerous mission to free the children and (...)

An honour guard hold up a picture of Samarn Kunan (38), a former member of Thailand’s elite navy Seal unit. Photograph: Panumas Sanguanwong/Reuters

Wearing a grey polo shirt and blue, tinted glasses, Samarn Kunan (38) took a video before boarding a flight on July 1st to join Thai and international(...)

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