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Rohingya will not be saved by the new 'no push-back' policy 21 May 2015

As odious as the business of smuggling people across the Andaman Sea is, the traffickers and the "boat people" fleeing Burma and Bangladesh share a common cause.

Nightmare at sea ends for the 'green boat' migrants 20 May 2015

The mystery of the 'green boat' was solved this morning when 400-odd occupants of a rickety fishing trawler turned up on the Indonesian coast in the early hours of this morning.

Fears for remote areas of Nepal after more earthquakes 12 May 2015

Thousands run out on to the streets of Kathmandu as another deadly earthquake rocks Nepal.

Trafficking death camp in Thailand may be tip of the iceberg 05 May 2015

Four days ago a camp was found on the Thai-Malaysia border containing the graves of dozens of would-be migrants - and some believe there may be at least 60 more such camps.

Shocking discovery of Rohingya graves on Thai-Malaysia border 01 May 2015

The discovery on the Thai border of around 50 bodies, thought to be members of the marginalised Rohingya community, underlines the brutal nature of the trade in humans.

Indonesia's executions: a weak president acting tough 29 April 2015

The execution of eight convicted drug traffickers by Malaysia is a demonstration of the underlying weakness of the country's President.

Indonesia deaf to pleas to spare death row drugs convicts 28 April 2015

The pending executions of nine Indonesian and foreign nationals on drug offences have strained the country's relations with the international community and, in particular, Australia.

A 'revolutionary wedding' amidst Burma's student crackdown 06 April 2015

Ko Htet and his wife Su Yee Win are lovers in a dangerous time, which happens to be an entirely unexpected feature of their new life as a married couple.

World / Australia Vanuatu: 'We are going to have to rebuild everything' 17 March 2015 John Sparks

The grim warning of Vanuatu President Baldwin Lonsdale in the aftermath of the devastating cyclone which hit the Pacific island last week. John Sparks reports.

Emwazi family 'proves innocence' over Jihadi John claims 05 March 2015

The Emwazi family lawyer tells Channel 4 News that his client has absolutely nothing to hide after being accused of "collaborating" with his son Mohammed.