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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.

Emwazi family 'need conclusive proof' that their son is Jihadi John 04 March 2015

John Sparks comes face-to-face with the man whose son is thought to be Jihadi John, the gruesome executioner for Islamic State.

World / Kuwait Mohammed Emwazi relatives 'under watch' in Kuwait 01 March 2015 John Sparks

Channel 4 News understands that there are members of the Emwazi family in Kuwait City, including Jasem Emwazi, the father of so-called Jihadi John.

Jailed for satire: Thailand's lese majeste convictions 23 February 2015

They are young and well-educated, a pair of committed pro-democracy activists, but their participation in a student play means they will spend the next two and a half years in a Thai prison.

Thailand: where cut-price plastic surgery is booming... and can be fatal 19 February 2015

Plastic surgery in Thailand is a booming business - but procedures there carry risks, as was shown by the death of a young British woman in a Bangkok clinic last year.