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Rohingya Muslim children at a refugee camp outside Sittwe, Myanmar May 21, 2015. Photo: Reuters

Rohingyas whisked away from seized boat

Myanmar navy took away Rohingyas before they seized a boat full of migrants last week

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Only protest forces action?

Speaking at an anti-sexual harassment rally, human-rights campaigner Khushi Kabir says the police and administration take nothing seriously until protests erupt. Do you agree with her?

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Total number of votes: 39

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Rangpur lychees, a delicacy of the northern district, have flooded Dhaka’s Karwan Bazar fruit market.

Fruit traders cautious this year

Lessons learnt from last year’s anti-formalin drives seem to be influencing trading in Karwan Bazar

Policemen monitor as forensic experts dig out human remains near the abandoned human trafficking camp in the jungle close the Thailand border at Bukit Wang Burma in northern Malaysia May 26, 2015. Reuters

Grim secrets of Malay camps revealed

Malaysian police have started exhuming the remains of dozens of suspected victims of human traffickers UPDATES

Blues legend BB King performs onstage during the 45th Montreux Jazz Festival. Photo: Reuters

​‘Homicide probe into BB King's death’

Officials say after two of his daughters level accusations that the blues great was murdered