|A picture made available on 15 January 2015 and dated on 14 January 2015, showing Malaysian police escorting suspects in the murder cases of Myanmar citizens at a court in Bukit Mertajam, Malaysia. EPA/STR MALAYSIA OUT|
KUALA LUMPUR (AFP) - Nine Myanmar nationals have been charged with murder in Malaysia over the gruesome killings of six of their countrymen, a media report said January 15.
|UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon speaks at a lecture on 'India and the United Nations in a Changing World' in New Delhi, India, January 12, 2015. Mr Ban is in India to attend an investment conference and is scheduled to meet top Indian politicians. Photo: EPA|
NEW DELHI (AFP) - United Nations chief Ban Ki-moon has accused India of fomenting intolerance with its ban on gay sex amid uproar over a ruling party minister's plans to make homosexuals "normal".
|The Thai government says it is working to crack down on abuses involving migrant workers. Myanmar migrant workers sorting fish at the fishing port in Ranong, bordering Myanmar, southern Thailand, October 24, 2014. Photo: Barbara Walton/EPA|
The Thai government has cranked up its drive against human trafficking by setting deadlines for action and reports, according to the Bangkok Post on January 13.
|Malaysian police are continuing the hunt for suspects connected to the murders of several Myanmar nationals on Penang Island. Kimberley Street Night Scene, Penang, Malaysia. Photo: honghan/Panoramio|
Police in Penang, Malaysia are hunting for four more Myanmar nationals in relation to the series of brutal murder cases involving their countrymen in the last quarter of 2014, according to a report in The Star Online January 12.
RIYADH (AFP) - Saudi Arabia said on January 12 it beheaded a Myanmar female, for the murder of a “Burmese” child said the country’s Ministry of the Interior.