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AseanPlus News 02 May 2015 | 12:00 AM

Mass ‘migrant prison camp’ grave found in Thailand

BANGKOK: Authorities in Thailand uncovered a mass grave in an abandoned jungle camp believed to contain the remains of migrants from Myanmar and Bangladesh, a grisly find in a region notorious for people-smuggling routes.

World 13 Jan 2015 | 7:40 PM

Kerry urges Pakistan to fight terror groups threatening whole region

ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - Pakistan must fight militant groups that threaten Afghan, Indian and U.S. interests, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said on Tuesday as he offered sympathy for the victims of last month's massacre of children at a Pakistani school.

World 09 Jan 2015 | 5:55 AM

No such thing as a child prostitute, anti-trafficking groups say

WASHINGTON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Children sold for sex are crime victims and should not be branded as prostitutes, anti-slavery advocates said on Thursday in launching a U.S. campaign to raise awareness of child sex trafficking and to change how its victims are treated.

World 17 Jan 2015 | 12:35 AM

At Singapore printers' request, Economist pulls Charlie cartoon

LONDON (Reuters) - The Economist has removed a picture showing the cover of Charlie Hebdo, which features a cartoon of the Prophet Mohammad, from one of the British newsmagazine's editions that is printed in Singapore, a spokeswoman said on Friday.

World 03 May 2015 | 12:00 AM

One thousand Europeans missing, 12 dead after Nepal quake

KATHMANDU (Reuters) - One thousand people from the European Union are missing in Nepal and 12 are confirmed dead, nearly a week after a devastating earthquake, the head of the EU delegation here said on Friday.

Nation 01 May 2015 | 12:00 AM

Give Nepal quake victims your help

PETALING JAYA: The Thrangu Dharma Society Petaling Jaya has set up a Nepal Earthquake Relief Fund to aid victims.

World 30 Apr 2015 | 4:15 PM

Nepali quake victim, found after 80-hour ordeal, laments his rescue

KATHMANDU (Reuters) - Nepali farmer Rishi Ram Khanal was looking forward to leaving Nepal for Dubai, where a $220-a-month job as a cleaner at a Kentucky Fried Chicken restaurant promised him the chance to pull his young family out of a life of poverty.

World 19 May 2015 | 8:30 AM

More than 50 dead, dozens injured in Colombia landslide

BOGOTA (Reuters) - A landslide sent mud and water crashing onto homes in a town in Colombia's northwest mountains on Monday, killing more than 50 people and injuring dozens, officials said.

World 23 Apr 2015 | 12:25 AM

Turkey wrestles with century-old legacy of Armenian massacres

DIYARBAKIR, Turkey (Reuters) - When as a child Nezahat Eleftos discovered a bundle of photographs stashed in a family chest, her grandmother made a confession: some showed her Christian brothers who perished in mass killings in southeast Turkey during World War One.

World 13 Apr 2015 | 10:30 PM

India's acid victims hope for new life after court orders free treatment

NEW DELHI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Rupa Saa was just 15 when her stepmother poured acid over her face as she slept, burning her skin and melting her cheeks, nose, mouth and chin.