Richard Sargent

Myanmar grants jailed Reuters journalists amnesty

Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo were mobbed by media as they stepped out of Yangon's notorious Insein prison after their lengthy detention

Reuters reporters jailed for seven years in Myanmar ‘state secrets’ case

The case has sparked an outcry among the international community as an attempt to muzzle reporting on the crackdown by Myanmar's security forces

Thais rejoice at success of dramatic cave rescue

The nerve-shredding three-day mission ended on Tuesday with the final group of four boys and the coach emerging from the cave

Eight rescued from Thai cave, but five remain trapped

Authorities say the rain could re-flood crucial parts of the cave complex that have been drained and make the escape route much harder

Thai cave rescue bid enters day two: 8 boys have been rescued

Looming rain was one of the main enemies of the operation, threatening to flood the cave complex in mountainous northern Thailand

Rescue efforts for boys trapped in Thai cave begin

The "Wild Boars" team has been confined in a cramped chamber several kilometres inside the Tham Luang cave complex since June 23

Burma election hopeful pushes on, despite disadvantages

Unlike his charismatic opponent Aung San Suu Kyi, Soe Min does not get mobbed by adoring crowds, but is taking part in Burma's by-elections anyway.

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