As one of the fastest growing economies in the world, Timor-Leste is gradually raising its profile in the region.
IRIN
Nearly 60,000 flee as soldiers along the Thai-Cambodian border dig in and build bunkers amidst fierce fighting.
IRIN
Violence in Pakistan forces Shia Muslims out of their hometowns.
IRIN
In a private hospital in Karachi, a child has just been born. But rather than bringing joy to the family, the birth has led to bitter disputes.
IRIN
Clan violence is widespread in Papua New Guinea (PNG), where disputes over women, pigs and land can easily spiral into murder, mayhem and even civil war.
IRIN
Politics stands as a formidable dyke between Nepal’s mighty rivers and its thirsty people.
EDWIN KOO