AP PHOTOS: Preparing to welcome back Thai preschoolers

BANGKOK (AP) — For the past month, Darunee Khedkhow has arrived at Bangkok's Makkasan community preschool at 8 a.m. each weekday, just as she has done for most of her past 12 years as a teacher. ...

AP PHOTOS: Thailand's reopening is 'same-same but different'

BANGKOK (AP) — As Thailand’s daily tally of new COVID-19 cases has fallen to single digits most days over the past two weeks, authorities continue to ease restrictions put in place to combat the pande...

A Catholic town at the center of Sri Lanka's deadly attacks

NEGOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — The seaside Sri Lankan fishing town of Negombo has long been called "Little Rome," a reference to its many churches and its place at the center of the country's small Catholi...

AP PHOTOS: Portraits of Rohingya survivors of capsized boat

KUTUPALONG, Bangladesh (AP) — Mohamed is 6 years old, Rashida is 23, Lalu is 50. All are among the survivors who swam ashore at Bangladesh's Inani Beach after a merciless wave capsized their wooden bo...

AP PHOTOS: A Rohingya boy's struggle to reach Bangladesh

TEKNAF, Bangladesh (AP) — Yosar Hossein struggles as he walks along muddy paths and flooded creeks in Bangladesh, carrying his baby sister on his back. Barefoot and still wearing his school uniform, t...

Unrecognized at home, Rohingya refugee receives 1st ID card

KUTAPALONG, Bangladesh (AP) — Mohammad Saleem was born and raised in Myanmar. But at no time in his 30 years of life did the government ever recognize him as a citizen. He finally at...