Alexandra Radu

Alexandra Radu

Romania

Low turnout annuls Romanian vote on same-sex marriage

Just over 20 percent of Romanians turned up at referendum aimed at changing the definition of marriage.

Low turnout annuls Romanian vote on same-sex marriage

Protests

Romania's swelling anti-government protests

Security forces fired tear gas and water cannon to disperse large crowds after several violent outbursts.

Romania's swelling anti-government protests

Europe

Romania's anti-corruption protests wither away

Romanians grow tired after one and a half years of protesting against corruption with no concrete results.

Romania's anti-corruption protests wither away

Human Rights

Rohingya footballers in Malaysia aim for recognition

Malaysia has been accepting Rohingya refugees but they are not given legal documentation and remain stateless.

Rohingya footballers in Malaysia aim for recognition

Arts & Culture

Malaysia's Hindus celebrate Thaipusam at Batu Caves

More than a million people attended the biggest festival in the world dedicated to the Hindu god Murugan.

Malaysia's Hindus celebrate Thaipusam at Batu Caves

Thailand

Thais bid farewell to beloved king Bhumibol Adulyadej

An elaborate five-day royal funeral ceremony will culminate on Thursday evening with the royal cremation ceremony.

Thais bid farewell to beloved king Bhumibol Adulyadej

Refugees

Rohingya children in Malaysia, an undocumented life

Rohingya children in Malaysia grow up stateless in the country where many of them were born.

Rohingya children in Malaysia, an undocumented life