More than 290 days have passed since Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 vanished from civilian radar, one hour into a journey from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing on March 8.
In the days leading up to Christmas, more than 30 relatives of passengers on the flight gathered in front of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Beijing, demanding the government pressure the Malaysian authorities for more information on the search.
Residents of Myanmar's commercial hub Yangon go to the polls for the first municipal elections in six decades.
Longswords, sickles and Dussacks - these Medieval weapons may be unfamiliar to most of us but thanks to the popularity of TV series like Game of Thrones, a growing number of people are picking up their swords, getting ready for battle and embracing a bygone era.
Rescue teams struggle to reach inundated areas of northeast Malaysia as victims accuse the government of being slow to provide assistance after the country's worst flooding in decades.