This Week: HIV Tragedy Tops 200 in Cambodia

FAR EAST CORRESPONDENT — In a small village in Cambodia’s west, a tragic tale of  international significance has caught the local authorities off-guard. An unlicensed doctor has been charged with causing an outbreak of HIV and murder after lax practices resulted in at least 201 people contracting the potentially fatal disease.

Read more from Luke Hunt in The Diplomat

Believers of All Faiths Celebrate Sufi Poet

MIDDLE EAST CORRESPONDENT — As conductor of 20 of the world’s most accomplished whirling dervishes, and 30 of the greatest Sufi musicians, Fahri Ozcakil holds one of the highest spiritual positions in Turkey. But despite his high status, Mr Ozcakil remains resolutely humble.

Read more from Dan Boylan in The National

Aussie Drugs Granny May Have Been Fooled By Love

FAR EAST CORRESPONDENT — An Australian grandmother facing execution on drugs charges in Malaysia could be the victim of a military romance scam that has entrapped thousands of people.

Read more from Lindsay Murdoch at Fairfax Media

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Luke Hunt is a foreign correspondent, author and occasional photographer who has covered much of Asia fr the last 30 years.

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