Turkey doesn't want to allow Turkish Kurds - most importantly members of the Marxist PKK - to go fight in Syria. But the PKK's fighters have proven most effective in resisting Islamic State advances in Iraq.
Muhammed Ariful Islam, 22, a Dhaka painter who was held captive on a human trafficking ship before being abandoned on a remote island, cries at a government shelter in Takua Pa district of Phang Nga, Thailand.
Kim Dotcom is fighting extradition to the US on charges he ran a sophisticated scheme to share hundreds of millions worth of stolen movies and music. Now he has famous friends in his fight to unseat New Zealand Prime Minister John Key.