Vietnamese Doan Thi Huong and Indonesian Siti Aisyah were escorted by police after they left a court in Shah Alam, outside Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Huong and Aisyah, accused of fatally poisoning Kim Jong Nam, the estranged half-brother of North Korea's ruler, pleaded not guilty as their trial began in Malaysia's High Court, nearly eight months after the brazen airport assassination that sparked a diplomatic standoff.

In other images from the Asia-Pacific region last week, newly arrived Rohingya Muslims from Myanmar looked out from a madrasa window that they used as a shelter in Shahparirdwip, Bangladesh.

Rafael Nadal of Spain serves against Lucas Pouille of France during their men's singles match in the China Open tennis tournament at the Diamond Court in Beijing.

Red Bull driver Max Verstappen of the Netherlands steers his car during the Malaysian Formula One Grand Prix at the Sepang International Circuit in Sepang, Malaysia.

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This gallery was curated by Associated Press photo editor Masayo Yoshida in Tokyo.

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