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Thai man arrested after rape and murder of German tourist

04 April, 2019 3:57 pm 3:57 pm

BANGKOK (AFP) –  Thai police have arrested and charged a garbage collector over the rape and murder of a German tourist on holiday, authorities said Tuesday. The bloodied body of a 27-year-old German woman was found on Sunday buried under dried leaves and rocks on the picturesque island of Koh Sichang in the Gulf of … Read More

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Thai election agency seeks dissolution of party that nominated princess

02 February, 2019 5:18 pm 5:18 pm

BANGKOK (Reuters) – Thailand’s election commission said on Wednesday it is seeking the disqualification of a party that nominated a princess for prime minister, in what would be a set-back for the opposition loyal to ousted former prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra. Thailand will hold a general election on March 24, its first since a military … Read More

Four Thai boys saved from cave as rescue postponed until morning

07 July, 2018 9:46 pm 9:46 pm

CHIANG RAI, Thailand (Reuters) – Four of 12 Thai schoolboys were rescued from a flooded cave on Sunday as divers launched a daring and dangerous mission to free the children and their soccer coach who have been trapped underground for more than two weeks, officials said. Thirteen foreign divers and five members of Thailand’s elite … Read More

Thai cave rescuers at ‘war with water and time’ to free trapped...

07 July, 2018 3:57 pm 3:57 pm

CHIANG RAI, Thailand (Reuters) – A rescue mission for a young Thai soccer team and their coach trapped for two weeks in a flooded cave is at “war with water and time”, its leader said on Saturday, but was eyeing its best chance yet to free the group before expected heavy rains. The message of … Read More

Thai rescue diver dead after falling unconscious in cave

07 July, 2018 9:38 am 9:38 am

BANGKOK (Reuters) – A Thai rescuer has died after falling unconscious during part of an operation to rescue 12 boys and their soccer coach trapped inside a cave complex in northern Thailand. Samarn Poonan, a former member of Thailand’s elite navy SEAL unit who was part of the rescue team in Chiang Rai, died on … Read More

Thai lucky 13 found, but still stuck as divers draw up cave rescue plans

07 July, 2018 9:02 am 9:02 am

CHIANG RAI, Thailand (Reuters) – Rescuers battled intensifying rain to furiously pump water from a cave in Thailand on Tuesday, as officials thrashed out plans to extract a young soccer team located by divers after being trapped and incommunicado for 10 days. Seven members of a Thai navy SEALS unit, including a medic and a … Read More