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Passengers Describe Terror Aboard Indonesia AirAsia Flight

PERTH, Australia — Passengers on an Indonesia AirAsia flight to the holiday island of Bali described a panicked flight crew announcing an emergency and oxygen masks dropping from the ceiling before the airliner turned back to the Australian city of Perth.

Prawit Wants to Build a Wall Along Border With Malaysia

BANGKOK — We may soon see a great wall along our southern border, and we will make Malaysia pay for it. Or at least a portion of it.

‘Peter Rabbit’ Team Apologizes for Making Light of Allergies

LOS ANGELES — "Peter Rabbit" filmmakers and the studio behind it are apologizing for insensitively depicting a character's allergy in the film that has...

Iran Acknowledges Porn Star Visited Country

Apparently unaware she could face a death sentence, a British porn actress says she flew to Iran to undergo a nose job and later wrote online about it, immediately sparking a social media outcry in the largely conservative Islamic Republic.
US President Donald Trump speaks Thursday at a prison reform roundtable in the Roosevelt Room of the White House. Photo: Carolyn Kaster / Associated Press

World Media Struggle to Translate Trump’s Africa Insult

Thai-language media took a very literal route.
Indiana Gov. Mike Pence joins Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump in 2016 at a rally in Westfield, Indiana. Photo: Michael Conroy / Associated Press

Trump-Pence Unveil Logo That is a Penis Joke

PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island — Presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump revealed a new campaign logo that's giving some people the giggles.

Parting Words from Bangkok’s Reigning King of Vintage

Prasong Kanhasura may not be a household name in the fashion industry, but when it comes to vintage male clothing, the 44-year-old known as Pat Bangklyn is a towering figure. The man played an instrumental role in giving birth to Bangkok’s best-known annual vintage flea market, Made By Legacy, before becoming alienated by its overt commercialization.

Saudi Arabia Executes Prince for Murder

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia — Saudi Arabia says it has executed a prince who fatally shot another man in a melee, a rare death sentence carried out against a member of the kingdom's extensive royal family.

Death Toll Rises to 39 in New Year’s Nightclub Attack

ISTANBUL — An assailant believed to have been dressed in a Santa Claus costume opened fire at a crowded nightclub in Istanbul during New...

Duckworth’s Thai Heritage Attacked by U.S. Senate Opponent

SPRINGFIELD, Illinois — A Bangkok-born candidate for the U.S. Senate and American war hero was attacked for her Thai heritage during a televised debate Thursday night in Springfield, Illinois.

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