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Russian President Vladimir Putin speaks to supporters during a rally near the Kremlin in Moscow on Sunday. Photo: Alexander Zemlianichenko / Associated Press

Putin Wins Re-election To Remain in The Kremlin

MOSCOW — Vladimir Putin rolled to a crushing re-election victory Sunday for six more years as Russia's president, and he told cheering supporters in a triumphant but brief speech that "we are bound for success."

Panther Activists Lead 3rd Protest Against Premchai at BACC

BANGKOK — Dozens of environmental activists joined a protest against a construction mogul accused of killing a black panther late Sunday afternoon at a downtown art gallery.
Facebook logo is displayed on an iPad in Philadelphia. Photo: Matt Rourke / Associated Press

UK Probing Facebook After Cambridge Analytica Suspension

­LONDON — Britain's information commissioner is investigating whether Facebook data was "illegally acquired and used," after the social network suspended Cambridge Analytica, a firm that worked for U.S. President Donald Trump's 2016 campaign.

Shi Upsets Lin to Win All England Badminton Final

BIRMINGHAM, England — Seventh-seeded Shi Yuqi beat six-time champion Lin Dan 21-19, 16-21, 21-9 Sunday in a major upset at the All England Championships to win the men's singles title.

Myanmar Leader Welcomed to Australian Parliament House

CANBERRA, Australia — Myanmar's leader Aung San Suu Kyi was welcomed to Australia's Parliament House on Monday for the official start of a state visit that has provoked protests over her muted response to a military crackdown against Rohingya Muslims.
Germany's Lukas Podolski after scoring the opening goal during a friendly match between Germany and England in 2017 in Dortmund, Germany. Photo: Ina Fassbender / Associated Press

Podolski Goal Powers Vissel Kobe to 1st Win in J-League

KOBE, Japan — German striker Lukas Podolski scored late in the second half on Sunday as Vissel Kobe beat Cerezo Osaka 2-0 for its first win of the J-League season.

Legal Crusader Warns Thai Airways Over Seating ‘Obese’ Passengers

BANGKOK — A constitutional rights activist and serial litigant warned Thai Airways on Saturday that it is breaking the law by barring obese passengers from buying business class seats on two of its new jets.

Senators Want CIA to Lift Veil on Nominee’s Thai Black Site Past

WASHINGTON — Gina Haspel's long spy career is so shrouded in mystery that senators want documents declassified so they can decide if her role at a CIA black site should prevent her from directing the agency.

Muralists Paint ‘The Last Kill’ For Thai Wildlife

Ten muralists painted a vet clinic Friday as part of a distributed movement to demand justice for a black tiger poached in a wildlife sanctuary last month.

Bangkok’s Doggos and Kittehs Vaccinated For Rabies (Photos)

BANGKOK — On the same day a rabies epidemic claimed its first human victim this year, people brought their animal companions in for free vaccinations at a downtown hospital.

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