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Deep South Raid: Soldiers Refuse to Report for Murder Charges

PATTANI — Police say seven soldiers wanted for killing four men during a raid in Pattani province failed to report to hear murder charges today.

25 Test Positive for Drugs in Raid of Secret Bangkok Bar

BANGKOK — A secretive Bangkok bar was busted early Wednesday morning for operating after hours, a raid in which 25 revelers tested positive for illegal drug use.

UK Rolling Out COVID-19 Vaccine To Public as World Watches

LONDON (AP) — U.K. health authorities are rolling out the first doses of a widely tested and independently reviewed COVID-19 vaccine, starting a global immunization program that is expected to gain momentum as more serums win approval.
For more than three years, he has been known only as Mosul Eye, an anonymous blogger documenting Islamic State atrocities. Now Iraq's Omar Mohammed, in Europe on Tuesday, wants the world - and his family - to know his identity. Photo: Associated Press

Unmasked: Anonymous Historian Who Chronicled ISIS ‘Killing Machine’

The historian carried secrets too heavy for one man to bear. He packed his bag with his most treasured possessions before going to bed: the...

Tourists Robbed By Tuk-Tuk Driver and Motorcyclist Duo

BANGKOK — A tuk-tuk driver and a motorcyclist allegedly conspired to rob two Chinese tourists in downtown Bangkok on Sunday, the latest in a spate of crimes committed against foreign tourists in recent weeks.
Protesters rally in 2014 in front of the Israeli embassy in Bangkok to voice their anger at Israeli air strikes in Gaza, despite the Thai military junta’s existing ban on public gatherings.

When Embassies Become Places of Terror, Not Sanctuaries

CAIRO — Embassies, consulates and diplomatic missions worldwide are often considered places of sanctuary, however, not all have been impervious to horrific incidents. When Saudi...

Samsung Profit Drops 30 Percent, Company Estimates

SEOUL (DPA) — Operating profits at Samsung Electronics Co fell 30.51 per cent in the first quarter of 2015 compared to the same period one year earlier, the company said in an estimate Tuesday.

Europeans Look to China as Global Partner, Shun Trump’s US

PARIS (AP) — When France’s president wants to carry European concerns to the world stage to find solutions for climate change, trade tensions or Iran’s nuclear ambitions, he no longer calls Washington. He flies to Beijing.
Australian filmmaker James Ricketson sits in a police truck upon his arrival Monday at Phnom Penh Municipal Court in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. Photo: Heng Sinith / Associated Press

Australian Filmmaker Testifies in His Cambodian Trial

PHNOM PENH — An Australian filmmaker in Cambodia facing a possible five to 10 years in prison on a charge of endangering national security...

Final Day of King’s Coronation Declared National Holiday

BANGKOK — The final day of His Majesty the King’s three-day coronation ceremony will be observed as a national holiday.

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