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Historic Grail to Bless Communion in Bangkok Papal Visit

BANGKOK — An elaborate chalice wrought by a famed Parisian silversmith over a century ago will serve as Pope Francis’ instrument in blessing the Eucharist in Bangkok next week.

Parliament Fish 'Sick Of Politics To Death'

(24 August) Hundreds of carp in the pools on the House of Parliament compound are reported to be sick.Around 700-800 fish are ill, officials...

Muslim Candidates, Electorate Shut Out of Myanmar Election

By Swe Win
Myanmar Now

YANGON, Myanmar – Myanmar will go to the polls Nov. 8 in what has been billed as the first free and fair parliamentary election in 25 years, yet the marginalization of the Muslim community has left local and international observers concerned about how democratic the vote will be.

Prince Dipangkorn Pays Surprise Visit to Mourners (Photos)

BANGKOK — Mourners waiting inside the royal cremation grounds Wednesday morning were treated to a surprise when Prince Dipangkorn Rasmijoti appeared to hand out...

Spicer Resigns From White House Over Trump Hire

WASHINGTON — White House press secretary Sean Spicer is resigning from his position, according to two people with knowledge of the decision.
Panya ‘Siya Ouan’ Yingdang participates in a police ‘re-enactment’ Wednesday of the double murder in front of the Buddha Mountain in Chonburi province.

Phuket Club Owner Confesses to Double Murder: Police

BANGKOK — The national police chief said Wednesday that a Phuket club owner extradited from Cambodia has confessed to murdering two people in Chonburi province.
Bill and Hillary Clinton stand in the driveway of their new home in Chappaqua, New York, in a file photo. Photo: Associated Press

Bomb Found at Clintons’ New York Home: US Official

WASHINGTON — A U.S. official says a "functional explosive device" was found at Hillary and Bill Clinton's suburban New York home.

Myanmar Nationalist Monks Open School to ‘Protect Race and Religion’

By Htet Khaung Linn Myanmar Now YANGON — Buddhist monks of the nationalist Ma Ba Tha movement have opened a private high school on the outskirts of Yangon this week, where they said they will provide free education for children and teach them to “protect race and religion” of Myanmar.

Nok Air Denies Flying Unqualified Trainee Pilots

BANGKOK — Nok Air has been warned it could lose its license if it repeats the poor handling of a crisis that left hundreds of passengers stranded Monday as the airline denies a former manager’s accusation that it has been using unqualified trainees to fly its planes.

1 Dead, 4 Injured as Suicide Bomber Attacks Khomeini Shrine

TEHRAN, Iran — Iran's state television news website says four "terrorists," including a suicide bomber, have attacked the shrine of the late leader Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini in the capital, Tehran, killing a security guard and wounding four people.





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