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Chief executive of Uthai Sawan Sub-district Administrative Organization Danaichok Boonsom, talks to reporters at a police station in Uthai Sawan, north eastern Thailand, Sunday, Oct. 9, 2022. Photo: Sakchai Lalit / AP

CNN Apologizes for Entering Thai Massacre Site, Pulls Video

UTHAI SAWAN, Thailand (AP) — CNN pulled a story on the massacre of Thai preschoolers and apologized Sunday over criticism its journalists entered the day care where the children were slain and filmed the crime scene without permission.
A family of a victim mourns as they bring a blanket and a milk bottle during a ceremony for those killed in the attack on the Young Children's Development Center in the rural town of Uthai Sawan, north eastern Thailand, Friday, Oct. 7, 2022. Photo: Sakchai Lalit / AP

Thailand Mourns Children, Others Slain by Ex-police Officer

UTHAI SAWAN, Thailand (AP) — Friends hugged sobbing family members struggling with staggering loss Friday in a rural northeastern Thailand community mourning the children and other victims slain by a fired police officer in the nation's deadliest shooting rampage.
Police outside Uthai Sawan childcare center in Nong Bua Lamphu province on Oct. 6, 2022.

Childcare Center Mass Shooting Death Toll Rises to 37

NONG BUA LAMPHU — A 34-year-old former police officer opened fire Thursday at a childcare center in the northeastern province, killing at least 37 people, mostly children, police said.
Residents paddle through floodwaters in Ubon Ratchathani province, northeastern Thailand, Monday, Oct. 3, 2022. Photo: Nava Sangthong / AP

Heavy Rain Swells Rivers, Causing Floods in Much of Thailand

BANGKOK (AP) — Heavy rain in northern, northeastern and central Thailand worsened severe flooding in many parts of the country on Monday, as authorities ordered the release of water into already overflowing rivers from dams that were filled to capacity.
FILE - A baby dolphin nicknamed Paradon swims at the Marine and Coastal Resources Research and Development Center in Rayong province in eastern Thailand, Friday, Aug. 26, 2022. Photo: Sakchai Lalit / AP File

Rescued Irrawaddy Dolphin Calf Dies Despite Weeks of Care

BANGKOK (AP) — An Irrawaddy dolphin calf who was rescued and nursed day and night for weeks by veterinarians and volunteers after his rescue from a tidal pool on Thailand’s shore has died despite all their efforts, officials who were providing emergency care for the animal said Wednesday.
Displaced people from Myanmar carry donated lunch boxes to their tents along the Thai side of the Moei River in Mae Sot, Thailand on Feb. 5, 2022. Photo: AP

Despite Risk of Death, Thailand Sends Fleeing Myanmar Refugees Back

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — The young woman from Myanmar and her family now live amid the tall grasses of a riverbank on the Thai border, trapped in limbo between a country that does not want them and a country whose military could kill them.
Pakistan and Australia cricket team players pay tribute to Shane Warne at the start of 2nd day play of the first cricket test match between them at the Pindi Stadium, in Rawalpindi, Pakistan, Saturday, March 5, 2022. Photo: Anjum Naveed / AP

Cricket Great Warne Begins Final Journey Home to Australia

BANGKOK (AP) — The body of Australian cricket great Shane Warne has started its final journey home.
A man places a set of cricket stumps and a photos at the statue of Shane Warne outside the Melbourne Cricket Ground in Melbourne, Australia, Saturday, March 5, 2022. Photo: Asanka Brendon Ratnayake / AP

Autopsy Says Cricket Star Warne Died of Natural Causes

BANGKOK (AP) — Police in Thailand said Monday that an autopsy conducted on the body of Australian cricket star Shane Warne has concluded that he died of natural causes.
A still from CCTV footage showing one of the suspects leaving Thailand at Suvarnabhumi Airport on Feb. 6, 2022.

Interpol Issues Red Notice for Phuket Hitmen

BANGKOK — Police on Monday said a request for the arrest of two Canadian nationals who gunned down a compatriot a week ago on the resort island of Phuket was issued by the Interpol.
FILE - Cathy Hummels, wife of Germany defender Mats Hummels, applauds prior to the Euro 2016 Group C soccer match between Northern Ireland and Germany at the Parc des Princes stadium in Paris, France, Tuesday, June 21, 2016. Photo: Michael Probst / AP File

Police Probe Robbery Reported by German Celebrity

BANGKOK (AP) — Police in Thailand said Thursday they were looking for a suspect in the robbery of German celebrity Cathy Hummels, who reported that her mobile phone was stolen during a nighttime attack on a southern beach.

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