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Biden Wins White House, Vowing New Direction for Divided U.S.

The Associated Press declares Joe Biden the winner of a grueling campaign for the American presidency.

Finding Joy Amid Pandemic’s Anxiety and Heartache (Photos)

Joy is visible during the pandemic, just not with the usual, recognizable cues.

WHO Declares Global Emergency Over Virus From China

GENEVA (AP) — The World Health Organization declared the outbreak sparked by a new virus in China that has spread to more than a dozen countries as a global emergency Thursday after the number of cases spiked more than tenfold in a week.

ASEAN Meeting Grapples With Trade War, Territorial Disputes

NONTHABURI (AP) — Southeast Asia should use the sway of its shared market of 650 million people and speak with “one voice” to ensure it is treated fairly in an age of protectionism, Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad said Saturday as leaders gathered for a regional summit.

Princess Sirindhorn Receives China Friendship Medal

BEIJING (Xinhua) — Chinese President Xi Jinping on Tuesday signed a presidential decree to award 42 Chinese and foreign individuals national medals and honorary titles, as the People's Republic of China prepares to celebrate its 70th anniversary.

Thai Princess, Junta Leader Express Condolences after Notre Dame Fire

BANGKOK — Both Princess Ubolratana and junta leader Gen. Prayuth Chan-ocha expressed their condolences Tuesday after a raging fire destroyed much of Paris’ Notre...

Massive Fire Engulfs Beloved Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris

PARIS — A catastrophic fire engulfed the upper reaches of Paris' soaring Notre Dame Cathedral as it was undergoing renovations Monday, threatening one of...

Hello, 2019: Revelry, Reflection as World Greets New Year

Fireworks, concerts, spiritual services and political addresses abounded to mark the transition to 2019 as revelers around the globe bid farewell Monday to a year filled with challenges to many of the world's most basic institutions, including in the realms of politics, trade, alliances and religion.
A photo of a vandalized shop Sunday in Paris, France.

Reporter’s Notebook: Champs-Elysees After Yellow Vest Protests (Photos)

Editor's note: Khaosod English senior staff writer Pravit Rojanaphruk was on holiday in Paris last week and brings his account of the massive anti-government...
Thailand's four-member women's Sepak Takraw team beat Vietnam Saturday to win the gold.

Thailand Out of Asian Games Top 10 for First Time in 24 Years

BANGKOK — For the first time in more than two decades, Thailand failed to secure a top-10 medal ranking at the Asian Games after...

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