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BOSTON - Lawyers in the US state of Massachusetts are seeking the release of a man they say is being unlawfully detained by federal immigration officials while they try to find a country to deport him…
05.28 / 19:56
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LONDON - British Airways said "many" of its IT systems were back up and running Sunday, but travellers still faced cancellations and delays after a global computer failure grounded hundreds of…
05.28 / 19:56
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A 12-year-old Ratchaburi girl has exhibited remarkable courage and instinctual awareness - and provided a great example to others - while saving herself from possible assault, abduction or…
05.28 / 14:24
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PREY VENG, Cambodia -- Cambodia's opposition leader on Sunday said his party will secure a majority win in a local election next month and a general election next year, pointing to a stronger, more united opposition to challenge the rule of veteran Prime Minister Hun…
05.28 / 11:26
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The Public Health Ministry has prepared 3.5 million doses of vaccine to protect people at high risk of contracting influenza, an official said on…
05.28 / 10:53
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NONG KHAI -- The immigration office at the Thai-Lao Friendship bridge in this northeastern border province on Sunday held an opening ceremony for the opening of an automated passport-screening gate, or auto-channel, for higher security and a speedier immigration process for Thai passport…
05.28 / 10:21
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NAKHON RATCHASIMA - As people in Bangkok are dreading more downpours, residents in this northeastern province are praying for more…
05.28 / 09:47
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HONG KONG — In the wake of vigilante attacks and brawls that have shaken Yangon, Myanmar’s largest and most cosmopolitan city, the country’s religious authorities are ramping up a crackdown on hard-line Buddhist monks who have played increasingly public roles as sectarian provo…
05.28 / 08:10
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COLOMBO, Sri Lanka -- Sri Lankan rescuers took advantage of improving weather and receding floodwaters Sunday to reach thousands of people in need of basic supplies after floods and mudslides left at least 126…
05.28 / 07:39
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CHIANG MAI -- There was no damage to Mae Ngat Dam in Mae Taeng district of Chiang Mai province after a 4.0-magnitude quake hit Mae Suay district of Chiang Rai on Saturday night, said Chanuwat Lertsincharoen, director of the 1st Irrigation Office on…
05.28 / 07:07
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MARAWI, Philippines -- Philippine troops found the bodies of 16 civilians in the streets as they fought Sunday to drive out militants linked to the Islamic State group who have occupied parts of a southern city. The overall death toll was…
05.28 / 07:07
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YALA -- Shots were fired at a ranger base in Bannang Sata district late on Saturday night, leading to a brief exchange of fire with a group of militants. There were no casualties, police…
05.28 / 06:32
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A low-lying farming area in Khirimat district of Sukhothai province is still flooded by torrential rain which began on May 16 and hit 15 provinces in upper Thailand, causing flash floods and river overflows, according to Disaster Prevention and Mitigation Department director-general Kobchai…
05.28 / 05:59
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A majority of people agree to a proposal for the Royal Thai Police (RTP) to be put under the jurisdiction of the Justice Ministry and think the National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO) has not been successful in police reforms, according to an opinion survey by the National Institute of Development Administration, or Nida…
05.28 / 05:59
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A majority of people agree to a proposal for the Royal Thai Police (RTP) to be put under the jurisdiction of the Justice Ministry and think the National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO) has not been successful in police reforms, according to an opinion survey by the National Institutute of Development Administration, or Nida…
05.28 / 04:29
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Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha has ordered city officers to work closely with traffic police to urgently find ways to ease flood and traffic problems in Bangkok following torrential rains on Saturday and earlier in the…
05.28 / 01:50
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Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha has come under heavy attack for asking "leading questions" that are seen as an attempt to gather public support for the regime to stay on in…
05.28 / 01:50
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Parichat "Pang" Chatsri, the 26-year-old nurse whose photo of her at work wearing a short skirt got pulses racing after it circulated online, is taking a break from nursing, with a career in modelling potentially on the…
05.28 / 01:18
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'They pointed a gun at me," Lana whispers into my ear. It's like a confession after her attempts to tell me fragments of a happy story that sounds like her Lahu community lives in a peaceful haven -- but she hesitates when saying "they are helping to develop…
05.28 / 01:18
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It was going to be a fun afternoon for Nurshafiqa Surorayo, a four-year-old Pattani girl reuniting with her uncle Abdul. After several months of working in Malaysia, he was returning to Pattani to see family. He decided to take his niece and nephew out for lunch followed by a trip to the only shopping mall in town, Big C, for ice…
05.28 / 01:18
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