Tag Archives: Thailand

Leukaemia Sufferer Finds Donor After Global Bid

A student diagnosed with an aggressive form of blood cancer has found a stem cell donor despite a "needle in a haystack" search. Lara Casalotti, 24, from Hampstead in north…

Thai crown prince leads mass cycling event 'for Dad'

Thailand's crown prince led a mass cycle in Bangkok Friday at a symbolic event to honour his father King Bhumibol Adulyadej & highlight his role as heir apparent amid increasing…

Thai police consider defamation suit against human trafficking investigator

By Aukkarapon Niyomyat & Amy Sawitta Lefevre BANGKOK (Reuters) – Thai police on Friday said they were considering suing a former officer investigating human trafficking for defamation over comments he…

Thailand's top human trafficking cop requests asylum

A high-ranking member of Thailand’s police force charged with investigating human trafficking has fled to Australia & requested asylum. Major General Paween Pongsirin said he made the decision to seek…

AT&T CEO hints at launching mobile video streaming service

By Malathi Nayak & Supantha Mukherjee (Reuters) – AT&T Inc Chief Executive Randall Stephenson on Tuesday hinted at launching a mobile video streaming service as early as January to target…

Apple releases first Arabic version of Siri

By Julia Love SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Apple Inc on Tuesday released a version of its virtual personal assistant Siri for Arabic speakers in the United Arab Emirates & Saudi…

Moroccan authorities recover 11 bodies after migrant boat sinks

RABAT (Reuters) – Moroccan authorities have recovered the bodies of 11 African migrants whose boat sank apparently due to offensive weather as they tried to cross to the Canary Islands,…

Colombia rethinks drug policy with medical marijuana

Every year Colombian mother Ines Cano celebrates her daughter's birthday by getting a butterfly tattoo, her way of giving thanks that little Luna has survived another year of chronic epilepsy….

AP Interview: Redford says fighting global warming is urgent

PARIS (AP) — American actor & environmental activist Robert Redford called global warming "an urgent matter" Friday & encouraged mayors to reduce local emissions even as world diplomats are trying…

Iraq fully briefed on plan to deploy U.S. special forces – Kerry

By Arshad Mohammed & Sabine Siebold BRUSSELS (Reuters) – The Iraqi government was fully briefed on U.S. plans to deploy American special forces to Iraq & the two governments will…