Tag Archives: Thailand

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Marseille coach Bielsa resigns after French league opener

MARSEILLE, France (AP) — Marseille coach Marcelo Bielsa resigned over a contract dispute after his players lost to Caen 1-0 in their opening French league match on Saturday. The former…

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Thailand bans commercial surrogacy for foreign parents

BANGKOK (AP) — A law that has just come into effect in Thailand narrows the choices in Asia for people looking for a surrogate mother to carry a fetus in…

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Afghan Taliban meet to resolve leadership dispute

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The family of former Taliban leader Mullah Mohammad Omar agreed on Tuesday to accept the decision of the insurgent group's dispute resolution council on succession issues,…

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Amid California drought, fears rise of trees dying, falling

LOS ANGELES (AP) — As Californians & the communities they live in cut back water use & let lawns turn brown, arborists & state officials are worrying approximately a potentially…

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Kenyan girl who gave flowers to Obama goes back to school

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — An 8-year-old Kenyan girl who presented flowers to President Barack Obama at an arrival ceremony last week received lots of attention when she returned to school…

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US blasts Russia, Thailand in human trafficking report

The United States on Monday accused Russia, Thailand, Iran & Libya of insufficient action against human trafficking, in a damning report on a global scourge decried as "modern slavery." Those…

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Thailand backpackers murder trial resumes, focus on DNA evidence

By Amy Sawitta Lefevre KOH SAMUI, Thailand (Reuters) – The final hours of two British backpackers killed on a Thai resort island last year were tracked by more than a…

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Philippines in record defence spending plan amid China tensions

The Philippines plans to spend a record 25 billion pesos ($552 million) next year mainly to bolster its claims in the disputed South China Sea, officials said Tuesday. The proposed…

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UN endorses Iran nuclear deal with 6 world powers

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. Security Council on Monday unanimously endorsed the landmark nuclear deal between Iran & six world powers & authorized a series of measures leading to…