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Saudi woman’s asylum bid challenges kingdom’s reach abroad

Saudi woman’s ongoing bid to flee her country via Thailand this week threw the kingdom’s male guardianship system into the international spotlight, setting in motion a showdown between Saudi Arabia’s restrictions on women and the United Nations’ asylum process.

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Thailand: Saudi woman fleeing family given UN protection

An 18-year-old Saudi woman who had barricaded herself in a room in Bangkok airport hotel and sought asylum has been provided the protection of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees in Thailand, The Guardian reported on Monday.

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British Diver Who Sued Elon Musk Over ‘Pedo Guy’ Insult Makes it to UK Honours List

A team of British divers who helped save a junior football team stranded in a flooded cave in Thailand were awarded in Britain’s traditional New Year Honours alongside former supermodel Twiggy and Monty Python’s Michael Palin.

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British diver doesn’t rule out legal action against Musk over tweets

The British diver who played an instrumental role in rescuing the 12 boys from a Thailand cave last week on Monday fired back at tech billionaire Elon Musk who apparently accused him of being a pedophile.

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Thai cave rescue: The 13 ‘Wild Boars’ who survived 17 days trapped in a flooded cave

Their seemingly impossible escape after being trapped for 17 days deep inside the flooded Tham Luang cave in northern Thailand captured worldwide attention.

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Thailand detains Cambodian opposition leader, rights group says

Thai immigration police have detained the leader of a Cambodian opposition group based in Denmark, Human Rights Watch (HRW) said on Thursday, while a Cambodian official said the government was in discussion with Thailand on the man’s extradition.

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Trump’s pick for CIA chief once ran a torture ‘black site’ in Thailand

US President Donald Trump’s pick to lead the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) is a veteran spymaster who once oversaw a secret prison in Thailand where terrorism suspects were tortured.

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After hundreds of thousands evacuate, Vietnam escapes worst of deadly typhoon

A powerful storm that left a trail of death and destruction in the Philippines was downgraded to a tropical depression Tuesday and failed to make landfall in Vietnam. The storm was expected to dissipate over the Gulf of Thailand later Tuesday.

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Myanmar Observers Invited to US-Thailand Military Drills Despite Rohingya Issue

Observers from Myanmar are invited to the military exercises of the United States and Thailand scheduled for next year, despite Washington’s criticism toward country’s domestic policy regarding the Rohingya people, Pentagon spokesman Christopher Logan said Saturday.

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Tillerson in Thailand as U.S. ties improve

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson arrived in Thailand on Tuesday in the highest level visit by a U.S. official since a military coup in 2014 soured relations with the United States and brought the ruling junta closer to China.

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Average UK broadband speed slower than most of Europe, report finds

Britain is a broadband laggard with an average speed ranking it 31st in the world trailing most of Europe, Thailand and New Zealand.

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German teen suspected of shooting toy gun at Thai king

German prosecutors said on Wednesday they were investigating a 14-year-old boy suspected of shooting plastic bullets from a toy gun at the King of Thailand who was cycling near Munich this month. The king was not hurt.

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Russia’s Aeroflot Plane Hit by Severe Turbulence: Over 12 Injured

Russian Embassy in Thailand provides all necessary assistance to the Russian citizens who were flying by Aeroflot airlines from Moscow to Bangkok and were injured due to turbulence hitting the aircraft, a Consul on duty told Sputnik on Monday.

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