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February 12, 2016 10:23 am

CIA director says IS group has used, can make chem weapons

"We have a number of instances where ISIL has used chemical munitions on the battlefield," Brennan told CBS News, which released excerpts of an interview to air in full on the "60 Minutes" news..

February 12, 2016 8:20 am

Scientists glimpse Einstein's gravitational waves

When two black holes collided some 1.3 billion years ago, the joining of those two great masses sent forth a wobble that hurtled through space and reached Earth on September 14, 2015, when it was..

February 11, 2016 6:34 pm

Prawit denies rumours of Russian tanks procurement

Prawit, who is also a deputy PM, and Platonovich met at the Defence Ministry Thursday, at a forum entitled "Thailand-Russia Joint Working Group on Security Consultation", to discuss economic and..

February 11, 2016 6:09 pm

Second MERS patient detected in Thailand returns to Oman

Sophon said the Oman man's blood has been tested negative to the virus by the labs twice so it was confirmed that he had been completely cured. Speaking at the same press conference Doctor..

February 11, 2016 5:46 pm

Five teenagers arrested in Udon Thani for robbing farang..

Udon Thani police chief Pol Maj Gen Pirapong Wongsamarn siad the teenagers are between 13 to 17 years old. The police chief said the boys admitted that they selected elderly farang tourists and..

February 11, 2016 5:32 pm

Wissanu reaffirms election deadline

Wissanu said in order to highlight the significance of reform, the government wanted the Constitution Drafting Commission to make provisions on reform as a separate chapter and not just as..

February 11, 2016 5:31 pm

Baht up, shares down

The Thai currency appreciated by 0.14 per cent from yesterday. Year to date, it gained 2.1 per cent against the greenback. Meanwhile, the Stock Exchange of Thailand Index lost 24 points or 1.84..

February 11, 2016 4:31 pm

Dental Council launches probe into Harvard scholar

If the probe finds evidence Dr Dolrudee Jumronglas did wrong, the Dental Council will also raise the issue with Harvard University, her current employer. "Ethical issues deserve attention from..

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February 11, 2016 4:13 pm

Five insurgency suspects still on the run

The five men - identified as Isyasa Ha-yae, Maolana Samoh, Fadlan Sohman, Charoen Umasa, and Annungwa Kasor - escaped during the raid, which led to the seizure of a large quantity of bomb-making..

February 11, 2016 4:09 pm

Bangkok court acquits anti-coup protester

The prosecutor's suit pointed out that the NCPO had imposed the ban after General Prayut Chan-o-cha brought down the Yingluck Shinawatra government on May 22, 2014. Apichart and 500 others had..

February 11, 2016 3:07 pm

NLA passes first reading of bill to replace outdated nuclear..

The bill proposed by the Science Ministry was approved with 189 votes. Two NLA members abstained. The NLA set up a panel of 15 members to vet the bill before sending it back to the NLA for the..

February 11, 2016 2:51 pm

'Iron Boy' saves Sydney as Downey Jr tweets support

Nine-year-old Domenic Pace, who has battled cystic fibrosis throughout his life, has long idolised Marvel superhero Iron Man and expressed his wish to be "Iron Boy", with the Make-A-Wish Foundation..