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February 28, 2015 12:15 pm

Russian opposition leader Nemtsov shot dead near Kremlin

The Kremlin decried as a provocation the murder of the 55-year-old former deputy prime minister, which came ahead of an opposition rally he was set to lead this weekend and sent shock waves across..

February 28, 2015 7:27 am

Leonard Nimoy, Spock on 'Star Trek,' dead at 83

Nimoy, who suffered from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, died at his home in Los Angeles, his family and agent said. A private memorial service was being planned. Tributes poured in from..

February 27, 2015 9:29 pm

Prayut says Thailand needs to rethink textbook procurement

The Education Ministry will have a committee to evaluate the quality of textbooks before they are passed on to the Office of Basic Education Commission and a panel made up of representatives of..

February 27, 2015 9:27 pm

PM to head education 'super board'

"And I will try to yield results as soon as I can," he said in his weekly "Returning Happiness to People" TV programme Friday night. Despite the huge budget set aside for the education sector,..

February 27, 2015 9:24 pm

Better transport links will make Kingdom true regional..

He made the remark on his weekly television programme, which was aired Friday night. He said progress had been made in the development of the nation's rail system. Linkages will be created..

February 27, 2015 6:17 pm

France's Hollande condemns 'barbaric' destruction of Iraq..

"Barbarism affects people, history, memories, culture," Hollande told reporters in Manila at the end of a two-day trip to the Philippines. "What the terrorists want to do is destroy all of..

February 27, 2015 5:37 pm

'Human rights' group head arrested for pimping in Japan:..

The man, identified as Masaya Suzuki, was arrested in Ibaraki, northeast of Tokyo, on Thursday on suspicion of violating the anti-prostitution law, the Sankei Shimbun said on its..

February 27, 2015 4:26 pm

Somali pirates release Thai hostages held for 4 years

"We collected the four Thailand men from a remote area," said Omar Sheikh Ali, an official in Somalia’s central Galmudug administration. The four fishermen were among 24 crew members..

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February 27, 2015 3:46 pm

Fire breaks out at Korat department store

Fire engines took about 15 minutes to control the blaze that broke out at the ceiling of the entrance from the store's car park. The fire caused panic among many shoppers who rushed outside. No one..

February 27, 2015 3:10 pm

President says NLA members can hire spouses, children as..

When asked whether the practice was appropriate, Pornpetch said the NLA simply wanted to have helpers whom they could trust and the practice has been done earlier. The Nation

February 27, 2015 2:56 pm

Japan inflation at new low since war on falling prices began

The disappointing figures challenge Bank of Japan chief Haruhiko Kuroda’s persistent claim that inflation is on the upswing, two years after Tokyo kicked off a war on the deflation that has been..

February 27, 2015 2:50 pm

Govt to inject Bt20bn more to village funds

Suwanphan said the government has everllier allocated Bt5.688 billion to 5,688 village funds that met the criteria. He added that the priime minister want to see village funds used to stimulate the..