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October 22, 2014 3:12 pm

At least four months to contain Ebola: Red Cross chief

The deadliest-ever outbreak of the haemorrhagic fever has claimed more than 4,500 lives in West Africa, and experts warn the rate of infections could reach 10,000 a week by early..

October 22, 2014 2:55 pm

US climber dies in Everest region

The accident occurred on Mt Amadablam, a 6,812-metre peak in the Mt Everest region. "A 42-year-old man identified as Ashurly Murad Zaurovich, died after falling about 100 metres downhill," said..

October 22, 2014 2:54 pm

Malaysia's defence minister hopeful MH370 will be found

Hishammuddin, who is in the Western Australian port of Fremantle to inspect one of the search ships, the GO Phoenix, said the passengers and crew on board the Malaysia Airlines jet "remain in our..

October 22, 2014 2:03 pm

NLA endorses new Council of State secretary general

Disthat was promoted from the post of deputy secretary general of the Council of State. He was endorsed with 174 votes. Four NLA members abstained. The NLA did not set up a panel to check his..

October 22, 2014 1:50 pm

NLA endorses new ombudsman

Three NLA members voted against him while four others abstained. The Nation

October 22, 2014 1:27 pm

Watergate-era Washington Post editor Bradlee dead at 93

Bradlee led the newspaper for 26 years starting in 1965. The Watergate story started when two then-young Post reporters, Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein, spent months pursuing an election-year..

October 22, 2014 1:02 pm

Wife admits ordering killing of Briton on Bali: police

Robert Ellis, 60, who was also an Australian passport holder, was killed on instructions from his Indonesian wife, they said, with one suspected motive being money. Residents found the..

October 22, 2014 12:58 pm

WHO: Ebola drug trials to start within weeks in West Africa

The WHO and partner organisations are currently selecting treatment centres in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone in order to conduct trials of experimental Ebola drugs, said Marie Paule Kieny, head..

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Nang Lerng Market

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October 21, 2014 6:38 pm

Rights watchdog challenges Thai UN council bid

"The Thai government should urgently undertake concrete measures to end military rule, stop repression of basic rights and freedoms, and provide justice for victims of abuse. If Thailand wants to..

October 21, 2014 6:35 pm

Court dismisses Greenpeace lawsuit over GMO trials

The verdict upheld the 2008 Central Administrative Court's ruling that the DOA had taken necessary legal steps to control the widespread usage of GMO plants, had cancelled the distribution of GM..

October 21, 2014 6:33 pm

Construction of 181 police stations to begin on Jan 1

The National Council for Peace and Order has approved the funds to build 215 new police stations in 59 provinces in a move to solve space shortage problems. Pongsapat said the project would..

October 21, 2014 5:14 pm

Korean woman's body found, but search continues for missing..

The woman, identified as An Sun Yang, 28, and a man, identified as Go Min Woo, 31, went missing after the "Sea Star 29" speedboat that carried them and 40 other tourists to a Phuket pier crashed..