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April 2, 2015 7:51 am

Nine Britons stopped in Turkey en route to Syria

Turkey is the country most used by Western jihadists wishing to join the Islamic State militant group fighting in Syria’s civil war. The Turkish government has denied accusations it is not..

April 2, 2015 7:46 am

Ebola vaccine tests show it could 'neutralise' virus: Geneva..

There is no licensed treatment or vaccine for Ebola, and the World Health Organization last year endorsed rushing potential ones through trials in a bid to stem the epidemic still simmering in west..

April 2, 2015 7:43 am

Avril Lavigne feared 'dying' from Lyme disease

The 30-year-old Canadian guitarist and singer confirmed social media exchanges about her illness and said she was feeling better after her prolonged absence from public view fueled rumors about her..

April 1, 2015 9:48 pm

His Majesty signs decree to lift martial law

The lifting of the martial law was announced on TV Wednesday night. The Nation

April 1, 2015 2:52 pm

400,000 Chinese are expected to visit Thailand during..

It is estimated that about 400,000 Chinese tourists are coming to Thailand during the Songkran long holidays. Tourism Authority of Thailand said Thailand continues to be a popular destination for..

April 1, 2015 2:51 pm

Cabinet approves debt restructuring plan

The Cabinet has approved the debt restructuring plan for farmers to help them free from debts. Three groups of farmers will be covered by the plan; those who are entirely devoid of potential to..

April 1, 2015 2:48 pm

Premier urged civil servants to put national interest first

Prime Minister Gen Prayut Chan-o-cha on Wednesday encouraged all civil servants to work in harmony and put the national interest first. Speaking on the Civil Servants’ Day, he urged them to..

March 31, 2015 8:30 pm

THAI operates normal flights to Japan

Charamporn Jotikasthira, THAI president, said that as a result from ICAO's Universal Safety Oversight Audit Programme (USOAP), the Japan Civil Aviation Bureau (JCAB) recently announced that..

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March 31, 2015 8:07 pm

Hurricane-strength winds batter northern Europe, hit travel

The Dutch meteorological office issued a code red warning for the low-lying country’s northern and coastal provinces, as gusts of up to 120 kilometres (75 miles) an hour battered the..

March 31, 2015 8:05 pm

Shibuya first to certify same-sex couples

A majority of the 31 Shibuya ward assembly members adopted an ordinance enabling the municipality to issue certificates recognising same-sex partnerships as being equivalent to marriage. Ten..

March 31, 2015 6:05 pm

Lufthansa says 300 million dollars set aside for crash costs

The sum is to cover compensation claims by the families of the 150 people who lost their lives in the March 24 crash in the French Alps, the loss of the Airbus A320 and associated personnel costs,..

March 31, 2015 5:57 pm

PM to shorten 'Return to happiness' speeches

"I'm tired of speaking for hours. So from now on, I will reduce the duration of my 'Returning Happiness to People' speech ever Friday and will have my ministers who oversee each topic to speak in..