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Princess Sirindhorn Receives China Friendship Medal

BEIJING (Xinhua) — Chinese President Xi Jinping on Tuesday signed a presidential decree to award 42 Chinese and foreign individuals national medals and honorary titles, as the People's Republic of China prepares to celebrate its 70th anniversary.

Thai Princess, Junta Leader Express Condolences after Notre Dame Fire

BANGKOK — Both Princess Ubolratana and junta leader Gen. Prayuth Chan-ocha expressed their condolences Tuesday after a raging fire destroyed much of Paris’ Notre...

Massive Fire Engulfs Beloved Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris

PARIS — A catastrophic fire engulfed the upper reaches of Paris' soaring Notre Dame Cathedral as it was undergoing renovations Monday, threatening one of...

Hello, 2019: Revelry, Reflection as World Greets New Year

Fireworks, concerts, spiritual services and political addresses abounded to mark the transition to 2019 as revelers around the globe bid farewell Monday to a year filled with challenges to many of the world's most basic institutions, including in the realms of politics, trade, alliances and religion.
A photo of a vandalized shop Sunday in Paris, France.

Reporter’s Notebook: Champs-Elysees After Yellow Vest Protests (Photos)

Editor's note: Khaosod English senior staff writer Pravit Rojanaphruk was on holiday in Paris last week and brings his account of the massive anti-government...
Thailand's four-member women's Sepak Takraw team beat Vietnam Saturday to win the gold.

Thailand Out of Asian Games Top 10 for First Time in 24 Years

BANGKOK — For the first time in more than two decades, Thailand failed to secure a top-10 medal ranking at the Asian Games after...

‘We Needed to Survive,’ Syrians Escape War Unending to Bangkok

BANGKOK — Somewhere in the capital city is a tiny, 30sqm room shared by seven people. Four of them fled their home four years ago after it was flattened by a bomb.
Anastasia Vashukevich on Tuesday at the Pattaya Provincial Court.

Sex Instructors Teasing Trump-Russia Evidence Shift Blame to US

PATTAYA — The Belarusian escort promising to spill secrets about the election of Donald Trump following her arrest in Thailand appeared tired and in low spirits as she walked into the Pattaya Provincial Court on Tuesday for her first court appearance.
Top: Lauren Magee, left, Dublin and the 2017 team, in action against Sinead Aherne, Dublin and the 2016 team, during the exhibition match March 17 at the Chulalongkorn University Stadium. Photo: Ladies Gaelic Football / Facebook

Far From Belfast, Gaelic Football Keeps Their Irish Up

The woman receives the ball and barges past a couple of players. Facing the H-shaped goal, she sets herself up and blasts it between the posts.

Dolores O’Riordan, Voice of The Cranberries, 46

LONDON — Dolores O'Riordan, whose urgent, powerful voice helped make Irish rock band The Cranberries a global success in the 1990s, died suddenly on Monday at a London hotel. She was 46.

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