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Vatana gets jail sentence in Klong Dan case

By The Nation

 

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The Supreme Court on Friday sentenced absconding former deputy interior minister Vatana Asvahame to three years in jail in connection with the Klong Dan scandal, reversing a verdict by the Appeals Court that had acquitted all the 18 defendants in the case.

 

Full Story: https://www.thaivisa.com/forum/topic/1048226-vatana-gets-jail-sentence-in-klong-dan-case/

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Suicide bomber kills 128 in attack on Pakistani election rally

By Gul Yousafzai

 

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Men mourn the death of relatives and party workers, who were killed after a suicide attack during an election campaign meeting, at hospital morgue in Quetta, Pakistan July 13, 2018. REUTERS/Naseer Ahmed

 

QUETTA, Pakistan (Reuters) - A suicide bomber killed 128 people at an election rally in southwestern Pakistan in the second election-related attack on Friday, officials said, amid growing tensions over ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif's return ahead of the July 25 vote.

 

Full story: https://www.thaivisa.com/forum/topic/1048347-suicide-bomber-kills-128-in-attack-on-pakistani-election-rally/

 

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Trump vows 'great' trade deal with UK, abruptly changing tack on May's Brexit plan

By Jeff Mason

 

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Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May poses for a photograph with U.S. President Donald Trump at Chequers near Aylesbury, Britain July 13, 2018. REUTERS/Hannah McKay

 

WINDSOR CASTLE, England (Reuters) - President Donald Trump said on Friday the United States and Britain could secure a "great" post-Brexit trade deal, lavishing praise on Prime Minister Theresa May and contradicting his own withering assessment of her strategy publicised hours earlier.

 

Full story: https://www.thaivisa.com/forum/topic/1048348-trump-vows-great-trade-deal-with-uk-abruptly-changing-tack-on-mays-brexit-plan/

 

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UK police find source of Novichok nerve agent in small bottle

 

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FILE PHOTO: Dawn Sturgess, who has died as a result of Novichok poisoning, is pictured in Salisbury, Britain June 27, 2016, in this picture obtained from social media. Facebook/Dawn Sturgess via REUTERS

 

LONDON (Reuters) - British counter-terrorism police said on Friday they believed they had found the source of the Novichok nerve agent that killed a woman in southwest England and left her partner critically ill in hospital.

 

Full story: https://www.thaivisa.com/forum/topic/1048350-uk-police-find-source-of-novichok-nerve-agent-in-small-bottle/

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U.S. accuses Russian spies of 2016 election hacking, summit looms

By David Shepardson and Warren Strobel

 

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Deputy U.S. Attorney General Rod Rosenstein announces grand jury indictments of 12 Russian intelligence officers in special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation during a news conference at the Justice Department in Washington, U.S., July 13, 2018. REUTERS/Leah Millis

 

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A federal grand jury on Friday charged 12 Russian intelligence officers with hacking Democratic computer networks in 2016, in the most detailed U.S. accusation yet that Moscow meddled in the presidential election to help Republican Donald Trump.

 

Full story: https://www.thaivisa.com/forum/topic/1048351-us-accuses-russian-spies-of-2016-election-hacking-summit-looms/

 

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Palestinian teenager killed in Israel-Gaza border protests

 

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A demonstrator holds a Palestinian flag during a protest at the Israel-Gaza border in the southern Gaza Strip July 13, 2018. REUTERS/Ibraheem Abu Mustafa

 

GAZA (Reuters) - Israeli troops shot dead a Palestinian teenager during protests along the Gaza border on Friday, Gaza medical officials said, and an Israeli soldier was wounded during the demonstrations that had turned violent, the military said.

 

Full story: https://www.thaivisa.com/forum/topic/1048352-palestinian-teenager-killed-in-israel-gaza-border-protests/

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'Together Against Trump', thousands protest peacefully in London

By Andrew MacAskill and Jamillah Knowles

 

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A man holds a pro-Trump banner as demonstrators protest against the visit of U.S. President Donald Trump, in central London, Britain, July 13, 2018. REUTERS/Yves Herman

 

LONDON (Reuters) - Chanting "Donald Trump has got to go," tens of thousands of protesters marched through London on Friday waving banners and banging pots to demonstrate against the U.S. president on his first official visit to Britain.

 

Full story: https://www.thaivisa.com/forum/topic/1048353-together-against-trump-thousands-protest-peacefully-in-london/

 

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EU slams 'tasteless' speculation on Juncker's health

 

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European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker arrives for the second day of a NATO summit in Brussels, Belgium, July 12, 2018. Tatyana Zenkovich/Pool via REUTERS

 

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker suffered a painful sciatica attack at a NATO summit this week, a commission spokesman said on Friday, dismissing as "more than tasteless" media speculation that he was drunk.

 

Full story: https://www.thaivisa.com/forum/topic/1048354-eu-slams-tasteless-speculation-on-junckers-health/

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Eight black rhinos die in Kenya during relocation between parks

 

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FILE PHOTO: A female black Rhino stands in a box before being transported during rhino translocation exercise In the Nairobi National Park, Kenya, June 26, 2018. REUTERS/Baz Ratner

 

NAIROBI (Reuters) - Eight black rhinos have died in Kenya while being transported by the state wildlife service between two national parks, Tourism Minister Najib Balala said on Friday in a statement.

 

Full story: https://www.thaivisa.com/forum/topic/1048355-eight-black-rhinos-die-in-kenya-during-relocation-between-parks/

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Groenewegen too strong on longest day on Tour de France

By Julien Pretot

 

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FILE PHOTO: Cycling - Tour de France - The 231-km Stage 7 from Fougeres to Chartres - July 13, 2018 - LottoNL-Jumbo rider Dylan Groenewegen of the Netherlands sprints to stage victory. REUTERS/Stephane Mahe

 

CHARTRES (Reuters) - Dutchman Dylan Groenewegen outblasted his rivals to the line in a sprint to take the sixth stage of the Tour de France on Friday, the longest single stage of the race, a 231-km haul from Fougeres to Chartres.

 

Full story: https://www.thaivisa.com/forum/topic/1048357-groenewegen-too-strong-on-longest-day-on-tour-de-france/

 

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France-Croatia final confirms Europe's World Cup dominance

By Andrew Downie

 

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FILE PHOTO: France's Kylian Mbappe scores against Argentina in Kazan, Russia - June 30, 2018. REUTERS/Michael Dalder/File Photo

 

(Reuters) - A European nation is set to win the World Cup for the fourth time in a row this Sunday and in doing so confirm an unprecedented dominance for the Old World over their once mighty rivals in South America.

 

Full story: https://www.thaivisa.com/forum/topic/1048358-france-croatia-final-confirms-europes-world-cup-dominance/

 

 

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Southgate to make 'as few changes as possible' for Belgium

By Simon Evans

 

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FILE PHOTO: Soccer Football - World Cup - England Training - England Training Camp, Saint Petersburg, Russia - July 13, 2018 England manager Gareth Southgate, assistant manager Steve Holland and striker coach Allan Russell during training REUTERS/Dylan Martinez

 

ST PETERSBURG (Reuters) - England manager Gareth Southgate says he hopes to make "as few changes as possible" for Saturday's World Cup third-place playoff against Belgium.

 

Full story: https://www.thaivisa.com/forum/topic/1048359-southgate-to-make-as-few-changes-as-possible-for-belgium/

 

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Team’s one-hour trip turned into life-threatening ordeal

By MARISA CHIMPRABHA 
THE NATION WEEKEND

 

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The planned hour-long visit to the Tham Luang cave by a football team on June 23 turned into an 18-day ordeal that fixated the country and the world and triggered a daring multinational rescue operation.

 

Full story: https://www.thaivisa.com/forum/topic/1048184-thai-soccer-team-planned-to-be-inside-the-cave-for-only-an-hour/

 

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Youngsters inspire living museum

By Phatarawadee Phataranawik 
The Nation

 

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If the museum is approved, it would feature much of the equipment used in the search-and-rescue mission along with photos of the dramatic operation and, it's hoped, scientific details based on precise 3D mapping of the cave. Photo/Rachanon Intharagsa

 

Turning Tham Luang Cave into a tourist destination will not be easy, experts warn

 

Full story: https://www.thaivisa.com/forum/topic/1048360-youngsters-inspire-living-museum/

 

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