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Whitney Houston's daughter, Bobbi Kristina, wakes from coma

A lawyer representing Bobby Brown releases a statement confirming that the singer's daughter has in fact opened her eyes after months in a medically induced coma. Brown was married to the late Whitney Houston from which Bobbi Kristina is their only child.

Seven hurt as car bomb hits Thai tourist island of Samui

Ko Samui - A car bomb on the Thai resort island of Samui has wounded seven people, including an Italian girl, police said Saturday, in a further blow to the country's tarnished reputation as a top tourist destination.

Thai 'Red Shirts' cancel 2010 crackdown anniversary

Bangkok - Thailand's anti-coup "Red Shirts" on Thursday cancelled a religious ceremony marking the fifth anniversary of a deadly military crackdown, accusing security forces of surrounding a temple where the memorial was due to take place.

Top WHO official in Thailand denies maid slavery claims

Bangkok - The World Health Organization's top official in Thailand on Saturday denied beating his Ethiopian domestic helper and treating her like a modern day slave.

Flying angels captured on video — truth or hoax?

A video released earlier this year captured footage of what appeared to be winged angels flying in the skies above Brazil. The footage and the debate of it's authenticity has recently gone viral.

Thailand slammed for 25-year lese majeste jail term

Bangkok - Rights groups Wednesday lambasted a Thai military court for jailing a businessman for 25 years for making allegedly defamatory Facebook posts about the monarchy, one of the toughest known sentences for lese majeste.

Thai junta to replace martial law but retain key powers

Bangkok - Thailand's junta chief said on Tuesday he would lift martial law but only after replacing it with a new order retaining sweeping powers for the military.Critics said the move would "deepen dictatorship" in the kingdom.

Thai junta chief considers martial law replacement

Bangkok - Thailand's junta chief Friday said he was considering lifting martial law, but only after passing a new order to replace it.

Thai former PM Yingluck to face trial over rice scheme

Bangkok - Thailand's former premier Yingluck Shinawatra was Thursday ordered to stand trial on charges of negligence over a bungled rice subsidy scheme, in a case that could see her jailed for up to a decade.

Posting 'underboob selfies' may be a crime in Thailand

On Monday, women in Thailand were warned about posting "selfie" photos of the lower parts of their breasts, known as "underboob selfies."

Giant stingray the largest freshwater fish ever caught?

It took five hours to catch the massive stingray in Thailand's Mae Klong river and it was back-breaking work, but when the fishermen were done, they had managed to catch what may well be the largest freshwater fisher ever caught by rod and line.

Op-Ed: Why Mayweather should hire a spar mate who can mimic Pacquiao

Floyd Mayweather has been scouting around for sparring partners who can mimic Manny Pacquiao as he begins to prepare his fight plan against the Filipino boxing superstar on May 2 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada.

China's Zou Shiming fails to capture IBF flyweight title

China's boxing sensation Zou Shiming failed to win in his first title fight against Amnat Ruenroeng of Thailand after a spotless pro career under the tutelage of seven-time "Trainer of the Year" Freddie Roach.

China's Zou Shiming battles Amnat Ruenroeng in first title fight

China's Olympic gold medalist Zou Shiming battles former amateur foe Amnat Ruenroeng of Thailand at the Cotai Arena of the Venetian Resort & Casino Saturday night for his first title fight since turning pro in 2013.

Thailand's 'Tiger Temple' cleared of charges of mistreatment

Kanchanaburi - Thailand's wildlife protection agency, called in to investigate charges of mistreatment of tigers at the famous Luangtamahabua Buddhist temple called "Tiger Temple," have cleared the monks and the temple establishment of any wrong-doing.

Thai pair jailed for more than two years for royal slur in play

Bangkok - Two young Thais accused of defaming the monarchy in a university play were jailed for two and a half years on Monday, as the ruling junta intensifies a crackdown under a controversial lese majeste law.

Dozen wounded as car bomb rips through southern Thai town

Narathiwat - Around a dozen people were wounded when a car bomb detonated by remote control ripped through a karaoke bar in Thailand's Muslim-majority deep south on Friday, officials told AFP.

Thailand bans surrogacy for foreigners after scandals

Bangkok - Thailand has passed a law banning foreign couples from using Thai women as surrogates after a series of high-profile scandals tainting the image of the hitherto unregulated industry.

Thai ex-PM Yingluck indicted over rice subsidy scheme

Bangkok - Former Thai premier Yingluck Shinawatra was indicted over a bungled rice subsidy scheme Thursday in the latest legal move against her family that could see her jailed for up to a decade.

ISIS vows to take down Rome

In the most recent propaganda video released by the militant group ISIS, the terroristic group vows to conquer Rome. Some say it is a blatant attack on Christians.
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