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Thai Navy SEAL dies after yearlong infection after cave rescue

Bangkok - A Thai Navy SEAL who aided with the rescue of a youth football team trapped in a flooded cave last year has died from an infection he contracted during the dramatic recovery mission.

Caver suing Elon Musk over 'pedo guy' tweet refuses to apologize

Los Angeles - A British caver said Thursday he saw no need to apologize to Tesla co-founder Elon Musk for dismissing as a PR stunt the entrepreneur's offer to help rescue soccer players trapped in a cave in Thailand.

British caver says 'shamed, dirtied' by Elon Musk 'pedo guy' tweet

Los Angeles - A British caver who was labeled "pedo guy" by Tesla co-founder Elon Musk said Wednesday he felt "humiliated" and "dirtied" by the tech billionaire's accusation, and that it amounted to "a life sentence.

Thai cave reopens for visitors after Wild Boars rescue

Bangkok - Thailand has reopened the cave where 12 young footballers and their coach were trapped last year in a saga that captivated the world.

Thai 'Wild Boars' pay respects to hero diver who died in rescue

Mae Sai - The "Wild Boars" youth football team, whose plight captivated the world a year ago when they were trapped for nearly three weeks in a flooded Thai cave, paid their respects Monday to a diver who died trying to save them.

Netflix, makers of 'Crazy Rich Asians', team up for Thai cave rescue production

Bangkok - Netflix agreed Tuesday to team up with the makers of "Crazy Rich Asians" for a production based on the gripping real-life rescue of the "Wild Boars" football team from a flooded Thai cave.

Thai cave boy divers explore new tunnel in Vietnam

Hanoi - Three divers who helped rescue a Thai football team last year have made a fresh discovery in Vietnam where they explored a tunnel that could expand the footprint of the world's largest cave.

Israelis unveil 'world's longest salt cave'

- Israeli cave explorers said Thursday that a salt cave with striking stalactites near the Dead Sea is the world's longest, beating the previous record-holder in Iran.The cave named Malham, stretching over 10 kilometres (6.

First Thai cave rescue film due out on mission anniversary

Bangkok - A Thai-born director who took just weeks to shoot the first film about the dramatic cave rescue of the "Wild Boars" football team says his focus is on authenticity and the mission's "unsung" heroes, with book publishers and Hollywood studios jostling t...

British divers rescued Thai adults before saving 'Wild Boars': report

Bangkok - Two British divers who helped rescue a Thai youth football team from a flooded cave had earlier saved four adults also stranded in the complex, according to a new report on a mission that gripped the world.

British caver sues Elon Musk over 'pedo' comments

Washington - A British caver who helped in the dramatic rescue of 12 boys trapped in Thailand earlier this year sued Tesla founder Elon Musk on Monday for calling him a "pedo guy" and a "child rapist.

Thai film company to retell cave boy saga

Bangkok - A Thai-based film company has joined the scramble to retell the dramatic story of the 12 young footballers and their coach who were freed from a flooded cave, one of the producers said Tuesday.

Thai cave boys in the spotlight, again

Bangkok - The young Thai football team whose terrifying ordeal in a flooded cave captivated the world earlier this year recounted their memories of their rescue Thursday as they visited a spectacular exhibit chronicling the drama.

Stateless footballers rescued from Thai cave granted citizenship

Bangkok - Thailand Wednesday granted citizenship to stateless members of the football team rescued from a cave last month in a saga which gripped the world.

Thai cave boys leave Buddhist monastery after honouring dead rescuer

Mae Sai - The Thai boys freed from a flooded cave in a rescue bid that gripped the world left a Buddhist monastery Saturday, 11 days after ordaining as novice monks to honour a diver who died during the mission to save them.

British divers in Thai rescue feted at Downing St

London - British cave divers who helped rescue 12 Thai boys and their football coach from deep inside a flooded cave were guests of honour Tuesday at a reception hosted by Prime Minister Theresa May.

Thais rescued from cave shave heads ahead of ordination ceremony

Mae Sai - Thai boys rescued from deep inside a flooded cave in a dramatic mission had their heads shaved Tuesday before a Buddhist ordination ceremony in honour of a diver who died during the operation.

Honours for Australians involved in Thai cave rescue

Sydney - Nine Australians who helped rescue young footballers trapped in a Thai cave were given state honours Tuesday, with Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull declaring their bravery an inspiration to the world.

Thai cave boys pray for good luck after first night home

Mae Sai - Members of the "Wild Boars" football team rescued from a cave in northern Thailand prayed for good luck at a Buddhist temple on Thursday morning after spending their first night back home with family.

'It was a miracle': Thai cave boys describe two-week ordeal

Chiang Rai - It was meant to be a fun excursion after football practice, but it turned into a life-threatening, two-week ordeal for a group of youngsters trapped in a cave with rising waters and no apparent escape route.

Elon Musk apologizes to British caver for 'pedo' slur

Washington - Elon Musk has apologized for calling a British caver who helped rescue 12 Thai boys from a cave a "pedo", retracting a comment that had drawn widespread outrage and briefly sent shares in Tesla tumbling.

Thai cave boys speak of 'miracle' rescue after hospital discharge

Chiang Rai - Twelve Thai boys and their football coach who were rescued by divers after being trapped in a flooded cave for over two weeks spoke publicly Wednesday of their incredible ordeal.

Thai cave boys speak of 'miracle' rescue after hospital discharge

Chiang Rai - Twelve boys and their football coach who survived a highly dangerous and dramatic rescue from a flooded Thai cave spoke publicly of their incredible ordeal for the first time on Wednesday at a press conference that was beamed around the world.

Thai cave boys to leave hospital, speak to media

Chiang Rai - Twelve boys and their football coach who survived a highly dangerous and dramatic rescue from a flooded cave in Thailand are preparing to leave hospital and speak to the media for the first time.

British caver says considering legal action after Elon Musk 'pedo' tweet

Bangkok - A British caver who helped rescue 12 boys from a Thai cave said he may take legal action against Elon Musk after the entrepreneur called him a "pedo" in comments that sent Tesla shares tumbling.Tesla shares were down 3.

British caver says considering legal action after Elon Musk 'pedo' tweet

Bangkok - A British caver who helped rescue 12 boys from a Thai cave said Monday he may take legal action against Elon Musk after the entrepreneur called him a "pedo".

Thai cave rescue divers given diplomatic immunity: report

Sydney - Two Australian divers who helped extract the young football team trapped in a Thai cave obtained diplomatic immunity before the rescue in case it failed, national broadcaster ABC reported Monday.

Thai boys rescued from cave mourn diver who died

Chiang Rai - The 12 boys and their coach rescued from a Thai cave mourned the death of an ex-Navy SEAL who died while taking part in the mission, the health ministry said Sunday.

Rescued Thai cave boys to leave hospital Thursday

Bangkok - Twelve young footballers and their coach rescued from a Thai cave will be released from hospital on Thursday, a health official said, offering psychological support and urging the group to avoid media interviews despite huge interest in their against-t...

Brit diver tells of 'massive relief' at unprecedented Thai cave rescue

Chiang Rai - The British diver who found 12 Thai boys and their coach trapped alive in a flooded cave has described his "massive relief" as he counted them one by one, sparking a rescue bid unprecedented in its daring and complexity.
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