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Duterte vows to resign if anybody can prove God exists

Jul 7, 2018

The Philippine president, who sparked outrage for calling God stupid, has courted new controversy in his largely Roman Catholic country by saying he will resign if anybody can prove that God exists

Death of ex-SEAL cave diver touches Thais riveted by rescue

Jul 7, 2018

A former member of the Thai navy's elite SEAL unit who volunteered to help his old comrades in their risky mission to evacuate 12 boys and their soccer coach from a partly flooded cave has become the first casualty of the massive rescue effort

33 dead in boat accident off Thai resort island, all Chinese

Jul 6, 2018

Thai authorities have suspended the search for tourists from a boat that sank during a storm off the resort island of Phuket, as the death toll rose to 33, all of them Chinese

Buddhist meditation may calm team trapped in Thai cave

Jul 6, 2018

Team identity, youth and meditation may help young Thai soccer players and coach to cope with mental stress of their ordeal

Rescuers race to drain water inside Thai cave before rains

Jul 5, 2018

With more rain coming, Thai rescuers are racing to pump out water from inside a flooded cave before they can extract 12 boys and their soccer coach with minimal risk

Chairman of China's HNA Group dies in accident in France

Jul 5, 2018

China's HNA Group says co-chairman Wang Jian has died in France

Hong Kong court upholds ruling in favor of same-sex couple

Jul 4, 2018

Hong Kong's Court of Final Appeal has ruled the same-sex partner of a British expatriate is entitled to equal treatment under immigration law

Forecast of heavy rain could complicate Thai cave rescue

Jul 3, 2018

With heavy rains forecast to worsen flooding in a cave in northern Thailand where 12 boys and their soccer coach are waiting to be extracted by rescuers, authorities say they might be forced to have them swim out through a narrow, underwater passage

Boys, coach in stable health after 10 days lost in Thai cave

Jul 3, 2018

The 12 boys and soccer coach found in a partially flooded cave after 10 days are mostly in stable medical condition and have been given food and medicine, though it is not known when they will be able to go home

Malaysia investigates marriage of man to 11-year-old girl

Jul 2, 2018

Malaysia's deputy prime minister says authorities are investigating the marriage between an 11-year-old Thai girl and a 41-year-old Malaysian Muslim, including elements of possible "sexual grooming" in the case

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