An explosion and fire killed one person and injured 73 at the Williams Olefins chemical plant in Geismar, Louisiana, on Thursday, unsettling an industrial town where authorities ordered people to remain indoors for hours to avoid the billowing smoke.
Teacher 'raped 15-year-old pupil after reading her diary and finding out she had a crush on him'
Hackers from China have infiltrated the computer systems of the Wall Street Journal (WSJ), in the second such attack on a major US news outlet.
At least 233 people have died in a fire that swept through a nightclub in a university city in southern Brazil, police and officials say.
A 23 year old student was gang raped and thrown of a bus on Sunday in New Delhi India. The attack has sparked fresh concern for the safety of women in the city.
A heavily armed gunman killed 26 people, including 20 children from 5 to 10 years old, in a rampage at a Connecticut elementary school on Friday, one of the worst mass shootings in U.S. history.
Won't sell up? Enjoy living in the middle of a motorway! Road is built around a house after elderly Chinese couple refuse to move
President Barack Obama has been re-elected to a second term, defeating Republican challenger Mitt Romney.
Los Angeles police arrested a 60-year-old Thailand native on charges of raping a Thai boy repeatedly since he was 7 years old. His mother said that her son, now age 15, is confused about his sexuality and tried to commit suicide. The suspect is a Christian teacher and Thai newspaper columnist.
President Barack Obama branded the killing of the U.S. ambassador to Libya and three other Americans an "outrageous attack" on Wednesday and vowed to track down the perpetrators, while ordering a tightening of diplomatic security worldwide.
RANONG, July 26 - A court in Myanmar’s Kawthaung province adjacent to this Thai Andaman Sea province has sentenced 92 Thais to three years and six months for deforestation and illegal entry, the first two of five counts for which all were charged.
OSLO, July 23 - Vietnam, Laos and Mozambique are the countries that do the least to crack down on an illegal trade in animal parts that is threatening the survival of elephants, rhinos and tigers, the WWF conservation group said on Monday.
A Bangkok Airways passenger flight to Cambodia was fired at 18 times by Cambodian soldiers at the border when it flew near sensitive airspace in rainy weather. No one was injured, and the aircraft later landed safely. Both governments have accepted the incident as a misunderstanding.
BANGKOK, 9 July 2012 – Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra has been invited by Hillary Clinton to go to Cambodia this coming Friday.
RANONG, July 8 – All 49 Thais detained for encroaching into Myanmar territory are safe and authorities are working to seek their release, said Fourth Army Region Commander Lt Gen Udomchai Thamsarorach.
RANONG, July 6 – Thai and Lao rubber workers being held in Myanmar by that countries authorities reportedly have been misled and victimized by brokers telling them the land—inside Myanmar—was in Thailand and that it was available for sale and settlement.
The accident happened in a residential community called “Élysées” in Linzi city, Shandong province. Around 10 am, June 17, 2012, Mrs Wang and her daughter were heading back home after grocery shopping. Only a few meters away from the building they live, their electronic bicycle was hit by a car.
June 26, 2012: Saigon, Vietnam Ms. Preeyanooch Phuttharaksa a Thai colleage student from Bangkok, 23 was convicted to death for drug trafficking.
After a hard morning’s toil, most Indonesians like to refuel with a lunch that includes a generous helping of rice. But if it is a Tuesday, they will be out of luck at stalls in a suburb of Jakarta after the local mayor took the novel step of declaring it a “no rice day.”
The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations has chosen 1 June to be the World Milk Day, urging countries and organizations to take this occasion to campaign on the importance of milk among people. At present, over 35 countries around the world, including China, India, Vietnam, Australia, and Denmark, have been regular participants of the World Milk Day celebration.