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German serial killer nurse charged with 97 more murders

A German male nurse serving a life term for killing six hospital patients with lethal drugs out of "boredom" will face trial for another...

New wave of bird flu likely to hit soon, China expert...

A new wave of bird flu is likely to hit China over the next few months, which could have serious consequences this year due...

Thai PM asks media to stop reporting on Gen Prawit’s wristwatches

Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha on Tuesday (Jan 23) pleaded with the media to stop reporting on Deputy Prime Minister Prawit Wongsuwon’s alleged possession of...

Death of Irish tourist in Thailand ‘likely an accident’

Officials in Thailand say they are awaiting results of an autopsy to confirm the cause of death of a woman from Guernsey. Louise Furey, 27, died...

Zimbabwe family leave Bangkok airport after three months

If you've ever complained about being forced to sleep in an airport after a delay, spare a thought for one Zimbabwean family who have...

People enslaved, beaten, killed by rogues in Thai fishing industry

Tourists know Phuket for its white sand beaches, fresh seafood and vibrant nightlife. But on the Thai island’s southeast coast at Ratsada port, bodies are regularly...

Thai corruption scandal is causing problems for the ruling junta

Pavin Chachavalpongpun is associate professor at Kyoto University’s Center for Southeast Asian Studies. The Thai junta is suffering from a severe crisis of legitimacy as...

Talented Brit loses half his leg in Koh Samui scooter accident

A gifted athlete who could do backflips on the spot lost half his leg in Thailand and told his girlfriend “I’m sorry, I love...

Sydney woman, 40, arrested over alleged financing of terrorism

Members of the NSW Joint Counter Terrorism Team have arrested a 40-year-old woman at Parramatta, in Sydney's west, this morning. Police say the woman was...

American Center Hanoi closes amid US gov’t shutdown

Passport and visa services will continue as 'the situation permits', but all other activities will be put on hold. The U.S. Embassy in Hanoi announced...