All 12 boys and their soccer coach trapped for more than two weeks deep inside a flood Thai cave have been rescued, a Thai navy SEAL unit said on Tuesday, a successful end to a perilous mission that has gripped the world.
Rescuers raced to pump water from a cave in northern Thailand on Tuesday as forecasted heavy rain threatened to complicate efforts to free a young soccer team found trapped for 10 days, an ordeal officials warned they may have to bear longer.
The Thai-Cambodian border has long been a breeding ground for drug-resistant malaria. The World's Mary Kay Magistad reports on a new campaign to defeat the disease in that region and to keep it from spreading globally.
In Thailand, there were clashes today between government forces and protesters in Bangkok. The Thai government has vowed to use "every means necessary" to end the chaos. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with the BBC's Lucy Williamson in Bangkok.
The World's Laura Lynch reports that scientists who conducted an AIDS vaccine trial in Thailand say the results showed the vaccine cut the risk of infection by as much as a third. At least some scientists see the results announced today as encouraging.
The BBC's Alastair Leithead reports on Thailand's efforts to repatriate Hmong refugees to Laos. The refugees fear they will be persecuted because of their history of helping the US during the Vietnam War.
Thailand's anti-government movement has been clashing violently with the police and soldiers. The unrest reflects a political dispute that goes back several years. The World's Matthew Bell reports on the political roots of the current chaos.
The 'Red Shirt' protesters in Bangkok, Thailand say they represent the poor. Many are from the country's poorer regions in rural northeast Thailand. Simon Montlake went there to learn what is fueling the deadly political tensions in the capital.
Leaders of the so-called 'red shirt' demonstrators said today they're ready to accept mediation from a group of Thai senators. Marco Werman talks to novelist John Burdett about the story behind the headlines from Thailand.