Ellen Kooijman

Global Scan

Thailand's military junta tries to pacify its people with free haircuts

The Thai military leaders who took control of the country said they took over because the country wasn't happy. But their idea of creating happiness is a bit forced. LEGO makes a statement with its latest minifigures, and the Taliban say the US prisoner swap is inspiring them ... to capture more Americans. All that in today's Global Scan.

Global Scan

Thailand's military junta tries to pacify its people with free haircuts

The Thai military leaders who took control of the country said they took over because the country wasn't happy. But their idea of creating happiness is a bit forced. LEGO makes a statement with its latest minifigures, and the Taliban say the US prisoner swap is inspiring them ... to capture more Americans. All that in today's Global Scan.