As famine grips North Korea, some are choosing to make a difficult journey to Thailand through a modern-day underground railroad. John Sparks of Independent Television News reports.
By Larisa Epatko
The latest flare-up in a long-standing territorial dispute between Thailand and Cambodia has resulted in the deaths of at least 15 people and displaced tens of thousands during a week's worth of fighting.
In other news Tuesday, security forces in Southern Afghanistan recaptured at least 71 inmates who fled from Kandahar's main prison Sunday night. More than 480 prisoners escaped after Taliban militants tunneled into the jail. Also, Thai and Cambodian forces clashed…
The upheaval in Egypt is reminiscent of past protest movements and rebellions that have produced varying results. Some have brought down governments and transformed societies, others have dissipated or been crushed. We highlight some of them here.
By Hari Sreenivasan
The government of Thailand, recently in the news for political unrest and protests, has dispatched its president of the Thailand Trade Representative's Office, Kiat Sittheeamorn, as an envoy of the prime minister. He's on a mission to assure the world…
The leaders of Thailand's anti-government protests have surrendered to authorities, sparking more violence in the streets of Bangkok. Judy Woodruff talks to Richard Doner, a professor of political science at Emory University, for more on the politics behind the "red…
In other news Monday, General Motors posted its first quarterly profit in nearly three years, thanks to strong sales of new models and expense cuts from its bankruptcy. And in Thailand, resistance leaders and security forces remain in a standoff…
Eight people are reported dead and more than 100 injured in clashes between Thai anti-government protesters and military soldiers that began Thursday and raged into the night Friday. "It's absolute chaos in the city of Bangkok now," said…
In other news Friday, violence escalated in the streets of Bangkok as Thai troops fired on anti-government protesters, killing at least eight people and hundreds of people protested in Afghanistan against a NATO strike they believe killed Afghan civilians.
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