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All 13 'Wild Boars' rescued from Thai cave on third day of operation

All 12 boys from the "Wild Boar" football team and their coach were rescued on Tuesday evening (Jul 10) from a flooded Thai cave complex where they had been trapped for more than two weeks.

  • Vietnam calls for UN continuous support

    Vietnam calls for UN continuous support

    Public: 10/28/2016 2:24:29 PM

    Politburo member and permanent member of the Party Central Committee’s Secretariat Dinh The Huynh called on the UN to continue cooperating with Vietnam in maintaining the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) and implementing the 2030 Agenda for sustainable development and climate change response.

  • UN adopts resolution condemning US embargo on Cuba

    UN adopts resolution condemning US embargo on Cuba

    Public: 10/27/2016 4:07:37 PM

    A resolution calling for the end of the United States embargo on Cuba was passed by 191 votes to zero at a plenary meeting of the United Nations General Assembly in New York on October 26th.

  • Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia and Thailand cooperate in combating child sexual exploitation in travel and tourism

    Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia and Thailand cooperate in combating child sexual exploitation in travel and tourism

    Public: 10/27/2016 1:55:53 PM

    United Nations on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) in collaboration with Ministry of Justice of Vietnam organized the second regional legal research group meeting on sexual exploitation of children in travel and tourism on Oct 27 in Hanoi.

  • African Union signs landmark charter on maritime security

    African Union signs landmark charter on maritime security

    Public: 10/18/2016 10:42:11 AM

    African leaders on October 15th signed a landmark charter that aims to preserve the continent’s maritime security and safety.

  • China sends two astronauts to its space station

    China sends two astronauts to its space station

    Public: 10/18/2016 9:24:02 AM

    After months of preparation, China has launched two astronauts into space on a mission to its orbiting laboratory on October 17th.

  • Thailand's king, world's longest-serving monarch, passes away aged 88

    Thailand's king, world's longest-serving monarch, passes away aged 88

    Public: 10/13/2016 8:06:27 PM

    Thailand's King Bhumibol Adulyadej, has passed away at the age of 88, the palace announced on October 13th, prompting what is certain to be deep mourning in a country which viewed the world’s longest serving monarch as a figure of unity.

  • Thai King’s health unstable

    Thai King’s health unstable

    Public: 10/13/2016 9:50:23 AM

    Key members of Thailand’s royal family were present at Siriraj Hospital, where King Bhumibol Abdulyadej is under treatment, on October 12th amid news on the monarch’s unstable health condition.

  • Colombian President will donate Nobel Prize money to conflict victims

    Colombian President will donate Nobel Prize money to conflict victims

    Public: 10/11/2016 10:15:00 AM

    Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos has said he would donate USD 950,000 in Nobel Peace Prize money to the victims of Colombia’s half-century conflict.

  • U.S. lifts sanctions on Myanmar

    U.S. lifts sanctions on Myanmar

    Public: 10/10/2016 10:35:38 AM

    The United States President Barack Obama formally announced the lifting of U.S. sanctions on Myanmar on October 7th by terminating an emergency order that deemed the policies of the former military government in Naypitaw a threat to U.S. national security, which had been imposed on Myanmar for almost two decades.

  • India ratifies Paris climate change agreement

    India ratifies Paris climate change agreement

    Public: 10/5/2016 12:11:15 PM

    On October 2nd, India, which accounts for about 4.5 per cent of global greenhouse gas emissions, ratified the Paris climate change agreement, making it the 62nd country to do so.

  • US Congress rejects Obama’s veto of Saudi 9/11 bill

    US Congress rejects Obama’s veto of Saudi 9/11 bill

    Public: 9/30/2016 8:53:50 AM

    The US Congress voted overwhelmingly on September 28th to override Barack Obama’s veto of a bill allowing 9/11 victims to sue Saudi Arabia, the first such rebuke during his eight-year presidency.

  • Clinton delivers impressive performance at first candidates’ debate

    Clinton delivers impressive performance at first candidates’ debate

    Public: 9/28/2016 9:42:11 AM

    The race to the White House is entering a decisive phase as the two presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump begin their televised debates.

  • FARC Rebels, Colombian Government sign historic Peace Treaty

    FARC Rebels, Colombian Government sign historic Peace Treaty

    Public: 9/26/2016 9:49:45 AM

    FARC rebels and the Colombian government met in Havana on September 21st to sign a historic peace accord, marking the end to a guerrilla war that has seethed for more than half a century.

  • China completes largest radio telescope in the world

    China completes largest radio telescope in the world

    Public: 9/26/2016 9:22:57 AM

    China has finished building the Five-hundred-meter Aperture Spherical Telescope (FAST), the world’s largest single-aperture telescope.

  • 31 countries ratify Paris climate accord at UN

    31 countries ratify Paris climate accord at UN

    Public: 9/22/2016 10:05:02 AM

    31 more countries formally joined the Paris Agreement on climate change on September 21st at the annual session of the United Nations General Assembly, greatly improving the pact’s chances becoming reality.

  • Obama Creates First Marine National Monument in Atlantic Ocean

    Obama Creates First Marine National Monument in Atlantic Ocean

    Public: 9/16/2016 10:56:26 AM

    U.S. President Barack Obama announced on September 15th the creation of the first national marine monument in the Atlantic Ocean, preserving nearly 5,000 square miles of underwater canyons and mountains off the coast of New England, a northeastern region of the U.S.

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