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  • Turkey embraces Muslim Uighurs who made perilous escape from China

    Turkey embraces Muslim Uighurs who made perilous escape from China
    Wearing woolen hats pulled down tight against the winter chill, the newly arrived youngsters from western China scurried around the ramshackle, low-rise apartment complex chasing after soccer balls and drifting balloons. They scampered into tents brimming...
  • Pictures in the News | December 5, 2014

     
    Friday's Pictures in the News begins in New York, where protesters rallying against a grand jury's decision not to indict the police officer involved in the death of Eric Garner sing as they carry a collection of mock coffins bearing the names of...
  • The Week in Pictures | December 1 – 7, 2014

     
    Each week we bring you the very best in visual journalism. There we more protest this week out of New York, where protesters rallying against a grand jury's decision not to indict the police officer involved in the death of Eric Garner carried mock...
  • Australia tells travelers 'nanny state' won't help much with trips

    Australians like to call their country a "nanny state" — but the nanny has had enough. The Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade on Wednesday told Australian travelers to toughen up and show a little more self-reliance, publishing a...
  • 'Hunger Games' salute leads to arrests of Thai protesters

    'Hunger Games' salute leads to arrests of Thai protesters
    Life is imitating art in Thailand, where muzzled opponents of the coup leaders who suspended democracy six months ago have embraced the three-finger salute of defiance from the "Hunger Games" movie series. Three more students who used the cinematic...
  • Thailand cracking down on coup protesters using 'Hunger Games' salute

    Thailand cracking down on coup protesters using 'Hunger Games' salute
    Thailand's military-installed leaders are cracking down on protesters who have adopted "The Hunger Games" three-finger salute in defiance of totalitarian rule. On Wednesday, police arrested five university students in the northeastern region of Khon...
  • Film Review: 'So Be It'

    A fascinating documentary about the role of Buddhism in Thai society, "So Be It" follows the experiences of two young boys learning about life through close contact with the faith. Made by the high-profile indie team of helmer Kongdej Jaturanrasmee ("P-...
  • 'All You Need Is Love' -- and context

    'All You Need Is Love' -- and context
    Having nothing to do with the Beatles tune, "All You Need Is Love" is a heartfelt if limited documentary portrait of the staff and students of the Good Morning School in the Mae Sot district of Thailand. Narrated by Sigourney Weaver and executive...
  • Veterans encouraged to tap into benefits, services

    It's been 45 years since Bob's deployment in the Vietnam War. He didn't fight the Viet Cong, but served instead as an Army mechanic in Thailand, working on trucks that patrolled the perimeter of the U. S. Army installation at Camp Samea Sam. In the...
  • Pirate Bay Co-Founder Arrested in Thailand

    Fredrik Neij, one of the founders of the file-sharing site The Pirate Bay who was convicted of abetting massive copyright infringement on the site, was arrested in Thailand as he was crossing into the country from Laos, according to local media and the...
  • World's 50 best restaurants: Noma reclaims its No. 1 title

    World's 50 best restaurants: Noma reclaims its No. 1 title
    Noma in Copenhagen was named the No. 1 restaurant on the annual list of the "World's 50 Best Restaurants" at an awards ceremony Monday at the Guildhall in London. The four-time champ reclaimed its title after Spanish restaurant El Celler de Can Roca,...