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Thai police: Canada, Australia willing to accept Saudi woman

BANGKOK (AP) – Police in Thailand say several countries including Canada and Australia are in talks with the U.N. refugee agency to accept a Saudi asylum seeker who fled alleged abuse from her family. Thailand’s immigration police chief [...]

Australia praises Thai action on Saudi woman seeking asylum

BANGKOK (AP) – Australia’s foreign minister praised Thailand on Thursday for its handling of a young Saudi woman who fled her family to seek asylum in Australia, but also reminded it of continuing concern about a Bahraini soccer player [...]

Thai, Saudi officials meet over case of young Saudi woman

BANGKOK (AP) – Thailand’s immigration police chief met Tuesday with officials of the Saudi Embassy in Bangkok, and said the officials told him they are satisfied with how the case of the young Saudi woman who claims to be fleeing her [...]

Thai Paradise Gains Reputation as ‘Death Island’

KOH TAO, Thailand — Promoters call the Thai island of Koh Tao a paradise. Dive resorts boast of its crystal-clear waters, and Western tourists flock to its lively beach bars. But among some foreigners, Koh Tao has taken on a more [...]

3 Thai Cave Boys Get Citizenship, a Stroke of Luck for Stateless

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Wild Boars had a “fast track” to citizenship, but a move by Thai officials highlights a lasting problem for ethnic minorities. Source: NYT > World

Thai Cave Boys Leave Hospital and Apologize for All the Fuss

[unable to retrieve full-text content] The soccer teammates say sorry to their rescuers, after a remarkable international effort to extract them from a flooded cave in northern Thailand. Source: NYT > World

How Rescuers Pulled Off the Impossible in a Treacherous Thai Cave

[unable to retrieve full-text content] What started as a misadventure destined for tragedy turned into a nearly three-week-long story of triumph over the impossible. Source: NYT > World

Thai Cave Live Updates: 3 Rescued, Last Boy and Coach on Their Way

[unable to retrieve full-text content] The latest developments about the boys who, along with their soccer coach, have been trapped for weeks in a vast, flooded cave. Source: NYT > World

In Daring Underwater Cave Rescue, 4 of 13 Thai Are Freed

[unable to retrieve full-text content] One by one, the first four members of a youth soccer team to be rescued emerged after a perilous, hourslong swim through tight passageways. Source: NYT > World

Thai Cave Rescue Will Be Murky, Desperate Ordeal, Divers Say

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Boulders, wild currents, tight passages and thinning air obstruct efforts to save 12 Thai boys and their coach in Thailand. Source: NYT > World