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  1. 11. news | 02 Dec 2014

    UN suspends food aid to 1.7 million Syrian refugees

    By AFP

    » The World Food Programme (WFP) suspended food aid to more than 1.7 million Syrian refugees in neighbouring countries, blaming a financing crisis caused by unhonoured cash pledges.

  2. 12. learning | 10 Nov 2010

    Going home

    Easy English news

    By Terry Fredrickson

    » The refugees who fled fighting near Mae Sot have largely returned home, but elsewhere more refugees have entered Thailand.

  3. 13. learning | 13 Jan 2015

    Singing her way to internet stardom (videos)

    About music

    By Jon Fernquest

    » Karen girl Jasmine, 14, with her enchanting voice has become a singing star on YouTube singing next to the famous Mon bridge in her hometown.

  4. 14. opinion | 16 Dec 2014

    Klity Creek's neglected toxic lead legacy 


    Newspaper section: News

    » Lower Klity Creek village is a magical, almost idyllic place. It's home to some 400 ethnic Karen people, in a part of Thailand known for its national parks and scenic waterfalls. The creek meanders out of the jungle...

  5. 15. learning | 22 Apr 2014

    Rights activist 'disappears' in Kaeng Krachan

    General news

    By Terry Fredrickson

    » Still no word on the whereabouts of prominent Karen activist Por Cha Lee "Billie" Rakcharoen who disappeared after being briefly detained by authorities, prompting a plea by an international human rights group for action

  6. 16. learning | 08 Feb 2012

    Finally, compensation for Klity Creek victims

    Easy English news

    By Terry Fredrickson

    » Karen villagers from the Klity Creek area are one step closer to receiving compensation for the lead poison they have suffered since the 1990s.

  7. 17. news | 31 Dec 2014

    Carnage avoided as ship halted

    By AFP

    » GALLIPOLI, ITALY: Italy's coastguard narrowly averted another high seas disaster by intercepting a disabled freighter with more than 900 Syrian refugees on board that was on a collision course with the country'...

  8. 18. news | 25 Dec 2014

    Pope offers Christmas phone greetings to Iraqi refugees

    By AFP

    » VATICAN CITY - Pope Francis spoke by telephone to Iraqis living in a displaced people's camp near the main Kurdish city Arbil on Wednesday, assuring them they were in his Christmas thoughts.

  9. 19. news | 13 Dec 2014

    The mark of the young volunteer

    By Achara Ashayagachat, Newspaper section: News

    » In their youthful enthusiasm, Thais filled the ranks of non-government organisations for decades, their social consciences pricked by late 20th century causes like opposition to the Vietnam War, despairing refugees and a...

  10. 20. learning | 09 Nov 2011

    Floods: Escape to tent cities near homes

    About the floods

    By Jon Fernquest

    » Flood refugees find high ground near their homes to protect them from burglars and wait out floods.

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