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  1. 1. opinion | 04 Jan 2015

    Calming troubled waters with solid new year's resolutions

    Newspaper section: News

    » If World War III ever breaks out, its origins will not lie in the Middle East, South Asia or Eastern Europe. It is in East Asia — where the strategic interests of China, the United States and their respective partners in...

  2. 2. travel | 18 Dec 2014

    Making tracks in the middle of nowhere

    free wheel

    By Pongpet Mekloy, Newspaper section: Life

    » As a journalist for 25 years, I've travelled to many remote parts of the Kingdom. But rarely have I found myself in a place that made me feel as if I was "in the middle of nowhere". Recently, however, such a feeling...

  3. 3. learning | 16 Sep 2010

    From poverty to the lower middle class in Thailand

    About Economics

    By Jon Fernquest

    » Construction and factory work are typical paths from poverty to the lower middle class in Thailand. Economist Sethaput Suthiwart-Narueput uses research findings to explain how it works.

  4. 4. news | 27 Jan 2015

    IS hostage exchange demand a bid to sow dissent: analysts

    By AFP

    » The Islamic State group's demand that a jihadi on Jordan's death row be exchanged for a Japanese hostage is an attempt to chip away at the US-led coalition against extremism in the Middle East, analysts say.

  5. 5. news | 21 Jan 2015

    Islamic State state threatens to behead Japanese hostages

    » CAIRO - The Islamic State group threatened to kill two Japanese hostages by Friday unless they receive $200 million, directly demanding the ransom from Japan's premier during his visit to the Middle East.

  6. 6. news | 20 Jan 2015

    Japan vows to save IS group hostages

    By AP

    » CAIRO — The Islamic State group threatened to kill two Japanese hostages Tuesday unless they receive $200 million in 72 hours, directly demanding the ransom from Japan's premier during his visit to the Middle East. ...

  7. 7. opinion | 20 Jan 2015

    Attacks' roots are Middle East wars

    Terrorism

    By Jeffrey D Sachs, Newspaper section: News

    » French Prime Minister Manuel Valls was not speaking metaphorically when he said that France is at war with radical Islam. There is, indeed, a fully-fledged war underway, and the heinous terrorist attacks in Paris were pa...

  8. 8. news | 17 Jan 2015

    Japan PM pledges $2.5 billion in Mideast aid

    By AFP

    » Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe pledged Saturday $2.5 billion in humanitarian and development aid for the Middle East as he launched a regional tour that includes visits to Jordan and Israel.

  9. 9. tech | 15 Jan 2015

    Microsoft unveils low-cost smartphones in some markets

    By AFP

    » WASHINGTON - Microsoft on Wednesday unveiled two new low-cost smartphones aimed at pushing its Windows Phone operating system to users in Europe, Asia, the Middle East and Africa.

  10. 10. news | 11 Jan 2015

    Worldwide marches in solidarity with France

    By AFP

    » Tens of thousands of people rallied worldwide in solidarity with France on Sunday, with marchers across Europe and the Middle East chanting "Je suis Charlie" and holding pens in the air.

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