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Viktor Bout’s release is hailed in Russia as a Kremlin victory

In the West, he is known as a convicted illicit arms trafficker, "the merchant of death" who helped fuel wars around the world. But in Russia, Viktor Bout was welcomed home this week as something of a hero or at least an innocent victim of American politics.

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Kremlin 'victory'
12:22

Three family members attacked by pit bull

Three family members were attacked and seriously injured by their male pit bull while they were enjoying a meal at their house in Samut Prakan’s Muang district on Friday night.

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Three family members attacked by pit bull
10:52

Journalist dies at World Cup after collapsing at Argentina game

Grant Wahl, a highly regarded football journalist who wrote extensively on the game, died Friday in Qatar, where he was covering the World Cup quarterfinal match between Argentina and the Netherlands in Doha.

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Journalist dies at World Cup after collapsing at Argentina game
08:28

NACC seeks to overturn Suthep graft acquittal

The National Anti-Corruption Commission (NACC) will appeal a court ruling acquitting former protest leader Suthep Thaugsuban of corruption in projects to construct police stations and living quarters while he was deputy prime minister more than a decade ago.

08:28 4
NACC seeks to overturn Suthep graft acquittal
08:20

SAT warns NBTC: Dialogue or court

The Sports Authority of Thailand (SAT) has challenged the National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission (NBTC) to seek a court ruling to settle a dispute over the funding of the rights to broadcast Fifa World Cup 2022 final matches.

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SAT warns NBTC: Dialogue or court
08:14

Stray elephant 'recovering from injuries'

A two-month-old elephant calf is still under medical care after forest officials found it in a forest in Kanchanaburi at the end of last month, according to the Wildlife Conservation Office.

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Stray elephant 'recovering from injuries'
08:11

2022 Qatar World Cup: our Saturday picks

The Bangkok Post's predictions on matches.

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2022 Qatar World Cup: our Saturday picks
08:11

Messi's Argentina go through on penalties after Dutch comeback

LUSAIL, Qatar: Argentina beat the Netherlands 4-3 in a penalty shootout to keep Lionel Messi's World Cup dream alive on Friday after the Dutch had snatched a 2-2 draw from the jaws of defeat in an extraordinary quarter-final.

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Messi's Argentina go through on penalties after Dutch comeback
08:04

Landslide doubts emerge

With the countdown to the May 7 general election next year having begun, the prospect of Pheu Thai forming the next government on its own could become more distant.

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Landslide doubts emerge
08:00

Prawit pays courtesy call on Malaysia's new PM Anwar

Deputy Prime Minister Prawit Wongsuwon paid a courtesy call on Malaysian Prime Minister Anwar Ibrahim at his official residence, Seri Perdana, in Putrajaya, Malaysia, on Thursday to strengthen ties and discuss security issues along the border.

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Prawit pays courtesy call on Malaysia's new PM Anwar
05:45

Stock markets mixed on renewed US Fed rate fears

NEW YORK - Global stocks had a mixed showing Friday, with hotter-than-expected US wholesale prices renewing concerns that the Federal Reserve will push on with aggressive policies against inflation.

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Stock markets mixed on renewed US Fed rate fears
04:31

Croatia oust favourites Brazil 4-2 on penalties to reach semi-final

AL RAYYAN: Croatia stunned favourites Brazil 4-2 on penalties on Friday to reach the World Cup semi-finals for the second time in a row after battling back from a goal down in extra time, in one of the biggest knockout-phase upsets in the tournament's history.

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Croatia oust favourites Brazil 4-2 on penalties to reach semi-final
9 Dec 2022

Two Thai doubles pairs survive at World Tour Finals

Two doubles pairs from Thailand have advanced to the semi-finals of the HSBC BWF World Tour Finals following a busy day at Nimibutr Stadium in Bangkok on Friday.

9 Dec 2022
Two Thai doubles pairs survive at World Tour Finals
9 Dec 2022

Army hospital first stop for freed athlete Griner

American basketball star Brittney Griner arrived back in the United States on Friday morning after being released from a Russian prison in exchange for Victor Bout, an arms dealer known as the “Merchant of Death”.

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Army hospital first stop for freed athlete Griner
9 Dec 2022

NACC wants suspended minister sacked

Graft busters petition court to sack suspended cabinet minister and accused land encroacher Kanokwan Vilawan and ban her from politics for up to 10 years.

9 Dec 2022 5
Second move
9 Dec 2022

Luxury resort, cars worth B3bn seized from alleged triad boss Tuhao

Authorities seize a luxury resort and cars, worth about 3 billion baht in all, from the alleged Chinese triad boss known as "Tuhao" accused of involvement in the drug trade.

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More asset seizures
9 Dec 2022

Polish men wanted for torturing woman in Pattaya

Police ask Interpol to help track two Polish men who left the country last month after a savage attack on a Cambodian woman in Pattaya.

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Torture suspects
9 Dec 2022

UK media return fire at ‘Harry the Nasty’

LONDON: Britain’s media, the main focus of criticism so far in Netflix docuseries “Harry and Meghan”, on Friday hit back at the estranged prince and his wife, accusing them of lying and insulting Queen Elizabeth II.

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UK media return fire at ‘Harry the Nasty’
9 Dec 2022

Pet food maker I-Tail dips on SET debut

Shares of I-Tail Corp Plc, the country’s biggest pet food maker, closed below their initial public offering (IPO) price on their first trading day on the Stock Exchange of Thailand after the second-biggest IPO of the year.

9 Dec 2022 1
Pet food maker I-Tail dips on SET debut
9 Dec 2022

Mercedes-Benz to make EVs in Thailand

Mercedes-Benz Group has committed to manufacturing electric vehicles in Thailand after signing an agreement to import its battery-powered cars as part of a government plan to bolster the country’s status as a clean automaking hub.

9 Dec 2022 4
Mercedes-Benz to make EVs in Thailand