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Thong Lor police chief, deputy transferred over Covid cluster

Two top officers at the Thong Lor police station in Bangkok have been transferred to inactive posts at the operations centre of the Metropolitan Police Division 5 headquarters after Thailand's third wave of Covid-19 apparently spread from entertainment venues in an area under their jurisdiction.

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Thong Lor police chief, deputy transferred over Covid cluster
16:45

Iran blames Israel for attack on Natanz nuclear site, vows revenge

TEHRAN: Iran charged on Monday that its arch-enemy Israel was "of course" behind an attack on its main nuclear site, the Natanz uranium enrichment plant, and vowed "revenge... in due time".

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Iran blames Israel for attack on Natanz nuclear site, vows revenge
16:17

Myanmar's Suu Kyi hit with new criminal charge

YANGON: Myanmar's ousted civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi was hit with a fresh criminal charge on Monday, as the junta's tough crackdown on dissent rolls on.

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Myanmar's Suu Kyi hit with new criminal charge
15:46

Hua Hin hotspot highlights Covid's club explosion

Covid outbreak in Hua Hin started with one pubgoer, officials say, highlighting danger of Thailand's nightlife-fuelled third wave as bed shortage fears grow.

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Covid goes clubbing
15:36

Road construction vehicles set on fire in Pattani

PATTANI: An excavator, a road grader and a water truck were damaged after being set on fire by a group of six men in Thung Yang Daeng district early on Monday, police said.

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Road construction vehicles set on fire in Pattani
13:58

30 killed, 374 injured on second day of Songkran travel campaign

Thirty people were killed and 374 injured in 357 road accidents throughout the country on April 11, the second day of the Songkran road safety campaign, deputy permanent secretary for the interior Ansit Samphantharat said on Monday.

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30 killed, 374 injured on second day of Songkran travel campaign
13:45

US police shooting of Black man in Minneapolis sparks fresh protests

MINNEAPOLIS: Protests broke out Sunday night after US police fatally shot a young Black man in a suburb of Minneapolis -- where a former police officer is currently on trial for the murder of George Floyd.

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US police shooting of Black man in Minneapolis sparks fresh protests
13:45

Alibaba shares soar as it plays down hit from record $2.78bn fine

BEIJING: Shares in tech giant Alibaba surged nine percent Monday as the ecommerce titan reassured investors that a record $2.78 billion antitrust fine imposed by China would have little impact on its operations.

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Alibaba shares soar as it plays down hit from record $2.78bn fine
13:42

13 Myanmar migrants arrested on western border

KANCHANABURI: Thirteen illegal Myanmar migrants and three children were arrested for illegal entry after a car chase in Thong Pha Phum district on Sunday night.

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13 Myanmar migrants arrested on western border
12:09

Govt mulls visa rule overhaul for expats, tourists, investors

Immigration rules could be revamped this year to make it easier for expats and long-term tourists to stay in Thailand, part of strategy to boost investment, tourism.

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End of 90-day report?
11:45

English pubs to reopen, India battles record surge: virus world update

LONDON: Britain was to partially lift coronavirus restrictions Monday, reopening shops, gyms, pub gardens and hairdressers, while India moved to ban exports of a virus treatment drug as a record surge of cases overwhelms its healthcare system.

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English pubs to reopen, India battles record surge: virus world update
11:43

Thailand adds 985 Covid cases Monday, new record

Chiang Mai leads Bangkok and Chon Buri as Thailand logs a new daily record of 986 cases on Monday for accumulated total of 33,610; death toll still 97.

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Covid rising
10:17

120kg ganja seized, 1 arrested on Northeast border

NAKHON PHANOM: A patrol from the navy's Mekong Riverine Unit (MRU) seized 120 kilogrammes of dried marijuana and arrested a man after a car chase in That Phanom district late on Sunday night.

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120kg ganja seized, 1 arrested on Northeast border
09:45

Russians celebrate 60 years since Gagarin's spaceflight

MOSCOW: Russians on Monday celebrate the 60th anniversary of the first manned flight to space carried out by cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin as the Soviet hero remains one of the most admired figures in the country.

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Russians celebrate 60 years since Gagarin's spaceflight
09:45

UK eases some virus curbs in England

LONDON: Britain took another tentative step towards the resumption of normal life on Monday as pubs and restaurants were allowed to partially reopen, in a major easing of coronavirus restrictions.

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UK eases some virus curbs in England
07:45

Iran atomic agency says nuclear facility hit by act of 'terrorism'

TEHRAN: Iran's atomic energy organisation said Sunday the Natanz nuclear facility was hit by a terrorist act, hours after it said an "accident" had caused a power failure there.

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Iran atomic agency says nuclear facility hit by act of 'terrorism'
07:45

India bans export of Covid-19 treatment drug remdesivir

NEW DELHI: India on Sunday banned the export of remdesivir as infections soared to a new daily high and hospitals grappled with increasing demand for the coronavirus treatment drug.

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India bans export of Covid-19 treatment drug remdesivir
07:45

Man Utd hit back to sink Spurs, Lingard lifts West Ham into fourth

LONDON: Manchester United staged a superb fightback to shatter Tottenham's top-four bid with a 3-1 win, while West Ham climbed to fourth place in the Premier League as the revitalised Jesse Lingard inspired a 3-2 victory against Leicester on Sunday.

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Man Utd hit back to sink Spurs, Lingard lifts West Ham into fourth
07:32

Inoculation effort fails to impress

Surveys suggest the government needs to do more to enhance the country's vaccination rollout, which is straggling behind both global and regional peers.

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Effort fails to impress
07:30

Grim warning amid surge

More than 28,000 people could be infected by Covid-19 per day over the next month if no disease control measures are put in place, a senior public health official warned.

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Grim warning