BANGKOK/TORONTO, 12 January 2019
An 18-year-old Saudi woman who fled her family saying she feared for her life has been granted asylum in Canada, Canadian PM Justin Trudeau said on Friday, as Thai officials confirmed.
ON THE WEB, 11 January 2019
The Chinese government in Tibet said it will make things easier for foreigners to visit there, amid renewed pressure from the United States for greater access by officials and journalists.
BANGKOK, Thailand, 8 January 2019
The Saudi woman who made a desperate plea for asylum after landing at Bangkok airport has been placed "under the care" of the United Nations refugee agency, a Thai official said late Monday.
Remembering Palden Gyatso
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