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The rise and fall of the Islamic State group

BEIRUT: The Islamic State group, responsible for some of the worst atrocities perpetrated against civilians in recent history, appears on the verge of collapse.

Posted on 17 October 2017 | 3:52 am

Wildlife park chief swept to death as floods batter provinces

The head of a wildlife sanctuary died when his pickup truck was swept away by mountain runoff in Lom Sak district of Phetchabun shortly before dawn on Tuesday, as flash floods and landslides hit several provinces.

Posted on 17 October 2017 | 2:56 am

Mazda mulls Thai sales of new CX-8 SUV for 2018

Sporty looking crossover has been chosen over more traditional CX-9 due to lower CO2 emissions for circa-2.3 million baht prices.

Posted on 17 October 2017 | 2:39 am

Rice prices expected to hold steady

Strong overseas demand for Thai rice is expected to support prices even as an influx of around 25 million tonnes of the 2017/18 major crop is about to flood the market next month, say industry officials.

Posted on 16 October 2017 | 9:30 pm

AirAsia Japan to relaunch next week

SINGAPORE: Low-cost airline AirAsia Japan said yesterday that it would begin its first flights from Nagoya later this month, more than two years after Malaysia's AirAsia Bhd announced plans to re-enter the Japanese market with new partners.

Posted on 16 October 2017 | 9:10 pm

Workers urge speedy passage of labour law

The government is being urged to help speed up the passage of a draft amendment to the labour protection law amid concerns it might face opposition from National Legislative Assembly (NLA) members with business links.

Posted on 16 October 2017 | 8:00 pm

Tons of underwater waste picked up by divers in Lebanon

Divers in Lebanon scoured the sea for underwater trash and debris along the Lebanese coast over the weekend. - REUTERS

Posted on 16 October 2017 | 7:54 pm

Wildfires kill at least 30 in Portugal and Spain

At least 30 people died in wildfires raging through parched farmlands and forests in Portugal and neighbouring Spain on Sunday and Monday, officials say. - REUTERS

Posted on 16 October 2017 | 7:52 pm

Girl pulled alive from Bengaluru building collapse

Rescue workers sifting through the debris of a collapsed building in the southern Indian city of Bengaluru pull a young girl alive from under the rubble. - REUTERS

Posted on 16 October 2017 | 7:51 pm

Colin Kaepernick files grievance against the NFL

Free-agent quarterback Colin Kaepernick has filed a grievance against the NFL, accusing the 32 owners of collusion. - REUTERS

Posted on 16 October 2017 | 7:49 pm

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