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Globe Trot: ISIS razes historic Palmyra piece by piece

By Mindy Belz
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International | SYRIA: At the ancient Palmyra site, Islamic State militants are attempting to destroy the Temple of Baal, a Roman-era structure, here seen from space. Oxford…

Two more suspects sought in Bangkok bombing

By Leigh Jones
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Thailand | Thai officials are looking for two more suspects in the bombing of a Hindu shrine Aug. 17. Police issued arrest warrants Sunday for an unnamed foreign man and…

Police make arrest in Bangkok bombing case

By Mickey McLean
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Thailand | Authorities in Thailand arrested a man Saturday in connection with the deadly bombing at the Erawan Shrine in central Bangkok on Aug. 17. The man, of unknown…

Thai police reject U.S. offer of help with stalled bomb investigation

By Anna K. Poole
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Thailand | One week after a bombing in Bangkok left 20 dead and 120 wounded, the Royal Thai Police appear to be working in slow motion to solve what local authorities…

Human trafficking thrives in Thailand

By Anna K. Poole
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Human Trafficking | Its national image marred by a reputation for rampant human trafficking, Thailand is entangled in another scandal. Tuesday, just days after the grim discovery…

Fishing boats dump trafficking victims on remote Indonesian islands

By Gaye Clark
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Human Trafficking | The number of foreign fishermen stranded on several remote Indonesian islands has climbed to more than 4,000 in the last few weeks. Boat captains abandoned…

Thai surrogate forgives couple who abandoned baby with Down syndrome

By Courtney Crandell
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Abortion | Pattaramon Chanbua, a 21-year-old food vendor in Thailand’s seaside town of Sri Racha, agreed to become a surrogate for an Australian couple early last…

Midday roundup: Tea party gets an edge in Mississippi primary

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Republican coup? A tea party-backed candidate is headed for a runoff with six-term Republican Sen. Thad Cochran after yesterday’s primary in Mississippi.

Midday Roundup: The U.S. military's hot, nuclear mess

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Loose nukes. There are 450 nuclear missiles locked away in silos around the United States, and the unit tasked with guarding them is a hot mess. An…

Legal entanglements

By Jill Nelson
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Thailand | A land dispute embroils an international school that serves hundreds of missionary families in one of the most populous parts of the world

One night in Bangkok

By Cal Thomas
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Human Trafficking | BANGKOK—Most of us can read about sex trafficking with a sense of detachment. It is only when we see its results up close that we are forced to confront the…

Business proposition

By Paul Chesser
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Thailand | To persuade women to leave Bangkok's sex trade, ministries look for economic incentives along with spiritual care

 
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