Daily Archive: October 4, 2017

Oct
04

Thousands queue to pay last respects to Thailand’s late King Bhumibol

BANGKOK (Reuters) – Almost 12 million people, or almost one sixth of Thailand’s population, have visited the glittering Grand Palace in Bangkok to pay their respects to the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej since he died last October, the palace said on Thursday.

Oct
04

Iraqi military captures Hawija from Islamic State

BAGHDAD (Reuters) – Iraqi forces have captured the town of Hawija and the surrounding area from Islamic State, the military said in a statement on Thursday.

Oct
04

Russia says kills 7 Nusra Front field commanders in Syria air strike

MOSCOW (Reuters) – A Russian air strike killed 49 Nusra Front militants including seven of its field commanders in Syria’s Idlib province, Russia’s Rossiya 24 state television channel cited the Russian defense ministry as saying on Thursday.

Oct
04

Daily briefing: May’s lost message, Catalonia presses on with independence and the price of being informed

Tory leader’s speech had fuelled the narrative of an accident-prone prime minister struggling to reassert control

Oct
04

Europe is Betraying Afghanistan By Sending Its Refugees Home

Europe is Betraying Afghanistan By Sending Its Refugees HomeThousands of Afghans have been returned from Europe only to be killed, injured, or left to live in constant fear


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