Daily Archive: November 19, 2017

Nov
19

U.S. marine accused in drink drive case as Japanese man dies

TOKYO (Reuters) – A Japanese man was killed in a truck collision involving a 21-year-old U.S. marine who was well over the legal alcohol limit for driving, police said of a case that was likely to stoke resentment over the U.S. military presence on the southern island of Okinawa.

Nov
19

Twenty Chinese Uighurs use blankets to escape Thai cell

BANGKOK (Reuters) – Twenty ethnic Uighur Muslims from China broke out of a detention center near the Thai-Malaysia border, Thai officials said on Monday, after digging holes in the wall and using blankets as ladders.

Nov
19

Soros says Hungary’s government lies in attacks against him

BUDAPEST (Reuters) – U.S. financier George Soros spoke out about a Hungarian government campaign against him for the first time on Monday, saying in a statement that the attacks contained “lies and distortions” and were designed to create a false external enemy.

Nov
19

Economists react to Thailand Q3 GDP

Nov
19

Serbian PM insists Russian ties are no obstacle to EU membership

Brnabic says Belgrade neutral on defence but Brussels wary of east-west balancing act

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