Leah Sharibu as albatross
The debate over payment or no payment of ransom to the abductors of the Dapchi girls will continue to pale into insignificance until Miss Leah Sharibu, the only Christian girl who has reportedly failed to deny her faith is released alive. She has become the core issue and indeed an albatross on the neck of…
11-year-old Thai bride returns from Malaysia after uproar
An 11-year-old child bride returned to Thailand this week following widespread outcry over her marriage to a Malaysian man 30 years her senior, an official told AFP on Saturday.
Thai cave boys speak of 'miracle' rescue after hospital discharge
Twelve boys and their football coach who survived a highly dangerous and dramatic rescue from a flooded Thai cave spoke publicly of their incredible ordeal for the first time on Wednesday at a press conference that was beamed around the world.
Thailand cave rescue
On June 23, 12 young footballers aged between 11 and 16 and their 25 year-old coach ventured into the Tham Luang cave in northern Thailand after completing a session of football practice and became trapped when heavy rains flooded the cave. The boys and their coach who are all members of a local association football…
Thai 'Wild Boars' return to training after teammates' rescue
At the first training session since their teammates went missing in a Thai cave, the remaining "Wild Boars" said they cannot wait to see their friends back on the pitch.
Thai boys passed "sleeping" through cave in rescue
The 12 boys rescued from a Thai cave were passed "sleeping" on stretchers through the treacherous passageways, a former Thai Navy SEAL told AFP Wednesday, giving the first clear details of an astonishing rescue mission that has captivated the world.
Thai cave boys, coach invited to Spain to see football 'heroes'
Spain's La Liga football league has invited the schoolboy team rescued from a flooded cave in Thailand to come watch a game once they have recovered from their ordeal to meet their "heroes."
Tenth boy escapes Thai cave as hopes rise all will survive
The tenth boy was rescued from a flooded Thai cave on Tuesday, officials said, as elite divers raced to extract the remaining members of a young football team who became trapped 18 days ago.
Freed from cave, but doctor's orders bar Thai boys from World Cup final
The eight young footballers rescued from a cave in Thailand after more than two weeks underground are unlikely to be able to take up an offer to attend the World Cup final in Moscow, doctors said Tuesday.