Martin Donaghy and Charlene O’Kane. Photograph: tentwentyone

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Thai police said on Friday a man they are holding in custody is the bomber behind a deadly attack in Bangkok last month. The investigation has focused on a man in a yellow shirt caught on security camera footage leaving a backpack at the shrine.

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Khaled Hosseini, UNHCR goodwill ambassador.

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Ireland, Co Kildare: €500,000, Brock Delapp
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A Facebook page affiliated with Islamic State shows the group’s militants in Damascus, Syria. Photograph: Rased News Network, via AP

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Police officers escort a key suspect in last month’s Bangkok bombing (in yellow) identified by Thai police as Yusufu Mierili. Photograph: AP Photo/Sakchai Lalit

A key suspect in last month’s Bangkok bombing admitted he gave a backpack containing a bomb to a man in a yellow shirt who was later seen leaving a si(...)

Tourists in Bangkok: a growing number of Chinese are visiting Thailand. There have been concerns about the potential damage that some tourists are doing to China’s image abroad. Photograph: Christophe Archambault/AFP/Getty Images

Lengthy flight delays in China can bring out the worst in people, with violent reactions to news of cancellations a regular occurrence. But a crowd of(...)

Thienchai Kiranan, president of Thailand’s legislature, speaks before the body voted  against  the  draft constitution. Photograph: AP Photo/Wason Wanichakorn

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Dublin’s Diarmuid Connolly during the pre-match parade Photograph: INPHO/Cathal Noonan

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Rescuers carry a body recovered from a capsized boat at a jetty in Hutan Melintang, near Teluk Intan, Malaysia. Photograph: Reuters

An overloaded wooden boat believed to be carrying dozens of Indonesian migrants sank off the coast of Malaysia on Thursday, killing at least 14 people(...)