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 A handout photo made available on Saturday by the Department of National Parks, Wildlife and Plant Conservation (DNP) shows two elephants that are expected to survive after falling into Haew Narok Waterfall in Khao Yai National Park in Thailand. Photograph: EPA

A herd of wild elephants was swept away by raging water in Thailand’s national park, drowning six, while rangers helped steer two animals out of a dee(...)

A street vendor pushes her noodle stall in front of the popular tourist street of Khaosan Road in Bangkok. Photograph:  Lillian Suwanrumpha/AFP/Getty Images

Thailand could be the next nation in southeast Asia to relocate its capital after prime minister Prayut Chan-o-cha hinted such a move could be a “poss(...)

British prime minister Boris Johnson  said he would rather be ‘dead in a ditch’ than delay Brexit. Photograph: Oli Scarff/AFP/Getty Images

The new Brexit commemorative 50 pence piece due to flood Britain’s tills in barely a month will be etched with pledges of “peace, prosperity and frien(...)

A man holds a portrait of Myanmar’s military commander-in-chief  Gen Min Aung Hlaing during a rally to denounce  US sanctions in Yangon earlier this month. Photograph: Lynn Bo Bo/EPA

Call it the courtroom war of the colonels. More than two dozen Myanmar army colonels have bypassed the battlefield to fight their adversaries in civil(...)

Thai police officers secure the area after a suspicious object was found, on Silom road in Bangkok on Friday. Photograph: EPA

Six small bomb blasts wounded at least four people in Bangkok on Friday, as the Thai capital hosted a Southeast Asian security meeting with top diplom(...)

Thai pro-democracy demonstrators place flowers and candles to create the Thai words “Stop hurting” at  a rally near the Ratchaprasong shopping district in Bangkok. Photograph: Narong Sangnak

Sirawith Seritiwat, a democracy activist, was running to catch a bus when the men attacked, battering his head until his eye socket was fractured, his(...)

Mohammad Barkindo, secretary general of the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (Opec), speaks at a news conference following the 176th Opec meeting in Vienna, Austria, on Monday. Photograph: Stefan Wermuth/Bloomberg

Oil gained on Tuesday as producer club Opec agreed to extend supply cuts until next March, although prices were pressured by worries demand could ease(...)

Mirazur, in Menton in the South of France, has been named the world’s best restaurant 2019. Photograph: World’s 50 Best

The prestigious World’s 50 Best Restaurants announced a surprise winner on Tuesday when  Mirazur, in Menton in the South of France, beat Noma 2.0(...)

Bangkok: ‘People told me it was chaotic, dirty, 48 hours would be enough, get in and get out.’ Photograph: iStock

Travel is all about the trusted recommendation. A copy of Lonely Planet is the first symbolic purchase of a trip, artfully placed on a coffee table fo(...)

Ashin Wirathu: Supported the military crackdown on Rohingya Muslims in Rahkine state. Photograph:  Sai Aung Main/AFP/Getty Images

Myanmar police have issued an arrest warrant for Ashin Wirathu, a firebrand monk known as the “Buddhist Bin Laden”, over alleged incendiary remarks ab(...)

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