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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(...)

Minister of State for the Diaspora Ciaran Cannon: Highlighted the activities of the GAA as particularly important in promoting and supporting Irishness among the diaspora. File photograph: The Irish Times

The introduction of an education tourism project which would see members of the Irish diaspora visit Ireland on a month long, State-sponsored trip sho(...)

IThailand’s King Maha Vajiralongkorn, right, sits on the throne as he is officially crowned king at the Grand Palace. Photograph: Thai TV Pool/AP

The coronation represents a renewal of the monarchy’s power after the October 2016 death of King Vajiralongkorn’s revered father, King Bhumibol Adulya(...)

 King Maha Vajiralongkorn of Thailand and Queen Suthida during their wedding ceremony in Bangkok on Wednesday. Photograph: Thai Royal Household Bureau/AFP/Getty Images

Thailand’s king Maha Vajiralongkorn has appointed his consort as the country’s queen ahead of his official coronation on Saturday. An announcement in(...)

Cho Yonsoon’s Korean noodle stall in a Seoul market features on Street Food, a new Netflix  series

Street Food, a food documentary series from the makers of Chef’s Table, launches on Netflix today (Friday). The show explores the vibrant street food (...)

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