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Filipina Wins Transgender Pageant In Thailand

PATTAYA, Thailand – Filipina Trixie Maristela was crowned Miss International Queen 2015 on Friday at a contest in Thailand billed as the world’s largest transgender pageant. The 29-year-old beat 26 other competitors for the coveted crown, with second and third

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Malaysia Arrests Three Bangkok Bombing Suspects

Malaysian authorities on Monday announced the arrest of three suspects—two Malaysians and a Pakistani national—in connection with the August 17 terrorist bombing of the Erewan shrine in Bangkok, in which 20 people were killed.

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Hunt for Bangkok Bomber Focuses on ‘Unnamed Male Foreigner’

The hunt for the Bangkok bombers continues, with the authorities focusing on a male suspect caught on surveillance video dropping a backpack under a bench near the Erewan shrine and departing the area about fifteen minutes before the blast that killed 20 people and wounded over 120 others.

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More Bombs in Bangkok, As Police Hunt For Perpetrators of Deadly Shrine Attack

As Thai authorities desperately hunt for the terrorists behind the horrible bomb attack on the Erawan shrine in Bangkok, which has killed at least 22 people and wounded over a hundred others, the police have reportedly discovered and deactivated at least two more bombs, while a third explosive device was thrown by an unknown assailant onto a bridge crowded with pedestrian traffic.