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Thai Official: Elon Musk’s Mini-Submarine Is ‘Not Practical’

While Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk has been tweeting regularly about his plans to help in the rescue of the Thai soccer team stranded in a cave, on-site rescuers have not been impressed with Musk’s solutions, stating that his “mini-submarine” is “not practical.”

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Thai Rescuers Find Missing Soccer Team Alive in Cave

MAE SAI, Thailand (AP) — Rescuers found all 12 boys and their soccer coach alive deep inside a partially flooded cave in northern Thailand late Monday, more than a week after they disappeared and touched off a desperate search that drew international help and captivated the nation.

China's President Xi Jinping has launched a massive anti-graft campaign that includes efforts to repatriate allegedly corrupt officials who have fled abroad

Chinese State Media: Multi-Party Democracy Has No Place in Asia

The Chinese state newspaper Global Times made the argument Monday that Western-style multi-party democracy has no place in Asia, citing numerous examples of Asian heads of state arrested for corruption. The newspaper does not mention the tens of thousands arrested on corruption charges under Communist Party leader Xi Jinping in China.

XILINGOL, CHINA - JULY 30: The flag guard formation holding the flag of the Communist Party of China, the national flag and the flag of the PLA attends a military parade at Zhurihe military training base to mark the 90th birthday of Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) on July 30, …

World View: How China Would Lose a War with the United States

Contents: Massive earth fissure suddenly opens up in mid-Kenya, signaling an eventual split in all of Africa; How China would lose a war with the United States; ISIS-linked terrorists in Afghanistan kill 32 in bombing of Shia Shrine in Kabul

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Exclusive: Pakistani Christian: ‘Life is Unbearable as an Asylum Seeker in Thailand’

Kathriya Louis is gazing out of the window of the second floor condo she shares with her family in Thailand when a military vehicle pulls up. Pausing only to take a quick picture on her cell phone, she quickly withdraws inside, and the family sit in silence, hoping not to be the latest detainees shipped to Thailand’s immigration centers.

Investigators work at the scene of an explosion in the resort town of Hua Hin, 240 kilometers (150 miles) south of Bangkok, Thailand Friday, Aug. 12, 2016. The blast followed a series of two explosions in Hua Hin Thursday evening that left one person dead and a number injured. (AP …

Thailand Rules Out International Terrorism After 11 Bombs Kill at Least 4

Thai authorities have ruled out international terrorists as the perpetrators of 11 coordinated bombings that rocked some of the most popular resort cities and beach towns in Thailand’s Islamic south, killing at least four locals and wounding another 36, including up to 11 foreigners.