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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau notched himself a political win ahead of Canadian legislative elections by granting asylum to the teenage Saudi girl fleeing her parents, experts here say.
Thailand is set to deploy rainmaking planes to seed clouds in an effort to tackle the pall of pollution that has shrouded the capital in recent weeks.
An 18-year-old Saudi woman who fled her family saying she feared for her life, was due to arrive in Canada on Saturday, after being granted asylum in the North American country.
The 18-year-old Saudi asylum seeker who fled her family to Thailand and harnessed the power of Twitter to stave off deportation on Friday abruptly suspended her account, with friends saying she had received death threats.
A Saudi teenager who fled from her "abusive" family has been declared a legitimate refugee by the United Nations, the Australian government has said.
The UN's refugee agency said on Tuesday it was investigating the case of Saudi teenager Rahaf Mohammed Alqunun who fled from her family and barricaded herself inside a Bangkok airport hotel to prevent Thailand expelling her.
Thailand's immigration police chief has announced that the young Saudi woman seeking passage to asylum in Australia will be temporarily admitted to the country for evaluation by the UN refugee agency.
A Thai court Monday rejected an attempt to block the deportation of a Saudi woman who made a desperate plea for asylum, saying she feared for her life after escaping an abusive family.
Eighteen-year-old Saudi Rahaf Mohammed al-Qunun said she was fleeing her “abusive” family while travelling in Kuwait, and had flown to Thailand in the hopes of reaching Australia to seek asylum.
Saudi courts will notify women by text message when they get divorced, in a new regulation that took effect on Sunday, officials said.
A Saudi woman held at Bangkok airport said she would be killed if she is repatriated by Thai immigration officials, who have confirmed the 18-year-old was denied entry to the country.
Junta leader Prayut Chan-O-Cha decried “opportunists” on Saturday after a wave of coordinated bomb attacks by suspected insurgents hit Thailand’s Muslim-majority “deep south” in the lead-up to the New Year holidays.
Miss Philippines was crowned Miss Universe on Monday in Bangkok after a trailblazing ceremony praised for featuring its first transgender candidate but marred by gaffes about the English-speaking ability of two Asian contestants.
Claude Puel says he is not surprised fitness has been an issue for his Leicester players during a difficult period for the club.
Players and staff from Leicester City were set to arrive in Bangkok Sunday to attend a mourning rite for the club’s chairman Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha, whose death last week in a helicopter crash stunned the Premier League club.
Ethiopia has deployed soldiers against an armed faction of a recently-legalised opposition group that is robbing banks and attacking residents in the country’s remote west, the government said Wednesday.
Chelsea are open to offering former goalkeeper Petr Cech a role at the club after he retires from playing at the end of the season.
The Office of the Attorney-General of the Federation has asked the Nigerian Financial Intelligence Unit to freeze the bank accounts of the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Wednesday said the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its presidential candidate in February 16 presidential election, Alhaji Abubakar Atiku have always opposed restructuring of the country.
The presidential candidate of Allied Congress Party of Nigeria, ACPN, Dr. Oby Ezekwesili, has again taken a swipe at both the ruling All Progressive Congress, (APC), and the main opposition Peoples Democratic Party, (PDP), of playing politics with the plight of the Nigerian people, lamenting that Nigeria was now known as “the world capital of poverty.”
The current Super Eagles is short of ‘naturally gifted’ footballers with the ability to change the course of a game according to former defender Mobi Oparaku.
The trial of the President of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Paul Usoro, on charges of allegedly laundering N1.4 billion has been re-assigned to Justice Chuka Obiozor of the Federal High Court Lagos.
Scans have revealed the England captain, Kane damaged ligaments in his left ankle during Sunday’s defeat to Manchester United after competing for a loose ball with United duo Phil Jones and Victor Lindelof seconds before the final whistle.
The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic party (PDP), Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, has said his party will do all it takes to prohibit the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) from rigging the February 2019 presidential election.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer will land another Premier League post if Manchester United decide against handing him a permanent deal, says Dimitar Berbatov.