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BREAKING NEWS: Thailand’s Queen Suthida Vajiralongkorn ‘secretly’ flown to Canada for medical emergency

Suthida Vajiralongkorn Na Ayutthaya, 40, has long been rumoured to be romantically linked with King Vajiralongkorn since he was the crown prince, but their relationship was not made public until now.PHOTO: EPA-EFE
Thailand King Maha Vajiralongkorn's new wife, Suthida Vajiralongkorn Na Ayutthaya, has arrived in Ontario, Canada, for what it's seen to be 'a medical emergency'. The queen was met with an ambulance at the Ontario International Airport on the tarmac. At least 12 officials from Thailand were seen at the VIP lounge awaiting immigration formalities, other travelers told the press. Queen Suthida,...

The Belize Coast Guard set to compete in Chile

The Coast Guard Special Operations Ground will be travelling to Santiago, Chile to participate in the 15th annual Fuerzas Commando Competition. The team will leave Belize tomorrow and arrive at Chile on Friday morning. Starting June 17th, they will be competing against 19 other Special Operation Forces from across the Western Hemisphere for 9 days. Captain Elton Bennett, Vice...

Guatemala and Belize ask ICJ to resolve border dispute

The International Court of Justice (ICJ) announced Wednesday that Guatemala and Belize have asked the court to resolve territorial disputes according to their special agreement. The territorial disputes arose because Guatemala never accepted the borders of Belize and continues to claim about 11,000 square km (4,250 square miles) of Belize—about half of its territory. Under their special agreement, Guatemala and Belize...

Theresa May resigns as British Prime Minister

Theresa May has bowed to intense pressure from her own party and named 7 June as the day she will step aside as Conservative leader, drawing her turbulent three-year premiership to a close. Speaking in Downing Street, May said it had been “the honour of my life” to serve as Britain’s second prime minister. Her voice breaking, she said she...

US F-16 fighter jet crashes into California warehouse

An F-16 fighter jet has crashed into a warehouse near a base outside Los Angeles, leaving the pilot and workers on the ground with minor injuries. The pilot ejected before impact, and the small fire that broke out was quickly suppressed by the building's sprinkler system. The US Air Force says five people on the ground were injured. They have not...

Liverpool 4-0 Barcelona, ​​the Reds overthrow Barca at the end of an anthology match

Defeated 3-0 in the first leg, Liverpool managed to overthrow FC Barcelona at Anfield on Tuesday (4-0), after a breathtaking match. A week after making a huge difference in points face Liverpool in the first leg (3-0), the mission of FC Barcelona and Lionel Messi was simply to deal the final blow on Tuesday night at Anfield on the sidelines...

Meghan Markle gives birth to baby boy, palace confirms

The newest addition to the Royal Family has arrived! Meghan Markle and Prince Harry welcomed their son on Monday, Kensington Palace confirmed on social media. “We are pleased to announce that Their Royal Highnesses The Duke and Duchess of Sussex welcomed their firstborn child in the early morning on May 6th, 2019,” the palace said on Instagram. “Their Royal Highnesses’ son weighs...

Autoland: When pilots can’t see the runway

It's been a smooth flight, and you've spent it engrossed in a juicy novel on your tablet. You barely noticed the captain's announcement about a half-hour ago that "we'll be starting our descent into Vancouver in a few minutes," and that "there are low clouds around the airport." Next thing you know, the plane thumps onto the runway and begins...

19 Indian students kill themselves after controversial examination results

Nineteen students have taken their own lives in the Indian state of Telangana since mid-April, after the release of intermediate examination results, officials say. The state examination for 12th-graders has come under scrutiny. Hundreds of parents have protested the marking and evaluation of the test papers, which they say have resulted in students being awarded incorrect marks and, in many...

Tottenham 0-1 Ajax: Mauricio Pochettino says Spurs still alive in Champions League semi-final

Tottenham Hotspur are still "alive" in their Champions League semi-final despite losing 1-0 at home to Ajax in the first leg, says manager Mauricio Pochettino. Donny van de Beek's goal gave the Dutch side victory over a lacklustre Spurs in north London on Tuesday. "It's going to be difficult, but it's still open," said Pochettino. "It's about preparing for the second leg....

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