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Where do Africans study abroad?

China is becoming the preferred destination for countries such as Ghana and Nigeria

The coronavirus is a disease of Chinese autocracy

An outbreak of a new coronavirus that began in the Chinese city of Wuhan has already infected over 4000 people – mostly in China, but also...

China moves Olympic qualifiers from the coronavirus epicentre

ALL OUR CORONAVIRUS COVERAGE Boxing and women’s football qualifying for the 2020 Olympics will be moved from the Chinese city at the centre of a...

Miracle of ‘Wild Boars’ rescue transforms Thai cave into tourist draw

For a few dollars tourists can get framed photos at the site, pick up posters of the footballers and take home a souvenir t-shirt

Thailand to hold first election since coup on March 24

Thailand last held a successful election in 2011

UN asks Australia to consider Saudi teen for ‘refugee resettlement’

Thailand initially said it would deport her at the request of Saudi embassy officials, barring her from travelling on to Australia

Thai football team speak of ‘miracle’ rescue after hospital discharge

The boys, who will return to their families Wednesday night, announced their plan to temporarily ordain as monks to honour the death of Saman Kunan

Editorial: Hypocrisy off the field

'The truth is that the likes of France continue to benefit from migration while still waging a war on migrants'

Editorial: Cave boys saga brought out the best in us

'That familiar confluence of triumph and tragedy is what builds our ability to understand and share the feelings of each other'

Thai cave rescue: Boys lost 2kg but are in ‘good condition’

The boys and their coach are doing well mentally and physically, a health official said

Coach Ek the unlikely stateless hero of Thai cave drama

The 25-year-old has been lauded for keeping the the young footballers calm as starvation loomed in the dark

Thais rejoice at success of dramatic cave rescue

The nerve-shredding three-day mission ended on Tuesday with the final group of four boys and the coach emerging from the cave

Misadventure: How a Thai football team became trapped in a cave

A birthday party in a cave had seemed like a good idea two weeks ago until the cave was flooded by torrential rain

All 12 boys and football coach rescued from cave — Thai Navy SEALs

All the young boys and their football coach have been rescued from the Tham Luang cave following a harrowing 18 day ordeal

11 out of Thai cave, hopes rise all will survive

Two more were still inside the cave but authorities were confident of getting them out by Tuesday evening through a claustrophobic network of tunnels

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