Thailand

CHIANG RAI, Thailand  | In new video, boys crave food, wait to go home next week

CHIANG RAI, Thailand  — The 12 boys and their soccer coach are recovering well and in a brief new video list their food wish lists while the health minister says they’re expected to be discharged next week. Video messages of the boys from a Saturday news conference show them still wearing surgical masks, a safeguard … Continue reading CHIANG RAI, Thailand  | In new video, boys crave food, wait to go home next week

MOSCOW | The Latest: FIFA says World Cup can ease tensions over Qatar

MOSCOW— The Latest from the World Cup in Russia (all times local): ___ 3 p.m. FIFA president Gianni Infantino says talks over changing the 2022 World Cup in Qatar can ease tensions with regional neighbors. Saudi Arabia has joined with other Middle East states in enforcing a hostile boycott of Qatar since June 2017. In … Continue reading MOSCOW | The Latest: FIFA says World Cup can ease tensions over Qatar

MAE SAI, Thailand | With V-for-Victory sign, rescued Thai boys celebrate freedom

MAE SAI, Thailand — As ecstatic relatives watched and waved from behind a glass barrier, the 12 boys and their soccer coach rescued from deep within a flooded cave in Thailand made the V-for-Victory sign Wednesday from their beds in a hospital isolation ward where they are recovering from the 18-day ordeal. An American involved … Continue reading MAE SAI, Thailand | With V-for-Victory sign, rescued Thai boys celebrate freedom

MAE SAI, Thailand | Rescued Thai boys make victory signs from hospital beds

MAE SAI, Thailand — The 12 boys rescued from deep within a flooded cave in northern Thailand made two-finger victory signs from their hospital beds on Wednesday in a moving video from the isolation ward where they’re recuperating from their 18-day ordeal. The youngest, 11, appeared asleep under a crisp white sheet while others, including … Continue reading MAE SAI, Thailand | Rescued Thai boys make victory signs from hospital beds

MAE SAI, Thailand | After daring rescue, entire Thai soccer team out of cave

MAE SAI, Thailand — “Everyone is safe.” With those three words posted on Facebook the daring rescue mission to extricate 12 boys and their soccer coach from the treacherous confines of a flooded cave in Thailand came to a close on Tuesday — a grueling 18-day ordeal that claimed the life of an experienced diver … Continue reading MAE SAI, Thailand | After daring rescue, entire Thai soccer team out of cave

MAE SAI,Thailand | The Latest: Thai PM: Boys were given medication to calm them

MAE SAI, Thailand — The Latest on the rescue of a youth soccer team from a flooded cave in Thailand (all times local): 8:35 p.m. President Donald Trump is congratulating the Thai navy SEALs and their international partners who rescued a youth soccer team and their coach after more than two weeks of entrapment in … Continue reading MAE SAI,Thailand | The Latest: Thai PM: Boys were given medication to calm them

MAE SAI, Thailand | Thai official: Rescued boys generally healthy and smiling

MAE SAI, Thailand —The eight boys rescued from a flooded cave in northern Thailand are in “high spirits” and have strong immune systems because they are soccer players, a senior health official said Tuesday, as rescuers prepared for a third push to rescue five still deep in the cave. Jesada Chokdumrongsuk, deputy director-general of the … Continue reading MAE SAI, Thailand | Thai official: Rescued boys generally healthy and smiling

MAE SAI, Thailand | Amid jubilation, 4 more boys rescued from flooded Thai cave

MAE SAI, Thailand — The generals and other officials overseeing the desperate operation to rescue 12 young soccer players and their coach from a flooded cave labyrinth in Thailand’s sweltering far north were only half joking when they quipped Monday that success was in the hands of the rain god Phra Pirun. They were celebrating … Continue reading MAE SAI, Thailand | Amid jubilation, 4 more boys rescued from flooded Thai cave