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January 8, 2019 12:10 PM Saudi Arabia news: Who is Rahaf al-Qunun, why is her life in danger?

SAUDI ARABIAN Rahaf Mohammed al-Qunun fled her family and barricaded herself inside an airport hotel in Thailand’s capital of Bangkok out of fear for her own life. But who is she and why is her life in danger? Rahaf Mohammed al-Qunun ran away from her family during a trip to Kuwait and is now hoping she can flee to Australia. The 18-year-old Saudi Arabian 118

January 8, 2019 7:10 AM Rahaf al-Qunun: UNHCR 'grateful' Saudi woman not deported

The UN's refugee agency has said it is "very grateful" that officials in Thailand did not deport an 18-year-old Saudi woman who fled her family at the weekend. Rahaf Mohammed al-Qunun refused to board a flight from Bangkok to Kuwait on Monday and had barricaded herself into her airport hotel room. She said she feared her family would kill her as she had renounced 108

January 6, 2019 4:53 PM ‘They will kill me’ Saudi teenager DETAINED in Bangkok after fleeing family

A SAUDI woman has been detained in Bangkok, Thailand after fleeing her family to seek refuge abroad, insisting her relatives will kill her if she returns. Rahaf Mohammed al-Qunun, 18, is being held in Bangkok by Saudi officials after running away from her abusive family. Ms Qunun, who denounced her faith in Islam, escaped from her family while on a trip in Kuwait 104

January 6, 2019 12:56 PM Saudi woman 'trapped at Bangkok airport trying to flee family'

A young Saudi woman says she is stranded at Bangkok's main airport after fleeing her family and having her passport seized by a Saudi official. Rahaf Mohammed al-Qunun, 18, says she was on a trip to Kuwait with her family when she fled on a flight two days ago. She was trying to head to Australia via a connecting flight in Bangkok. She told the BBC that she had renounced 73

January 3, 2019 12:06 PM North Korea ambassador to Italy 'disappears', says South

South Korea's spy agency has told officials that North Korea's ambassador to Italy has disappeared. The announcement follows unconfirmed reports that Pyongyang's top diplomat in Italy had sought asylum from an unidentified Western country. Jo Song-gil, the acting North Korean ambassador to Rome, is the son and son-in-law of high-ranking North Korean 99

January 1, 2019 5:20 AM BREAKING: Mass shooting HORROR in Thailand as man GUNS DOWN 7 people

A GUNMAN has opened fire in southern Thailand in a ferocious New Year’s Eve attack, leaving six dead before turning the gun on himself. The mass shooting happened about 10 minutes after midnight when the family was attending a New Year’s Eve party in Phato District, which is located in Chumphon Province in southern Thailand. Police said the suspect 108

December 31, 2018 7:33 PM New Year celebrations: UK gets ready to welcome 2019

The UK is gearing up to welcome in the New Year as the countdown to 2019 begins. Fireworks will be going off on the stroke of midnight across the land as thousands celebrate. In London, Big Ben will spring back into action with its customary bongs to mark the moment, as 100,000 people are expected on the banks of the Thames. In Edinburgh, Franz Ferdinand 77

November 28, 2018 9:56 PM REVEALED: The most dangerous countries in the world 2018

SYRIA, Afghanistan and Papua New Guinea are among the most dangerous countries in the world, according to the latest travel advice recommendations issued by Spain’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs to its citizens. The Government department’s yearly analysis suggest four countries have become more dangerous in the last 12 months, compared with two, including 131

November 23, 2018 11:15 AM British brothers arrested in Thailand over suspected drug trafficking

Joseph and Gregory Mulhare were detained during an armed raid by immigration officers on their hotel room in Chonburi. Joseph and Gregory Mulhare from the Wirral, Merseyside, were detained during an armed raid by immigration officers on their hotel room in the eastern province of Chonburi. A photograph of Joseph, 43, and Gregory, 38, was released by authorities 48

November 14, 2018 1:47 PM Briton spared jail for spraying 'Scouser Lee' on Thai gate

A British tourist who spray-painted his name on a Thai landmark has been spared jail. Lee Furlong admitted defacing Tha Phae Gate in the city of Chiang Mai, police said, an offence which could have seen him imprisoned for 10 years. But the 23-year-old from Liverpool was instead fined 200,000 Thai baht (£4,700). Mr Furlong admitted to the crime, and claimed 50