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National

National

Thailand Honours Aussie Cave Rescuers

2 min read

Two Australian doctors were given royal honours in Thailand on Friday for helping rescue a boys soccer team from a flooded cave and said they are looking forward to a reunion with the youngsters they helped save.

World

World

Dog Rescued Swimming 220Km Out To Sea

1 min read

A dog has been found swimming more than 220 kilometres from shore by workers on an oil rig crew in the Gulf of Thailand has been returned safely to land.

Good News

Good News

Six Baby Elephants Rescued From Mud Pit In Five-Hour Operation

1 min read

Rangers at a national park in north-eastern Thailand have rescued six baby elephants that were trapped in a mud pit.

National

National

'More Strong Than Before': Hakeem al-Araibi Can't Wait To Get Back To Playing Football

2 min read

Hakeem al-Araibi has thanked his supporters after he touched down in Melbourne, bringing to an end his months-long ordeal in a Thai prison.

National

National

Hakeem al-Araibi Welcomed With A Song As He Arrives Home In Melbourne

6 min read

Hakeem al-Araibi has landed home, marking the end of a two-month ordeal in a Thai prison.

World

World

Hakeem Al-Araibi Freed And Coming Home After Thai Court Drops Extradition Case

2 min read

Australian footballer Hakeem Al-Araibi has been released from Thai prison and is heading home, after prosecutors dropped the push to extradite him back to Bahrain.

World

World

Hakeem Al-Araibi, The Refugee Footballer The World Is Getting Behind

3 min read

Hakeem Al-Araibi may be a player for a relatively unknown club in the Victorian National Premier League, but this is a man all of football is getting behind.

World

World

'Australia Is With You': Hakeem Al Araibi Arrives At Thai Court In Shackles

1 min read

Hakeem Al Araibi, a jailed Bahraini footballer who fled his country and has refugee status in Australia, arrived on Monday in a Thai court-- his feet in shackles-- to fight an extradition request from Bahrain.

World

World

Thai Court To Hear Bahraini Extradition Request For Hakeem Al-Araibi

2 min read

A Thai public prosecutor on Friday submitted to a criminal court Bahrain’s extradition request for jailed footballer Hakeem al-Araibi, who fled his country amid political upheaval and has refugee status in Australia.

World

World

Aussie Refugee Footballer 'Losing Hope' In Thai Prison

2 min read

Hakeem Al-Araibi has been locked up in a Thai prison for close to three months but is still no closer to finding out whether he will be allowed to return to Australia or extradited to Bahrain.

National

National

Australian Woman Detained In Thailand Not Heard From For Days

2 min read

Friends and family of an Australian woman believed to be detained in Thailand are concerned after not hearing from her for several days.

News

News

The (Dangerously) Close Ties Between Sports And Politics

3 min read

Soccer player Hakeem al-Araibi's plight has highlighted the nebulous relationship between the two worlds of sport and politics.

Sport

Sport

FIFA Demands Release Of Refugee Footballer Detained In Thailand

3 min read

International demand is growing for the release of refugee footballer Hakeem Al Araibi, who has been detained in Bangkok since November.

National

National

Saudi Woman's Asylum Will Be 'Carefully Considered' By Australian Government

2 min read

Australia will consider an application for asylum from Saudi woman Rahaf Alqunun if she is found to be a genuine refugee by the United Nations. 

World

World

'We Will Not Send Anyone To Their Death': Thai Officials Won't Deport Saudi Teenager

3 min read

Thai officials have announced they will not send a young Saudi woman who is seeking asylum in Australia back to Saudi Arabia.

World

World

One Dead In Thailand As Tropical Storm Batters Coast

2 min read

Thailand’s first tropical storm in three decades killed one person on Friday as it arrived on the south coast.

World

World

Australian Bikie Sentenced To Death In Thailand

1 min read

Luke Cook and his Thai wife Kanyarat Wechapitak attempted to smuggle half a tonne of methamphetamine to Australia.

World

World

A 13-Year-Old Boy Was Killed During A Muay Thai Match

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Debate about whether children should be allowed to fight in boxing matches has been reignited after the death of a 13-year-old.

World

World

'Stateless' Thai Cave Boys And Their Coach Granted Citizenship

2 min read

Three of the boys trapped in the flooded cave were considered stateless.

World

World

Thai Cave Boys Want To Be Navy SEALs, Soccer Players

2 min read

‘I want to help people.’

Good News

Good News

Thai Cave Boys Laugh And Wave As They Face Media

2 min read

The Wild Boars spoke about the moment they were found, their hopes to play soccer for Thailand and their dream to become Navy SEALs.

World

World

Elon Musk Apologises For Thai Cave Diver 'Pedo' Claim

2 min read

"His actions against me do not justify my actions against him," Tesla founder tweeted.

World

World

Hero Divers Tell Of Harrowing Rescue Of Thai Soccer Team

7 min read

"I'm still pinching myself a little bit, wondering if that's really what happened. It does seem too good to be true."

World

World

Thai Farmers Sacrifice Crops, Income, To Save Cave Boys

1 min read

"The villagers weren't concerned about the crops that would be destroyed because they are concerned about the children in the cave more"

Politics

Politics

'We Are So Proud': PM's Message To Aussie Divers

1 min read

Dr. Richard Harris said the real heroes were the Thai Navy SEALs and the boys themselves.

World

World

Hero Aussie Doctor In Thai Cave Rescue Breaks Silence

2 min read

The Australian anesthesiologist and his dive partner Craig Challen were key to the boys' rescue.

World

World

New Thai Cave Rescue Footage Shows Boys Carried Out On Stretchers

2 min read

"The operation the world must remember. The operation the world will never forget."

Movies

Movies

Thai Caves Saga Movie Already In The Works

2 min read

It was only a matter of time.

World

World

Tributes Flow For Hero Thai Navy Diver

1 min read

"You are the hero in my heart. You always were and always will be."

Exclusive

Exclusive

The Thai Cave Rescue Was Minutes Away From Catastrophe

2 min read

From deep in the cave the cheers gave way to the sound of screaming and shouting, as the water started to rise.

World

World

'Mission Complete': Wild Boars Rescued But Ordeal Not Over Yet

6 min read

All 13 members of the Wild Boars team are being quarantined... but what they really want is to watch the World Cup.

World

World

Thai Cave Rescue: 'Wild Boars' Cartoons And Messages Of Hope Go Viral

2 min read

"Proof that not all heroes wear capes! Some wear oxygen."

World

World

Thailand Planning Extra Security Measures At 'World Famous Cave'

2 min read

Authorities are worried the global attention will prompt more people to explore the caves.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Eight Boys Rescued And Theresa May's Leadership Uncertain

5 min read

All the news you need to know this Tuesday.

World

World

Soccer Coach The 'Hero' Of Thai Cave Group

2 min read

"I’m sure he has done everything for all of the kids in the cave"

Good News

Good News

The Cute Cartoon Thanking Thai Cave Rescuers

2 min read

Elephants, seals, frogs and kangaroos in "the journey of the boar... cooperation of humanity"

World

World

How Will Rescued Thai Boys Cope On The Outside?

3 min read

"There will be the things that haunt them", trauma expert says.

World

World

Australian Diver And Doctor Richard Harris Crucial To Thai Cave Rescue

2 min read

Richard Harris gave the rescue mission the final nod of approval.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap: Four Boys Freed; Naked Melbourne Shoot; Haddad Murder Arrest

3 min read

All the news you need to know this Monday.

News

News

‘A Miracle, A Science’: All Thirteen Wild Boars Freed From Thai Cave

1 min read

Abstract

Developing

Developing

A Race Against Time And Rain: Thailand Cave Rescue Mission Battles Wet Weather

4 min read

'Today we are most ready. Today is D-day.'

World

World

Rescue Bid For Trapped Boys 'Imminent'

1 min read

The long-awaited rescue mission is about to get underway.

World

World

Letters From Boys Trapped In Thai Cave: "I Love You Mum. Don't Worry"

1 min read

The boys have requested their favourite food for when they get out.

World

World

FIFA Invites Thai Junior Soccer Team To World Cup Final If Rescued In Time

2 min read

FIFA President Gianni Infantino expressed his sympathies and support on behalf of the international soccer community.

World

World

Thailand Cave Rescue: A Tragic Loss And The Arrival Of Rain

2 min read

"His job was to deliver oxygen."

World

World

Rescue Diver Involved In Thai Cave Operation Confirmed Dead

1 min read

The former Navy SEAL has been identified as Saman Kunan.

Exclusive

Exclusive

Beaconsfield Survivor On Thai Rescue: 'The Wait Is The Worst Thing'

4 min read

Brant Webb is one of the only people in the world who understands what the team trapped in Thailand is going through.

World

World

Thailand Cave Rescue: Water Levels Down But Monsoon Rains Coming

2 min read

Elon Musk is in talks with Thai authorities to use his SpaceX and Boring Company technology to find the missing boys.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Sydney Gunman Found Dead And The Thai Cave Escape

4 min read

All the news you need to know this Friday.

Updated

Updated

Monsoon Rains Are Coming To Thailand Where 13 People Remain Trapped

3 min read

An international rescue team is working around the clock to get the soccer team out.

World

World

New Footage Shows Trapped Soccer Team Smiling, Wearing Space Blankets

1 min read

An international rescue effort is now working on getting the soccer team and their coach to safety, which could take months.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Thai Cave Rescue Dilemma And Leyonhjelm Saga Continues

4 min read

All the news you need to know this Wednesday.

World

World

Soccer Team Could Be Trapped For Months, Will Learn To Dive

4 min read

The under-16s team and their coach have been found some 4km into the cave's networks.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Thai Soccer Team Found Alive And A Violent Basketball Brawl

4 min read

All the news you need to know this Tuesday.

World

World

Thai Junior Soccer Team Found Alive In Cave

1 min read

A massive international search was underway for the team in a cave network that stretches 10 kilometres into a mountain.

World

World

U.S. Forces, British Divers Join Search For Boys Missing In Thai Cave

1 min read

Twelve schoolboys and their soccer coach have been missing since Saturday.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Company Tax Cuts Delays, Housing For U.S. Immigrants And Heather Locklear

2 min read

All the news you need to know this Tuesday.

Movies

Movies

Tourists Have Ruined The Beach From Leonardo DiCaprio's 'The Beach'

2 min read

This is why we can't have nice things.