Six years a slave: Indian farm workers exploited in Italy

  By AFP, published by The Straits Times Sabaudia, Italy  – When Mr Balbir Singh refers to his ordeal, he uses the Italian word “macello”, which roughly translates as “mess” – but it is hardly enough to convey what the migrant Indian farm worker has endured. For six years, he lived in what can only

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Two elderly widowers fight over young woman – one gets shot

A 72-year-old widower is being investigated for allegedly shooting another elderly widower as both competed to win the heart of a 31-year-old woman in northeastern Buriram province, said this evening (July 11). Pol. Col. Pongsakorn Onsaluay, deputy inspector of Satuek police station, Satuek district, rushed to investigate after being informed at 7 p.m. yesterday

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Daily Covid count jumps to 9,539 as Anutin helps centenarian 

  THE Centre for Covid-19 Situation Administration (CCSA) revealed more dismal figures today (July 11) with daily coronavirus cases rising non-stop to 9,539 amid 86 more fatalities while almost 1,000 patients now require ventilators, TV Channel 7 said. Meanwhile the Department of Medical Services said in its Facebook page that Deputy Prime Minister and Public

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