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French father goes on hunger strike for kids ‘abducted’ by Japanese wife

By AFP, published by Channel NewsAsia Tokyo – A Frenchman in Japan who says his children were abducted by their Japanese mother began a hunger strike in Tokyo today (July 10), in a protest he hopes will bring international attention to his fight to be reunited with his family. “I’ve given everything, I’ve lost my

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Penguin ‘is still at Corrections Hospital’

THE Corrections Department confirmed today (May 8) that detained hunger-striking protest leader Mr. Prit Chivarak, or Penguin, is still undergoing medical treatment at the Corrections Hospital with this coming after his mother Mrs. Sureerat Chewarak said she could not contact him, Sanook.com said. Mr. Thawatchai Chaiwat, the department’s deputy chief and its spokesman, said Penguin,

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China watching as UK’s aircraft carrier group is now ready to deploy

By Brad Lendon, CNN BRITAIN is officially an aircraft carrier power again. The Royal Navy announced on Monday (Jan. 4) that the UK’s Carrier Strike Group, centred on Britain’s largest ever warship, the HMS Queen Elizabeth, had achieved initial operating capability. The designation means the 65,000-ton carrier, its air assets including F-35 stealth fighter jets

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