""Whoever conducted the attacks, Russia ultimately bears responsibility for the victims in East Ghouta and countless other Syrians.""
US Secretary of State
"Brexit is going to be pretty bad for the UK but I also think it's going to be pretty bad for Europe"
""The concept of closing the doors to immigrants is repugnant to the concept of America.""
Governor of New York
""Russia I think could initiate hostilities sooner than we expect.""
General Sir Nick Carter
Chief of the General Staff, British Army
""These are useful skills in life, because you never know what you can expect.""
Student, Yevpatoria School
""There are still too many people who are left out of that recovery and acceleration of growth.""
IMF Managing Director
"Give up attempts to solve the existing problems by force."
Russian Foreign Minister
""Inequality is not inevitable, it's not like the weather. It's a policy choice.""
Oxfam’s head of policy on inequality.
The level of the flood waters is falling in Bangkok after the deluge that submerged the country, leaving almost 540 people dead.
Aerial images show the extent of damage suffered in the north, east and west of Bangkok. One third of Thailand has been swamped by flood water.
As floodwaters receded in the ancient Thai city of Ayutthaya, volunteers and elephants joined forces to clean up the streets.
Volunteers and officials give hot food and water to flood victims in the Thai capital.
Authorities in Thailand are facing growing anger as rising floodwaters spread to new neighbourhoods in the capital Bangkok.
With the central and
Peak tides add to misery of Bangkok residents battling floods that have killed at least 381 people and affected more than two million since July.
Their homes have been flooded for nearly a month and some people have had enough. Tempers in the Thai capital have been flaring over the government’s
Bangkok homes may be flooded, alley ways may be waist-deep in filthy water but nothing stops the Thai mail from getting through, at least, not if
Thailand’s floods have submerged parts of Bangkok but it would take more than that to interrupt the rounds of one intrepid postman.
Hopes have been raised that the centre of Thailand’s capital Bangkok might escape the country’s worst floods in decades.
But that is little comfort
Bangkok is no longer spared from the flooding that has hit Thailand. Residents of the capital are preparing for the rising waters.
High tides are putting flood defences to the test in Bangkok as Thailand battles its worst floods in over half a century.
At least 377 people have
Thailand’s government has told Bangkok residents to leave the capital due to floods.
The city of 12 million people has been placed on high alert by
Flood barriers protecting Bangkok are almost overflowing and worries in the city are high that they could fail in the coming hours.
A five-day emergency holiday has been ordered by Thai authorities as the level of water is still rising around Bangkok.
After three months of devastating rains in north, northeast and central Thailand the waters have gained the capital.
The people of Bangkok have
Bangkok’s second airport has closed amid Thailand’s worst flooding in half a century.
Don Muang airport, used mostly for domestic services, halted
Thailand has declared a four-day special holiday in parts of the country as it struggles to cope with widespread flooding.
Several provinces are
In a clear sign of Thailand’s worsening flood situation, the main evacuation centre for Bangkok and outlying areas was itself evacuated as the rising
Heavy rain is wreaking havoc in Thailand. Authorities try to do what they can to protect the capital, Bangkok.