Three boys and their football coach who were rescued from a cave in northern Thailand last month have been granted Thai citizenship.
The 12 boys and their soccer coach rescued from a flooded cave in Thailand left a hospital on Wednesday to make their first public appearance at a nationally-broadcast news conference in the northern province of Chiang Rai.
This is how we covered the news on Wednesday, July 18.
Volunteers assisting in the rescue of a football team and their coach from a flooded cave in Thailand react as the last person is stretchered out.
As the 12 Thai boys trapped in a cave send emotional letters to their parents the Thai authorities say that rains threaten further flooding in the coming weeks