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Leicester City Football Club pays tribute to late King Bhumibol

LONDON: Players and staff at Leicester City Football Club gathered on Friday (Oct 14) at their training ground to pay their respects to the late Thai King Bhumibol Adulyadej with a moment of silence. The Premier League champions, owned by Thai billionaire Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha, said in a statement: “The world’s longest-reigning monarch, King Bhumibol was… Read More »

Biden expresses concerns about developments in Bahrain in call to king

WASHINGTON: U.S. Vice President Joe Biden, in a phone call with Bahrain’s King Hamad bin Isa al-Khalifa, expressed “strong concerns regarding recent negative developments in Bahrain,” the White House said in a statement on Friday. Biden spoke to al-Khalifa on Thursday and “emphasized the importance of reducing ongoing tensions through dialogue and reconciliation with the… Read More »