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Thai cave rescuer sues Elon Musk over pedophile comment

The lawsuit filed in Los Angeles federal court Monday seeks more than $75,000 in damages and a court order stopping Musk from making further allegations.
A British diver who helped rescue youth soccer players trapped in a cave in Thailand is suing Elon Musk, alleging that the Tesla CEO falsely accused him of being a pedophile.(AP File Photo)
A British diver who helped rescue youth soccer players trapped in a cave in Thailand is suing Elon Musk, alleging that the Tesla CEO falsely accused him of being a pedophile.(AP File Photo)
Published on Sep 18, 2018 07:07 AM IST
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Thailand turns to art, T-shirts to celebrate cave rescue of football team

The 12 boys, aged 11 to 16, and their 25-year-old coach, who went missing on June 23 while exploring a cave complex, were rescued last week during a perilous three-day mission.
Artists paint as they work on The Heroes giant painting project, in Art Bride gallery, Chiang Rai, Thailand.(REUTERS)
Artists paint as they work on The Heroes giant painting project, in Art Bride gallery, Chiang Rai, Thailand.(REUTERS)
Updated on Jul 20, 2018 05:40 PM IST
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Chiang Rai | By Reuters

Rescued Thai cave boys pray for good luck after first night spent at home

Wearing threads of white string tied around their wrists and holding hands together in prayer, members of Thailand’s ‘Wild Boars’ football team that was rescued last week, sat together in the temple while chants of Buddhist monks filled the room.
Soccer coach Ekkapol Janthawon (centre) and members of the rescued soccer team attend a Buddhist ceremony in Mae Sai district, Chiang Rai province, northern Thailand, Thursday, July 19, 2018.(AP)
Soccer coach Ekkapol Janthawon (centre) and members of the rescued soccer team attend a Buddhist ceremony in Mae Sai district, Chiang Rai province, northern Thailand, Thursday, July 19, 2018.(AP)
Updated on Jul 19, 2018 02:20 PM IST
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Agence France-Presse, Mae Sai, Thailand | By HT Correspondent

Survived on rainwater, tried to dig way out: Thai cave boys recount ordeal

The boys’ friends gathered to greet them on the set for the broadcast, designed to resemble a soccer field, complete with goalposts, nets and scattered with black-and-white footballs, while benches stood on a dais for the boys to sit on.
The 12 boys and their soccer coach who were rescued from a flooded cave arrive for a news conference in the northern province of Chiang Rai, Thailand.(REUTERS File Photo)
The 12 boys and their soccer coach who were rescued from a flooded cave arrive for a news conference in the northern province of Chiang Rai, Thailand.(REUTERS File Photo)
Updated on Jul 18, 2018 08:06 PM IST
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Chiang Rai, Thailand | By Agencies

Rescued Thai cave boys and coach will make their first public appearance today

The Thai boys and their 25-year-old coach sparked an international rescue effort after they became trapped inside the flooded Tham Luang cave complex in Chiang Rai.
This frame grab from handout video footage taken on July 13, 2018 and released by the Ministry of Health shows rescued
This frame grab from handout video footage taken on July 13, 2018 and released by the Ministry of Health shows rescued "Wild Boars" football team members recovering at the hospital in Chiang Rai province.(AFP Photo)
Updated on Jul 18, 2018 11:01 AM IST
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Reuters, Chiang Rai | By Reuters

Elon Musk calls Thai cave rescuer a paedophile, may face legal action

Elon Musk attacked Vernon Unsworth on Twitter after the cave explorer dismissed his rescue plan as a “PR stunt”.
Musk had earlier provoked condemnation after tweeting that the Thai rescue chief, who had declined the submarine prototype offer, was not really in charge of the operation.(AFP File)
Musk had earlier provoked condemnation after tweeting that the Thai rescue chief, who had declined the submarine prototype offer, was not really in charge of the operation.(AFP File)
Updated on Jul 16, 2018 01:25 PM IST
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New Delhi | By HT Correspondent

Thai cave rescue: Australian divers were given diplomatic immunity in case mission failed

Anaesthetist Richard Harris and his diving partner Craig Challen became a part of the rescue operation after negotiations between Australian and Thai authorities accorded them diplomatic immunity to protect them from possible prosecution if anything went awry during the rescue.
Rescue personnel carrying a member of the
Rescue personnel carrying a member of the "Wild Boars" on a stretcher during the rescue operation inside the Tham Luang cave in Khun Nam Nang Non Forest Park in Mae Sai district, Thailand.(AFP/ Royal Thai Navy)
Updated on Jul 16, 2018 05:50 PM IST
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Agence France-Presse, Sydney | By HT Correspondent

Thailand’s cave boys won’t see FIFA World Cup final live, to watch recording later

The world soccer governing body FIFA had invited the boys and their coach – who were trapped in a cave fro two weeks – to attend the final in Moscow.
This handout by The Thai government shows members of the ‘Wild Boars’ football team being treated at a hospital in Chiang Rai. The boys were rescued from a cave two weeks after they were trapped.(AFP)
This handout by The Thai government shows members of the ‘Wild Boars’ football team being treated at a hospital in Chiang Rai. The boys were rescued from a cave two weeks after they were trapped.(AFP)
Updated on Jul 15, 2018 07:01 PM IST
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Bangkok | By Reuters

A four-leaf clover is news. A beautiful rose is not

It was the rescue attempt that ensued and the increasing good news of its success that hereafter became the big story. Teams of television reporters were assigned to cover it. They stood outside the cave, spoke to the rescuers, counted the ambulances and reported from the hospital, interspersed with hours of discussion with experts about what should be done.
The slow but steadily successful evacuation of 12 teenagers and their coach - a good news story if ever there was one - has kept me riveted to the BBC and CNN who, in turn, have provided blanket coverage stretching for hours on end (Royal Thai Navy via AP)(AP)
The slow but steadily successful evacuation of 12 teenagers and their coach - a good news story if ever there was one - has kept me riveted to the BBC and CNN who, in turn, have provided blanket coverage stretching for hours on end (Royal Thai Navy via AP)(AP)
Updated on Jul 14, 2018 11:53 PM IST
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By Karan Thapar

Rice, sushi and KFC: Recovering Thai boys crave their favourite food as they wait to go home

Asked by an off-camera interviewer what they were looking forward to eating, their wish list included slow-cooked pork leg with steamed rice, fried crispy pork, roasted red pork, sushi, steak and KFC.
This image made from a video taken on July 13, 2018 and released by Chiang Rai Prachanukroh Hospital, shows Pornchai Kamluang, one of the 12 boys rescued from the flooded cave, in their hospital room at Chiang Rai Prachanukroh Hospital.(AP Photo)
This image made from a video taken on July 13, 2018 and released by Chiang Rai Prachanukroh Hospital, shows Pornchai Kamluang, one of the 12 boys rescued from the flooded cave, in their hospital room at Chiang Rai Prachanukroh Hospital.(AP Photo)
Updated on Jul 14, 2018 06:08 PM IST
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Chiang Rai | By Associated Press

Thai cave boys to be discharged from hospital on Thursday

The last group of the 12-member “Wild Boars” soccer team and their coach was safely brought out of the Tham Luang cave on Tuesday.
Members of the
Members of the "Wild Boars" football team being treated at a hospital in Chiang Rai.(AFP Photo)
Updated on Jul 14, 2018 12:53 PM IST
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Chiang Rai (Thailand) | By Reuters

Thai boys were meant to stay in cave for 1 hour but floods trapped them

Parents who have talked with the boys told Thai media they said their June 23 trek into the cave was supposed to last just an hour until flooding trapped them.
Rescue personnel work at the Tham Luang cave complex in the northern province of Chiang Rai, Thailand in this still image taken from a video obtained from social media.(Reuters Photo via Thai Navy SEAL)
Rescue personnel work at the Tham Luang cave complex in the northern province of Chiang Rai, Thailand in this still image taken from a video obtained from social media.(Reuters Photo via Thai Navy SEAL)
Published on Jul 13, 2018 04:55 PM IST
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Chiang Rai | By Associated Press

‘World is watching’: After cave rescue, Thai boys face battle with international fame

Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha has asked that the boys be given time and personal space to recover.
A screen grab shows boys rescued from the Thai cave wearing mask and resting in a hospital in Chiang Rai, Thailand from a July 11, 2018 handout video.(REUTERS)
A screen grab shows boys rescued from the Thai cave wearing mask and resting in a hospital in Chiang Rai, Thailand from a July 11, 2018 handout video.(REUTERS)
Updated on Jul 13, 2018 12:48 PM IST
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Chiang Rai | By Reuters

New footage shows sedated football team carried from Thailand cave

The footage, released on the Thai Navy SEALs Facebook page, shows a complex operation with numerous divers -- both foreign and Thai -- using pulleys, ropes and rubber piping to haul members of the football team to safety.
Rescue personnel work at the Tham Luang cave complex in the northern province of Chiang Rai, Thailand.(REUTERS)
Rescue personnel work at the Tham Luang cave complex in the northern province of Chiang Rai, Thailand.(REUTERS)
Updated on Jul 11, 2018 08:07 PM IST
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Chiang Rai | By Press Trust of India

Thai cave rescue details emerge: Sleeping boys were passed on stretchers to safety

The details are among the first to emerge about the Thai cave rescue that has been shrouded in secrecy since it began on Sunday and ended successfully three days later.
The members of the “Wild Boars” team, aged 11-16, had no experience in scuba diving, and the death of an ex-Navy SEAL who had helped install oxygen tanks in preparation for the rescue underscored the dangers of the mission.(Reuters)
The members of the “Wild Boars” team, aged 11-16, had no experience in scuba diving, and the death of an ex-Navy SEAL who had helped install oxygen tanks in preparation for the rescue underscored the dangers of the mission.(Reuters)
Updated on Jul 11, 2018 07:46 PM IST
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Chiang Rai (Thailand) | By Agence France-Presse

Thai cave drama: Here are five other rescues that defied the odds

A worldwide audience followed every twist and turn of the week-long operation by cave divers, survival specialists and medics in Thailand as they raced against rising waters to get the boys out.Here are some other amazing rescues that also ended happily despite enormous obstacles.
Four Thai Navy Seals are seen after leaving the cave safe during the rescue mission in Chiang Rai Province, Thailand, on July 10, 2018.(REUTERS)
Four Thai Navy Seals are seen after leaving the cave safe during the rescue mission in Chiang Rai Province, Thailand, on July 10, 2018.(REUTERS)
Updated on Jul 11, 2018 03:37 PM IST
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Agence France-Presse | By HT Correspondent

Thai cave rescue hero emerges to news of his father’s demise

Richard Harris, a world-renowned Australian medic and diver, whose presence in the dramatic rescue of the Wild Boars squad was specially requested by experts, came out of the flooded underground complex to the sad news that his own father had died.
Thai soldiers during the rescue operations in the Mae Sai district of Chiang Rai province on July 9, 2018.(AFP/Ye Aung Thu)
Thai soldiers during the rescue operations in the Mae Sai district of Chiang Rai province on July 9, 2018.(AFP/Ye Aung Thu)
Updated on Jul 11, 2018 11:27 AM IST
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Agence France-Presse | By HT Correspondent

Thai cave rescue: ‘Everyone is safe’ after daring rescue mission

The gruelling 18-day ordeal that claimed the life of an experienced diver and riveted people worldwide finally ended on Tuesday, with the 12 boys and their soccer coach being rescued from the flooded cave in Thailand.
Volunteers celebrate at a makeshift press centre in Mae Sai district of Chiang Rai province on July 10, 2018, after the twelve boys and their football coach were rescued.(AFP/Ye Aung THU)
Volunteers celebrate at a makeshift press centre in Mae Sai district of Chiang Rai province on July 10, 2018, after the twelve boys and their football coach were rescued.(AFP/Ye Aung THU)
Updated on Jul 11, 2018 10:08 AM IST
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Associated Press | By HT Correspondent

Thai cave rescue trends as prayers culminate in expressions of relief on social media

A Google search on Tuesday for the words “Thai cave rescue” revealed 359,000,000 results, with interest peaking since last week when British divers found the boys and the rescue mission began.
Motorists pass a billboard with a photograph showing members of the Thai Wild Boar football team and their coach with a message
Motorists pass a billboard with a photograph showing members of the Thai Wild Boar football team and their coach with a message "welcome home brothers" in Chiang Rai on Tuesday.(AFP)
Updated on Jul 10, 2018 10:04 PM IST
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London | By Reuters

Rescued Thai boys won’t be able to attend World Cup final, says FIFA

FIFA boss Gianni Infantino had invited the boys’ Wild Boars football team to the final “as our guests” last week.
Motorists pass by a billboard displaying a photograph of the Thai children's football team
Motorists pass by a billboard displaying a photograph of the Thai children's football team "Wild Boar" and their coach with a message reading "welcome home brothers" in Chiang Rai on July 10, 2018, following their rescue.(AFP)
Updated on Jul 10, 2018 09:32 PM IST
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Agence France-Presse, Moscow | By Agence France-Presse

Diving lessons, tranquillisers and 72 hours later, all members of football team rescued from Thailand cave

Here is how what the Thai cave rescue unfolded over 72 hours as Thailand and much of the world anxiously awaited news of the boys’ fate.
File photo released by Tham Luang Rescue Operation Center shows the boys and their soccer coach as they were found in a partially flooded cave, in Mae Sai, Chiang Rai, Thailand.(AP Photo)
File photo released by Tham Luang Rescue Operation Center shows the boys and their soccer coach as they were found in a partially flooded cave, in Mae Sai, Chiang Rai, Thailand.(AP Photo)
Updated on Jul 10, 2018 10:04 PM IST
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Mae Sai, Thailand | By Agence France-Presse

Health of coach and 4 boys remaining in Thai cave ‘still good’, says rescue chief

Rescuers will resume operation to retrieve the remaining five people in about 20 hours’ time, the head of the rescue mission said.
Thai Navy divers in Tham Luang cave during rescue operations for the 12 boys and their football team coach trapped in the cave at Khun Nam Nang Non Forest Park in the Mae Sai district of Chiang Rai province.(AFP/Royal Thai Navy)
Thai Navy divers in Tham Luang cave during rescue operations for the 12 boys and their football team coach trapped in the cave at Khun Nam Nang Non Forest Park in the Mae Sai district of Chiang Rai province.(AFP/Royal Thai Navy)
Updated on Jul 10, 2018 12:00 AM IST
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Bangkok | By Reuters

Eight boys of soccer team rescued from Thai cave, effort to free remaining 5 up to ‘rain god’

A team of 90 divers have been working for the past 24 hours to rescue 12 young soccer players and their coach from a flooded cave in Thailand in a risky operation that has been disrupted by rains.
Schoolchildren hold placards and pictures during a prayer event for the safe rescue of young football players and their coach stuck in a cave in Thailand, in Ahmedabad on July 9, 2018.(AFP)
Schoolchildren hold placards and pictures during a prayer event for the safe rescue of young football players and their coach stuck in a cave in Thailand, in Ahmedabad on July 9, 2018.(AFP)
Updated on Jul 09, 2018 11:41 PM IST
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Chiang Rai (Thailand) | By Reuters

Thai boys must conquer 4 kms of dangerous terrain, fear and fatigue to escape cave

The cave system has proven to be a formidable challenge for the international rescue coalition drawing some of the world’s best divers who have volunteered to help in the rescue operation of the stranded 12 boys and their soccer coach.
In this handout file photo released by Tham Luang Rescue Operation Center, Thai rescue teams walk inside cave complex where 12 boys and their soccer coach went missing in Mae Sai, Chiang Rai province, northern Thailand.(AP)
In this handout file photo released by Tham Luang Rescue Operation Center, Thai rescue teams walk inside cave complex where 12 boys and their soccer coach went missing in Mae Sai, Chiang Rai province, northern Thailand.(AP)
Updated on Jul 09, 2018 12:08 AM IST
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Tham Luang Cave (Thailand) | By Reuters

Thai cave rescue Highlights: Healthiest of boys taken out first, next phase of operation to start in 10-20 hours

A dangerous mission to rescue 12 Thai schoolboys and their soccer coach trapped inside a flooded cave for more than two weeks began on Sunday and authorities managed to bring out its first two survivors on Sunday evening.So far, four of the boys have been rescued and taken to a hospital. The head of the operation said the healthiest were taken out first.Thirteen foreign divers and five members of Thailand’s elite navy SEAL unit are trying to bring the boys – some as young as 11 and weak swimmers – through narrow, submerged passageways that claimed the life of a former Thai navy diver on Friday.Their ordeal has drawn huge media attention in Thailand and abroad, and getting the boys out safely could be a boost for Thailand’s ruling junta ahead of a general election next year. Here are the highlights:

In this undated photo released by Royal Thai Navy on Saturday, July 7, 2018, Thai rescue team members walk inside a cave where 12 boys and their soccer coach have been trapped since June 23, in Mae Sai, Chiang Rai province, northern Thailand.(AP)
In this undated photo released by Royal Thai Navy on Saturday, July 7, 2018, Thai rescue team members walk inside a cave where 12 boys and their soccer coach have been trapped since June 23, in Mae Sai, Chiang Rai province, northern Thailand.(AP)
Updated on Jul 08, 2018 11:56 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Agencies

4 rescued from Thai cave, operations break for 10-20 hours before next phase to extract remaining trapped begins

Authorities in northern Chiang Rai province began the dangerous mission to bring out the 12 boys and their coach earlier on Sunday after they got trapped on June 23 due to the monsoon rains.
This undated handout photo taken recently and released by the Royal Thai Navy on July 7, 2018 shows a group of Thai Navy divers in Tham Long cave during rescue operations for the 12 boys and their football team coach trapped in the cave at Khun Nam Nang Non Forest Park in the Mae Sai district of Chiang Rai province.(AFP)
This undated handout photo taken recently and released by the Royal Thai Navy on July 7, 2018 shows a group of Thai Navy divers in Tham Long cave during rescue operations for the 12 boys and their football team coach trapped in the cave at Khun Nam Nang Non Forest Park in the Mae Sai district of Chiang Rai province.(AFP)
Updated on Jul 08, 2018 11:10 PM IST
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Bangkok | By Reuters

Rescuers say conditions ‘perfect’ to evacuate Thai boys trapped in cave since June 23

Rescuers have conceded that evacuating the boys trapped in a cave in Thailand is a race against time, with monsoon rains expected to undo days of drainage of the deluged cave.
This handout video grab taken from footage released by the Royal Thai Navy shows Adul Sam-on (right), a member of a Thai youth football team who is trapped with 11 other children and their coach, gesturing as he sits inside the Tham Luang cave.(AFP File Photo)
This handout video grab taken from footage released by the Royal Thai Navy shows Adul Sam-on (right), a member of a Thai youth football team who is trapped with 11 other children and their coach, gesturing as he sits inside the Tham Luang cave.(AFP File Photo)
Updated on Jul 07, 2018 06:45 PM IST
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Mae Sai, Thailand | By Agence France-Presse
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