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2006-03-28 05:51:42

By Nopporn Wong-Anan BANGKOK (Reuters) - Nineteen teachers at an Islamic school founded by a top fugitive insurgent in the Thai south have been held on suspicion of involvement in two years of bloody separatist violence, officials said on Tuesday. The arrests would fuel more resentment among ethnic Malays in the mainly Muslim region, where more than 1,100 people have been killed in the violence, Muslim leaders and lawyers said. Security officials in Bangkok said the 19 men were...

2005-07-24 12:24:39

BANGKOK (Reuters) - Thailand issued a tsunami alert on Sunday and ordered thousands of people living along the Andaman Sea coastline to evacuate after a major earthquake struck off India's eastern coast. "There is a possibility that a tsunami can happen. Start the alert and evacuation," Plodprasob Surasawadee, head of the National Disaster Warning Center, said in a message broadcast on all television networks. The warning was issued for six southern provinces hit by a deadly tsunami on...


Word of the Day
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.