July 12, 2018

Thai journalist says the cave rescue mission ‘united’ the country

Royal Thai Navy(CHIANG RAI, Thailand) -- For Thai journalist Nattha Komolvadhin, the heart-pounding, 18-day rescue mission of 12 boys and their coach from the depths of a flooded cave in Thailand not only brought the country together but captured the attention of the entire world. “People are united together,” Komolvadhin, a Thai Public Broadcasting Service (ThaiPBS) anchor, told “20/20.” “This is the very first time in Thailand for many years that people feel the same mission. People [have] joi..
July 11, 2018

Group smuggles pride ‘flag’ into Russia for the World Cup

Hidden Flag(MOSCOW) -- Six people have come up with a creative way of smuggling the pride flag into Russia during the World Cup as a demonstration against the country's restrictive laws on promoting LGBTQ rights. Since 2012, Russia has enforced an "anti-gay propaganda" law, forbidding the so-called promotion of the LGBTQ lifestyle to people under the age of 18. In practice, this has meant that public demonstrations in support of LGBTQ rights are often treated as illegal. Officials also now ..
July 11, 2018

John Kerry blasts President Trump’s NATO remarks

iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) -- Former Secretary of State John Kerry condemned President Donald Trump's remarks at the NATO Summit Wednesday morning after the president bashed Germany saying the country is being “controlled” by Russia. “Germany is totally controlled by Russia,” Trump said during a breakfast with NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg. Trump's critique referred to the controversial $12 billion proposed Nord Stream 2 pipeline between Russia and Germany. Kerry quickly b..
July 11, 2018

Focus switches from Thai rescue effort to treatment for 12 boys

ABCNews.com(CHAING RAI, Thailand) -- The rescue effort for the 12 boys who survived over two weeks underground in Thailand has switched to a treatment process. Authorities held a press conference early Wednesday in Chiang Rai to discuss the boys' continued recovery from a variety of minor ailments. All 12 boys, as well as their soccer coach, remain quarantined at Chiangrai Prachanukroh Hospital. But on the whole, all of the boys are doing well. Former Provincial Gov. Narongsak Osatanakorn t..