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Thai Airline Calendar with “Maxim” Models Has Officials Steaming

Thai Airline Calendar with “Maxim” Models Has Officials SteamingNok Air(BANGKOK) -- The low-cost Thai airline Nok Air is bringing new meaning to the phrase, "Fly the Friendly Skies" by hiring scantily clad Maxim models to show off its fleet of planes in a series of photos in a promotional calendar. But the Thai Min...

Obama Asks for Prayer on Budget Deal

Obama Asks for Prayer on Budget DealJEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images(BANGKOK, Thailand) -- Taking a break from deficit negotiations for a whirlwind tour of Southeast Asia, President Obama joked Sunday afternoon as he toured a sacred Buddhist temple that he could use some prayer to help reach...

Red Bull Heir Suspected in Fatal Hit-and-Run in Thailand

Red Bull Heir Suspected in Fatal Hit-and-Run in ThailandJoseph Devenney/Getty Images(BANGKOK) -- An heir to the Red Bull energy drink fortune was arrested after he fatally hit a policeman with his Ferrari, dragging the officer’s body down a Bangkok street early Monday morning, police said.Oil streaks ...

Red Bull Heir Suspected in Fatal Hit-and-Run in Thailand

Red Bull Heir Suspected in Fatal Hit-and-Run in ThailandJoseph Devenney/Getty Images(BANGKOK) -- An heir to the Red Bull energy drink fortune was arrested after he fatally hit a policeman with his Ferrari, dragging the officer’s body down a Bangkok street early Monday morning, police said.Oil streaks ...

Canadian Sisters Suffer Gruesome Death in Thai Hotel Room

Canadian Sisters Suffer Gruesome Death in Thai Hotel RoomMark Wilson/Getty Images(KRABI, Thailand) -- Two Canadian sisters were found dead in their hotel room on a popular tourist island in Thailand, and the cause of their mysterious deaths is unknown.The women's bodies were found in gruesome conditions, rep...

IKEA Assembles Team to Fight Sexy Product Names

IKEA Assembles Team to Fight Sexy Product NamesPHILIPPE HUGUEN/AFP/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- Swedish furniture manufacturer IKEA has been forced to hire a group of experts who speak Thai, after a series of its Scandinavian-sounding products were misinterpreted when the store opened in Thailand.The ...

Lady Gaga Angers Thai Fans with Fake Rolex Tweet

Lady Gaga Angers Thai Fans with Fake Rolex TweetAlo Ceballos/FilmMagic(NEW YORK) -- Lady Gaga may have just insulted millions of her legendarily devoted "Little Monster" fans with a single tweet."I just landed in Bangkok baby! Ready for 50,000 screaming Thai monsters. I wanna get lost in a lady mark...

Indian Journalist Arrested for Car Bombing

Indian Journalist Arrested for Car BombingDaniel Berehulak /Getty Images(NEW DELHI) -- Indian police arrested a journalist on Tuesday in connection with a Feb. 13 car bombing which seriously injured an Israeli diplomat’s wife in New Delhi.Syed Mohammed Kazmi was scheduled to appear in co...

Bangkok Bomb Plot: Photos Show Explosives Hidden in $27 Radio

Bangkok Bomb Plot: Photos Show Explosives Hidden in $27 RadioABC News(NEW YORK) -- An alleged Iranian hit squad used $27 portable radios to hide at least five bombs that Israeli and American authorities say they intended to use against Israeli targets in Bangkok, Thailand.Exclusive photos of one undetonated bomb...

Police Seek Two More Suspects in Bangkok Explosions

Police Seek Two More Suspects in Bangkok ExplosionsiStockphoto/Thinkstock(BANGKOK) -- Police in Thailand are on the lookout for two more suspects following a series of explosions that rattled a residential area in Bangkok earlier this week.Three Iranian men were detained after a bomb in their rented ho...

American Woman Murdered in Thailand

American Woman Murdered in ThailandABC News(WASHINGTON) -- The murder of an American woman on a business trip in Bangkok, Thailand, has triggered an international investigation as police search for an Indian man who was caught on surveillance video leaving the woman's room. Wendy Albano...

Third Iranian Detained in Connection to Bangkok Explosions

Third Iranian Detained in Connection to Bangkok ExplosionsiStockphoto/Thinkstock(BANGKOK) -- Two Iranian men were caught in Bangkok on Tuesday after a series of explosions rattled a residential area there.  And now, another suspect has been detained.According to officials, a third Iranian who had fled to...

State Department Condemns Thailand Attack, Suggests Iran Link

State Department Condemns Thailand Attack, Suggests Iran LinkUS State Department(WASHINGTON) -- State Department spokeswoman Victoria Nuland condemned the explosions in Thailand Tuesday. Though she never offered a direct link, she drew a parallel between the blasts in Bangkok and the attacks on Israeli officials...

At Least Five Dead after Multiple Blasts in Bangkok

At Least Five Dead after Multiple Blasts in BangkokiStockphoto/Thinkstock(BANGKOK) -- A series of three explosions in Bangkok Tuesday injured five people, including one foreign man, according to local reports. One explosion reportedly happened in a house in a bustling Bangkok neighborhood.  Local ...

US Citizens Warned of Possible Terror Attacks in Bangkok

US Citizens Warned of Possible Terror Attacks in BangkokiStockphoto/Thinkstock(BANGKOK) -- American citizens in Thailand are being warned of potential terror attacks that may take place soon in Bangkok.The U.S. embassy in Thailand issued an emergency message on Friday, alerting that "foreign terrorists may ...

‘Mission: Impossible’ Star Jeremy Renner Escapes Real-Life Fight Scene

‘Mission: Impossible’ Star Jeremy Renner Escapes Real-Life Fight SceneParamount Pictures/Skydance Productions(PHUKET, Thailand) -- Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol star Jeremy Renner avoided what could have been a potentially deadly situation in Phuket, Thailand.According to a report from the Phuket Gazette, Renner a...

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