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Thailand’s king shows improvement following treatment for infection: palace

Thailand's 88-year-old king, the world's longest reigning monarch, has shown signs of improvement following treatment for a blood infection, the palace said in a statement on Sunday. King Bhumibol Adulyadej has been treated for various ailments

Mother Teresa borne to sainthood by complex, mysterious process

(Story repeats, adding reference to Sunday's canonization.) By Philip Pullella VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - The canonization of Mother Teresa of Calcutta marked the culmination of a process - sometimes called "the saint-making machine" - that is

Singapore confirms 27 more locally transmitted Zika cases

Twenty-five new cases were linked to the initial outbreak area, one was linked to a potential new cluster and the remaining new case had no known links to any existing cluster, the Ministry of Health and

Childless Scottish nationalist leader Sturgeon reveals 2011 miscarriage

Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon, whose childlessness has been a matter of media speculation over the years, has revealed she suffered a miscarriage in 2011. Following the publication of extracts from a book in the Sunday