Thai ex-PM Thaksin calls for party unity ahead of promised election

BANGKOK (Reuters) – Fugitive former Thai Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra met lawmakers from his Puea Thai Party in Hong Kong where he called for party unity ahead of an approaching general election, party members said on Monday.

Alibaba, Tencent rally troops amid $10 billion retail battle

SHANGHAI (Reuters) – China’s tech giants Alibaba Group Holding Ltd and Tencent Holdings Ltd , worth a combined $1 trillion, are on a retail investment binge, forcing merchants to choose sides amid a battle for shoppers’ digital wallets.

How skier paid tribute to his late brother

“Team Lillis” hoped to one day watch all three brothers, Jonathon, 23, Chris, 19, and Mikey, 17, compete in the Olympic ariels competition.

All 65 passengers, crew feared dead in Iranian plane crash

DUBAI (Reuters) – All 65 passengers and crew were feared dead in a plane crash in central Iran on Sunday after the domestic flight came down in bad weather in a mountainous region.

Winter Olympics: Great Britain’s Penny Coomes and Nick Buckland advance in ice dance

Great Britain’s Penny Coomes and Nick Buckland safely progress to the final day of the ice dance competition.

Winter Olympics: Great Britain secure thrilling curling victory over Denmark

Watch highlights as an inspired half-time team talk from coach Viktor Kjell spurs Great Britain’s men to secure a 7-6 victory over Denmark in Pyeongchang.