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German teenagers shoot at Thai king with rubber pellets

Jun 21, 2017 - 9:39 PM

Two young boys aged 13 and 14 fired rubber pellets with a toy that we call an airsoft gun at a group of cyclists including the king of Thailand says Thomas Steinkraus Koch of the prosecution service of Landshut town

SHOT AT BY AIRSOFT GUNS. A woman holds an image of Thailand's new King Maha Vajiralongkorn outside the Grand Palace in Bangkok on December 2, 2016. File photo by Lillian Suwanrumpha/ AFP

Europe breathes sigh of relief after Scotland vote

Sep 19, 2014 - 10:30 PM

While the European Union had stayed officially neutral before the vote there was clear relief in Brussels after the result that the first ever break up of a member state was off the cards

HAPPY DAYS. No supporters celebrate their win over the Yes campaign at the Royal Highland Centre during the Scottish referendum in Edinburgh, Scotland, 19 September 2014. Andy Rain/EPA

Merkel gets lift from big win in Bavarian poll

Sep 16, 2013 - 8:04 AM

The results from Germany s second most populous region point to a strong likelihood that Merkel will clinch a third term next Sunday September 22

PROST! German Chancellor Angela Merkel holds a glass of Koestritzer, a local beer speciality, as she attends an election campaign event in Bad Koestritz, eastern Germany, on September 15, 2013. AFP / DPA / Bodo Schackow