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Cave rescue: Eight rescued Thai boys in 'good health'

Foreign and Thai rescuers arrive at Tham Luang cave system in Khun Nam Nang Non Forest Park, Chiang Rai province, Thailand, 09 July 2018



The first eight boys rescued from a cave in northern Thailand are in good mental and physical health, according to a health official.

The boys, who were brought out of the caves over the past two days, have undergone X-rays and blood tests. Two have been treated for lung inflammation.

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Japan floods: 126 killed after torrential rain and landslides

This is the worst death toll triggered by rains Japan has seen since 1982, when nearly 300 people died



At least 126 people are now known to have died in floods and landslides triggered by torrential rain in western Japan, says the government.

It is the highest death toll caused by rainfall that Japan has seen in more than three decades.

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Thailand tourist boat sinking: At least 33 confirmed dead off Phuket

The search is continuing for survivors after the boat sank off Phuket



At least 33 people are known to have died after a tourist boat carrying mostly Chinese passengers capsized off the Thai holiday island of Phuket.

The news came as Thai authorities suspended their search for missing passengers for a second night.

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