Thai police have arrested a woman they believe to be the mastermind behind a scam that saw more than 1000 people stranded at Bangkok airport after learning that the flight they’d booked didn’t exist.
Con artists have tricked hundreds of young Nigerians into traveling to Russia thinking they'd become professional footballers. Alas, when they arrive, their hopes are dashed and they find themselves with nowhere to go.
Officials have not reduced the warning level and a 4-kilometer danger zone remains in place around the crater. But the tens of thousands of travelers left stranded are able to leave the island.
Dozens of Nigerian football enthusiasts who were victims of a scam have run out of money to buy tickets home from Russia. The Nigerian ambassador has slammed them after they sought his help.
An operation to evacuate Thailand's trapped boys has started, according to officials. A lack of heavy rainfall has helped keep the water level at bay, but with heavy rain in the forecast time is running out.
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