Kuwait

Rahaf Mohammed al-Qunun was released from the airport and is now under the protection of the UNHCR and Thai authorities.
Immigration Bureau/Royal Thai PD via CNN
January 09, 2019 - 10:19 pm
By Helen Regan and Bianca Britton, CNN (CNN) -- The 18-year-old Saudi woman who fled to Thailand to escape her family has been declared by the UN refugee agency (UNHCR) to be a legitimate refugee, Australian officials said Thursday. Australia is conducting health, security and other background...
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In this photo released by the Immigration Police, Chief of Immigration Police Maj. Gen. Surachate Hakparn, right talks to Saudi woman Rahaf Mohammed Alqunun,second left, before leaving the Suvarnabhumi Airport in Bangkok Monday, Jan. 7, 2019.
Immigration police via AP
January 07, 2019 - 4:49 pm
BANGKOK (AP) — An 18-year-old Saudi woman who fled her family over alleged abuse and barricaded herself in a Bangkok airport hotel room in a desperate bid for asylum will be allowed to stay in Thailand while her case is evaluated by the U.N. refugee agency, immigration authorities said Monday...
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A young Saudi woman says she is being detained at Bangkok's main airport after trying to escape from her parents in Kuwait.
Romeo Gacad/Getty Images via CNN
January 06, 2019 - 3:04 pm
By CNN's Kocha Olarn in Bangkok and Nada Altaher in Abu Dhabi (CNN) -- A young Saudi woman says she is being detained at Bangkok's main airport after trying to escape from her parents in Kuwait. Rahaf Mohammed al-Qunun says that on landing at Suvarnabhumi Airport, Thailand, she had her passport...
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Pollution
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December 17, 2018 - 10:20 am
Analysis by John Sutter, CNN (CNN) -- Hidden in the 133-page document agreed upon at the UN climate change talks was a compromise that many consider an infuriating distraction. The countries of the world agreed to welcome the fact that a scientific report on the state of global warming had been...
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