BANGKOK (AP) — Thai authorities say a British woman has died under anesthesia during a corrective cosmetic procedure at the same Bangkok clinic.
Public Health ministry executive Boonruang Triruangworawat said Friday she was operated on by a doctor who was not certified for cosmetic surgery. He has been arrested on charges of causing reckless death.
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Police in Afghanistan said that five people were killed and two injured when gunmen opened fire on a car in the eastern province of Nangahar on Friday. The attack took place as the car carrying a total of seven civilians was driving through Khogyani district around 6 am, said the spokesman for the provincial police, Hazrat Hussain Mashraqiwal.
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia’s prime minister says he is considering a personal request from President Barack Obama to send a medical team to Africa to fight Ebola.
HONG KONG (AP) — Pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong plan to hold a spot referendum Sunday on whether to stay in the streets or accept government offers for more talks and clear their protest camps.
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea’s economic growth slowed to 3.2 percent in the third quarter, the lowest in five quarters, as weakness in exports and spending by companies offset the boost from government stimulus.