BANGKOK (AP) — Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra said Tuesday she would not resign ahead of national elections set for Feb. 2, her voice filling with emotion as she discussed her family's role in Thai politics.
Soweto (South Africa) (AFP) - 0803 GMT: Cyrill, from Cameroon, a business owner who lives in Johannesburg, and his wife Evelyn from Ivory Coast say being here is "unique, a once in a lifetime experience. 0759 GMT: Interviewed in the stadium by SAfrican TV, David Cameron recalls meeting Mandela in South Africa in 2006. 0750 GMT: The Israeli Ambassador to South Africa Dov Segev-Steinberg was asked Tuesday morning why the heads of state and governement are not coming to the ceremony and if they were snubbing it because Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas is attending. Reports say British Prime Minister David Cameron arrived earlier at the stadium and was seen getting into a lift.