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  • Partial results from Thai election show pro-army party with slight, unexpected lead

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    Partial results from Thai election show pro-army party with slight, unexpected lead

    BANGKOK, March 24 — Partial results from today’s general election in Thailand showed a pro-military party slightly ahead of the populist party leading a “democratic...

  • US lawmakers await details of Mueller’s Russia report

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    US lawmakers await details of Mueller’s Russia report

    WASHINGTON, March 24 — US lawmakers waited today for details of a confidential report into an investigation of Russian meddling in the 2016 election that has cast a pall over...

  • Brexit up in the air as May faces possible plot, parliament tries to grab control

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    Brexit up in the air as May faces possible plot, parliament tries to grab control

  • Israel says Trump to recognise Golan as its territory Monday

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    Israel says Trump to recognise Golan as its territory Monday

  • Norway cruise ship towed to port after nearly 500 people rescued

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    Norway cruise ship towed to port after nearly 500 people rescued

  • Thai election exit poll indicates opposition wins most seats, not enough to form govt

    10 hours ago

    Thai election exit poll indicates opposition wins most seats, not enough to form govt

  • Britain must resolve Brexit but changing PM May wouldn’t help, Hammond says

    11 hours ago

    Britain must resolve Brexit but changing PM May wouldn’t help, Hammond says

  • Hungary could resume anti-EU campaigns, says PM Orban

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    Hungary could resume anti-EU campaigns, says PM Orban

  • Iraqi parliament sacks local governor after Mosul boat capsize

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    Iraqi parliament sacks local governor after Mosul boat capsize

  • Thousands attend NZ vigil, rally to fight racism, remember Christchurch victims

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    Thousands attend NZ vigil, rally to fight racism, remember Christchurch victims

  • Mozambique says death toll rises to 446 after cyclone

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    Mozambique says death toll rises to 446 after cyclone

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  • Syria vows to recover Golan Heights

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    Syria vows to recover Golan Heights

  • Trump says he 'knows nothing' about Kushner's WhatsApp messaging

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    Trump says he 'knows nothing' about Kushner's WhatsApp messaging

  • UN chief pledges to help protect religious sites

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    UN chief pledges to help protect religious sites

  • Luxury cruise ship carrying 1,300 people is evacuated off Norway

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    Luxury cruise ship carrying 1,300 people is evacuated off Norway

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  • Thai king urges support for ‘good people’ to prevent ‘chaos’ hours before polls open

    21 hours ago

    Thai king urges support for ‘good people’ to prevent ‘chaos’ hours before polls open

    BANGKOK, March 24 — Thailand’s king issued a cryptic statement late yesterday hours before polls open for the country’s first general election since a 2014 coup, quoting his...

  • Moroccan police disperse protesting teachers with water cannons

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    Moroccan police disperse protesting teachers with water cannons

    RABAT, March 24 — Baton-wielding riot police used water cannons to disperse teachers protesting in the Moroccan capital last night to demand better conditions. Several thousand...

  • Thailand’s turbulent political history

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    Thailand’s turbulent political history

    BANGKOK, March 24 — Violent demonstrations, multiple coups and a cryptic election eve message from the king. Thailand’s unpredictable political history has few rivals. The...

  • Britain’s May reportedly on the brink amid Brexit crisis

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    Britain’s May reportedly on the brink amid Brexit crisis

    LONDON, March 24 — Prime Minister Theresa May is making a last-ditch bid this weekend to win support among British MPs for her EU divorce deal ahead of another pivotal week in...

  • Spain’s Socialists lead, short of majority, predicts poll

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    Spain’s Socialists lead, short of majority, predicts poll

    MADRID, March 24 — Spain’s Socialists led in a poll published today in daily El Pais, but fell short of a majority with its main ally ahead of a general election next month....

  • NZ to hold national remembrance for Christchurch next Friday

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    NZ to hold national remembrance for Christchurch next Friday

    CHRISTCHURCH, March 24 — New Zealand will hold a national remembrance service on March 29 for the victims of the Christchurch mosque massacre and their families, the prime...

  • Earthquake of 5.8 magnitude strikes Sulawesi

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    Earthquake of 5.8 magnitude strikes Sulawesi

    JAKARTA, March 24 — A magnitude 5.8 earthquake struck on the Indonesian island of Sulawesi today, the US Geological Survey said. The quake struck 125km southeast of the city of...

  • Thai voters go to polls as coup-leader, ‘democratic front’ face off

    19 hours ago

    Thai voters go to polls as coup-leader, ‘democratic front’ face off

    BANGKOK, March 24 — Thai voters went to the polls today in a long-delayed election following a 2014 coup, in a race that pits a military junta chief seeking to retain power...

  • Traffic-choked Jakarta to inaugurate mass rapid transit system

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    Traffic-choked Jakarta to inaugurate mass rapid transit system

    JAKARTA, March 24 ­— Indonesia’s capital will inaugurate its first mass rapid transit system today, a US$1.1 billion (RM4.5 billion) project seen as crucial to tackling some...

  • More than NZ$10.8m donated to help families in mosque shooting

    20 hours ago

    More than NZ$10.8m donated to help families in mosque shooting

    CHRISTCHURCH, March 24 — More than NZ$10.8 million (RM30.2 million) in public donations has been received so far to help families of the 50 people killed in New Zealand's mosque...

  • Twin cyclones batter Australia

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    Twin cyclones batter Australia

    CAIRNS, March 24 — A “very destructive” category 4 cyclone slammed into Australia’s remote northern coast yesterday, while a second, equally powerful storm bore down on...

  • More than 100 killed in Mali massacre as UN visits

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    More than 100 killed in Mali massacre as UN visits

    BAMAKO, March 24 — Dogon hunters killed more than 100 people in an attack on a Fulani village in central Mali yesterday, local officials said, as a UN delegation visited the...

  • US airlines visit Boeing as FAA awaits 737 MAX upgrades

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    US airlines visit Boeing as FAA awaits 737 MAX upgrades

    CHICAGO, March 24 — Teams from the three US airlines that own 737 MAX jets headed to Boeing Co’s factory in Renton, Washington, to review a software upgrade yesterday, as US...

  • Norway rescuers airlift passengers off cruise ship in storm

    21 hours ago

    Norway rescuers airlift passengers off cruise ship in storm

    OSLO, March 24 — Rescuers were working into the night yesterday to airlift 1,300 passengers and crew off a cruise ship after it got into difficulty in rough seas off the...

  • WikiLeaks probe: Supporters say Manning in ‘solitary confinement’

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    WikiLeaks probe: Supporters say Manning in ‘solitary confinement’

    WASHINGTON, March 24 — Chelsea Manning, the anti-secrecy campaigner who was jailed for refusing to testify to a grand jury investigating WikiLeaks, has been held in solitary...

  • Man charged with attempted murder over Canada priest attack

    19 hours ago

    Man charged with attempted murder over Canada priest attack

    MONTREAL, March 24 — A man who allegedly stabbed a priest in front of his congregation live on television during mass at Canada’s biggest church was charged yesterday with...

  • Disneyland Paris ‘attack’ false alarm sparks stampede

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    Disneyland Paris ‘attack’ false alarm sparks stampede

    PARIS, March 24 — Crowds of holidaymakers stampeded for safety in Disneyland Paris yesterday when they mistook the din from a broken lift or escalator for the sound of weapons,...

  • Cruise ship adrift off Norway to evacuate 1,300 passengers

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    Cruise ship adrift off Norway to evacuate 1,300 passengers

    OSLO, March 23 — A cruise ship has suffered engine failure in windy conditions off the west coast of Norway and its 1,300 passengers will be evacuated, Norwegian police said...

  • Trump-Russia report main findings awaited, US lawmakers seek quick public release

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    Trump-Russia report main findings awaited, US lawmakers seek quick public release

    WASHINGTON, March 23 — The top US law enforcement official could release as early as today the main findings in Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s confidential report on his...