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Thai junta lifts military-imposed ban on political activities: statement

Police officers stand guard during a protest to demand that the military government hold a general election by November, in Bangkok, Thailand, May 22, 2018. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha BANGKOK (Reuters) – Thailand lifted a military-imposed ban on political activities that has been in place since 2014, a government statement published on …

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Indonesia unveils more detailed land map in bid to resolve development planning disputes

JAKARTA (Reuters) – Indonesia’s government on Tuesday launched a more detailed map of land use aimed at resolving overlapping claims in the vast archipelago, including in forest areas, three years later than was initially planned. A tourist boat travels along a river in Tanjung Puting National Park in Central Kalimantan …

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Stop Brexit! – one man’s daily protest against UK-EU divorce

LONDON (Reuters) – Steve Bray is already hard at work when dawn breaks over London, waving anti-Brexit banners behind television crews reporting live outside Westminster. Anti-Brexit protestor Steve Bray (L) remonstrates with a pro-Brexit protestor outside of the Houses of Parliament, in London, Britain, December 10, 2018. REUTERS/Toby Melville The …

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India’s BJP trails in vote count of three state polls, in setback for Modi

NEW DELHI (Reuters) – India’s ruling Bharatiya Janata Party was trailing on Tuesday in three big heartland states, two TV networks said, as counting began from local elections seen as a final trial of strength for Prime Minister Narendra Modi before general elections next year. FILE PHOTO: India’s Prime Minister …

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