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Army-ruled Thailand set for general elections Sunday

Army-ruled Thailand set for general elections Sunday

Thai people to elect civilian government for first time since 2014, when Royal Thai army led coup

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Blast in chemical plant in eastern China kills 64
23.03.2019

Blast in chemical plant in eastern China kills 64

Another 94 people seriously injured, and resulting fire brought under control on Friday

Afghanistan targets 1M more children in schools
23.03.2019

Afghanistan targets 1M more children in schools

An estimated 3.7 million children are out of schools in war-ravaged country

Blasts hit crowd marking farmers’ day in Afghanistan
23.03.2019

Blasts hit crowd marking farmers’ day in Afghanistan

Number of top officials in Helmand province present when blasts rock event, including many civilians

Australia: Opposition leader visits Turkish mosques
23.03.2019

Australia: Opposition leader visits Turkish mosques

Sydney to give utmost support to increase security measures in mosques, says deputy leader of opposition's Labor Party

India’s Modi greets Pakistani people for national day
23.03.2019

India’s Modi greets Pakistani people for national day

Unexpected move by Indian premier comes after rising tensions between two nuclear neighbors