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International Business Times
Thailand backpacker murders: Lawyers appeal conviction of migrants over torture and DNA claims Lawyers for a pair of migrant workers sentenced to death for murdering two Brit
Thailand backpacker murders: Lawyers appeal conviction of migrants over torture and DNA claims
International Business Times / Posted 23 hours ago
Lawyers for a pair of migrant workers sentenced to death for murdering two British backpackers in Thailand have appealed their convictions. The bodies of Hannah Witheridge, 23, and David Miller, 24, were found on a beach on the island of Koh Tao in... Read more
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
Promised elections remain distant 2 years after Thai military coupBANGKOK — As the second anniversary of a military coup in Thailand arrives Sund
Promised elections remain distant 2 years after Thai military coup
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted yesterday
BANGKOK — As the second anniversary of a military coup in Thailand arrives Sunday, those hoping for a return to a democratically elected government are still wondering when that day will come. The country remains under the rule of a military junta... Read more
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NorthWest Cable News
Promised elections remain distant 2 years after Thai military coupBANGKOK — As the second anniversary of a military coup in Thailand arrives Sund
Promised elections remain distant 2 years after Thai military coup
NorthWest Cable News / Posted yesterday
BANGKOK — As the second anniversary of a military coup in Thailand arrives Sunday, those hoping for a return to a democratically elected government are still wondering when that day will come. The country remains under the rule of a military junta... Read more
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First Coast News
Promised elections remain distant 2 years after Thai military coupBANGKOK — As the second anniversary of a military coup in Thailand arrives Sund
Promised elections remain distant 2 years after Thai military coup
First Coast News / Posted yesterday
BANGKOK — As the second anniversary of a military coup in Thailand arrives Sunday, those hoping for a return to a democratically elected government are still wondering when that day will come. The country remains under the rule of a military junta... Read more
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KTVB Boise
Promised elections remain distant 2 years after Thai military coupBANGKOK — As the second anniversary of a military coup in Thailand arrives Sund
Promised elections remain distant 2 years after Thai military coup
KTVB Boise / Posted yesterday
BANGKOK — As the second anniversary of a military coup in Thailand arrives Sunday, those hoping for a return to a democratically elected government are still wondering when that day will come. The country remains under the rule of a military junta... Read more
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KENS 5 San Antonio
Promised elections remain distant 2 years after Thai military coupBANGKOK — As the second anniversary of a military coup in Thailand arrives Sund
Promised elections remain distant 2 years after Thai military coup
KENS 5 San Antonio / Posted yesterday
BANGKOK — As the second anniversary of a military coup in Thailand arrives Sunday, those hoping for a return to a democratically elected government are still wondering when that day will come. The country remains under the rule of a military junta... Read more
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5KSDK St. Louis
Promised elections remain distant 2 years after Thai military coupBANGKOK — As the second anniversary of a military coup in Thailand arrives Sund
Promised elections remain distant 2 years after Thai military coup
5KSDK St. Louis / Posted yesterday
BANGKOK — As the second anniversary of a military coup in Thailand arrives Sunday, those hoping for a return to a democratically elected government are still wondering when that day will come. The country remains under the rule of a military junta... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
Promised elections remain distant 2 years after Thai military coupBANGKOK — As the second anniversary of a military coup in Thailand arrives Sund
Promised elections remain distant 2 years after Thai military coup
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted yesterday
BANGKOK — As the second anniversary of a military coup in Thailand arrives Sunday, those hoping for a return to a democratically elected government are still wondering when that day will come. The country remains under the rule of a military junta... Read more
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KVUE-TV Austin
Promised elections remain distant 2 years after Thai military coupBANGKOK — As the second anniversary of a military coup in Thailand arrives Sund
Promised elections remain distant 2 years after Thai military coup
KVUE-TV Austin / Posted yesterday
BANGKOK — As the second anniversary of a military coup in Thailand arrives Sunday, those hoping for a return to a democratically elected government are still wondering when that day will come. The country remains under the rule of a military junta... Read more
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WCSH 6 Portland
Promised elections remain distant 2 years after Thai military coupBANGKOK — As the second anniversary of a military coup in Thailand arrives Sund
Promised elections remain distant 2 years after Thai military coup
WCSH 6 Portland / Posted yesterday
BANGKOK — As the second anniversary of a military coup in Thailand arrives Sunday, those hoping for a return to a democratically elected government are still wondering when that day will come. The country remains under the rule of a military junta... Read more
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WXIA-TV Atlanta
Promised elections remain distant 2 years after Thai military coupBANGKOK — As the second anniversary of a military coup in Thailand arrives Sund
Promised elections remain distant 2 years after Thai military coup
WXIA-TV Atlanta / Posted yesterday
BANGKOK — As the second anniversary of a military coup in Thailand arrives Sunday, those hoping for a return to a democratically elected government are still wondering when that day will come. The country remains under the rule of a military junta... Read more
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WTSP-TV Tampa
Promised elections remain distant 2 years after Thai military coupBANGKOK — As the second anniversary of a military coup in Thailand arrives Sund
Promised elections remain distant 2 years after Thai military coup
WTSP-TV Tampa / Posted yesterday
BANGKOK — As the second anniversary of a military coup in Thailand arrives Sunday, those hoping for a return to a democratically elected government are still wondering when that day will come. The country remains under the rule of a military junta... Read more
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WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans
Promised elections remain distant 2 years after Thai military coupBANGKOK — As the second anniversary of a military coup in Thailand arrives Sund
Promised elections remain distant 2 years after Thai military coup
WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans / Posted yesterday
BANGKOK — As the second anniversary of a military coup in Thailand arrives Sunday, those hoping for a return to a democratically elected government are still wondering when that day will come. The country remains under the rule of a military junta... Read more
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11 News Houston
Promised elections remain distant 2 years after Thai military coupBANGKOK — As the second anniversary of a military coup in Thailand arrives Sund
Promised elections remain distant 2 years after Thai military coup
11 News Houston / Posted yesterday
BANGKOK — As the second anniversary of a military coup in Thailand arrives Sunday, those hoping for a return to a democratically elected government are still wondering when that day will come. The country remains under the rule of a military junta... Read more
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WLTX-TV Columbia
Promised elections remain distant 2 years after Thai military coupBANGKOK — As the second anniversary of a military coup in Thailand arrives Sund
Promised elections remain distant 2 years after Thai military coup
WLTX-TV Columbia / Posted yesterday
BANGKOK — As the second anniversary of a military coup in Thailand arrives Sunday, those hoping for a return to a democratically elected government are still wondering when that day will come. The country remains under the rule of a military junta... Read more
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WLBZ Bangor
Promised elections remain distant 2 years after Thai military coupBANGKOK, Thailand — As the two-year anniversary of a military coup in Thailand
Promised elections remain distant 2 years after Thai military coup
WLBZ Bangor / Posted yesterday
BANGKOK, Thailand — As the two-year anniversary of a military coup in Thailand arrives Sunday, those hoping for a return to a democratically elected government are still wondering when that day will come. The country remains under the rule of a... Read more
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WKYC Cleveland
Promised elections remain distant 2 years after Thai military coupBANGKOK, Thailand — As the two-year anniversary of a military coup in Thailand
Promised elections remain distant 2 years after Thai military coup
WKYC Cleveland / Posted yesterday
BANGKOK, Thailand — As the two-year anniversary of a military coup in Thailand arrives Sunday, those hoping for a return to a democratically elected government are still wondering when that day will come. The country remains under the rule of a... Read more
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13 WMAZ Macon
Promised elections remain distant 2 years after Thai military coupBANGKOK — As the second anniversary of a military coup in Thailand arrives Sund
Promised elections remain distant 2 years after Thai military coup
13 WMAZ Macon / Posted yesterday
BANGKOK — As the second anniversary of a military coup in Thailand arrives Sunday, those hoping for a return to a democratically elected government are still wondering when that day will come. The country remains under the rule of a military junta... Read more
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KTHV Little Rock
Promised elections remain distant 2 years after Thai military coupBANGKOK, Thailand — As the two-year anniversary of a military coup in Thailand
Promised elections remain distant 2 years after Thai military coup
KTHV Little Rock / Posted yesterday
BANGKOK, Thailand — As the two-year anniversary of a military coup in Thailand arrives Sunday, those hoping for a return to a democratically elected government are still wondering when that day will come. The country remains under the rule of a... Read more
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KGW Channel 8 Portland
Promised elections remain distant 2 years after Thai military coupBANGKOK, Thailand — As the two-year anniversary of a military coup in Thailand
Promised elections remain distant 2 years after Thai military coup
KGW Channel 8 Portland / Posted yesterday
BANGKOK, Thailand — As the two-year anniversary of a military coup in Thailand arrives Sunday, those hoping for a return to a democratically elected government are still wondering when that day will come. The country remains under the rule of a... Read more
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Rappler
Kerry to meet Suu Kyi as US backs Myanmar reformsSUPPORT. United States Secretary of State John Kerry's meeting with Myanmar's A
Kerry to meet Suu Kyi as US backs Myanmar reforms
Rappler / Posted 2 days ago
SUPPORT. United States Secretary of State John Kerry's meeting with Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi is the country's first high level talks with her new civilian government. File photo from AFP NAYPYIDAW, Myanmar – United States Secretary of State John... Read more
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Reuters
Kerry to welcome reforms, push for more on Myanmar visitNAYPYITAW U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry will welcome democratic reforms in
Kerry to welcome reforms, push for more on Myanmar visit
Reuters / Posted 2 days ago
NAYPYITAW U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry will welcome democratic reforms in Myanmar and underscore the need for more change, including on human rights, during a visit on Sunday, his first since the formation of its first democratically elected... Read more
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Swissinfo
Kerry to welcome reforms, push for more on Myanmar visitBy Lesley Wroughton NAYPYITAW (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry w
Kerry to welcome reforms, push for more on Myanmar visit
Swissinfo / Posted 2 days ago
By Lesley Wroughton NAYPYITAW (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry will welcome democratic reforms in Myanmar and underscore the need for more change, including on human rights, during a visit on Sunday, his first since the formation of... Read more
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The Economic Times
US Secretary of State John Kerry to welcome reforms, push for more on Myanmar visitNAYPYITAW: US Secretary of State John Kerry will welcome democratic reforms in
US Secretary of State John Kerry to welcome reforms, push for more on Myanmar visit
The Economic Times / Posted 2 days ago
NAYPYITAW: US Secretary of State John Kerry will welcome democratic reforms in Myanmar and underscore the need for more change, including on human rights, during a visit on Sunday, his first since the formation of its first democratically elected... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Kerry to welcome reforms, push for more on Myanmar visitNAYPYITAW: U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry will welcome democratic reforms i
Kerry to welcome reforms, push for more on Myanmar visit
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 2 days ago
NAYPYITAW: U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry will welcome democratic reforms in Myanmar and underscore the need for more change, including on human rights, during a visit on Sunday, his first since the formation of its first democratically elected... Read more
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The Star
Kerry to welcome reforms, push for more on Myanmar visitNAYPYITAW (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry will welcome democrati
Kerry to welcome reforms, push for more on Myanmar visit
The Star / Posted 2 days ago
NAYPYITAW (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry will welcome democratic reforms in Myanmar and underscore the need for more change, including on human rights, during a visit on Sunday, his first since the formation of its first... Read more
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USA Today
Promised elections remain distant 2 years after Thai military coupBANGKOK, Thailand — As the two-year anniversary of a military coup in Thailand
Promised elections remain distant 2 years after Thai military coup
USA Today / Posted 2 days ago
BANGKOK, Thailand — As the two-year anniversary of a military coup in Thailand arrives Sunday, those hoping for a return to a democratically elected government are still wondering when that day will come. The country remains under the rule of a... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Story of cities #47: Myanmar rising – how democracy is changing Yangon's skyline“Premium life for your dream,” announces a billboard beneath a new tower of ser
Story of cities #47: Myanmar rising – how democracy is changing Yangon's skyline
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 4 days ago
“Premium life for your dream,” announces a billboard beneath a new tower of serviced apartments in the heavy, traffic-choked city of Yangon. “Play in infinite luxury,” says another featuring a couple lolling in a pool on their balcony, with a badly... Read more
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National Catholic Reporter
Religious freedom in crisis around the worldThe nearly unanimous conclusion of people following the situation of religious
Religious freedom in crisis around the world
National Catholic Reporter / Posted 4 days ago
The nearly unanimous conclusion of people following the situation of religious freedom around the world is that matters have been getting worse, not better. This is not happy news for me as I begin my second two-year term as a member of the U.S.... Read more
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KTHV Little Rock
Obama order targets atrocities — but gives little new power to stop themWASHINGTON — President Obama signed an executive order to detect and prevent ma
Obama order targets atrocities — but gives little new power to stop them
KTHV Little Rock / Posted 5 days ago
WASHINGTON — President Obama signed an executive order to detect and prevent mass atrocities Wednesday, proclaiming that the prevention of atrocities is a "core national security interest of the United States." But the executive order doesn't lay... Read more
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First Coast News
Obama order targets atrocities — but gives little new power to stop themWASHINGTON — President Obama signed an executive order to detect and prevent ma
Obama order targets atrocities — but gives little new power to stop them
First Coast News / Posted 5 days ago
WASHINGTON — President Obama signed an executive order to detect and prevent mass atrocities Wednesday, proclaiming that the prevention of atrocities is a "core national security interest of the United States." But the executive order doesn't lay... Read more
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KENS 5 San Antonio
Obama order targets atrocities — but gives little new power to stop themWASHINGTON — President Obama signed an executive order to detect and prevent ma
Obama order targets atrocities — but gives little new power to stop them
KENS 5 San Antonio / Posted 5 days ago
WASHINGTON — President Obama signed an executive order to detect and prevent mass atrocities Wednesday, proclaiming that the prevention of atrocities is a "core national security interest of the United States." But the executive order doesn't lay... Read more
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KTVB Boise
Obama order targets atrocities — but gives little new power to stop themWASHINGTON — President Obama signed an executive order to detect and prevent ma
Obama order targets atrocities — but gives little new power to stop them
KTVB Boise / Posted 5 days ago
WASHINGTON — President Obama signed an executive order to detect and prevent mass atrocities Wednesday, proclaiming that the prevention of atrocities is a "core national security interest of the United States." But the executive order doesn't lay... Read more
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5KSDK St. Louis
Obama order targets atrocities — but gives little new power to stop themWASHINGTON — President Obama signed an executive order to detect and prevent ma
Obama order targets atrocities — but gives little new power to stop them
5KSDK St. Louis / Posted 5 days ago
WASHINGTON — President Obama signed an executive order to detect and prevent mass atrocities Wednesday, proclaiming that the prevention of atrocities is a "core national security interest of the United States." But the executive order doesn't lay... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
Obama order targets atrocities — but gives little new power to stop themWASHINGTON — President Obama signed an executive order to detect and prevent ma
Obama order targets atrocities — but gives little new power to stop them
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 5 days ago
WASHINGTON — President Obama signed an executive order to detect and prevent mass atrocities Wednesday, proclaiming that the prevention of atrocities is a "core national security interest of the United States." But the executive order doesn't lay... Read more
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KVUE-TV Austin
Obama order targets atrocities — but gives little new power to stop themWASHINGTON — President Obama signed an executive order to detect and prevent ma
Obama order targets atrocities — but gives little new power to stop them
KVUE-TV Austin / Posted 5 days ago
WASHINGTON — President Obama signed an executive order to detect and prevent mass atrocities Wednesday, proclaiming that the prevention of atrocities is a "core national security interest of the United States." But the executive order doesn't lay... Read more
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WCSH 6 Portland
Obama order targets atrocities — but gives little new power to stop themWASHINGTON — President Obama signed an executive order to detect and prevent ma
Obama order targets atrocities — but gives little new power to stop them
WCSH 6 Portland / Posted 5 days ago
WASHINGTON — President Obama signed an executive order to detect and prevent mass atrocities Wednesday, proclaiming that the prevention of atrocities is a "core national security interest of the United States." But the executive order doesn't lay... Read more
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WXIA-TV Atlanta
Obama order targets atrocities — but gives little new power to stop themWASHINGTON — President Obama signed an executive order to detect and prevent ma
Obama order targets atrocities — but gives little new power to stop them
WXIA-TV Atlanta / Posted 5 days ago
WASHINGTON — President Obama signed an executive order to detect and prevent mass atrocities Wednesday, proclaiming that the prevention of atrocities is a "core national security interest of the United States." But the executive order doesn't lay... Read more
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WTSP-TV Tampa
Obama order targets atrocities — but gives little new power to stop themWASHINGTON — President Obama signed an executive order to detect and prevent ma
Obama order targets atrocities — but gives little new power to stop them
WTSP-TV Tampa / Posted 5 days ago
WASHINGTON — President Obama signed an executive order to detect and prevent mass atrocities Wednesday, proclaiming that the prevention of atrocities is a "core national security interest of the United States." But the executive order doesn't lay... Read more
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WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans
Obama order targets atrocities — but gives little new power to stop themWASHINGTON — President Obama signed an executive order to detect and prevent ma
Obama order targets atrocities — but gives little new power to stop them
WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans / Posted 5 days ago
WASHINGTON — President Obama signed an executive order to detect and prevent mass atrocities Wednesday, proclaiming that the prevention of atrocities is a "core national security interest of the United States." But the executive order doesn't lay... Read more
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WLTX-TV Columbia
Obama order targets atrocities — but gives little new power to stop themWASHINGTON — President Obama signed an executive order to detect and prevent ma
Obama order targets atrocities — but gives little new power to stop them
WLTX-TV Columbia / Posted 5 days ago
WASHINGTON — President Obama signed an executive order to detect and prevent mass atrocities Wednesday, proclaiming that the prevention of atrocities is a "core national security interest of the United States." But the executive order doesn't lay... Read more
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13 WMAZ Macon
Obama order targets atrocities — but gives little new power to stop themWASHINGTON — President Obama signed an executive order to detect and prevent ma
Obama order targets atrocities — but gives little new power to stop them
13 WMAZ Macon / Posted 5 days ago
WASHINGTON — President Obama signed an executive order to detect and prevent mass atrocities Wednesday, proclaiming that the prevention of atrocities is a "core national security interest of the United States." But the executive order doesn't lay... Read more
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The China Post
US eases Myanmar sanctions after new gov't WASHINGTON -- The U.S. government lifted sanctions against 10 state-run Myanm
US eases Myanmar sanctions after new gov't
The China Post / Posted 5 days ago
WASHINGTON -- The U.S. government lifted sanctions against 10 state-run Myanmar companies and banks Tuesday in response to the Southeast Asian nation's historic transition to democracy, but it retained... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
US eases Myanmar sanctions in bid to promote political reformUS eases Myanmar sanctions in bid to promote reform in Aung San Suu Kyi's new g
US eases Myanmar sanctions in bid to promote political reform
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 5 days ago
US eases Myanmar sanctions in bid to promote reform in Aung San Suu Kyi's new government The United States has eased some sanctions on Myanmar to support ongoing political reforms, but maintained most of its economic restrictions in an effort to... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Vietnam hopes Barack Obama will lift decades-long arms embargoBangkok: Vietnam wants US president Barack Obama to lift a decades-long arms em
Vietnam hopes Barack Obama will lift decades-long arms embargo
Brisbane Times / Posted 6 days ago
Bangkok: Vietnam wants US president Barack Obama to lift a decades-long arms embargo during his first visit to the communist country on Sunday, 41 years after the end of one of the most divisive wars in American history. Military personnel take part... Read more
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WA Today
Vietnam hopes Barack Obama will lift decades-long arms embargoBangkok: Vietnam wants US president Barack Obama to lift a decades-long arms em
Vietnam hopes Barack Obama will lift decades-long arms embargo
WA Today / Posted 6 days ago
Bangkok: Vietnam wants US president Barack Obama to lift a decades-long arms embargo during his first visit to the communist country on Sunday, 41 years after the end of one of the most divisive wars in American history. Military personnel take part... Read more
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The Age
Vietnam hopes Barack Obama will lift decades-long arms embargoMilitary personnel take part in a parade celebrating the 40th anniversary of th
Vietnam hopes Barack Obama will lift decades-long arms embargo
The Age / Posted 6 days ago
Military personnel take part in a parade celebrating the 40th anniversary of the end of the Vietnam War in Ho Chi Minh City last year. Photo: AP Bangkok: Vietnam wants US president Barack Obama to lift a decades-long arms embargo during his first... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Vietnam hopes Barack Obama will lift decades-long arms embargoMilitary personnel take part in a parade celebrating the 40th anniversary of th
Vietnam hopes Barack Obama will lift decades-long arms embargo
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 6 days ago
Military personnel take part in a parade celebrating the 40th anniversary of the end of the Vietnam War in Ho Chi Minh City last year. Photo: AP Bangkok: Vietnam wants US president Barack Obama to lift a decades-long arms embargo during his first... Read more
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Canberra Times
Vietnam hopes Barack Obama will lift decades-long arms embargoBangkok: Vietnam wants US president Barack Obama to lift a decades-long arms em
Vietnam hopes Barack Obama will lift decades-long arms embargo
Canberra Times / Posted 6 days ago
Bangkok: Vietnam wants US president Barack Obama to lift a decades-long arms embargo during his first visit to the communist country on Sunday, 41 years after the end of one of the most divisive wars in American history. Military personnel take part... Read more
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The Age
Toxic mix of jade, drugs and rebels in MyanmarA jade trader displays a selection of his stones for sale. Photo: Washington P
Toxic mix of jade, drugs and rebels in Myanmar
The Age / Posted 6 days ago
A jade trader displays a selection of his stones for sale. Photo: Washington Post Myitkyina, Myanmar: The jade tycoon of Myanmar lives behind stone walls and a sophisticated security system. A visitor must be buzzed through a gate into the garden,... Read more
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