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iol.co.za
The Taliban are talking war, not peaceEPAepa04898820 An Afghan security member frisks a man at a checkpoint on a road
The Taliban are talking war, not peace
iol.co.za / Posted 44 minutes ago
EPAepa04898820 An Afghan security member frisks a man at a checkpoint on a roadside in Helamnd, Afghanistan, 26 August 2015. Security has been intensified after two foreign soldiers were killed on 26 August. Two people wearing Afghan security forces... Read more
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Reuters
Afghan forces, with NATO help, attack resurgent TalibanLASHKAR GAH Soldiers from the U.S.-led NATO coalition have joined an Afghan arm
Afghan forces, with NATO help, attack resurgent Taliban
Reuters / Posted 49 minutes ago
LASHKAR GAH Soldiers from the U.S.-led NATO coalition have joined an Afghan army campaign to try to stop a Taliban advance in Helmand province that has undermined hopes of a negotiated peace. Nearly 14 years on from the U.S. invasion that toppled... Read more
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Daily Mail
Musu Qala, which 20 British soldiers died protecting, falls to TalibanMusu Qala falls to the Taliban: Afghan town that British soldiers died to prote
Musu Qala, which 20 British soldiers died protecting, falls to Taliban
Daily Mail / Posted 52 minutes ago
Musu Qala falls to the Taliban: Afghan town that British soldiers died to protect is seized by insurgents making fresh advances after Allied forces went home Town where more than 20 British soldiers died now back in Taliban hands It is the second... Read more
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Reuters UK Edition
Afghan forces, with NATO help, attack resurgent TalibanAn Afghan National Police armored vehicle patrols on a street in Lashkar Gah ca
Afghan forces, with NATO help, attack resurgent Taliban
Reuters UK Edition / Posted an hour ago
An Afghan National Police armored vehicle patrols on a street in Lashkar Gah capital of Helmand province, Afghanistan August 26, 2015. LASHKAR GAH Soldiers from the U.S.-led NATO coalition have joined an Afghan army campaign to try to stop a Taliban... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Is Peace Really Possible in South Sudan?South Sudan's President Salva Kiir has signed a peace deal that it is hoped wil
Is Peace Really Possible in South Sudan?
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 hours ago
South Sudan's President Salva Kiir has signed a peace deal that it is hoped will end 20 months of war. The conflict has killed tens of thousands of people and brought the world's newest country to the brink of famine and economic collapse. Rebel... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
In Afghanistan's Helmand, the Taliban are talking war, not peaceLASHKAR GAH: Soldiers from the U.S.-led NATO coalition have joined combat to st
In Afghanistan's Helmand, the Taliban are talking war, not peace
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 12 hours ago
LASHKAR GAH: Soldiers from the U.S.-led NATO coalition have joined combat to stop a Taliban advance in Afghanistan's Helmand province, where battlefield success has given the insurgents' their biggest symbolic victory in years and made talking peace... Read more
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The Star
In Afghanistan's Helmand, the Taliban are talking war, not peaceLASHKAR GAH (Reuters) - Soldiers from the U.S.-led NATO coalition have joined c
In Afghanistan's Helmand, the Taliban are talking war, not peace
The Star / Posted 12 hours ago
LASHKAR GAH (Reuters) - Soldiers from the U.S.-led NATO coalition have joined combat to stop a Taliban advance in Afghanistan's Helmand province, where battlefield success has given the insurgents' their biggest symbolic victory in years and made... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
UN Chief Warns of Growing Humanitarian Crisis in Northeastern NigeriaUnited Nations — With over 1.5 million displaced, 800,000 of whom are children,
UN Chief Warns of Growing Humanitarian Crisis in Northeastern Nigeria
AllAfrica.com / Posted 15 hours ago
United Nations — With over 1.5 million displaced, 800,000 of whom are children, and continuously escalating violence in northeastern Nigeria, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon described the humanitarian situation as "particularly worrying"... Read more
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Aljazeera
Is peace really possible in South Sudan?South Sudan's President Salva Kiir has signed a peace deal that it is hoped wil
Is peace really possible in South Sudan?
Aljazeera / Posted yesterday
South Sudan's President Salva Kiir has signed a peace deal that it is hoped will end 20 months of war. The conflict has killed tens of thousands of people and brought the world's newest country to the brink of famine and economic collapse. Rebel... Read more
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Op-Ed News
Thomas C. Mountain, a lobbyist on behalf of blood and moneyThe named Thomas C. Mountain, US citizen who presents himself as the most-read
Thomas C. Mountain, a lobbyist on behalf of blood and money
Op-Ed News / Posted yesterday
The named Thomas C. Mountain, US citizen who presents himself as the most-read independent journalist in East Africa, is an intriguing character. Proof of his incredible fame, his latest article published two weeks ago on a self-funded website has... Read more
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FOX News
Tunisia's harsh response to terror threat raises fears over fledgling democracyTUNIS, Tunisia – The seven men spent a week in a Tunisian prison on terrorism c
Tunisia's harsh response to terror threat raises fears over fledgling democracy
FOX News / Posted 3 days ago
TUNIS, Tunisia – The seven men spent a week in a Tunisian prison on terrorism charges, suffering what they claim was torture under custody, before a judge released them for lack of evidence. But as they stepped out of the courthouse in early August,... Read more
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The Charleston State Journal
Tunisia's young democracy stumbles under terror threatTUNIS, Tunisia (AP) - The seven men spent a week in a Tunisian prison on terror
Tunisia's young democracy stumbles under terror threat
The Charleston State Journal / Posted 3 days ago
TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) - The seven men spent a week in a Tunisian prison on terrorism charges, suffering what they claim was torture under custody, before a judge released them for lack of evidence. But as they stepped out of the courthouse in early... Read more
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Pravda
If North Korea strikes, the West will shudderThe Asian stock indices collapsed after the North Korean leader Kim Jong-un ord
If North Korea strikes, the West will shudder
Pravda / Posted 3 days ago
The Asian stock indices collapsed after the North Korean leader Kim Jong-un ordered to put army on war footing. He also promised to wage war in the nearest future, unless South Korea dismantles loudspeakers, which it uses to broadcast propaganda on... Read more
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The Evening Sun
Tunisia's young democracy stumbles under terror threatTUNIS, Tunisia (AP) — The seven men spent a week in a Tunisian prison on terror
Tunisia's young democracy stumbles under terror threat
The Evening Sun / Posted 3 days ago
TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) — The seven men spent a week in a Tunisian prison on terrorism charges, suffering what they claim was torture under custody, before a judge released them for lack of evidence. But as they stepped out of the courthouse in early... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Tunisia's young democracy stumbles under terror threatTUNIS, Tunisia (AP) - The seven men spent a week in a Tunisian prison on terror
Tunisia's young democracy stumbles under terror threat
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 3 days ago
TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) - The seven men spent a week in a Tunisian prison on terrorism charges, suffering what they claim was torture under custody, before a judge released them for lack of evidence. But as they stepped out of the courthouse in early... Read more
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York Daily Record
Tunisia's young democracy stumbles under terror threatTUNIS, Tunisia (AP) — The seven men spent a week in a Tunisian prison on terror
Tunisia's young democracy stumbles under terror threat
York Daily Record / Posted 3 days ago
TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) — The seven men spent a week in a Tunisian prison on terrorism charges, suffering what they claim was torture under custody, before a judge released them for lack of evidence. But as they stepped out of the courthouse in early... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
Tunisia's young democracy stumbles under terror threatTUNIS, Tunisia (AP) - The seven men spent a week in a Tunisian prison on terror
Tunisia's young democracy stumbles under terror threat
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 3 days ago
TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) - The seven men spent a week in a Tunisian prison on terrorism charges, suffering what they claim was torture under custody, before a judge released them for lack of evidence. But as they stepped out of the courthouse in early... Read more
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Live 5 News Charleston
Tunisia's young democracy stumbles under terror threatTUNIS, Tunisia (AP) - The seven men spent a week in a Tunisian prison on terror
Tunisia's young democracy stumbles under terror threat
Live 5 News Charleston / Posted 3 days ago
TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) - The seven men spent a week in a Tunisian prison on terrorism charges, suffering what they claim was torture under custody, before a judge released them for lack of evidence. But as they stepped out of the courthouse in early... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
Tunisia's young democracy stumbles under terror threatTUNIS, Tunisia (AP) - The seven men spent a week in a Tunisian prison on terror
Tunisia's young democracy stumbles under terror threat
Hawaii News Now / Posted 3 days ago
TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) - The seven men spent a week in a Tunisian prison on terrorism charges, suffering what they claim was torture under custody, before a judge released them for lack of evidence. But as they stepped out of the courthouse in early... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
Tunisia's young democracy stumbles under terror threatTUNIS, Tunisia (AP) - The seven men spent a week in a Tunisian prison on terror
Tunisia's young democracy stumbles under terror threat
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 3 days ago
TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) - The seven men spent a week in a Tunisian prison on terrorism charges, suffering what they claim was torture under custody, before a judge released them for lack of evidence. But as they stepped out of the courthouse in early... Read more
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Lebanon Daily News
Tunisia's young democracy stumbles under terror threatTUNIS, Tunisia (AP) — The seven men spent a week in a Tunisian prison on terror
Tunisia's young democracy stumbles under terror threat
Lebanon Daily News / Posted 3 days ago
TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) — The seven men spent a week in a Tunisian prison on terrorism charges, suffering what they claim was torture under custody, before a judge released them for lack of evidence. But as they stepped out of the courthouse in early... Read more
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Daily Herald
Tunisia's young democracy stumbles under terror threatTUNIS, Tunisia -- The seven men spent a week in a Tunisian prison on terrorism
Tunisia's young democracy stumbles under terror threat
Daily Herald / Posted 3 days ago
TUNIS, Tunisia -- The seven men spent a week in a Tunisian prison on terrorism charges, suffering what they claim was torture under custody, before a judge released them for lack of evidence. But as they stepped out of the courthouse in early August,... Read more
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Bennington Banner
Tunisia's young democracy stumbles under terror threatTUNIS, Tunisia (AP) — The seven men spent a week in a Tunisian prison on terror
Tunisia's young democracy stumbles under terror threat
Bennington Banner / Posted 3 days ago
TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) — The seven men spent a week in a Tunisian prison on terrorism charges, suffering what they claim was torture under custody, before a judge released them for lack of evidence. But as they stepped out of the courthouse in early... Read more
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Daily Mail
Marathon talks between North and South Korea continue past deadlineArmageddon is postponed: for all-out war Talks between North and South Korea
Marathon talks between North and South Korea continue past deadline
Daily Mail / Posted 4 days ago
Armageddon is postponed: for all-out war Talks between North and South Korea suspended after mammoth session They have resumed today in the hope of dispelling 'brink of war'... Read more
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The Oklahoman
Bombing the latest of many challenges for Thailand's juntaBut 15 months later, a deadly bomb that ripped through a venerated shrine in do
Bombing the latest of many challenges for Thailand's junta
The Oklahoman / Posted 4 days ago
But 15 months later, a deadly bomb that ripped through a venerated shrine in downtown Bangkok highlights a critical question: Are the generals losing their grip on troubles blitzing them from all directions, in a land that once seemed endowed with a... Read more
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Parkersburg News and Sentinel
Bombing the latest of many challenges for Thailand's juntaBANGKOK (AP) — When a military coup last year ended months of political turmoil
Bombing the latest of many challenges for Thailand's junta
Parkersburg News and Sentinel / Posted 4 days ago
BANGKOK (AP) — When a military coup last year ended months of political turmoil and violence in Thailand, even some democracy advocates welcomed the junta's promise to restore stability and return "happiness to the people." But 15 months later, a... Read more
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Athens Banner-Herald
Bombing the latest of many challenges for Thailand's juntaBANGKOK | When a military coup last year ended months of political turmoil and
Bombing the latest of many challenges for Thailand's junta
Athens Banner-Herald / Posted 4 days ago
BANGKOK | When a military coup last year ended months of political turmoil and violence in Thailand, even some democracy advocates welcomed the junta's promise to restore stability and return "happiness to the people." But 15 months later, a deadly... Read more
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FOX 6 News Birmingham
Bombing the latest of many challenges for Thailand's juntaBANGKOK (AP) - When a military coup last year ended months of political turmoil
Bombing the latest of many challenges for Thailand's junta
FOX 6 News Birmingham / Posted 4 days ago
BANGKOK (AP) - When a military coup last year ended months of political turmoil and violence in Thailand, even some democracy advocates welcomed the junta's promise to restore stability and return "happiness to the people." But 15 months later, a... Read more
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KX TV North Dakota
Bombing the latest of many challenges for Thailand's juntaBANGKOK (AP) - When a military coup last year ended months of political turmoil
Bombing the latest of many challenges for Thailand's junta
KX TV North Dakota / Posted 4 days ago
BANGKOK (AP) - When a military coup last year ended months of political turmoil and violence in Thailand, even some democracy advocates welcomed the junta's promise to restore stability and return "happiness to the people." But 15 months later, a... Read more
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KTEN North Texas & Southeastern Oklahoma
Bombing the latest of many challenges for Thailand's juntaBANGKOK (AP) - When a military coup last year ended months of political turmoil
Bombing the latest of many challenges for Thailand's junta
KTEN North Texas & Southeastern Oklahoma / Posted 4 days ago
BANGKOK (AP) - When a military coup last year ended months of political turmoil and violence in Thailand, even some democracy advocates welcomed the junta's promise to restore stability and return "happiness to the people." But 15 months later, a... Read more
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KIII Corpus Christi
Bombing the latest of many challenges for Thailand's juntaBANGKOK (AP) - When a military coup last year ended months of political turmoil
Bombing the latest of many challenges for Thailand's junta
KIII Corpus Christi / Posted 4 days ago
BANGKOK (AP) - When a military coup last year ended months of political turmoil and violence in Thailand, even some democracy advocates welcomed the junta's promise to restore stability and return "happiness to the people." But 15 months later, a... Read more
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New Jersey Herald
Bombing the latest of many challenges for Thailand's juntaBANGKOK (AP) - When a military coup last year ended months of political turmoil
Bombing the latest of many challenges for Thailand's junta
New Jersey Herald / Posted 4 days ago
BANGKOK (AP) - When a military coup last year ended months of political turmoil and violence in Thailand, even some democracy advocates welcomed the junta's promise to restore stability and return "happiness to the people." But 15 months later, a... Read more
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FOX 35 Orlando
Bombing the latest of many challenges for Thailand's juntaBANGKOK (AP) - When a military coup last year ended months of political turmoil
Bombing the latest of many challenges for Thailand's junta
FOX 35 Orlando / Posted 4 days ago
BANGKOK (AP) - When a military coup last year ended months of political turmoil and violence in Thailand, even some democracy advocates welcomed the junta's promise to restore stability and return "happiness to the people." But 15 months later, a... Read more
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Fort Wayne News-Sentinel
Bombing the latest of many challenges for Thailand's juntaBANGKOK (AP) � When a military coup last year ended months of political turmoil
Bombing the latest of many challenges for Thailand's junta
Fort Wayne News-Sentinel / Posted 5 days ago
BANGKOK (AP) � When a military coup last year ended months of political turmoil and violence in Thailand, even some democracy advocates welcomed the junta's promise to restore stability and return "happiness to the people." But 15 months later, a... Read more
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The San Angelo Standard-Times
Bombing the latest of many challenges for Thailand's juntaBANGKOK (AP) — When a military coup last year ended months of political turmoil
Bombing the latest of many challenges for Thailand's junta
The San Angelo Standard-Times / Posted 5 days ago
BANGKOK (AP) — When a military coup last year ended months of political turmoil and violence in Thailand, even some democracy advocates welcomed the junta's promise to restore stability and return "happiness to the people." But 15 months later, a... Read more
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FOX News
Deadly bombing in military-ruled Thailand adds to mounting woes in one-time 'Land of Smiles'FILE - In this Tuesday, Aug. 18, 2015, file photo, Thailand's Prime Minister Pr
Deadly bombing in military-ruled Thailand adds to mounting woes in one-time 'Land of Smiles'
FOX News / Posted 5 days ago
FILE - In this Tuesday, Aug. 18, 2015, file photo, Thailand's Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha speaks to reporters in Bangkok. Prayuth, the former army chief who engineered the May 2014 coup, has said he had to take over the government to end... Read more
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WBOC Salisbury
Bombing the latest of many challenges for Thailand's juntaBANGKOK (AP) - When a military coup last year ended months of political turmoil
Bombing the latest of many challenges for Thailand's junta
WBOC Salisbury / Posted 5 days ago
BANGKOK (AP) - When a military coup last year ended months of political turmoil and violence in Thailand, even some democracy advocates welcomed the junta's promise to restore stability and return "happiness to the people." But 15 months later, a... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Bombing the latest of many challenges for Thailand's juntaBANGKOK (AP) - When a military coup last year ended months of political turmoil
Bombing the latest of many challenges for Thailand's junta
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 5 days ago
BANGKOK (AP) - When a military coup last year ended months of political turmoil and violence in Thailand, even some democracy advocates welcomed the junta's promise to restore stability and return "happiness to the people." But 15 months later, a... Read more
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The Manila Times
US pledges to defend South KoreaAugust 22, 2015 10:49 pm WASHINGTON: The United States is committed to defendi
US pledges to defend South Korea
The Manila Times / Posted 5 days ago
August 22, 2015 10:49 pm WASHINGTON: The United States is committed to defending close ally South Korea, its top military officer has said, amid another spike in tensions between Seoul and North Korea. General Martin... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Bombing the latest of many challenges for Thailand's juntaBANGKOK (AP) - When a military coup last year ended months of political turmoil
Bombing the latest of many challenges for Thailand's junta
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 5 days ago
BANGKOK (AP) - When a military coup last year ended months of political turmoil and violence in Thailand, even some democracy advocates welcomed the junta's promise to restore stability and return "happiness to the people." But 15 months later, a... Read more
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WAND TV 17 Decatur
Bombing the latest of many challenges for Thailand's juntaBANGKOK (AP) - When a military coup last year ended months of political turmoil
Bombing the latest of many challenges for Thailand's junta
WAND TV 17 Decatur / Posted 5 days ago
BANGKOK (AP) - When a military coup last year ended months of political turmoil and violence in Thailand, even some democracy advocates welcomed the junta's promise to restore stability and return "happiness to the people." But 15 months later, a... Read more
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Live 5 News Charleston
Bombing the latest of many challenges for Thailand's juntaBANGKOK (AP) - When a military coup last year ended months of political turmoil
Bombing the latest of many challenges for Thailand's junta
Live 5 News Charleston / Posted 5 days ago
BANGKOK (AP) - When a military coup last year ended months of political turmoil and violence in Thailand, even some democracy advocates welcomed the junta's promise to restore stability and return "happiness to the people." But 15 months later, a... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Bombing the latest of many challenges for Thailand's juntaBANGKOK (AP) � When a military coup last year ended months of political turmoil
Bombing the latest of many challenges for Thailand's junta
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 5 days ago
BANGKOK (AP) � When a military coup last year ended months of political turmoil and violence in Thailand, even some democracy advocates welcomed the junta's promise to restore stability and return "happiness to the people." But 15 months later, a... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
Bombing the latest of many challenges for Thailand's juntaBANGKOK (AP) - When a military coup last year ended months of political turmoil
Bombing the latest of many challenges for Thailand's junta
Hawaii News Now / Posted 5 days ago
BANGKOK (AP) - When a military coup last year ended months of political turmoil and violence in Thailand, even some democracy advocates welcomed the junta's promise to restore stability and return "happiness to the people." But 15 months later, a... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
Bombing the latest of many challenges for Thailand's juntaBANGKOK (AP) - When a military coup last year ended months of political turmoil
Bombing the latest of many challenges for Thailand's junta
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 5 days ago
BANGKOK (AP) - When a military coup last year ended months of political turmoil and violence in Thailand, even some democracy advocates welcomed the junta's promise to restore stability and return "happiness to the people." But 15 months later, a... Read more
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Salon.com
Bombing the latest of many challenges for Thailand’s juntaBANGKOK (AP) — When a military coup last year ended months of political turmoil
Bombing the latest of many challenges for Thailand’s junta
Salon.com / Posted 5 days ago
BANGKOK (AP) — When a military coup last year ended months of political turmoil and violence in Thailand, even some democracy advocates welcomed the junta’s promise to restore stability and return “happiness to the people.” But 15 months later, a... Read more
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Quincy Herald-Whig
Bombing the latest of many challenges for Thailand's juntaBANGKOK (AP) - When a military coup last year ended months of political turmoil
Bombing the latest of many challenges for Thailand's junta
Quincy Herald-Whig / Posted 5 days ago
BANGKOK (AP) - When a military coup last year ended months of political turmoil and violence in Thailand, even some democracy advocates welcomed the junta's promise to restore stability and return "happiness to the people." But 15 months later, a... Read more
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Daily Herald
Bombing the latest of many challenges for Thailand's juntaBANGKOK -- When a military coup last year ended months of political turmoil and
Bombing the latest of many challenges for Thailand's junta
Daily Herald / Posted 5 days ago
BANGKOK -- When a military coup last year ended months of political turmoil and violence in Thailand, even some democracy advocates welcomed the junta's promise to restore stability and return "happiness to the people." But 15 months later, a deadly... Read more
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KXXV Waco
Bombing the latest of many challenges for Thailand's juntaBANGKOK (AP) - When a military coup last year ended months of political turmoil
Bombing the latest of many challenges for Thailand's junta
KXXV Waco / Posted 5 days ago
BANGKOK (AP) - When a military coup last year ended months of political turmoil and violence in Thailand, even some democracy advocates welcomed the junta's promise to restore stability and return "happiness to the people." But 15 months later, a... Read more
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Daily Mail
North and South Korea hold talks in attempt to diffuse tensions over loudspeakers broadcasting anti-Pyongyang propaganda across the border So
North and South Korea hold talks in attempt to diffuse tensions
Daily Mail / Posted 5 days ago
over loudspeakers broadcasting anti-Pyongyang propaganda across the border South Korean officials will talk with officials from North Korea in bid to calm escalating tensions between... Read more
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