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  • Military Rule Is No Laughing Matter—Unless You’re Thailand’s Eccentric Ruler

    January 20, 2018 3:50 PM 13

    Gen. Prayuth Chan-ocha uses antics to help position himself to lead an elected government four years after a coup he says saved the nation from chaos BANGKOK—For Thailand’s junta leader, the path from military strongman to potential leader of an elected government has been bumpy. Prayuth Chan-ocha’s first hurdle is committing to elections in the first

  • Turkey air strikes hit Syria's Afrin province in push to secure borders

    January 20, 2018 3:48 PM 14

    ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkish warplanes struck positions of a U.S.-backed Kurdish militia in Syria’s Afrin province on Saturday, a senior Turkish official said, in a move likely to drive a deeper wedge between Ankara and the United States. The operation opens a new front in Syria’s war and sees Ankara confronting Kurds allied to the United States at a time when Turkey’s

  • China Accuses U.S. Navy of Encroachment in South China Sea

    January 20, 2018 2:40 PM 12

    U.S. warship sailed near disputed Scarborough Shoal, damaging Chinese sovereignty, Beijing says BEIJING—China criticized the U.S. Navy for sailing a guided-missile destroyer close to a disputed outcrop in the South China Sea, adding to tensions between the two governments already strained over trade and North Korea. China’s foreign and defense ministries

  • 2 Indonesian hostages released by their Abu Sayyaf captors

    January 20, 2018 2:35 PM 12

    JAKARTA, Indonesia – Two Indonesian hostages have been released after being held for more than a year in the southern Philippines by their Abu Sayyaf captors. Indonesia's foreign ministry says the two fishermen from the Wakatobi islands in Southeast Sulawesi province were freed Friday in the southern Philippines province of Sulu. They were kidnapped

  • North Korea to Send 22 Athletes to Winter Olympics in the South

    January 20, 2018 2:04 PM 13

    In women’s ice hockey, the two Koreas will join to create a team SEOUL—The International Olympic Committee gave North Korea a formal exemption on Saturday to compete in five events at next month’s Winter Olympics in South Korea, adding momentum to efforts to build trust between the two Koreas after a year of high tension. Thomas Bach, chairman of the IOC, said that the North

  • Irish nationalist party Sinn Fein nearing new leadership

    January 20, 2018 1:29 PM 12

    LONDON – Irish nationalist party Sinn Fein is taking a step toward new leadership, as Mary Lou McDonald became the only candidate to replace outgoing leader Gerry Adams. McDonald, who's currently deputy leader, has been a member of the lower house of the Irish parliament since 2011. The 48-year-old Dublin native will be formally elected at a special

  • Russia, U.S. likely to discuss North Korea in Moscow: Minister to TASS

    January 20, 2018 11:04 AM 13

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Diplomats from Russia and the United States are likely to hold their next round of consultations on North Korea in Moscow on a date yet to be decided, TASS news agency quoted Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Igor Morgulov as saying on Saturday. He also said a delegation from North Korea might visit Moscow before the start of next month’s

  • South Africa's president under pressure at key party meeting

    January 20, 2018 10:29 AM 12

    JOHANNESBURG – The leadership of South Africa's ruling African National Congress party is holding a key meeting amid media reports of talks about the removal of President Jacob Zuma, whose scandal-plagued tenure has hurt the party's popularity and the economy. The party's National Executive Committee said Saturday that the ANC must rebuild trust with South

  • Egypt presidential hopeful calls for neutrality in elections

    January 20, 2018 8:47 AM 14

    CAIRO – Egypt's former military chief of staff, who announced he would run for president in March elections, has called on state institutions to maintain neutrality toward all candidates. Sami Annan's early Saturday video statement released on his official Facebook page came hours after President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi declared his bid to run for a second

  • Turkish military 'retaliates' against fire from Syrian Kurds

    January 20, 2018 8:06 AM 14

    ANKARA, Turkey – Turkey's military says it has retaliated against fire into Turkey from across the border in a Kurdish-controlled enclave in northwest Syria. A brief military statement said Saturday the military responded to two days of "harassment" by attacking refugee and shelters in the enclave of Afrin allegedly belonging to a Syrian Kurdish militia