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A bold gambit to put forward Princess Ubolratana as prime minister has backfired on the Thai Raksa Chart party. 

  • Feb 13, 2019

Authorities are rushing to immunize children after over 4,000 measles cases and 70 deaths were recorded since the start of the year. 

  • Feb 13, 2019

Hakeem al-Araibi, who fled his native Bahrain, was free to return to Australia after the case for extraditing him was dropped. 

  • Feb 11, 2019

The election commission excluded Princess Ubolratana from the list of candidates for March elections.

  • Feb 11, 2019

A Thai princess who would have upended political norms by running for prime minister appears to be halted in her aspirations by her brother, the king.  

  • Feb 9, 2019

But can Princess Ubolratana’s opponents criticize her without running afoul of Thailand’s strict codes protecting the monarchy?

  • Feb 8, 2019

The country’s de facto leader has so far rebuffed appeals from the United States and international groups to pardon the Reuters journalists.

  • Feb 4, 2019

About 100,000 people wait to return to Marawi. But reconstruction is stalled, officials are bickering and security forces worry that extremists are regrouping.  

  • Feb 2, 2019

Last year, a Myanmar court sentenced Reuters journalists Kyaw Soe Oo and Wa Lone to seven years in prison for violating the country’s colonial-era secrets law.

  • Feb 1, 2019

Cambodia's U.N.-led democratic experiment is expected to receive a crushing blow Sunday, as the country goes to the polls in an election all but engineered to deliver a win for Hun Sen.

  • Jul 27, 2018
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