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Thailand votes: Young voters prepare for Sunday’s election | Thailand News

Almost 52 million eligible voters in Thailand head to the polls on Sunday for the country's much-delayed general election.Millions of young people will be voting for the first time since the last election eight years ago.Many of them...

Turkey calls OIC meeting on Islamophobia after NZ attacks | Turkey News

Turkey has called an emergency meeting of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) to discuss the New Zealand mosque attacks and "increasing violence based on Islamophobia". The country's foreign ministry said in a statement published on Thursday that Turkish...

Blasts in Afghan capital Kabul kill 6 during new year festival | News

At least six people were killed by blasts in a Shia area in Afghanistan's capital during Persian New Year celebrations, officials said. "Twenty-three were wounded and six people were martyred (killed) in today's explosions in Kabul," health ministry spokesman...

Singing in Europe’s last Middle Eastern colony | Israel

With less than two months to go till the song contest Eurovision kicks off in Tel Aviv, controversy surrounding the host country is bound to escalate. The event is a major opportunity for Israel to "art-wash" its crimes...

Nicaragua government to release prisoners to restart dialogue | Nicaragua News

Nicaragua's government has agreed to release opposition prisoners within 90 days in order to restart stalled peace talks aimed at ending an 11-month political crisis, according to a dialogue mediator. Luis Angel Rosadilla, the special envoy of the Organisation...

Israeli forces kill rock-throwing Palestinian in West Bank | Palestine News

An alleged rock-throwing Palestinian was killed by Israeli gunfire in the occupied West Bank and the military announced on Thursday that a soldier had discharged his weapon and it was reviewing the incident. The Palestinian Red Crescent said one...

Australia says tensions with Turkey ease after WWI remarks | New Zealand News

A diplomatic spat between Turkey and Australia over the mosque massacre in New Zealand appeared to ease on Thursday after controversial comments by the Turkish leader were said to be "taken out of context". Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison...

Malaysia to hold Tour de Langkawi race in April | News

The annual Tour de Langkawi cycling event in Malaysia will now begin on April 6, officials have told local media. The 24th edition of the race was scheduled to begin on March 24 but it was pushed back to...

New Zealand bans sale of assault, semi-automatic rifles: PM | News

New Zealand has banned the sale of assault rifles and semi-automatic weapons after the country's worst ever attack that killed 50 people in two mosques.  "Be assured this is just the beginning of the work we'll be doing," Prime...

Smile and wiggle: Thai PM Prayuth tries to charm his way to a win...

Bangkok, Thailand - An aerobics class is under way as a sober-suited Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha walks briskly into central Lumphini Park, accompanied by city officials and a pack of journalists. The instructor gives up on her routine as...

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