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July 26, 2014 10:37 pm

UN envoy warns of 'permanent segregation' in unrest-hit west..

The United Nations’ human rights envoy to the country, Yanghee Lee, said there was a "deplorable" situation in displacement camps in Rakhine state, where deadly clashes two years ago have left..

July 26, 2014 10:17 pm

8 dead and 1,800 hospitalized as heat wave sweeps Japan

The casualties all occurred in the west of the country, where temperatures exceeded 38 degrees Celsius, broadcaster NHK cited the Japan Meteorological Agency as saying. Among the dead was an..

July 26, 2014 10:14 pm

Gaza death toll surpasses 1,000 as bodies pulled from rubble

Israel’s army says three soldiers died in overnight fighting, bringing the total number of casualties on the Israeli side to 40, including three civilians. DPA

July 26, 2014 2:33 pm

Human remains still at MH17 crash site: Australia PM

The majority of the 298 people killed when the plane was apparently shot down by a missile were Dutch, but there were also 28 Australian nationals and nine permanent residents onboard. Abbott is..

July 26, 2014 7:38 am

Krittiya Lamsam shot dead by husband: police

Police suspected that her Swiss husband shot her before turning the gun on himself. The man was found dead inside the toilet room next to the bed room where Krittiya was killed. Krittiya was shot..

July 25, 2014 8:56 pm

Prayuth urges people to trust NCPO, tries to allay fears..

General Prayuth Chan-ocha, head of the ruling National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO), also asked for public trust in the military rulers, now that the provisional charter has been in effect..

July 25, 2014 8:52 pm

NCPO not persecuting certain groups: Prayuth

"If we wanted to destroy any person in particular, we would have punished them when we possessed sovereign power. That was when we had a lot of power, but we did not do so," he said. "All sides..

July 25, 2014 8:45 pm

Prayuth urges media to cooperate, join reform efforts

"We are just asking the media to be careful when they report news. They [media professional organisations] should help regulate each other and not allow any reports that can be deemed as..

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July 25, 2014 8:34 pm

OIC happy with junta's efforts to restore peace in deep..

He said the OIC supported peace talks between Thailand and various insurgent groups and called on Thailand to continue peaceful measures for dealing with the problems. The Nation

July 25, 2014 8:33 pm

BoI approves 91 projects in one month: Prayuth

The projects would see Bt260 billion worth of projects invested in Thailand. The investments have been suspended during the time of political crisis, Prayuth added. The Nation

July 25, 2014 8:32 pm

NESDB assigned to take charge of solving problems of crops..

The NESDB was assigned to hold discussions with government agencies concerned and private firms to solve the problems with comprehensive measures. The measures would deal with establishment of..

July 25, 2014 8:31 pm

Prayuth confident economic confidence improving

Speaking during his weekly TV programme "Thailand Happiness", Prayuth said he is confident so after representatives of several business organisations met the NCPO economic chief, Air Force chief..