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  1. 51. news | 26 Dec 2014

    Turkey PM adviser tells AFP 'we aim to be in Europe 1st division'

    By AFP

    » ISTANBUL - Turkey's leaders are committed to EU membership and still aim to play in the "first division" of Europe despite a bitter row over a crackdown on the opposition, a top adviser to Prime Minister Ahmet Davut...

  2. 52. news | 23 Dec 2014

    UN Security Council debates North Korea rights abuse

    By AFP

    » The United States on Monday slammed North Korea as a "living nightmare" for its citizens at the first-ever UN Security Council meeting on Pyongyang's dismal rights record, held despite opposition from China.

  3. 53. news | 22 Dec 2014

    1 dead in Myanmar mine shooting

    By AP

    » YANGON – A woman was fatally shot Monday during a crackdown on protesters at a controversial Chinese-backed copper mine in northwestern Myanmar, activists and an opposition lawmaker said.

  4. 54. tech | 21 Dec 2014

    Russia makes Facebook block page of Putin's top critic

    By AFP

    » MOSCOW - Russian authorities convinced Facebook to shut off a page inviting people to attend a rally in support of an opposition politician, drawing ire from Internet users Sunday.

  5. 55. news | 19 Dec 2014

    Cambodia gives CNRP boss rank

    By Reuters

    » PHNOM PENH — Cambodia's parliament endorsed opposition leader Sam Rainsy on Friday as minority leader with legislative rank equal to Prime Minister Hun Sen, a rare concession by the long-serving premier to preserve ...

  6. 56. news | 19 Dec 2014

    10% inheritance levy passes first hurdle amid opposition

    taxes

    By Aekarach Sattaburuth, Newspaper section: News

    » An inheritance tax bill on Thursday passed its first reading in the National Legislative Assembly (NLA) as debate raged over whether it would help address social inequality, as intended, or trigger asset flight.

  7. 57. news | 16 Dec 2014

    Erdogan tells EU to 'mind own business' over Turkey arrests

    By AFP

    » Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan Monday told the European Union to "mind its own business", in a blistering attack against the bloc over criticism by EU officials of police raids against opposition media.

  8. 58. news | 13 Dec 2014

    The mark of the young volunteer

    By Achara Ashayagachat, Newspaper section: News

    » In their youthful enthusiasm, Thais filled the ranks of non-government organisations for decades, their social consciences pricked by late 20th century causes like opposition to the Vietnam War, despairing refugees and a...

  9. 59. news | 11 Dec 2014

    Abe set to win majority: poll

    By AFP

    » TOKYO - Japan's ruling coalition headed by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is set to sweep elections this weekend, retaining its unassailable two-thirds majority and crushing a divided and demoralised opposition, polls sh...

  10. 60. news | 09 Dec 2014

    Elections for PM plan hits early flak

    By Post Reporters, Newspaper section: News

    » A proposal for the direct election of the prime minister and the cabinet faces mounting opposition as critics are concerned the plan will give a directly-elected premier too much power and weaken the checks-and-balances ...

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