Thailand’s Prime Minister says he’s prepared to lift state of emergency after protests

In a pre-recorded speech that was televised on Wednesday, Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha said he is taking the first steps to “de-escalate” political tensions that…

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Analysis: As rivalry with Washington heats up, Beijing commemorates ‘victory’ in ‘war to resist US aggression’

In China, that conflict is known as the “War to Resist US Aggression and Aid Korea,” and is seen as a great victory, a view…

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Analysis: China’s Covid success compared to Europe shows lockdowns are the first step, not a solution

For many in Europe, China’s approach to the coronavirus is characterized by the initial draconian, 76-day lockdown seen in Wuhan, the central Chinese city where…

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Kyrgyzstan’s acting president may seek constitution change to run for full term

The Central Asian nation’s constitution bars caretaker Presidents from running in the elections they oversee. Japarov took over as acting President last week after unrest…

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