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ATHENS (Reuters) - Greek lawmakers on Thursday scrapped regulations making universities a no-go zone for police, a move authorities say will tackle lawlessness but which critics have decried as a clampdown on democracy.
BANGKOK: A series of bombings in the Thai capital Bangkok last week may be linked to politics, police said as authorities hunted for more than a dozen suspects in connection with the attacks.
BANGKOK (Reuters) - A series of bombings in the Thai capital Bangkok last week may be linked to politics, police said on Thursday as authorities hunted for more than a dozen suspects in connection with the attacks.
YANGON (Reuters) - The National League for Democracy was forged in an uprising against one-party rule. Its activists spent years in jail under Myanmar's military junta. But since taking power three years ago, the party led by Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi has found an unlikely ally – the Chinese Communist Party.
YANGON: Once a seat of kings, the city of Mandalay in northern Myanmar has seen turbulent chapters in its 162-year history – the fall of Burma’s last royal dynasty and decades of colonial rule. Now, officials are attempting to transform the former royal capital into Myanmar’s first “smart city”.
YANGON (Reuters) - Once a seat of kings
Manila: A campaigner who tackles youth suicide in South Korea, two journalists, and a human rights activist were named among the winners of Asia’s equivalent of the Nobel Prize, the Ramon Magsaysay Award.
BANGKOK (Reuters) - Six small bomb blasts wounded at least four people in Bangkok on Friday
ATHENS (Reuters) - Greece will propose legislation this week to scrap academic sanctuary, a law that was designed to protect protesting students and freedom of ideas but which the new government says is used as a cover for lawlessness.
Washington: A formerly imprisoned Rohingya activist said that a US ban on Myanmar’s top generals was a welcome first step but urged more action to support the long-targeted minority.