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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.
Sometimes, how and when you are first introduced to an author’s works matter. Young adult fiction works by Isabel Allende influenced the columnist's opinion of Allende's great work, 'The House Of The Spirits' when she read it as an adult.
YANGON (Reuters) - UNESCO inscribed Myanmar’s ancient capital of Bagan as a World Heritage Site on Saturday, nearly a quarter of a century after the complex of Buddhist temples was first nominated for listing.
ATHENS (Reuters) - Greece and Cyprus will push their EU partners to penalise Turkey, including the possible option of sanctions, if Ankara is verified to have started drilling for gas west of Cyprus, Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said on Sunday.
BANGKOK (Reuters) - Thailand's king formally endorsed former army chief General Prayuth Chan-ocha as an elected prime minister on Tuesday, five years after he seized power in a military coup, though the makeup of his coalition government's cabinet is unclear.