Bangkok bomb suspect uncooperative: Thai army chief Bangkok bomb suspect uncooperative: Thai army chief

Thailand's army chief on Sunday told AFP the man arrested in connection with last week's deadly Bangkok bomb blast was not cooperating, as police announced he was part of a people-smuggling gang.

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Pressure rises on Malaysian PM as ex-leader backs protests Pressure rises on Malaysian PM as ex-leader backs protests

Pressure mounted Sunday on Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak as influential former leader Mahathir Mohamad threw his weight behind mass protests demanding the premier's ousting over a financial scandal.

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Huge protest in Tokyo rails against PM Abe's security bills Huge protest in Tokyo rails against PM Abe's security bills

By Kiyoshi Takenaka TOKYO (Reuters) - Tens of thousands of protesters gathered near Japan's parliament building on Sunday to oppose legislation allowing the military to fight overseas, the latest sign of public mistrust in Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's security policy.    In one of Japan's biggest protests in years - organizers put the crowd at 120,000 - people of all...

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Beijing battens down, cranks up propaganda ahead of war parade Beijing battens down, cranks up propaganda ahead of war parade

By Ben Blanchard BEIJING (Reuters) - Beijing is battening down the hatches and cranking up the propaganda ahead of a massive military parade this week to mark the end of World War Two, shooing cars from streets and shutting factories for the Communist Party's biggest event of the year. Some 12,000 soldiers will march through Beijing's central Tiananmen Square on Thursday, mostly...

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Berlin, Paris, London seek urgent EU meeting on migrant crisis Berlin, Paris, London seek urgent EU meeting on migrant crisis

Germany, France and Britain made a joint call Sunday for an urgent meeting of EU interior and justice ministers to find concrete measures to cope with an escalating migration crisis.

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German corporate giants suspected in Greek corruption cases German corporate giants suspected in Greek corruption cases

No date has been set yet for 19 former executives of German engineering group Siemens to appear in Greek court, but it is expected to be one of the biggest financial trials of the decade in Greece

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Putin Pumps Iron As Approval Ratings Fall Putin Pumps Iron As Approval Ratings Fall

Vladimir Putin has been showing the world he's a political heavyweight, during a photoshoot at his gym in Sochi. The Russian President was joined by Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev, who looked on as his boss pumped iron to the sound of snapping photographers. Mr Putin has always been a fan of carefully choreographed PR stunts which prop up his masculine, rugged image.

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Trump's mass deportation idea was tried in the 1930s Trump's mass deportation idea was tried in the 1930s

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump's call for mass deportation of millions of immigrants living in the U.S. illegally, as well as their American-born children, bears similarities to a large-scale removal that many Mexican-American families faced 85 years ago.

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French PM booed by young Socialists as party split over pro-business policy French PM booed by young Socialists as party split over pro-business policy

Young Socialist Party members booed the French prime minister at a party dinner on Saturday, calling for the resignation of his economy minister, whom they accuse of favouring business over Socialist ideals, participants said on Sunday. The young Socialists are known to be well to the left of the party mainstream and others did not join in with their jeering. Many hardcore PS members are uneasy...

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Hong Kong banks turn to start-ups for tech edge Hong Kong banks turn to start-ups for tech edge

The number of "FinTech" start-ups in Hong Kong -- offering technology tailored to the world of finance -- is rising rapidly, taking advantage of the city's position as an industry hub and gateway ...

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