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Mementos hold Thais fond memories of beloved King Bhumibol As Thailand prepares for the cremation ceremony of King Bhumibol Adulyadej, memories of him and his reign live in mementos dear to many Thais. His image is depicted on coins, amulets, statues and pins, and his works on Thailands behalf are immortalized in
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Why Europe's populists are here to stay A new book charts the rise of anti-immigrant populists.
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How many dead Somalis does it take for us to care? | Nadifa Mohamed Last weekends truck bombing in Mogadishu took 358 lives. London, it seems, couldnt even be bothered to lower a flagFor over a week now, since the shocking attack that killed hundreds of people in Mogadishu, Ive been seeking to raise money for the only fre
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600 men refuse to leave Manus Island detention centre as closure imminent Water, food, electricity and sewage to be cut off as asylum seekers and refugees say they fear violence outsideMore than 600 asylum seekers and refugees are refusing to leave the Manus Island immigration detention centre, which is due to close next week.A
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Japanese Prime Minister Wins Big in National Elections Victory by the ruling coalition gives the prime minister more time to try to persuade a reluctant public to revise Japan's pacifist constitution.
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Philippines troops find dead, soon to declare end of siege Philippine troops have captured a building where pro-Islamic State group militants made their final stand in southern Marawi city and found about 40 bodies of suspected gunmen inside, two security officials told The Associated Press on Monday.
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Australias refugees refuse to leave Papua New Guinea camp Australian officials say more than 600 asylum seekers are refusing to leave an immigration camp on Papua New Guinea that Australia wants to close next week.
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Millions return to poverty in Brazil, eroding boom decade When Leticia Miranda had a job selling newspapers on the streets, she earned about $160 a month, just enough to pay for a tiny apartment she shared with her 8-year-old son in a poor neighborhood of Rio de Janeiro.
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AP PHOTOS: Hard life, smiles, in abandoned Rio building Toddlers roam in diapers or even naked in an abandoned building in Rio de Janeiro that has become home to hundreds of squatters. Mounds of trash create pockets of stench in what used to house the Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics.
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US diplomat apologizes after Indonesia general denied entry A senior U.S. diplomat has apologized to Indonesias government after the top Indonesian general was prevented from traveling to Washington D.C. and says the general is welcome in the U.S.
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