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Frustrated supporters of Pheu Thai party watch the election results broadcast on a television, in Bangkok, Thailand, Sunday, March 24, 2019. Figures from Thailand's Election Commission show a military-backed party has taken the lead in the country's first election since a 2014 coup. (AP Photo/Gemunu Amarasinghe)
Military-backed party takes lead in Thailand's electionA military-backed party has taken the lead in Thailand's first election since a 2014 coup, suggesting junta leader and Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha could stay in power
The Associated Press3 hours ago
This March 19, 2019 photo, shows the apartment, left, in Dunedin, New Zealand, that belongs to the Australian man, 28-year-old Brenton Tarrant who is charged with murder for the March 15 attacks. New Zealanders are debating the limits of free speech after their chief censor banned a 74-page manifesto written by a man accused of massacring 50 people at two mosques. (AP Photo/Vincent Yu)
New Zealand mosque killings spark debate over free speechNew Zealanders are debating the limits of free speech after their chief censor banned a 74-page manifesto written by a man accused of massacring 50 people at two mosques
The Associated Press5 hours ago
Soldiers line up for voting in general election at a polling station in Bangkok, Thailand, Sunday, March 24, 2019. Nearly five years after a coup, Thailand was voting Sunday in a long-delayed election that sets a military-backed party against the populist political force the generals overthrew. (AP Photo)
The Latest: Leader of oldest Thai political party resignsThe leader of Thailand's oldest political party has resigned after his party's poor showing in the country's general election
The Associated Press6 hours ago
Military-backed party takes lead in Thailand's election with 89 percent of votes countedMilitary-backed party takes lead in Thailand's election with 89 percent of votes counted
The Associated Press7 hours ago
Indonesian President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo, front left, walks through the turnstiles at a Jakarta Mass Rapid Transit station during the inauguration ceremony of the subway line in Jakarta, Indonesia, Sunday, March 24, 2019. The 16-kilometer (10-mile) line system running south from Jakarta's downtown is the first phase of a development that if fully realized will plant a cross-shaped network of stations on the teeming city of 30 million people. (AP Photo/Dita Alangkara)
Indonesia's first subway opens in its gridlocked capitalIndonesia's president opens a long-awaited subway in the country's capital aimed at staving off crippling traffic gridlock with comfortable transport facilities
The Associated Press10 hours ago
Voting ends in Thailand's first election since 2014 military coup; some results expected within several hoursVoting ends in Thailand's first election since 2014 military coup; some results expected within several hours
The Associated Press12 hours ago
Russian arrested smuggling drugged orangutan in IndonesiaAuthorities say they have arrested a Russian tourist who was attempting to smuggle a drugged orangutan out of Indonesia's resort island of Bali
The Associated Press12 hours ago
Another cyclone bears down on northwest Australian coastResidents of Australia's northwest coast are bracing for a torrid night of fierce winds and heavy rain as the country's second major cyclone of the weekend slowly winds toward land
The Associated Press13 hours ago
A Muslim woman attends a vigil in Hagley Park following the March 15 mass shooting in Christchurch, New Zealand, Sunday, March 24, 2019. (AP Photo/Mark Baker)
Thousands attend New Zealand vigil to honor 50 mosque deadThousands of people are gathering in the New Zealand city of Christchurch to listen to prayers, songs and speeches at a vigil to remember the 50 people killed in a terrorist attack on two mosques
The Associated Press14 hours ago
Timeline: Key events since Thailand's last general electionA timeline of the key political events since Thailand's last general election
The Associated Press18 hours ago
Voting is underway in Thailand's first election since its military ousted an elected government in a 2014 coupVoting is underway in Thailand's first election since its military ousted an elected government in a 2014 coup
The Associated Press21 hours ago
Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan arrives to attend a military parade to mark Pakistan National Day, in Islamabad, Pakistan, Saturday, March 23, 2019. Pakistanis are celebrating their National Day with a military parade that's showcasing short- and long-range missiles, tanks, jets, drones, and other hardware. (AP Photo/Anjum Naveed)
Pakistan showcases military even as tensions with India easePakistan celebrated its national day with a military parade showcasing its missiles, tanks and aircraft, even as the prime minister and his Indian counterpart exchanged goodwill messages in a sign of easing tensions between the nuclear-armed rivals
The Associated Press1 day ago
Volunteers prepare ballot boxes ahead of Sunday's general elections Bangkok, Thailand, Saturday, March 23, 2019. The nation's first general election since the military seized power in a 2014 coup is scheduled to be held on March 24. (AP Photo/Sakchai Lalit)
Thailand's new government could be unstable, short-livedThailand's election Sunday is likely to produce a weak unstable government whether a civilian or military-backed party cobbles together a coalition, setting off a new phase of uncertainty in a country that's a U.S. ally in Southeast Asia
The Associated Press1 day ago
Kazakhstan's interim president Kassym-Jomart Tokayev, second right, holds a national flag during an inauguration ceremony in Astana, Kazakhstan, Wednesday, March 20, 2019. The speaker of Kazakhstan's parliament was sworn as interim president on Wednesday, a day after longtime leader Nursultan Nazarbayev abruptly resigned. (AP Photo)
Kazakh capital changes name to honor longtime leaderKazakhstan has renamed its capital to Nur-Sultan, in honor of the country's longtime leader who resigned this week
The Associated Press1 day ago
Twin bombing at Afghan ceremony kills 4, including officialAfghan officials say a twin bombing at a public ceremony in southern Afghanistan has killed at least four people, including a provincial official, and wounded more than 30
The Associated Press1 day ago
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