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July 16, 2019

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Thai prime minister declares end of military rule

BANGKOK (Reuters) – Thai Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha formally resigned as the head of the military government on Monday, saying the country would function as a normal democracy after five years of military rule. Prayuth stays on as prime minister with the backing of pro-military parties in parliament and a military-appointed upper house under a […]
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Quake causes panic in eastern Indonesia; one killed

JAKARTA (Reuters) – A magnitude 7.3 earthquake struck the Moluccas islands in eastern Indonesia on Sunday, the U.S. Geological Survey  reported, killing one person and causing panic among residents. The quake occurred at a depth of 10 km  in an area 168 km south-southeast of the city of Ternate, the USGS said. Indonesia’s meteorology agency […]