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Thailand coup leader outlines stages to elections
Bangkok, May 29 (IANS) Thailand coup leader Prayuth Chan-ocha has issued guidelines for officials to pave the way for elections and full democracy in the country, army deputy spokeswoman Sirichan Ngathong said Thursday.

Thursday, May 29, 2014 6:22:12 PM

UN to assess human rights in North Korea from Seoul
Seoul, May 29 (IANS/EFE) South Korea is set to be home to a new UN office dedicated to supervising the human rights situation in neighbouring North Korea, South Korea's foreign ministry said Thursday.

Thursday, May 29, 2014 6:20:06 PM

Afghan presidential aspirant promises security, good governance
Kabul, May 29 (IANS) Afghan presidential contender Abdullah Abdullah Thursday said his government will ensure lasting peace in addition to bringing good governance and job opportunities if he wins the upcoming runoff.

Thursday, May 29, 2014 6:20:04 PM

Russia, Belarus, Kazakhstan to form new economic bloc
Astana, May 29 (IANS) Belarus, Kazakhstan and Russia signed a treaty here Thursday to launch a European Union-style bloc to facilitate the free flow of people, capital and goods within the three countries.

Thursday, May 29, 2014 5:46:13 PM

Myanmar MP warns of political crisis
Yangon, May 29 (IANS) Myanmar parliament member Thura U Aung Ko has warned of the country heading towards a political crisis if the administration turns a blind eye to constitution amendment, local media reported Thursday.

Thursday, May 29, 2014 5:32:11 PM

12 killed in Afghanistan violence
Kabul, May 29 (IANS) Twelve people, including 10 militants, were killed in separate incidents of violence in Afghanistan Thursday, authorities said.

Thursday, May 29, 2014 5:10:04 PM

Pakistan man shoots at wife in shelter home
Islamabad, May 29 (IANS) A man shot at his wife at a shelter home in Pakistan's Punjab province, media reported Thursday.

Thursday, May 29, 2014 3:48:03 PM

Chinese man builds scooter with suitcase
Beijing, May 29 (IANS) A man in China has built a a battery-powered scooter with a suitcase which not only helps in the transportation of his belondings but also himself, a media report said Thursday.

Thursday, May 29, 2014 3:30:05 PM

Japan plans to raise limit on weekly working hours
Tokyo, May 29 (IANS/EFE) The Japanese government is planning to amend labour laws to allow the limit of 40 working hours per week to be exceeded in certain professions without overtime pay.

Thursday, May 29, 2014 3:12:16 PM

Don't use our logo in protests against Thai junta: McDonald's
Bangkok, May 29 (IANS/EFE) McDonald's, the multinational fast food chain, has asked protestors in Thailand to stop using its logo in protests against the military coup that completed a week Thursday.

Thursday, May 29, 2014 3:08:03 PM

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