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Thai princess' political bid sunk by her brother, the king

Asia Pacific / Politics Feb 9, 2019

Thai princess' political bid sunk by her brother, the king

Thailand's chaotic politics took another astonishing turn after the sister of the king made a historic bid to become prime minister, with the monarch calling her effort "inappropriate" because it violated tradition and the constitution, which keep the monarchy from getting involved in politics. The ...

Guaido urges more Venezuela military defections amid protests

World / Politics Feb 4, 2019

Guaido urges more Venezuela military defections amid protests

Venezuela's opposition leader called on more members of the military to abandon the country's socialist government following the defection of a high-ranking general, while President Nicolas Maduro proposed holding early National Assembly elections that could potentially oust his challenger. Maduro's call for early legislative voting ...