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Head of Thailand's military junta promises to hold elections in 2018

Head of Thailand's military junta promises to hold elections in 2018

General Prayuta, chief of the country's military junta since then, said at a Cabinet meeting that the exact dates would be announced around June 2018, reports Efe news. The coup that overthrew Yingluck Shinawatra capped a decade-long period of political turmoil that began when her brother, former Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra, was himself forced out of office in 2006 by the military, which backed Thailand's Bangkok-based royalist-leaning, wealthy elite. Consulte Mais Informação

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Rio avança com candidatura à liderança do PSD na quarta-feira

Rio avança com candidatura à liderança do PSD na quarta-feira

Ao contrário de Santana Lopes, que está a ponderar se avança com uma candidatura, o ex-autarca do Porto nunca liderou o PSD. Na sexta-feira, numa nota enviada à agência Lusa, foi a vez de o eurodeputado Paulo Rangel anunciar que não se iria candidatar à presidência 'laranja', "por razões familiares", adiantando que também se iria manter neutro face a futuras candidaturas. Consulte Mais Informação

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Edrogan announces military op in Idlib, Syria

Edrogan announces military op in Idlib, Syria

It has since lost swathes of ground to the Syrian army, backed by Russia, Iran and Shi'ite militias, and a rival campaign by Kurdish and Arab groups in the north supported by the United States. "Interactions with the [Syrian President Bashar al-Assad] regime is a process that Russian Federation is conducting, as far as Turkey is concerned, we are taking measures and we will continue to take measures in other matters", Erdogan said, though there has been no reaction from Damascus yet concerning ... Consulte Mais Informação

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USA Win Again, Become First Team To Enter Round Of 16

USA Win Again, Become First Team To Enter Round Of 16

Colombian coach Orlando Restrepo claimed that the South Americans had more chances but in reality, the Africans were in command throughout the match as they produced more shots (17 to 15) and shots on target (6 to 3). "We are creating a lot of chances and will continue to do so". They had men behind the ball at all times and were willing to play the ball into the channels as the midfield combined to produce some wonderful football. Consulte Mais Informação

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Stella Kyriakides elected PACE President

Stella Kyriakides elected PACE President

This was reported on the website of the Assembly. The election procedure provides for a secret ballot. New PACE President will hold that office until the opening of the next session, which will take place from 22 to 26 January 2018. PACE is an assembly that features the broadest representation in Europe, uniting delegates from national parliaments of 47 countries. After the resignation of Agramunt, first Vice-President of the PACE , the Briton Roger Gale became the acting head of the ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Ayesha Gulalai to continue being a PTI member, lawyer tells ECP

Nobody from PTI was present at the ECP during Monday's hearing. "Did Ayesha Gulalai say she is leaving the party or has she left the party", the bench member asked Imran's counsel. Imran claimed that his party would form government in all provinces in the next general elections. Presenting his argument, Gulalai's lawyer Barrister Masroor said that there is a distinct difference between stating "I am leaving the party" and "I have resigned", adding that Gulalai will continue to serve the party. Consulte Mais Informação

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Repealing the Second Amendment Won't Make Gun Bans Any Easier

Repealing the Second Amendment Won't Make Gun Bans Any Easier

For gun control advocates - and for some Republican strategists, too - these developments expose revealing limits to what some had felt was the virtually unlimited influence of the gun lobby. Just two states adopted the practice - North Dakota and New Hampshire. After musicians Billy Currington and Chase Bryant pulled out of the fundraiser, McGraw - a gun owner and supporter of the Second Amendment - defended his participation and told the Washington Post in a statement that while ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Dean Jones to Coach Afghanistan Team During Hong Kong Tour

Jones was recently in Afghanistan as part of the commentary team during the Shpageeza T20 tournament. Former Australian cricketer Dean Jones has been appointed as the interim head coach of the Afghanistan cricket team. "I am pleased to announce that I will be Afghanistan interim Head Coach for their Tour to Hong Kong #shouldbefun", he said. Taking to his official Twitter account, the 56-year-old former player said that he was happy to lead Afghanistan's cricket team in Hong Kong. Consulte Mais Informação

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