Government and politics

Chinese rescue team arrive at Chalong pier in Phuket in Phuket, Thailand, Sunday, July 8, 2018. The death toll from Thursday's tragedy climbed to dozens, in Thailand's biggest tourist-related disaster in years. It was not clear how many of the dead and missing were Chinese. (AP Photo/Vincent Thian)
July 08, 2018 - 6:23 am
PHUKET, Thailand (AP) — Thailand's government pledged Sunday to ensure justice for Chinese victims of a tour boat that sank in a storm off the southern resort island of Phuket, killing 42 people and leaving another 14 missing. Tourism Minister Weerasak Kowsurat said the government will "spare no...
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In this Nov. 16, 2011, file photo, dozens of Kuwaitis briefly storm Kuwait's parliament building as hundreds of others protested outside in Kuwait City, Kuwait. Kuwait's highest court on Sunday ordered an opposition leader and several lawmakers imprisoned for 3½ years over the 2011 storming of parliament during the country's Arab Spring protests. (AP Photo/Nasser Waggi, File)
July 08, 2018 - 4:59 am
KUWAIT CITY (AP) — Kuwait's highest court on Sunday ordered an opposition leader and several lawmakers imprisoned for 3 ½ years over the 2011 storming of parliament during the country's Arab Spring protests. The case before Kuwait's Court of Cassation involved dozens of politicians, activists and...
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July 08, 2018 - 4:58 am
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — With laughter and hugs, the leaders of longtime rivals Ethiopia and Eritrea met for the first time in nearly two decades Sunday amid a rapid and dramatic diplomatic thaw aimed at ending one of Africa's longest-running conflicts. Ethiopia's reformist new Prime Minister...
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July 08, 2018 - 4:53 am
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — With laughter and hugs, the leaders of longtime rivals Ethiopia and Eritrea met for the first time in nearly two decades Sunday amid a rapid and dramatic diplomatic thaw. Ethiopia's reformist new Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed arrived in Eritrea's capital and a live...
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July 08, 2018 - 4:47 am
KUWAIT CITY (AP) — Kuwait's highest court on Sunday ordered an opposition leader and several lawmakers imprisoned for 3 ½ years over the 2011 storming of parliament during the country's Arab Spring protests. The case before Kuwait's Court of Cassation involved dozens of politicians, activists and...
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Chinese rescue team arrive at Chalong pier in Phuket in Phuket, Thailand, Sunday, July 8, 2018. The death toll from Thursday's tragedy climbed to dozens, in Thailand's biggest tourist-related disaster in years. It was not clear how many of the dead and missing were Chinese. (AP Photo/Vincent Thian)
July 08, 2018 - 4:44 am
PHUKET, Thailand (AP) — Thailand's government pledged Sunday to ensure justice for Chinese victims of a tour boat that sank in a storm off the southern resort island of Phuket, killing 42 people and leaving another 14 missing. Tourism Minister Weerasak Kowsurat said the government will "spare no...
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July 08, 2018 - 4:34 am
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — With laughter and hugs, the leaders of longtime rivals Ethiopia and Eritrea met for the first time in nearly two decades Sunday amid a rapid and dramatic diplomatic thaw. Ethiopia's reformist new Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed arrived in Eritrea's capital and a live...
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July 08, 2018 - 4:32 am
KUWAIT CITY (AP) — Kuwait's highest court has ordered an opposition leader and several lawmakers imprisoned for 3 ½ years over the 2011 storming of parliament during the country's Arab Spring protests. The ruling by Kuwait's Court of Cassation on Sunday involved dozens of politicians, activists and...
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July 08, 2018 - 4:22 am
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — With laughter and hugs, the leaders of longtime rivals Ethiopia and Eritrea met for the first time in nearly two decades Sunday amid a rapid and dramatic diplomatic thaw. Ethiopia's reformist new Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed arrived in Eritrea's capital and a live...
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July 08, 2018 - 4:09 am
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — With laughter and hugs, the leaders of longtime rivals Ethiopia and Eritrea met for the first time in nearly two decades Sunday amid a dramatic diplomatic thaw. Ethiopia's reformist new Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed arrived in Eritrea's capital and a live broadcast by...
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