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Italian police use water cannon to break up health pass protest at port

  By Reuters and published by Channel NewsAsia Trieste, Italy – Italian police used water cannons and tear gas today (Oct. 18) to clear a sit-in at the port of Trieste, where opponents of the government’s mandatory Covid-19 health pass have tried to block access. The north-eastern port has been the focal point of protest

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Thaksin closes the door on ex-spouse Potjaman becoming party leader

By Thai Newsroom Reporters FORMER PRIME MINISTER Thaksin Shinawatra has ruled out the possibility of his former spouse Khunying Potjaman na Pombejra becoming top leader of the Pheu Thai Party. In yesterday’s video conference at a Bangkok residence of former energy minister Pongsak Raktapongpaisan, the deposed premier categorically dismissed the possibility of Khunying Potjaman being

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