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US asks UN Security Council to meet on Russia, Ukraine

By Reuters and published by The Straits Times United Nations – The United States has asked that the United Nations Security Council meet publicly on Monday to discuss Russia’s “threatening behaviour” against Ukraine and its troop build-up on Ukraine’s borders and in Belarus, the US Ambassador to the United Nations said on Thursday (Jan. 27).

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Thailand counts down to reopening Test & Go entry on Feb. 1

  THAILAND is gearing up to reopen the Test & Go entry procedure on Feb. 1 with Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha confident that all systems, particularly public health, are ready to handle the increased inflow of foreign tourists, Naewna newspaper said today (Jan. 28). Mr. Thanakorn Wangboonkongchana, spokesman for the Prime Minister’s Office, said the

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