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UN court rejects Myanmar claims, will hear Rohingya case

  By AP and published by Toronto Star The Hague, Netherlands  — Judges at the United Nations’ highest court on Friday (July 22) dismissed preliminary objections by Myanmar to a case alleging the Southeast Asian nation is responsible for genocide against the Rohingya ethnic minority. The decision establishing the International Court of Justice’s jurisdiction sets

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Prayut held responsible for 21bn baht ‘foolish waste’ on engineless Chinese sub

By Thai Newsroom Reporters PRIME MINISTER PRAYUT Chan-o-cha was today (July 22) held accountable for a “foolish waste” of the taxpayer’s money amounting to 21 billion baht involving the navy’s planned purchase of a Chinese-built submarine without engine. During the last day of a four-day censure debate, Pheu Thai MP Yutthapong Charatsathian alleged that Prayut

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