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Messy days ahead as Thai factions jostle to lead next government

Rival political camps jostled for position Tuesday, hoping to form a government after Thailand’s first election since a coup — a poll clouded by allegations of a bungled counting process that left voters perplexed about the outcome.
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Thai election complaints mount as junta holds popular vote edge

Confusion and complaints over preliminary results in Thailand’s election mounted on Monday after the first poll since a 2014 coup, with the junta primed to retain its grip on power despite only having a slight edge in the popular vote.
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Death toll in China chemical blast rises to 78

The death toll from a chemical plant explosion in China rose to 78 on Monday, with hundreds still receiving medical treatment four days after one of the country’s worst industrial accidents.
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Thais vote in first general election since 2014 coup

Thais filled schoolyards, temples and government offices to vote Sunday in the first election since a 2014 coup, with high turnout forecast from a public who received a cryptic last-minute warning from the king to support “good” leaders to prevent “chaos”.
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Dubai projects NZ PM’s image on iconic skyscraper

Dubai has projected the image of New Zealand premier Jacinda Ardern onto its iconic Burj Khalifa, the world’s tallest skyscraper, in thanks for her response to last week’s mosque shootings.
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China probes factory blast as death toll rises to 47

Chinese President Xi Jinping ordered local governments Friday to prevent any more industrial disasters after a chemical plant blast left 47 people dead, injured hundreds and flattened an industrial park in the latest such catastrophe to hit the country.
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