“In many ways the king was Thailand and his death has left a huge vacuum in the Thai psyche,” said an analyst, pointing to social and political upheavals in recent decades.
On September 1, the Supreme Court nullified incumbent Kenyatta’s win due to procedural irregularities and ordered a new election.
National Party won 56 seats at the September 23 election, while a Labour-Green bloc have 54 seats, leaving both needing New Zealand First’s nine seats to meet the 61 seats needed for a majority.
Britain and the US are two of eight signatories to the deal, along with Iran, China, France, Russia, Germany and the EU.
The lawsuit by three Nevada residents who attended the festival does not involve the injuries that hundreds of people suffered as a result of the shooting, or the families of the 58 people who were killed.
South Korean and US government officials have been raising their guard against more North Korean provocations after the sixth largest nuclear test by the latter.
Residents queued before dawn at polling stations in Monrovia, and formed queues as vendors sold them soft drinks and palm wine.
Temer was accused of taking bribes and condoning the payment of hush money to a jailed politician in plea bargain testimony by Joesley Batista.
Donald Trump did not imply he was smarter than Rex Tillerson by saying they should “compare IQ tests”, White House press secretary Sarah Sander said while telling reporters to “get a sense of humor”.
As Brexit drags on, support for the EU in Scotland is rising, but backing for Sturgeon’s independence proposal has stayed roughly where it was in 2014.
Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont made only a symbolic declaration, claiming a mandate to launch secession but suspending any formal steps to that end.
Rival gangs that are involved in drug trafficking, human smuggling, kidnapping and extortion have fueled bloody battles in Mexico’s overcrowded prisons.
Bangladeshi Foreign Minister said about 500,000 Rohingyas had fled to Bangladesh out of the total 900,000 that have left Myanmar after an army crackdown on the community.
Stephen Paddock shot a hotel security guard six minutes before beginning to fire on the crowd, not after, as first thought.
European leaders have either taken a neutral stance, relegating the conflict to an internal matter for Spain to resolve, or have offered support to the Spanish government.
Donations – and the ability to accept them online through PayPal and similar companies –are a lifeline for sites like Jihad Watch.
It took years for the Condesa neighbourhood in Mexico City to recover from the 1985 earthquake. Then on September 19, it was hit again.
With the Rohingya refugee influx, India faces a litmus test on its commitment to international law in its domestic refugee policy implementation.
The issue was raised by Pakistan during a debate on decolonisation in the fourth committee of the UN General Assembly.
China considers proudly democratic Taiwan to be a wayward province and has never renounced the use of force to bring the island under its control.
Rural Americans are increasingly unhappy with Trump’s handling of healthcare after he lobbied for a Republican plan to overhaul Obamacare.
The October 22 election pits Abe’s Liberal Democratic Party-led coalition against the less than one-month-old Party of Hope headed by popular Yuriko Koike.
The insurgents said on Saturday they were ready to respond to any peace move by the government, even though the ceasefire was ending at midnight on Monday.
In Madrid, some socialists have suggested Basque could serve as a model for a compromise that would defuse Spain’s biggest political crisis since a failed coup in 1981.
This is the second court ruling that fixed the government’s responsibility after a Maebashi district court decision in March.
“The doctors are always telling us that they’re going to help us and heal us, but we can’t always get to them and they’re not able to get to us.”
Behind the savaging of a land and its people in Myanmar’s Rakhine state is a murky tale of resource appropriation and prospects of spoils from reckless industrial development.
From Catalonia to Kurdistan, long simmering regions are clamouring for their own states. But what good is being a state anymore?
“In total, Thaler’s contributions have built a bridge between the economic and psychological analyses of individual decision-making,” the award-giving body said.
Duterte enjoys a cult-like following and support from millions of Filipinos, who see him as the best hope for change.
Recent remarks by the director general of Inter-Services Public Relations make evident that the Pakistani civilian leadership has no control over the country’s domestic and foreign policies, and that the army is, in fact, in charge.
For the first time, India did not explicitly disassociate from the resolution extending the mandate of the Independent International Fact-Finding Mission on Myanmar.
Koike’s Party of Hope is challenging Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s Liberal Democratic Party-led ruling coalition in an October 22 election.
“He concerns me. He would have to concern anyone who cares about our nation,” the senator, who announced his retirement last month, said.
Merkel agreed to put a number on how many people Germany would accept per year on humanitarian grounds, namely a net total of around 200,000 individuals.
The Catalan government says more than 90% of people who voted in an October 1 referendum voted in favour of independence from Spain.
Kim Yo Jong was named as an alternate member of the politburo within the ruling Workers’ Party of Korea – the opaque, all-powerful party organ where top state affairs are decided.
The dramatic exodus of Rohingya Muslims from Myanmar’s northwest is putting pressure on Western policymakers to take action.
May has seen her authority erode since calling and then bungling an election in June, which cost her Conservatives their majority in parliament.
The boat sank near Shah Porir Dwip on the southern tip of Bangladesh late on Sunday with up to 35 people on board, the Bangladeshi police said.