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Thai court dismisses murder charges against Abhisit and Suthep

By Fri, Aug 29, 2014 7:00AM UTC Former Thai Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva, right, pictured with former Deputy Premier Suthep Thaugsuban in 2010. Pic: AP.

Thailand’s Criminal Court has dismissed murder charges against former Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva and his then-Deputy pPM Suthep Thuagsuban for their roles in the violent crackdown on anti-government protesters in 2010.

Indonesia, Australia sign new security agreement

By Thu, Aug 28, 2014 6:17PM UTC Indonesia's President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono, right, greets Australia Foreign Minister Julie Bishop during a meeting in Bali, Indonesia, Thursday. Pic: AP.

BALI, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesia and Australia have signed a new security agreement to mend ties damaged last year by spying allegations.

Thai court drops murder case against Abhisit and Suthep

By Thu, Aug 28, 2014 5:23PM UTC Former Thai Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva, right, pictured with former Deputy Premier Suthep Thaugsuban in 2010. Pic: AP.

BANGKOK (AP) — A Thai court has dismissed a murder case against former premier Abhisit Vejjajiva and his deputy, who were indicted for their role in ordering a deadly crackdown on anti-government protesters in 2010.

Thai junta: Democracy will be changed to reflect the views of a ‘well-informed population’

By Thu, Aug 28, 2014 2:15AM UTC Pic: AP.

FT: Air Chief Marshal Prajin Juntong said a new National Reform Council would push developments including sea ports, greatly increased airport capacity and new fibre optic connections to Europe, the US and big Asian countries. … He said changes made to the democratic system would reflect the views of a

Indonesia, Australia disagree on name of new accord

By Wed, Aug 27, 2014 6:17PM UTC Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop, left, talks with her Indonesian counterpart Marty Natalegawa after a meeting in Jakarta last year. Pic: AP.

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia and Indonesia have settled their disagreement over what to call their latest agreement. A rift between the countries was sparked last November by accusations that Australians tapped the cellphones of the Indonesian president, his wife and eight Indonesian ministers and officials in 2009.

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