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Reporter detained in Thailand for criticizing junta

Thailand’s military government has detained a reporter for an English-language newspaper as part of what appears to be a fresh crackdown on critics of the ruling junta.

Japan’s Mount Aso erupts, authorities evacuate area

Mount Aso, a volcano on the southern Japanese island of Kyushu, has erupted, sending huge plumes of black and then white smoke 2,000 meters (6,560 feet) into the air.