The leaders of Turkey, Russia, Qatar, China, and Iran arrived for Asian cooperation summit in Tajikistan, where Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan urged the world to respect UN resolutions and the historical and legal status of Jerusalem.
Thailand's junta chief Prayuth Chan-ocha is the first civilian prime minister of the country since 2014.
EU lobbies are protecting unsustainable industries at the expense of free trade and poverty alleviation.
Lawmakers pressured by LGBT groups as well as by church organisations opposed to the move approved most of a government-sponsored bill.
King Vajiralongkorn, 66, became constitutional monarch after the death of his revered father, King Bhumibol Adulyadej, in October 2016 after 70 years on the throne. The coronation follows a period of mourning.
An announcement in the Royal Gazette said Suthida Vajiralongkorn Na Ayudhya is legally married to the 66-year-old King Maha Vajiralongkorn and is now Queen Suthida.
Scandals surrounding candidates have become recurring distractions for Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison and opposition leader Bill Shorten this week as they attempt to sell their policies on the campaign trail ahead of the May 18 poll.
Netflix and SK Global Entertainment say they acquired the rights to the story from 13 Thumluang Co. Ltd, a company that Thailand's government helped establish to represent the interests of the boys and their coach.
The leader of the Pheu Thai party and the leaders of five other parties say they believed they had won more than 250 seats in the 500-seat lower house.
Although the military-crafted constitution puts pro-democratic forces at a disadvantage, the pro-military parties still have a long way ahead to form the new government.
The Asian Network for Free Elections says issues led to the announcement of some preliminary results that were "wildly inaccurate."
Thailand's vote is viewed as a contest between junta leader Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha – who wants to stay on as the elected leader – and a "democratic front" of anti-junta parties.
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