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BBC News – Rights group criticises ‘interfering’ Thai army chief

A US-based rights group has called on the Thai army chief “to cease interfering” in an investigation into deadly political protests in 2010. Human Rights Watch (HRW) also urged Gen Prayuth Chan-ocha not to “intimidate critics” with defamation charges. Thailand’s Justice Ministry is investigating the deaths of more than 90 …

Paper Cuts | Battleland | TIME.com

Command Sergeant Major Teresa King – relieved of command of the service’s drill-sergeant school at Fort Jackson, S.C., last November – was reinstated Friday, only days before she is set to relinquish command. The Army reversed shortly after King filed a complaint alleging that her suspension stemmed from racism, sexism, …

US Army to abandon the beret – Telegraph

The US Army is to abandon the beret, after a failed 10-year experiment. The black beret, which proved deeply unpopular with American soldiers, will be replaced by a patrol cap for everyday wear, US Army spokesman Colonel Tom Collins said Monday. The move came after outgoing Army chief of staff, …

Cambodia asks for ICJ clarity on temple – UPI.com

THE HAGUE, Netherlands, May 3 (UPI) — The International Court of Justice said Cambodia wants an explanation over a ruling on who has claim to a Hindu temple along the border with Thailand. Cambodia called on the ICJ to clarify the meaning of a ruling on the Preah Vihear temple. …