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BBC News – Thai court rejects petitions against constitutional change

Thailand’s Constitutional Court has rejected allegations that government plans to amend the constitution are an attempt to overthrow the monarchy. The court dismissed opposition petitions arguing the changes would undermine Thailand’s revered monarchy. Lawmakers from the ruling Pheu Thai party see the constitution as undemocratic because it was created after …

Zimbabwe president: ‘Bury violence in the past’

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Zimbabwe’s president, appearing uncharacteristically conciliatory, said Wednesday that political violence must be “buried in the past” to move the nation toward free and unhindered elections. In a rare departure from his usual finger-pointing at opponents and critics, President Robert Mugabe, addressing celebrations marking 32 years of …