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Thailand Proves Crypto Can Win Adoption Even in Military Dictatorships

Thailand proves that crypto’s popularity can overcome the fears of authoritarian regimes Cointelegraph.com News

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At least 25 killed as gunmen open fire at Iranian military parade

Iranian authorities blame regional countries and their 'U.S. masters' and say Iran will swiftly respond.           GANNETT Syndication Service

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As Imran Khan takes office, military looms over plan for 'New Pakistan'

When Pakistan installs Imran Khan as its new prime minister Saturday, the cricket star-turned-populist politician will be wearing an old sherwani, or traditional coat-length garment. As part of his bid to demonstrate frugality and a new path for Pakistan’s leadership, Mr. Khan plans to forego the crisp new sherwani traditionally crafted for the ceremonial swearing-in by one of Islamabad’s go-to ...

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Pentagon says Trump's military parade postponed until 2019 amid reports costs jumped 666%

The Pentagon's initial estimates of the parade's cost were $ 12 million. An official says the new estimate is $ 92 million, an increase of 666 percent.           GANNETT Syndication Service

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A nonviolent movement challenges Pakistan’s military

In countries where military figures still hold the reins of power through fear, such as Egypt or Thailand, public criticism of the regime comes mainly from abroad. In recent days, for example, the United Nations has accused Venezuela’s security forces of hundreds of arbitrary killings. In Pakistan, people are so afraid of speaking against the military or its intelligence services ...

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What's changed after Trump's immigration order: For families, for the military and for Congress

“We are keeping families together,” Trump said. But in the immediate aftermath of the order, questions arose about what practical effect he order really had.           GANNETT Syndication Service

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U.S. will suspend military drills with South Korea, but they can be restarted quickly

President Donald Trump’s pledge Tuesday to suspend joint U.S. military exercises with South Korea will be a welcome concession to North Korea, which has frequently complained that the drills are a preparation for war.           GANNETT Syndication Service

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Trump should not complain about oil at $75 a barrel, Why Russia’s anti-European propaganda matters, Is a military coup brewing on Iran’s horizon?, An Indonesian reminder to keep pushing gender parity, Culture is no excuse for unethical behavior

“Brent crude [was] back at the $ 75 a barrel level many analysts regard as the ‘Goldilocks’ price: not too hot for the big consumers in China, India and Europe, but not too cold for the national treasuries of the Gulf countries and Russia…,” writes Frank Kane. “In fact, virtually the only person complaining about oil’s recent high is Donald ...

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