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Thai army chief insists border landmines planted by others, not Thais

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BANGKOK. March 8 – Army chief Prayuth Chan-ocha stood firm today that the landmines on the common border with Cambodia in Thailand’s northeastern Surin province, [more…]

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At least 50 wounded as Myanmar cracks down on anti-mine protest

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At least 50 people were injured, mostly from burns, when police broke up a demonstration at a Chinese-run copper mine in northwestern Myanmar yesterday. Opposition [more…]

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Buddhists plea with UN to prevent mining in Afghanistan

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Buddhist organisations on Tuesday submitted a plea to the UN and Unesco to help save the ancient Buddhist remains at Afghanistan’s Mes Aynak, where mining [more…]