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Thai army chief warns military ‘may use force’ if unrest continues

Thailand’s army chief warned Thursday that the military may “use force” if political violence escalates in a six-month crisis which has left 28 people dead and hundreds wounded. “I want to warn every group — especially those who use violence and war weapons against innocent civilians — to stop now…

Bangladesh will use military peacekeepers during disputed elections

Tens of thousands of troops were to be deployed across Bangladesh Thursday in a bid to contain deadly political violence ahead of elections which are being boycotted by the opposition. With Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina determined that the January 5 general election goes ahead despite claims that it will be…