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One year after Thai Coup

  • Thanks, Prayuth for bringing Happiness to the people.
  • Thanks for the 12 values. I read them 5 times/day, sometimes I sing your “happiness” song. I am so happy with so many values now.
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BURUNDI: President Nkurunziza spotted playing football amidst protests and deaths over his 3rd term bid. See pictures

Burundi’s President Pierre Nkurunziza has been photographed playing football as protests continue over his bid to run for a third term in office.

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International News

Thailand’s Shame

Each april, Thailand celebrates its New Year, marking the onset of the monsoon rains and the bounty of the rice harvest. The festival is not just the playful dousing of family and friends with water, signifying the cleansing of sins and bad luck. 691 more words

Burundi Leader, Stifling Attempted Coup, Cracks Down on Media  

From Inter Press Service, by Lisa Vives, May 2015

NEW YORK – Burundi’s President Pierre Nkuruziza, who narrowly avoided his removal from office by a citizen-backed military coup, has turned against the media that closely reported the day to day protests. 375 more words


How to Take Over a Small Country in 10 Easy Steps

by Sean McFate

Mercenaries are back! After a three-century hiatus, sensible people are once again realizing that renting an army is cheaper than owning one: the… 2,095 more words

Delaying the elections in Burundi could be the best way to avoid fueling ethnic tensions

The situation in Burundi is deteriorating drastically with growing fears the government of embattled president Pierre Nkurunziza is trying to divide the country along ethnic lines. 534 more words

Government Crisis in Burundi

I have not seen too much discussion on this, but after a failed coup, Burundi’s government is struggling with a question of legitimacy. The coup was a response to President Pierre Nkurunziza’s claim to another term, which, according to the constitutional court of Burundi, is legal. 177 more words