Thai army promises elections in October 2015


Thailand’s military leader has promised a return to democracy but says elections will only take place after October 2015. Gen Prayuth Chan-ocha said in a speech that an interim constitution would be adopted next month. A temporary cabinet would then govern until elections next year. The military seized power on 22 May, saying it wanted to return stability to Thailand after months of political and social…

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Argentina's vice president charged with bribery

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina — An Argentine judge has charged Vice President Amado Boudou with bribery and conducting business incompatible with public office in the acquisition of the company that prints the country’s currency and of later benefiting from government contracts. Boudou is accused of using shell companies and secret middlemen […]