Thai parliament holds Myanmar seminar over junta’s objection

BANGKOK, March 2 (Reuters) – Thailand’s parliament opened a seminar on Saturday on the political situation in Myanmar, including opponents of the neighbouring country’s military government, despite the junta’s objection. “What we are doing today is the first step in bringing a variety of stakeholders to talk to each other,” said lawmaker Rangsiman Rome, head […]

Moldova says Russia has no right to lecture on democracy

CHISINAU, March 2 (Reuters) – Russia has no right to lecture on democracy, the Moldovan Foreign Ministry said in a statement on Saturday, as tensions between the two countries have risen after Moldova’s breakaway Transdniestria region asked Moscow for help. Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said earlier in the week that the Moldovan government “is […]