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Poroshenko warns of 'martial law' if Ukraine conflict escalates

President Poroshenko of Ukraine has warned he may bring in martial law because of increased tension in the east with pro-Russian separatists.

President Poroshenko of Ukraine has warned he may bring in martial law because of increased tension in the east with pro-Russian separatists.

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Thai army chief meets key political figures as martial law is imposed

A day after martial law was imposed in protest-hit Thailand, army chief, General Prayruth Chan-Ocha, is hosting talks with some of the country’s key

A day after martial law was imposed in protest-hit Thailand, army chief, General Prayruth Chan-Ocha, is hosting talks with some of the country’s key

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Thailand's army declares martial law

Thailand’s army has declared martial law, claiming it is not staging a coup but restoring order after six months of violent anti-government protests

Thailand’s army has declared martial law, claiming it is not staging a coup but restoring order after six months of violent anti-government protests

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Britain will withdraw half of troops from Afghanistan

British Prime Minister David Cameron has announced that nearly half of the country’s 9000 troops based in Afghanistan will withdraw over the next two

British Prime Minister David Cameron has announced that nearly half of the country’s 9000 troops based in Afghanistan will withdraw over the next two

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Polish communist jailed for Solidarity crackdown

A Polish communist-era interior minister has been handed a two-year suspended jail term for his role in the crackdown on the pro-democracy trade

A Polish communist-era interior minister has been handed a two-year suspended jail term for his role in the crackdown on the pro-democracy trade

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Martial law imposed after Philippines massacre

The Philippines government has imposed martial law in one of its southern provinces after 57 people were massacred last month. Police arrested

The Philippines government has imposed martial law in one of its southern provinces after 57 people were massacred last month. Police arrested