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Buddhist Monks Scuffle with Troops in Thailand

A handful of Buddhist monks scuffled with troops in Thailand on Monday during a protest against what they called state interference in religious affairs and a bid to overthrow the governing body of their religion. Religion is becoming a proxy war for the color-coded politics that Thailand's junta has quashed since taking power in 2014 in an effort to end a decade of political violence. A battle for the top post in Thai Buddhism has divided Thailand between supporters of the leading...

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