bangkokpost.com – Showdown: Court v Parliament
Government MPs say the Constitution Court has no right or standing to tell parliament what to do, and probably will go ahead with the bill to amend the constitution on Friday as scheduled.
bangkokpost.com – You won’t be forgotten, Suu Kyi promises refuge
Aung San Suu Kyi made a pledge to thousands of refugees at a border camp that they would not be forgotten, but added that peace and prosperity must be established in Myanmar before they can return home.
bbc.co.uk – Queen’s pageant cheered by crowds
Huge crowds defy the London rain to watch the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee pageant of 1,000 boats sail the Thames – while street parties and lunches are held around the country.
bbc.co.uk – All dead in Nigeria plane crash
A plane crashes into buildings in Nigeria’s main city of Lagos, killing at least 150 people on board and an unknown number on the ground, officials say.
bbc.co.uk – US to deploy 60% of navy fleet to Pacific
The US is planning to move the majority of its warships to the Asia-Pacific region by 2020, Defence Secretary Leon Panetta has revealed.
bbc.co.uk – EU chiefs to press Putin on Syria
EU officials are expected to press Russian President Vladimir Putin to take a stronger line on Syria during a summit in St Petersburg.
bbc.co.uk – Cyprus ‘may seek bailout funds’
Cyprus edges closer to a bailout, with the central bank governor adding to speculation that the country may need European Union aid.