Deputy Prime Minister Prawit Wongsuwan raises his hand to shade the sun, revealing a luxury watch and diamond ring, during a Dec. 4 ceremony at Government House. The expensive jewelry set off an outraged reaction in Thailand.
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PLA Gen. Zhang Yang, center, at a meeting of the National People's Congress in March 2013 in Beijing. Zhang, who was under investigation for corruption, took his own life last week, state media reported.
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Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman attends the Future Investment Initiative conference in Riyadh last month. "We are returning to what we were before — a country of moderate Islam that is open to all religions and to the world," he said at the economic forum.
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