1. Thailand reformist party could be dissolved after court loss
- The Thai pro-democracy party could dissolve after its key policy was ruled illegal.
- Move Forward promises to campaign on changing royal defamation laws violated the constitution.
- Such laws have increasingly been used to stifle political criticism.

2. Putin challenger submits bid to run for Russian president
- Boris Nadezhdin says he has collected enough signatures to run for Russia's upcoming presidential election.
- He is known for his outspoken criticism of Mr Putin and Russia's invasion of Ukraine;
- He said he handed over the required signatures to the authorities.

3. Hamas says it is studying a proposal for a new pause in Gaza fighting
- Hamas is studying a new proposal to pause the fighting in the Gaza Strip.
- The group had been invited to discuss a framework set out by Israel, the US, Qatar and Egypt.
- It proposes a six-week truce, when more Israeli hostages would be exchanged for Palestinian prisoners.
1. Thailand reformist party could be dissolved after court loss
- The Thai pro-democracy party could now be forced to dissolve after a court ruled its key policy illegal.
- Move Forward is not in government but its promises to campaign on changing royal defamation laws violated the constitution.
- Such lese majeste laws have increasingly been used to stifle political criticism.

2. Putin challenger submits bid to run for Russian president
- Boris Nadezhdin says he has collected enough signatures to stand as a candidate in Russia's upcoming presidential election.
- He has become known for his outspoken criticism of Mr Putin and Russia's invasion of Ukraine;
- He said he handed over more than the 100,000 required signatures to the electoral authorities.

3. Hamas says it is studying a proposal for a new pause in Gaza fighting
- Hamas's political leader has confirmed it is studying a new proposal to pause the fighting in the Gaza Strip.
- The group had been invited to discuss a framework set out by Israel, the US, Qatar and Egypt.
- It proposes a six-week truce, when more Israeli hostages would be exchanged for Palestinian prisoners.

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