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Thai police fend off mass protests

Sunday, December 1st 2013, 15:49
related places: Bangkok

Thai police fend off protesters trying to unseat PM Yingluck Shinawatra, but the campaign leader issues a new, two-day ultimatum to leave power.
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Troops deployed amid Bangkok clashes

Sunday, December 1st 2013, 8:30
related places: Bangkok

Troops are deployed in the Thai capital Bangkok as riot police fire tear gas at protesters trying to storm barricades outside Government House.
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VIDEO: On the front line amid Thai unrest

Sunday, December 1st 2013, 8:24
related places: Bangkok

Troops have been deployed in the Thai capital Bangkok to support riot police shielding official buildings from anti-government protesters.
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VIDEO: Tear gas fired at Bangkok protesters

Sunday, December 1st 2013, 5:31
related places: Bangkok

Troops have been deployed in the Thai capital Bangkok to support riot police shielding official buildings from anti-government protesters.
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Shots fired at Thailand protests

Saturday, November 30th 2013, 18:05
related places: Bangkok

At least one person is killed by gunfire as clashes break out in the Thai capital Bangkok, involving pro- and anti-government protesters.
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Thai PM rules out early election

Friday, November 29th 2013, 11:06

Thai PM Yingluck Shinawatra tells the BBC there will be no early election to end anti-government protests now in their sixth day.
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VIDEO: Thai protesters leave army HQ

Friday, November 29th 2013, 9:34
related places: Bangkok

Anti-government protesters who forced their way into the army headquarters in Bangkok have left peacefully.
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Thai protesters target army HQ

Friday, November 29th 2013, 8:24

Thai anti-government demonstrators force their way into the army headquarters, as rallies enter a sixth day.
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Thai PM urges protest end after vote

Thursday, November 28th 2013, 9:29
related places: Bangkok

Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra urges anti-government demonstrators to end street protests, after surviving a no-confidence vote in parliament.
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Thailand coup is 'not imminent'

Thursday, November 28th 2013, 0:24

Thailand's Education Minister Chaturon Chaiseng tells the BBC he does not believe the army supports anti-government protesters, making a coup unlikely.
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VIDEO: Thailand protests gain momentum

Wednesday, November 27th 2013, 16:54

Tens of thousands of protestors have taken to the streets of Thailand to voice their displeasure at the elected government.
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Thai protesters close crime agency

Wednesday, November 27th 2013, 10:53

Anti-government protesters force the evacuation of Thailand's top crime-fighting agency, on the fourth day of street demonstrations.
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VIDEO: Thailand protesters remain defiant

Wednesday, November 27th 2013, 0:02
related places: Bangkok

Thai protesters have surrounded several more government ministries, amid anti-government demonstrations in Bangkok.
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Thailand protesters back on the streets

Tuesday, November 26th 2013, 16:32

Thailand stuck on merry-go-round of political conflict
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Thai protesters surround ministries

Tuesday, November 26th 2013, 13:00
related places: Bangkok

Protesters demanding the resignation of Thailand's Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra surround several more government ministries in Bangkok.
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Thai capital rocked by protests

Monday, November 25th 2013, 16:58
related places: Bangkok

Thai PM Yingluck Shinawatra invokes special powers across Bangkok after anti-government protesters force their way into two key ministries.
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VIDEO: Rare pangolins rescued in Thailand

Friday, November 22nd 2013, 13:18

Two people have been arrested after more than 100 endangered pangolins were rescued by customs officials in Thailand.
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Thai court rejects Senate changes

Wednesday, November 20th 2013, 9:59

Thailand's Constitutional Court rejects government plans to amend the country's senate, but stops short of dissolving the governing Pheu Thai party.
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Thai Senate rejects amnesty bill

Tuesday, November 12th 2013, 3:38

Thailand's Senate rejects a controversial amnesty bill which could have led to the return of former Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra.
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Disputed temple land 'is Cambodian'

Monday, November 11th 2013, 16:48
related countries: Cambodia Cambodia

The UN's highest court awards most of the disputed land around the Preah Vihear temple to Cambodia, and orders Thailand to withdraw any troops from the area.
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VIDEO: Ruling due on temple dispute

Monday, November 11th 2013, 3:56
related countries: Cambodia Cambodia

The UN's highest court is due to rule on a disputed area of land surrounding the Preah Vihear temple on the border between Cambodia and Thailand.
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Cambodia-Thailand temple ruling due

Monday, November 11th 2013, 0:25
related countries: Cambodia Cambodia

The UN's highest court is set to rule on a disputed area of land surrounding the Preah Vihear temple on the border between Cambodia and Thailand.
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Thai planes raise Cambodia tension

Saturday, November 9th 2013, 9:13
related countries: Cambodia Cambodia

Thai aircraft are seen near the Preah Vihear temple ahead of a key court ruling, triggering a Cambodian military alert.
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How will Thai amnesty bill row end?

Thursday, November 7th 2013, 3:53

Have Thai leaders miscalculated on amnesty bill?
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Thai leader in amnesty bill call

Tuesday, November 5th 2013, 9:21

Thai PM Yingluck Shinawatra appeals for public understanding over a controversial political amnesty bill which has sparked protests.
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VIDEO: Thailand amnesty bill protests

Monday, November 4th 2013, 21:15
related places: Bangkok

Demonstrators have taken to the streets of Bangkok to protest against Thailand's controversial amnesty bill.
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VIDEO: Six die as ferry capsizes in Thailand

Sunday, November 3rd 2013, 23:03

At least six people have died and more than 100 have been injured after a ferry capsized off the coast of Thailand.
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Several killed as Thai ferry sinks

Sunday, November 3rd 2013, 21:20

An overcrowded ferry sinks off Pattaya in eastern Thailand, killing at least six people, police say.
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Thai amnesty bill passes lower house

Friday, November 1st 2013, 8:53

Thailand's lower house passes an amnesty bill that critics say could allow the return of ex-PM Thaksin Shinawatra - and bring more street protests.
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Thai opposition in amnesty protest

Wednesday, October 30th 2013, 13:49

Members of Thailand's opposition resign their positions to enable them to lead street protests against a proposed amnesty bill.
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Thailand's top Buddhist leader dies

Thursday, October 24th 2013, 21:23

Thailand's most senior Buddhist leader, the Supreme Patriarch Somdet Phra Nyanasamvara, dies at the age of 100.
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Thailand jails bomb material man

Wednesday, September 18th 2013, 6:12
related countries: Lebanon Lebanon, Sweden Sweden
related places: A

A court in Thailand jails a Swedish man of Lebanese origin for possessing materials that could be made into explosive devices.
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Malaysia communist guerrilla dies

Monday, September 16th 2013, 9:12
related countries: Malaysia Malaysia, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Chin Peng, a Malaysian Communist guerrilla who led an insurgency against British forces after World War Two, dies in Thailand, officials say.
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Thai plane skids off Bangkok runway

Monday, September 9th 2013, 4:00
related countries: China China
related places: Bangkok

A Thai Airways plane arriving from China skids off the runway at Bangkok's main international airport, injuring 14 people.
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Red Bull heir faces Thailand arrest

Monday, September 2nd 2013, 22:45

Thai authorities will seek to arrest a grandson of Red Bull's co-creator, accused of killing a policeman, after he fails to appear in court.
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Do showcase spending schemes work?

Sunday, September 1st 2013, 23:34

Has Bangkok's spending boosted the Thai economy?
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VIDEO: The rise of the rickshaw in Paris

Saturday, August 31st 2013, 3:34
related countries: France France
related places: Bangkok, Paris

Rickshaws and tuk tuks are more commonly spotted on the bustling streets of Delhi or Bangkok, but now Paris is seeing a steady rise in their numbers on its roads.
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VIDEO: Thai villagers battle monkey intruders

Friday, August 30th 2013, 16:33

Residents of a Thai village are resorting to extreme measures to defend their homes from monkeys who regularly invade in search of food.
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Thailand jails Iranians on bomb plot

Thursday, August 22nd 2013, 6:26
related countries: Iran Iran
related places: Bangkok

A court in Thailand jails two Iranian men for their roles in an attempted bomb plot in the capital, Bangkok, in 2012.
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Thai economy in surprise recession

Monday, August 19th 2013, 9:44

Thailand falls into recession after the economy shrank unexpectedly in the second quarter of the year.
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Thailand seizes big meth drug haul

Sunday, August 18th 2013, 7:51
related places: Bangkok

Police in Thailand seize methamphetamine pills worth almost $6m (4.5m euros, £4m) thought to be en route to the capital Bangkok.
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