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News: Thailand

We have started to collect the most important news related to Thailand in November 2005. By default, most recent news are listed first.

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Thailand: news

Thai army moves to quell protests

Monday, April 13th 2009, 12:47
related places: Bangkok

Thai soldiers fight running battles with protesters in Bangkok, as the army intervenes to break up anti-government blockades.
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Thai showdown?

Sunday, April 12th 2009, 18:38

Government takes on protesters as army looks on
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How can peace be restored in Thailand?

Sunday, April 12th 2009, 15:02
related places: Bangkok

An anti-government protest in Bangkok has broken up, after soldiers moved in overnight. What next for the country?
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Troops in Thai emergency patrols

Sunday, April 12th 2009, 13:22
related places: Bangkok

Soldiers appear in Bangkok after Thai authorities declared a state of emergency, a day after protests cancelled a summit.
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Leader of Thai protests arrested

Sunday, April 12th 2009, 7:36

The leader of the Thai protesters who humiliated the government by forcing the cancellation of an Asian summit is detained.
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Thai stalemate

Saturday, April 11th 2009, 16:49

Asia summit fiasco shows how deep political divide is
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Thai protests cancel Asian summit

Saturday, April 11th 2009, 12:44

A summit of Asian leaders in Thailand is cancelled after anti-government protesters break into the venue.
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Thai protest breaks summit cordon

Friday, April 10th 2009, 14:49

Some 200 anti-government protesters in Thailand push past police cordons to reach the venue for an Asean summit.
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Huge rallies spark Thai shutdown

Thursday, April 9th 2009, 17:30
related places: Bangkok

Thailand declares a public holiday to help security forces deal with mass anti-government protests in Bangkok.
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Seeing red

Wednesday, April 8th 2009, 14:27

Thai protesters start taking lessons from their rivals
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Mass Thai protest over leadership

Wednesday, April 8th 2009, 11:21
related places: Bangkok

Protesters in Thailand surround the home of an influential royal adviser, accusing him of engineering an army coup.
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Thai PM's car hit by protesters

Tuesday, April 7th 2009, 12:29

Protesters in Thailand smash the window of Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva's car, ahead of a big anti-government rally.
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Three months on

Saturday, April 4th 2009, 23:43

Disturbing details emerge on Thai nightclub inferno
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Cambodia leader talks down clash

Saturday, April 4th 2009, 11:14
related countries: Cambodia Cambodia

Cambodia's PM says he does not wish to see border clashes between Thai and Cambodian troops escalate.
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Thai man jailed for royal insult

Friday, April 3rd 2009, 15:18

A Thai man is jailed for 10 years for breaking the country's stringent laws against insulting the monarchy.
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Clashes on Thai-Cambodian border

Friday, April 3rd 2009, 12:44
related countries: Cambodia Cambodia

Thai and Cambodian soldiers clash in a disputed border area, with reports of one Thai soldier killed by Cambodian rocket fire.
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Thai protests force talks offer

Wednesday, April 1st 2009, 11:56

Thailand's government offers talks with former PM Thaksin Shinawatra as it tries to end protests by his supporters.
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Thailand cabinet cancels meeting

Tuesday, March 31st 2009, 16:24
related places: Bangkok

The Thai government scraps a cabinet meeting, easing fears of a confrontation with thousands of protesters in Bangkok.
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Thai death yachtsman's body found

Monday, March 30th 2009, 19:54
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Fishermen in Thailand find the body of a British yachtsman who was murdered while sailing with his wife.
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Rally calls for Thailand PM to go

Thursday, March 26th 2009, 11:48
related places: Bangkok

Thousands of supporters of ex-Thai PM Thaksin Shinawatra rally in Bangkok, calling for PM Abhisit Vejjajiva to resign.
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Boat murder wife on Thailand ordeal

Thursday, March 26th 2009, 10:00
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The wife of a British man murdered by pirates off Thailand describes her own fight for survival during the ordeal.
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Thai troops 'cross into Cambodia'

Wednesday, March 25th 2009, 11:36
related countries: Cambodia Cambodia

Cambodia reports a military incursion by Thailand near the site of a disputed temple.
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Boat Briton murdered off Thailand

Wednesday, March 25th 2009, 5:15

A Briton was murdered and his body thrown overboard by three men who boarded his boat off the coast of Thailand, police there say.
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Thaksin urges end to Thai splits

Thursday, March 12th 2009, 11:00

Former Thai PM Thaksin Shinawatra says he wants to bury the hatchet with political foes and jokes about his assets.
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Body found at Thai accident site

Tuesday, March 10th 2009, 11:20

Seven divers, most of them foreigners, are missing off the Thai coast after a boat carrying 30 people capsizes in a storm.
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Police arrest Thai website editor

Friday, March 6th 2009, 12:28

Thai police arrest the editor of a leading political website, on charges of carrying content that threatens national security.
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Thai military deny secret US jail

Thursday, March 5th 2009, 12:29
related countries: United States United States
related places: Washington

Thailand's army chief denies allegations that Washington had a secret jail in Thailand where al-Qaeda suspects were held.
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Thursday, March 5th 2009, 10:16
related countries: Laos Laos

A rail track linking Thailand with neighbouring Laos opens, bringing a region-wide rail network another step closer.
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Thaksin cancels speech from exile

Monday, March 2nd 2009, 9:05
related countries: Hong Kong Hong Kong

Former Thai PM Thaksin Shinawatra cancels a speech in Hong Kong, amid pressure from Thailand for his extradition.
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Bangladesh 'takes back' Rohingyas

Monday, March 2nd 2009, 5:52
related countries: India India

Bangladesh takes back 49 boatpeople allegedly returned to the sea by Thai authorities and rescued by Indian coastguards.
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My escape

Sunday, March 1st 2009, 1:28
related places: Bangkok

Ex-drug trafficker tells how he sprang from Bangkok jail
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Bangkok pro-Thaksin rallies finish

Friday, February 27th 2009, 10:12
related places: Bangkok

Supporters of ousted Thai PM Thaksin Shinawatra end a three-day protest outside parliament in Bangkok.
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Marchers demand Thai PM step down

Tuesday, February 24th 2009, 9:31

Supporters of ousted Thai leader Thaksin Shinawatra take to the streets to urge the current government to quit.
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Thailand frees Australian writer

Saturday, February 21st 2009, 4:37
related countries: Aruba Aruba

Harry Nicolaides, an Australian writer jailed in Thailand for defaming its monarch, is pardoned and set free.
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Drugs war

Thursday, February 19th 2009, 16:05

Could Afghanistan learn a lesson from Thai success?
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