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Fatal Thai-Cambodia border clash

Friday, February 4th 2011, 15:24
related countries: Cambodia Cambodia

Two people are reported killed as Thai and Cambodian soldiers exchange fire along a disputed stretch of their border.
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Thai website editor trial opens

Friday, February 4th 2011, 11:54

The head of a popular Thai political website, Prachatai, goes on trial, in a case seen as a test of freedom of expression in the country.
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Gunmen kill five Thai villagers

Thursday, February 3rd 2011, 10:30

Suspected Islamic militants kill five Buddhist villagers and injure two more in southern Thailand, amid an upsurge in violence in the region.
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Thais guilty of Cambodia spying

Tuesday, February 1st 2011, 17:10
related countries: Cambodia Cambodia

A Cambodian court finds two Thai nationalists guilty of espionage, in a case highlighting increasing tensions along the countries' border.
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Thailand 'yellow-shirts' protest

Tuesday, January 25th 2011, 15:49
related countries: Cambodia Cambodia
related places: Bangkok

Crowds of Thai nationalists, known as "yellow-shirts", protest in Bangkok over the government's handling of a border dispute with Cambodia.
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South Thailand blast kills nine

Tuesday, January 25th 2011, 14:58
related places: Yala

A bomb blast in southern Thailand's restive Yala province has killed nine villagers and wounded two others, police say.
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Thai 'red shirts' protest again

Sunday, January 23rd 2011, 17:42
related places: Bangkok

Anti-government protesters have staged another rally in the Thai capital Bangkok and called for the release of leaders and supporters detained after last year's protests.
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Rebel attack on Thai army base

Thursday, January 20th 2011, 17:24

Separatist rebels in southern Thailand have killed four soldiers in an audacious attack on an army base.
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Rebel onslaught on Thai army base

Thursday, January 20th 2011, 13:58

Separatist rebels in southern Thailand kill four soldiers in an "unusually well-organised" attack on an army base.
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Cannes winner ruled out at Oscars

Thursday, January 20th 2011, 12:36

The Thai movie that won the prestigious Palme d'Or at Cannes will not feature at the Oscars in the foreign language film category.
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Thais on spy charges in Cambodia

Tuesday, January 11th 2011, 12:03
related countries: Cambodia Cambodia

Cambodia charges two Thai activists with espionage, in a move that could reignite a diplomatic row between the neighbouring countries.
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What does 2011 hold for Thailand

Tuesday, January 4th 2011, 10:31

After a turbulent 2010 in Thailand, elections are due at the end of this year.
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More upheaval?

Tuesday, January 4th 2011, 0:25

What lies ahead for Thailand in 2011, after a turbulent 2010?
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Thai court jails 'yellow' group

Thursday, December 30th 2010, 12:38

A Thai court jails 79 members of the "yellow shirt" movement over the invasion of a television station in 2008.
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Thai arrest for child sex suspect

Thursday, December 23rd 2010, 6:41
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

A suspected British paedophile is arrested in north-east Thailand after more than a decade on the run.
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Thailand ends state of emergency

Tuesday, December 21st 2010, 5:43

Thailand lifts a state of emergency imposed after the anti-government protests of April and May - but is likely to impose other restrictions.
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Tourists killed in Malaysia crash

Monday, December 20th 2010, 9:22
related countries: Malaysia Malaysia

At least 26 people are killed when a bus carrying a group of tourists from Thailand overturns in Malaysia, officials say.
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'Thai concerns about royal heir'

Friday, December 17th 2010, 11:02
related countries: United States United States

A US diplomatic cable obtained by Wikileaks says three influential Thai figures expressed concern about the crown prince becoming king.
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Thai court spares governing party

Thursday, December 9th 2010, 6:30

Thailand's Constitutional Court dismisses a second case against the governing Democrat Party involving the alleged misuse of electoral funds.
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Thai King makes birthday appearance

Sunday, December 5th 2010, 15:08

Thailand's king, the world's longest reigning monarch, has left the hospital where he has been staying for over a year to join elaborate celebrations for his 83rd birthday.
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Thai court rejects Democrat case

Monday, November 29th 2010, 9:12

Thailand's Constitutional Court dismisses a case against the governing Democrat Party involving the alleged misuse of electoral funds.
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Breaking a taboo

Saturday, November 27th 2010, 23:54

Thailand foetus find opens debate on abortion
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Award for Thai protest cameraman

Friday, November 26th 2010, 13:36
related countries: United States United States
related places: Bangkok

This year's Rory Peck News Award - which pays tribute to the freelance camera operators who risk their lives to film in the world's most dangerous places - has been given to an American living in the usually peaceful city of Bangkok.
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Thai-owned firm blamed for spill

Wednesday, November 24th 2010, 6:46
related countries: Aruba Aruba

An Australian government inquiry blames a Thai-owned oil rig operator for the country's worst ever offshore oil leak in the Timor Sea.
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Burma rebel uprising sparks violence fears

Monday, November 22nd 2010, 23:22
related countries: Burma Burma

The BBC's Alistair Leithead crosses the Thai border into Burma to meet some of the rebels who began fighting the day after the disputed general election.
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Thai police find foetuses in temple

Friday, November 19th 2010, 17:55

The remains of more than 2,000 foetuses, thought to be from illegal abortions, have been found at a Buddhist temple in Thailand
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Thailand foetus find passes 2,000

Friday, November 19th 2010, 11:09
related places: Bangkok

Thai police say they have found the remains of more than 2,000 foetuses, thought to be from illegal abortions, at a Buddhist temple in Bangkok.
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Thais hold anti-government rally

Friday, November 19th 2010, 8:16

Thailand's anti-government "red-shirt" movement is marking six months since troops quashed protests, as relatives seek justice for the dead.
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'Dealer' Bout pleads not guilty

Wednesday, November 17th 2010, 19:43
related countries: Russia Russia, United States United States

Accused Russian arms dealer Viktor Bout pleads not guilty to terrorism charges, a day after he was extradited to the US from Thailand.
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'Arms dealer' Bout arrives in US

Wednesday, November 17th 2010, 8:05
related countries: Russia Russia, United States United States
related places: New York

Alleged Russian arms dealer Viktor Bout arrives in New York, following his extradition from Thailand and a diplomatic row with Russia.
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Russian rage at Bout extradition

Wednesday, November 17th 2010, 4:59
related countries: Russia Russia, United States United States
related places: Moscow

Thailand's decision to extradite alleged Russian arms dealer Viktor Bout to the US to face charges of conspiring to sell weapons provokes Moscow's ire.
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Foetuses found in Thai temple

Tuesday, November 16th 2010, 20:55
related places: Bangkok

Police in Thailand find the remains of more than 300 human foetuses hidden in a Buddhist temple in the capital, Bangkok.
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Suspected arms dealer flown to US

Tuesday, November 16th 2010, 12:36
related countries: Russia Russia, United States United States

After months of legal wrangling, alleged Russian arms dealer Viktor Bout is flown out of Thailand to face trial in the US.
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Suspected arms dealer flown to US

Tuesday, November 16th 2010, 11:13
related countries: Russia Russia, United States United States

After months of legal wrangling, alleged Russian arms dealer Viktor Bout is flown out of Thailand to face trial in the US.
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Burmese junta sweeps away Karenni

Tuesday, November 9th 2010, 12:37
related countries: Burma Burma

Newsnight's Sue Lloyd-Roberts reports from the border between Eastern Burma and Thailand on a programme of clearing villages and building dams which is allowing the Burmese junta to combat ethnic Karen resistance and make money at the same time.
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Pro-military poll 'win' in Burma

Tuesday, November 9th 2010, 10:14
related countries: Burma Burma

Burma's biggest military-backed party says it has won about 80% of the vote in Sunday's election, which China praises as a step towards democracy.
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Thousands flee Burma border clash

Monday, November 8th 2010, 19:06
related countries: Burma Burma

Thousands flee across the Burmese border to escape clashes between troops and ethnic Karen rebels, a day after the first election in 20 years.
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Burma announces new economic zone

Thursday, November 4th 2010, 9:18
related countries: Burma Burma
related places: Dawei

Burma announces plans to set up its first Special Economic Zone (SEZ), in Dawei township near the southern border with Thailand.
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Floods hit Thailand and Malaysia

Wednesday, November 3rd 2010, 9:55
related countries: Malaysia Malaysia

Severe flooding causes chaos in parts of southern Thailand and northern Malaysia, leaving some areas inaccessible.
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Flash floods hit Thailand

Tuesday, November 2nd 2010, 17:51

Thousands of people in Thailand have been affected by flash flooding caused by heavy rainfall.
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Thailand hit by severe flooding

Friday, October 29th 2010, 5:54

More than three million people have been affected by flooding which has hit Thailand.
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