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Viktor Bout extradition 'back on'

Tuesday, October 5th 2010, 9:16
related countries: Russia Russia, United States United States

A Thai court dismisses new charges against alleged Russian arms smuggler Viktor Bout, clearing the way for his extradition to the US.
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Viktor Bout's extradition stalls

Monday, October 4th 2010, 10:06
related countries: Russia Russia, United States United States

A Thai court rejects a request to drop charges against suspected Russian arms smuggler Viktor Bout, stalling his extradition to the US.
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No mercy

Thursday, September 30th 2010, 5:30

Thailand's brutal militia stalks the deep south
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Japan welcomes Burmese refugees

Tuesday, September 28th 2010, 11:03
related countries: Burma Burma, Japan Japan

Eighteen Burmese refugees arrive in Japan from Thailand, in the first wave of a UN-backed third country resettlement programme.
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Ivory seized in airport luggage

Monday, September 27th 2010, 17:50

Thai customs officers have reportedly seized more than 90kg of ivory being smuggled into the country in luggage.
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Thai red-shirts hold new protest

Sunday, September 19th 2010, 22:02
related places: Bangkok

"Red-shirt" protesters take to the streets of the Thai capital Bangkok, in defiance of a state of emergency.
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Mudslide sweeps away road in Thailand

Monday, September 13th 2010, 15:07

People could only stare in wonder as a mountain road in Thailand was washed away after heavy rain.
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Thai workers 'trafficked to US'

Friday, September 3rd 2010, 23:08
related countries: United States United States

Six recruiters are accused of luring 400 Thai workers to the US with promises of farm jobs, confiscating their passports and demanding high fees.
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Envoy's daughter dies in NYC fall

Saturday, August 28th 2010, 2:17
related countries: United States United States
related places: New York

The 17-year-old daughter of the American ambassador to Thailand dies after falling from a 25th-storey apartment in New York.
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Tiger recovers after luggage ordeal

Saturday, August 28th 2010, 0:17
related places: Bangkok

A two-month-old tiger cub found sedated and hidden among stuffed toy tigers in luggage at Bangkok airport has been sent to a wildlife conservation centre.
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Red shirts rally again in Thailand

Friday, August 27th 2010, 21:53
related places: Bangkok

In Thailand, "red shirt" anti-government protesters are beginning to gather in massive rallies again, three months after a huge street protest in Bangkok ended
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Bomb at Bangkok store injures one

Friday, August 27th 2010, 6:36
related places: Bangkok

One man has been seriously injured by a grenade explosion in the Thai capital Bangkok, less than a week after a similar blast.
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Tiger cub 'found in stuffed toys'

Thursday, August 26th 2010, 20:41
related places: Bangkok

A two-month-old tiger cub is found sedated and hidden among stuffed toys in a woman's luggage at Bangkok's international airport.
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Thais delay arms dealer handover

Wednesday, August 25th 2010, 5:37
related countries: United States United States

The planned extradition to the United States of a suspected arms dealer, Viktor Bout, has been hit by delays, Thai officials say.
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Thailand to resume Cambodia ties

Monday, August 23rd 2010, 12:56
related countries: Cambodia Cambodia
related places: Phnom Penh

Thailand says it will resume diplomatic ties with Cambodia, after Phnom Penh announced the resignation of ousted Thai leader Thaksin Shinawatra as its economic advisor.
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Thais to hand over 'arms dealer'

Friday, August 20th 2010, 15:04
related countries: United States United States

Viktor Bout, alleged arms dealer dubbed the "Merchant of Death", is to be extradited to the US, a Thai court has said.
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A nation divided

Thursday, August 19th 2010, 0:57

Thailand three months after the crackdown on the "red shirts"
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Thailand protest leaders in court

Monday, August 16th 2010, 10:44

Seventeen leaders of Thailand's anti-government protest movement plead not guilty to terrorism charges and inciting violence.
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Manhunt in Thailand for UK boxer

Monday, August 16th 2010, 5:50
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom, United States United States

Thai police are searching for a British man they suspect murdered an American fellow Thai boxing expert.
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Pair jailed for festival bribery

Friday, August 13th 2010, 9:18

A couple has been sent to prison in Los Angeles over bribing a Thai official so they could run the Bangkok Film Festival.
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Canadians board Tamil asylum boat

Friday, August 13th 2010, 3:25
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Canadian authorities board a ship thought to be carrying about 500 Tamil migrants from Sri Lanka off the coast of British Columbia.
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'Tamil refugee ship' nears Canada

Thursday, August 12th 2010, 4:35
related countries: Canada Canada, Sri Lanka Sri Lanka
related places: Pacific

A Thai ship thought to be carrying Tamil refugees from Sri Lanka is approaching Canada's Pacific coast, officials say.
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Thai court rejects Thaksin appeal

Wednesday, August 11th 2010, 7:36

Thailand's top court refuses to hear an appeal by ousted leader Thaksin Shinawatra against the seizure of assets worth almost $1.5bn (£950m).
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Rape charge pianist leaves shows

Thursday, August 5th 2010, 10:48
related countries: Russia Russia, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Edinburgh, London

A Russian pianist accused of raping a 14-year-old boy in Thailand pulls out of concerts planned for Edinburgh and London.
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Explosion in Bangkok injures one

Friday, July 30th 2010, 3:56
related places: Bangkok

One man has been seriously injured by a grenade explosion in the Thai capital Bangkok, less than a week after a similar blast.
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Explosion in Bangkok injures one

Friday, July 30th 2010, 3:56
related places: Bangkok

One man has been seriously injured by a grenade explosion in the Thai capital Bangkok, less than a week after a similar blast.
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Thai provinces end emergency rule

Thursday, July 29th 2010, 10:43
related places: Bangkok

Thai authorities lift a state of emergency in six more provinces, more than two months after ending anti-government protests in Bangkok.
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Thai provinces end emergency rule

Thursday, July 29th 2010, 10:43
related places: Bangkok

Thai authorities lift a state of emergency in six more provinces, more than two months after ending anti-government protests in Bangkok.
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One killed by Bangkok bomb blast

Sunday, July 25th 2010, 16:13
related places: Bangkok

A bomb explodes at a bus stop in the Thai capital, Bangkok, killing one person and wounding at least 10 others.
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Thai regions end emergency rule

Tuesday, July 20th 2010, 6:54
related places: Bangkok

Thai authorities lift a state of emergency in three northern provinces, two months after crushing anti-government protests in Bangkok.
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Russian pianist at Thai hearing

Monday, July 19th 2010, 7:23
related countries: Russia Russia

Russian pianist Mikhail Pletnev, accused of raping a 14-year-old boy, returns to Thailand for a brief appearance in court.
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Russian pianist charged with rape

Wednesday, July 7th 2010, 14:19
related countries: Russia Russia

Police in the Thai resort of Pattaya charge a Russian musician, Mikhail Pletnev, with rape of a teenage boy.
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Thai police quiz Russian pianist

Wednesday, July 7th 2010, 6:39
related countries: Russia Russia

Police in the Thai resort of Pattaya question Russian musician Mikhail Pletnev over allegations of sex with a boy.
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Thailand extends emergency rule

Tuesday, July 6th 2010, 13:20

Thailand extends a state of emergency in 19 provinces, including the capital Bangkok, over fears of fresh violence.
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Stifling dissent?

Tuesday, July 6th 2010, 13:08

Fears emergency laws could provoke more Thai violence
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Thais warned over emergency rule

Monday, July 5th 2010, 10:27

Thailand must immediately lift emergency rule or face possible "illegal and violent actions", an international think tank warns.
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Promoting 'love'

Monday, July 5th 2010, 0:01

Music video builds unity in protest-hit Thai capital
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Thai 'rebels' kill five soldiers

Friday, July 2nd 2010, 14:46
related places: Narathiwat

Five soldiers are killed by a bomb in Thailand's southern province of Narathiwat, the scene of a long-running insurgency.
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Tourist boats collide in Thailand

Sunday, June 27th 2010, 22:54

Two boats carrying mostly young tourists back from an island beach party collide in the Gulf of Thailand, injuring about 40.
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