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Thai chief acts on Triesman claim

Saturday, May 14th 2011, 12:41

Thailand's football chief is set to take legal action against former Football Association chairman Lord Triesman after being implicated in an alleged bribery scandal.
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Baby animals found in smuggler's luggage

Friday, May 13th 2011, 8:54

A man is arrested at a Thai airport after endangered animals - including baby leopards, panthers and a bear - were found hidden in his suitcases.
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Thai 'red-shirts' return to jail

Thursday, May 12th 2011, 5:51

A court in Thailand revokes the bail of two opposition "red-shirt" politicians, citing national security concerns sparked by alleged insults of the monarchy.
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Thailand set for general election

Monday, May 9th 2011, 14:27

Thailand is to hold a general election on 3 July, 14 months after anti-government protests paralysed parts of the capital.
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Cambodia-Thai summit talks fail

Sunday, May 8th 2011, 12:30
related countries: Cambodia Cambodia

Talks between the leaders of Thailand and Cambodia at the Asean regional summit fail to resolve a deadly border dispute.
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Thai-Cambodia crossing reopened

Wednesday, May 4th 2011, 12:21
related countries: Cambodia Cambodia

A border crossing between Thailand and Cambodia, closed during recent fighting, reopens amid signs that tensions may be easing.
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Cambodia seeks UN border ruling

Tuesday, May 3rd 2011, 11:18
related countries: Cambodia Cambodia

Another Thai soldier dies in border clashes with Cambodia, as Cambodia petitions the UN's highest court to clarify a judgement at the heart of the dispute.
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Thai king to have lumbar puncture

Monday, May 2nd 2011, 21:29

Thailand's revered King Bhumibol Adulyadej is to undergo a spinal procedure, says the palace, in a rare statement on the ailing leader's health.
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Thai-Cambodia border clashes ease

Monday, May 2nd 2011, 14:25
related countries: Cambodia Cambodia

Tens of thousands of civilians who fled border clashes between Thailand and Cambodia start returning home, as 10 days of clashes ease.
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Thai-Cambodia truce broken again

Saturday, April 30th 2011, 8:59
related countries: Cambodia Cambodia

Thai and Cambodian soldiers exchange fire across their disputed border for a ninth consecutive day, despite a truce agreed by the two countries.
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VIDEO: The world watches William and Kate

Friday, April 29th 2011, 18:14
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Boston

It wasn't just in Britain that the royal wedding dominated the news. From Bangkok to Boston people joined in the celebrations and watched the ceremony unfold.
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Thai-Cambodia clash breaks truce

Friday, April 29th 2011, 8:44
related countries: Cambodia Cambodia

A Thai soldier dies in a fresh border clash between Thailand and Cambodia, Thai officials say, despite a truce struck by the two countries.
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VIDEO: Thai-Cambodia border ceasefire

Thursday, April 28th 2011, 20:46
related countries: Cambodia Cambodia

Thailand and Cambodia have reached a ceasefire after a week of fighting along a disputed border, officials say.
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Truce in Thai-Cambodia fighting

Thursday, April 28th 2011, 14:01
related countries: Cambodia Cambodia

Thailand and Cambodia say they have reached a ceasefire after a week of fighting along their disputed border.
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New clash on Thai-Cambodia border

Wednesday, April 27th 2011, 5:52
related countries: Cambodia Cambodia

Troops from Thailand and Cambodia exchange fire again along their disputed border, as the death toll from six days of conflict rises to 14.
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Thailand 'red-shirt' radio raided

Tuesday, April 26th 2011, 16:09

Thai police raid 13 radio stations allied to anti-government protesters, amid rising political tensions weeks before an expected election.
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Thai-Cambodia clashes spread east

Tuesday, April 26th 2011, 10:06
related countries: Cambodia Cambodia

Troops from Thailand and Cambodia exchange fire around the temple of Preah Vihear, after four days of clashes further to the west.
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VIDEO: Burmese workers 'enslaved at sea'

Monday, April 25th 2011, 17:25
related countries: Burma Burma

Thousands of workers illegally trafficked from Burma to work in Thailand's fishing industry, BBC investigation finds.
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Fresh Thai-Cambodia clashes erupt

Monday, April 25th 2011, 15:43
related countries: Cambodia Cambodia

Clashes on the border resume between Cambodia and Thailand in a fourth day of fighting, despite calls by the UN for a ceasefire.
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Trapped and beaten

Monday, April 25th 2011, 11:04
related countries: Burma Burma

Burmese workers imprisoned in Thai fishing industry
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UN calls for Thai-Cambodia truce

Sunday, April 24th 2011, 3:48
related countries: Cambodia Cambodia

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon calls on Cambodia and Thailand to declare a ceasefire, as border clashes erupt for a third day.
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VIDEO: Tension along Thai-Cambodia border

Saturday, April 23rd 2011, 22:52
related countries: Cambodia Cambodia

At least 10 soldiers have died in two days of fighting along the border between Thailand and Cambodia.
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Thai-Cambodia clash deaths rise

Saturday, April 23rd 2011, 13:39
related countries: Cambodia Cambodia

At least four soldiers die in renewed fighting on the Thai-Cambodia border, bringing the death toll to 10 in two days.
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VIDEO: Fresh clashes on Thai-Cambodia border

Friday, April 22nd 2011, 10:35
related countries: Cambodia Cambodia

Fresh fighting between Cambodia and Thailand over their long-disputed border ends informal truce
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New Thai-Cambodian border clash

Friday, April 22nd 2011, 9:13
related countries: Cambodia Cambodia

Troops from Thailand and Cambodia exchange fresh fire across their disputed border, killing at least six soldiers.
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Thailand seizes smuggled lizards

Friday, April 8th 2011, 11:22

Customs officials in Thailand have seized 1,800 protected monitor lizards hidden behind a consignment of fruit.
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Thailand 'admits cluster bombing'

Wednesday, April 6th 2011, 8:21
related countries: Cambodia Cambodia

Campaigners say Thailand admits using cluster bombs during four days of border fighting against Cambodia in February.
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Thailand flood death toll rises

Tuesday, April 5th 2011, 10:43

Severe floods in southern Thailand are now known to have claimed 53 lives, officials say, as heavy rains begin to ease after two weeks.
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VIDEO: Floods deluge in Thailand

Thursday, March 31st 2011, 2:53

At least 15 people have been killed in heavy flooding in southern Thailand after more than a week of unseasonably heavy rain.
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Britons stranded in Thai floods

Wednesday, March 30th 2011, 17:10
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

British tourists are among thousands stranded in popular Thai holiday resorts after severe flooding swept through the south of the country.
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Thailand battles southern floods

Wednesday, March 30th 2011, 14:29

Thailand's southern provinces are hit by severe floods, affecting an estimated one million people and leaving thousands of tourists stranded.
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Burma earthquake death toll rises

Friday, March 25th 2011, 11:51
related countries: Burma Burma, Laos Laos, United States United States
related places: North

At least 75 people are known to have died in Burma after a magnitude-6.8 earthquake struck near the country's borders with Laos and Thailand.
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Robson faces fight against cancer

Wednesday, March 16th 2011, 11:41

Former England captain and current Thailand coach Bryan Robson is receiving treatment for throat cancer.
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More Thai 'red-shirts' released

Monday, March 14th 2011, 9:30

More anti-government protest leaders are released on bail after Thai Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva announces plans to call an early election.
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Bittersweet home football debut for Palestinians

Wednesday, March 9th 2011, 23:58

Palestine plays its first ever competitive international football match on home ground - but loses the historic match on a penalty shootout to Thailand.
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New finding on Thai protest death

Monday, February 28th 2011, 9:37

Thai investigators say a Reuters cameraman killed during red-shirt protests in 2010 was not shot by soldiers, reversing an earlier finding.
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Thailand probes baby sales ring

Friday, February 25th 2011, 12:14
related countries: Vietnam Vietnam

Thai police investigate a trafficking ring in which Vietnamese women gave birth to babies for subsequent sale - some reportedly against their will.
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Thai police probe UK couple death

Wednesday, February 23rd 2011, 4:11
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Chiang Mai

Thai police are investigating the deaths of a retired couple from Lincolnshire, found dead while on holiday in the northern city of Chiang Mai.
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Couple found dead on Thai holiday

Tuesday, February 22nd 2011, 13:42

A couple from Lincolnshire are found dead while on holiday in Thailand, it is confirmed.
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Thai red-shirt leaders released

Tuesday, February 22nd 2011, 11:31

Key leaders of Thailand's opposition red-shirt movement are freed on bail nine months after being detained, but say protests will continue.
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Monitors for Thai-Cambodia border

Tuesday, February 22nd 2011, 10:39
related countries: Cambodia Cambodia, Indonesia Indonesia

Thailand and Cambodia agree to allow Indonesian observers to monitor disputed border territory that has been the scene of deadly fighting, an official says.
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