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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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Cars not bars driving Thailand's growth

Tuesday, October 26th 2010, 21:58

Thailand and the Asian region have fared well during the global economic crisis, with the exports of goods driving their economies.
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Thai restaurants spark food fight

Saturday, October 23rd 2010, 8:59
related places: Bangkok

The latest in a string of Thai restaurants run by foreign chefs has opened in Bangkok, with some controversy.
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Food fight

Saturday, October 23rd 2010, 0:01

Can foreign chefs truly master Thai cuisine?
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Thai PM defends party in court

Monday, October 18th 2010, 7:53

Thailand's prime minister appears in court to defend his party against corruption allegations, which - if found guilty - could lead to the collapse of the government.
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Bangkok bomb-making site searched

Wednesday, October 6th 2010, 9:27
related places: Bangkok

Thai police say bomb-making equipment has been found at the site of Tuesday's fatal explosion outside Bangkok.
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Three dead in Bangkok explosion

Tuesday, October 5th 2010, 17:06
related places: Bangkok

Three people are killed in a suspected bomb blast at an apartment complex in a suburb in north of Bangkok
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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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