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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

VIDEO: 'This is quite possibly start of coup'

Thursday, May 22nd 2014, 12:17
related places: Bangkok

The BBC's Jonah Fisher reporting in Bangkok on talks aimed at resolving Thailand's political crisis, describes the scene as it becomes apparent a coup was imminent.
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VIDEO: Thai talks continue amid deadlock

Thursday, May 22nd 2014, 9:07

Parties on both sides of Thailand's political divide are meeting for a second round of talks aimed at resolving the country's political crisis.
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More Thai talks amid martial law

Thursday, May 22nd 2014, 3:49

Parties on both sides of Thailand's political divide are to meet for a second day of talks, as martial law continues in the protest-hit nation.
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VIDEO: Thai media stifled under martial law

Wednesday, May 21st 2014, 15:56
related places: Bangkok

The BBC's Jonathan Head visits an illegal radio station north of Bangkok run by activists, as an emergency meeting of political leaders ends inconclusively.
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Thai army chief meets key players

Wednesday, May 21st 2014, 10:00

Thailand's army chief holds talks with key players in the political crisis, a day after declaring martial law in the protest-hit nation.
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Thai PM plea as martial law imposed

Tuesday, May 20th 2014, 15:18

Thailand's acting PM urges the army to act peacefully and within the constitution as it imposes martial law following months of unrest.
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Thailand army declares martial law

Tuesday, May 20th 2014, 14:34

The army in Thailand imposes martial law amid a political crisis "to preserve law and order" but says the surprise move is not a coup.
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Deadly attack on Thai protest camp

Thursday, May 15th 2014, 10:35
related places: Bangkok

Three people are killed and more than 20 hurt in an attack on an anti-government protest in Bangkok, as the army warns it could use force to restore order.
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VIDEO: 'No reforms' before Thai election

Tuesday, May 13th 2014, 0:11

Thailand's caretaker prime minister has said that he accepts the need for change, but is not willing to agree to any opposition demands for reforms before elections are held.
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Thai Senate faces protest call

Monday, May 12th 2014, 4:51

Thailand's Senate is to hold talks, as protesters call on it to replace the current government of ousted leader Yingluck Shinawatra.
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Ousted Thai PM supporters hold rally

Saturday, May 10th 2014, 14:37
related places: Bangkok

Police are on standby as the first big pro-government march after the ousting of Thai PM Yingluck Shinawatra takes place in Bangkok.
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VIDEO: No end in sight for Thai protests

Friday, May 9th 2014, 14:58

Anti-government protesters have taken to the streets again, calling for the rest of the cabinet of the ousted Prime Minister to go.
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Tear gas fired at Thai protesters

Friday, May 9th 2014, 9:02
related places: Bangkok

Police in Thailand fire tear gas at anti-government protesters in Bangkok, two days after a court ousted PM Yingluck Shinawatra.
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Thai ex-PM faces corruption charge

Thursday, May 8th 2014, 12:24

Thailand's anti-corruption body indicts ousted leader Yingluck Shinawatra over a controversial rice subsidy scheme.
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VIDEO: Thailand braced for further turmoil

Thursday, May 8th 2014, 1:45

Thailand could be set for more political turmoil, with supporters and opponents of ousted Prime Minister, Yingluck Shinawatra, both planning demonstrations in the coming days.
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VIDEO: Court tells Thailand PM to step down

Wednesday, May 7th 2014, 14:11

Thailand's Constitutional Court orders Prime Minister Yingluk Shinawatra to stand down.
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Ousting of Thai PM: Your views

Wednesday, May 7th 2014, 13:41

Your views on the ousting of Thailand’s PM
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Thailand court ousts PM Yingluck

Wednesday, May 7th 2014, 11:39

Thailand's Constitutional Court orders Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra and several of her ministers to step down on abuse of power charges.
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VIDEO: Thai PM appears in court

Tuesday, May 6th 2014, 15:46

Thailand is on the verge of a major political upheaval as the Constitutional Court considers whether to dismiss the country's caretaker Prime Minister, Yingluck Shinawatra, for abuse of power.
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Thai PM in court over abuse of power

Tuesday, May 6th 2014, 8:44
related places: Bangkok

Thailand's prime minister appears before the Constitutional Court in Bangkok to defend herself against allegations of abuse of power.
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Thai opposition urges election delay

Saturday, May 3rd 2014, 11:44

The leader of Thailand's opposition calls for polls scheduled for July to be pushed back, a move the government dismisses as unconstitutional.
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Thailand to hold fresh election

Wednesday, April 30th 2014, 11:37

Thailand says it will hold a fresh election on 20 July, after the Constitutional Court invalidated its protest-hit 2 February poll last month.
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VIDEO: 'Red shirts' rally in Bangkok

Saturday, April 5th 2014, 19:16
related places: Bangkok

Thousands of people have gathered on the outskirts of Bangkok for a two-day rally in support of Thailand's caretaker prime minister, Yingluck Shinawatra.
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Thai 'red shirts' warn of civil war

Saturday, April 5th 2014, 18:03

Leaders of Thailand's pro-government "red shirt" movement warn that any bid to oust Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra could trigger a civil war.
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VIDEO: World War Two bomb kills seven in Bangkok

Thursday, April 3rd 2014, 2:07
related places: Bangkok

A suspected World War Two bomb has exploded in a Bangkok scrap yard, killing at least seven people and injuring 19.
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Seven dead in Bangkok scrap blast

Wednesday, April 2nd 2014, 9:53
related places: Bangkok

At least seven people are killed and 19 injured as a suspected World War Two bomb explodes in a scrap metal warehouse in the Thai capital.
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Protesters restart Bangkok rallies

Saturday, March 29th 2014, 7:32
related places: Bangkok

Thousands of protesters in Thailand resume demonstrations demanding the resignation of Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra.
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Missing jet: '300 objects' spotted

Thursday, March 27th 2014, 12:19
related countries: India India, Indian Ocean Indian Ocean, Malaysia Malaysia

A Thai satellite appears to show images of up to 300 objects in a south Indian Ocean zone being searched for missing Malaysian flight MH370.
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Thailand bus crash kills 30 people

Tuesday, March 25th 2014, 7:24

A bus crash in northern Thailand has killed at least 30 people and injured 22 others, Thai authorities say.
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Thai court rules election invalid

Friday, March 21st 2014, 10:32

Thailand's Constitutional Court rules the 2 February general election invalid, amid ongoing political stalemate in the country.
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Everton extend shirt deal with Chang

Friday, March 21st 2014, 9:15

English Premier League club Everton agrees a three-year extension to its shirt sponsorship deal with Thai beer firm Chang.
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China widens ship search for plane

Wednesday, March 19th 2014, 10:16
related countries: China China, Malaysia Malaysia

China deploys ships to new search areas, as Thailand says its radars may have tracked the missing Malaysia Airlines plane shortly after it lost contact.
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Thailand to lift emergency rule

Tuesday, March 18th 2014, 8:40

Thailand is to lift its state of emergency on Wednesday, as tensions ease following weeks of anti-government protests, officials say.
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Chris Tarrant suffers 'mini-stroke'

Wednesday, March 12th 2014, 11:43
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Bangkok, London

Broadcaster Chris Tarrant had a "mini-stroke" while flying from Bangkok to London earlier this month from which he is now recovering in hospital, his manager confirms.
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Bank of Thailand cuts rates to 2%

Wednesday, March 12th 2014, 9:15

The Bank of Thailand cuts its benchmark interest rate by 0.25 percentage points to 2% - the lowest level in three years - amid continuing political turmoil.
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Where is Thailand heading after protests?

Friday, March 7th 2014, 1:09

Where is Thailand headed after four months of protests?
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Polls close in Thai general election

Sunday, March 2nd 2014, 10:28

Poor turnout is reported in elections in five Thai provinces unable to hold polls in last month's election because of anti-government protests.
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