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Malaysia makes Bangkok bomb arrests

Monday, September 14th 2015, 5:47
related countries: Malaysia Malaysia, Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Bangkok

Malaysian police have arrested two Malaysians and one Pakistani in connection to last month's deadly bombing at a Bangkok shrine.
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'Stolen' diamond surgically removed

Sunday, September 13th 2015, 13:44
related countries: China China
related places: Bangkok

A Chinese woman suspected of stealing a $300,000 diamond in Bangkok has had the jewel surgically removed from her intestines.
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Thai beach deaths DNA questioned

Friday, September 11th 2015, 6:30
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

DNA from a garden hoe allegedly used to kill two British tourists does not match samples taken from two men accused of the killings, a court hears.
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Thai shrine bomb suspect 'is Chinese'

Wednesday, September 9th 2015, 13:39
related countries: China China
related places: Bangkok

One of the alleged accomplices to the main suspect wanted for the shrine bombing in Bangkok last month is Chinese, officials from both countries say.
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Bangkok suspect 'gave device to bomber'

Wednesday, September 9th 2015, 5:27
related places: Bangkok

Thai police say a key suspect in the Bangkok shrine bombing has confessed to giving a bag containing the device to the man who carried out the attack.
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UK academic held at Thai airport

Sunday, September 6th 2015, 15:52
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

A UK academic has spent the last four days in detention at an airport in Thailand over a dispute arising from a UN report he wrote nine years ago.
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New Thai constitution thrown out

Sunday, September 6th 2015, 7:56

A military-appointed council in Thailand rejects a controversial new constitution drafted after last year's coup, setting back elections.
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Main Thai bomb suspect 'still free'

Friday, September 4th 2015, 13:06
related places: Bangkok

Thai police investigating the Erawan Shrine bombing say that neither of the two men held in connection with the blast are believed to be the main suspect.
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VIDEO: Ceremony as bombed Thai shrine reopens

Friday, September 4th 2015, 10:03
related places: Bangkok

A golden statue damaged in last month's bomb attack in the Thai capital, Bangkok, is unveiled to the public in a special ceremony.
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Thai fingerprint 'matches bomb suspect'

Wednesday, September 2nd 2015, 9:57
related places: Bangkok

Thai police say fingerprints found on seized bomb-making material match those of a man detained over the Bangkok shrine attack.
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Second Bangkok bombing suspect held

Tuesday, September 1st 2015, 16:01
related places: Bangkok

A second foreign suspect has been arrested in connection with the deadly bombing at a Bangkok shrine in August, the Thai PM says.
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Thai court acquits Phuket reporters

Tuesday, September 1st 2015, 4:24
related places: Phuket

A court in the southern Thai island of Phuket acquits two journalists of defaming the navy in a 2013 article on human trafficking.
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The journalists sued by the Thai navy

Tuesday, September 1st 2015, 3:15

The journalists being sued by the Thai navy
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VIDEO: 'We had to cover migrant story'

Tuesday, September 1st 2015, 3:01

Two independent journalists in Thailand are cleared of defaming the navy over reporting they did on the issue of human trafficking.
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Bangkok police claim bomber hunt reward

Monday, August 31st 2015, 9:54
related places: Bangkok

Thailand's police chief says an $83,000 public reward will go to his own men after they arrested a suspect in the deadly bombing of a Bangkok shrine.
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'Bomb material' found in Bangkok

Monday, August 31st 2015, 5:44
related places: Bangkok

Thai police say bomb-making materials have been found in a second apartment, and issue two new arrests warrants over the Erawan Shrine bombing.
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Thailand charges man 'linked to bomb'

Sunday, August 30th 2015, 7:48
related places: Bangkok

Police in Bangkok charge a man in connection with the bomb attack that killed 20 people in the Thai capital nearly two weeks ago.
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Thai police make Bangkok blast arrest

Saturday, August 29th 2015, 14:10
related places: Bangkok

Police in Bangkok say they have arrested a man in connection with a bomb that killed 20 people in the Thai capital nearly two weeks ago.
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VIDEO: Check-ups for homeward-bound orangutans

Thursday, August 27th 2015, 10:16
related countries: Indonesia Indonesia

Thailand has been carrying out health checks on 14 orangutans, in preparation for their repatriation to Indonesia.
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VIDEO: Confiscated ivory crushed at Thai ceremony

Wednesday, August 26th 2015, 10:45

Thailand has destroyed more than two tonnes of illegal ivory in a public ceremony.
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HK photographer held for body armour

Monday, August 24th 2015, 8:53
related countries: Hong Kong Hong Kong
related places: Bangkok

A Hong Kong journalist is detained in Bangkok for carrying body armour and a helmet, which he used while reporting on the recent bomb blast.
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VIDEO: Malaysia 'migrant' graves found

Sunday, August 23rd 2015, 14:29
related countries: Bangladesh Bangladesh, Malaysia Malaysia

Malaysian police say they have found more mass graves near the border with Thailand, a transit point for smugglers bringing people by boat from Myanmar and Bangladesh.
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Malaysia finds new 'migrant' graves

Sunday, August 23rd 2015, 11:39
related countries: Malaysia Malaysia

Malaysia finds fresh mass graves containing 24 bodies suspected to be those of migrants trafficked near the border with Thailand.
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Lack of equipment 'slows Thai probe'

Sunday, August 23rd 2015, 9:53
related places: Bangkok

Thai police say a lack of modern equipment is hampering investigations into last week's blast at a Bangkok shrine that killed 20 people.
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Thailand raises Bangkok bomber reward

Friday, August 21st 2015, 16:11
related places: Bangkok

Thailand trebles the reward on offer for information leading to the arrest of the main suspect in a bomb attack that killed 20 people at a shrine on Monday.
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VIDEO: 'I gave lift to Bangkok bomb suspect'

Friday, August 21st 2015, 13:57
related places: Bangkok

The motorbike taxi driver who police believe gave a lift to the main suspect in the Bangkok bombing speaks to the BBC's Jonathan Head.
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VIDEO: CCTV shows Bangkok suspect's route

Friday, August 21st 2015, 8:22
related places: Bangkok

Thai police investigating Monday's bombing at Bangkok's Erawan Shrine release CCTV pictures of the main suspect's route.
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Thai TV sorry for bomb re-enactment

Friday, August 21st 2015, 6:29
related places: Bangkok

A Thai television station apologises for a re-enactment of the Bangkok blast at the Erawan shrine with a member of staff dressed as the main suspect.
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VIDEO: Bangkok prayers held at shrine

Friday, August 21st 2015, 2:10

Jonah Fisher is at the Erawan Shrine where multi-faith prayers have been held for those killed and injured in Monday's bomb blast.
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VIDEO: Bangkok bombing - The victims

Thursday, August 20th 2015, 19:57
related places: Bangkok

BBC News looks at who the victims were in Monday's Bangkok bombing.
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Police clear two Bangkok suspects

Thursday, August 20th 2015, 17:40
related places: Bangkok

A Chinese man and his Thai guide have been cleared of involvement in the Bangkok bombing, police say.
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VIDEO: BBC finds shrapnel at Thai blast site

Thursday, August 20th 2015, 12:57
related places: Bangkok

Police are continuing to hunt for those responsible for Monday's deadly bomb blast at a shrine in Bangkok, but it has emerged that in the rush to clean up some evidence has been missed.
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'No foreign role' in Bangkok bomb

Thursday, August 20th 2015, 11:56
related places: Bangkok

Monday's bombing of the Erawan Shrine in central Bangkok was "unlikely" to have been work of an international terror group, the Thai government says.
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VIDEO: Suspect hunted as Bangkok shrine reopens

Wednesday, August 19th 2015, 16:06
related places: Bangkok

The Erawan shrine in Bangkok which was hit by a deadly explosion on Monday has reopened to the public, while police continue to search for a suspect caught on CCTV leaving a backpack.
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Bangkok bomber 'is part of network'

Wednesday, August 19th 2015, 11:52
related places: Bangkok

The bomb attack that killed 20 people at Bangkok's Erawan shrine on Monday was carried out by a "network", Thailand's chief of police says.
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VIDEO: Bangkok victim 'always helped others'

Wednesday, August 19th 2015, 10:27
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Bangkok

Tributes have been paid to Vivian Chan Wing-yan, the 19-year-old British law student who was killed in the Bangkok blast.
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VIDEO: Bangkok shrine reopening 'sends a signal'

Wednesday, August 19th 2015, 6:49
related places: Bangkok

The shrine in Bangkok which was hit by a deadly explosion on Monday has reopened to the public.
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Bangkok bomb could hit tourism

Wednesday, August 19th 2015, 6:43

This time, Thailand's economy might have a harder time to bounce back, says BBC Asia business correspondent Karishma Vaswani.
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Bangkok bomb-hit shrine reopens

Wednesday, August 19th 2015, 3:04
related places: Bangkok

The Erawan Shrine in Bangkok, hit by a deadly bomb blast on Monday, reopens to the public, as authorities hunt a suspect caught on CCTV.
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CCTV 'shows Bangkok bomb suspect'

Tuesday, August 18th 2015, 23:21
related places: Bangkok

Video footage emerges showing a man leaving a backpack inside the Bangkok shrine where a bomb exploded on Monday, killing at least 20 people.
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