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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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Briton killed in Bangkok bombing

Tuesday, August 18th 2015, 19:07
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Bangkok

A British national was among at least 20 people killed in Monday's bomb attack in Bangkok, Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond confirms.
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VIDEO: Bangkok hospitals treat blast victims

Tuesday, August 18th 2015, 19:03
related places: Bangkok

The day after a deadly bomb blast hit Bangkok, hospitals in the Thai capital are treating some of the 120 people injured in the attack.
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VIDEO: Footage of explosion at Bangkok pier

Tuesday, August 18th 2015, 13:05
related places: Bangkok

There has been an explosion at a pier in Bangkok, a day after a deadly bomb blast at a shrine in the Thai capital.
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Thai equities drop on Bangkok blast

Tuesday, August 18th 2015, 10:28
related places: Bangkok

Share prices in Thailand fall sharply as investors react to the deadly bomb blast in Bangkok.
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VIDEO: CCTV of Bangkok bomb suspect emerges

Tuesday, August 18th 2015, 9:34
related places: Bangkok

CCTV footage has emerged of a suspect Thai police are looking for in connection with Monday's bombing at a shrine in Bangkok.
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VIDEO: Thai police hunt man with backpack

Tuesday, August 18th 2015, 8:37
related places: Bangkok

Thailand's Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha has said the bombing of a shrine in the capital, Bangkok, on Monday was the "worst ever attack" on the country.
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Bangkok explosion in pictures

Tuesday, August 18th 2015, 1:15
related places: Bangkok

Images from the scene of the bomb blast at the Erawan Hindu shrine in Bangkok, Thailand, which has killed more than 20 people.
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VIDEO: Bangkok eyewitnesses describe horror

Monday, August 17th 2015, 23:06
related places: Bangkok

Eyewitness accounts of a bomb explosion close to a shrine in the centre of Thailand's capital, Bangkok, killing at least 19 people and injuring more than 120.
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VIDEO: Who could be behind Bangkok attack?

Monday, August 17th 2015, 22:55
related places: Bangkok

With the Thai government saying it does not know who is to blame for a bomb blast in Bangkok,, Bridget Kendall looks at who could be behind the deadly attack.
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Deadly bomb blast hits Bangkok

Monday, August 17th 2015, 20:29
related places: Bangkok

A bomb explodes close to a popular shrine in the centre of the Thai capital, Bangkok, killing at least 19 people and injuring more than 120.
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VIDEO: Bangkok blast: 'Acrid smell in the air'

Monday, August 17th 2015, 15:06
related places: Bangkok

Barry Newhouse, editor-in chief of the Voice of America, describes the aftermath of an explosion Bangkok, telling the BBC, 'there was a real acrid smell in the air".
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VIDEO: Bangkok blast: 'It was total chaos'

Monday, August 17th 2015, 14:29

An eyewitness who was in the vicinity when the blast happened, tells the BBC the immediate aftermath of the blast was "total chaos".
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VIDEO: Thai prince leads Bangkok bike ride

Sunday, August 16th 2015, 20:45
related places: Bangkok

Thailand's crown prince has led thousands of cyclists on a bike ride through the streets of Bangkok, in a rare public appearance.
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Thai prince leads bike ride 'for Mom'

Sunday, August 16th 2015, 12:07
related places: Bangkok

Thousands of Thais are joining Crown Prince Vajiralongkorn on his bike as he leads a ride through Bangkok in honour of his ailing mother, Queen Sirikit.
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Thai king treated for water on brain

Tuesday, August 11th 2015, 3:56

Thailand's King Bhumibol Adulyadej is recovering from treated for hydrocephalus, an excessive build-up of fluid on the brain, say authorities.
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Long sentences for Thai king insults

Friday, August 7th 2015, 13:44

Thai military courts hand down sentences of 28 and 30 years under strict lese majeste laws to two people convicted of publishing posts deemed defamatory to the king.
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'Human traffickers' face Thai charges

Friday, July 24th 2015, 9:30
related countries: Bangladesh Bangladesh

Thai prosecutors indict 72 people, including politicians and an army general, over the trafficking of migrants from Myanmar and Bangladesh.
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VIDEO: Gay couple in Thai surrogacy battle

Tuesday, July 21st 2015, 23:52

A gay couple say they are in hiding in Thailand as they fight a custody battle with the surrogate mother of a seven-month-old baby girl.
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Man City complete £49m Sterling deal

Tuesday, July 14th 2015, 16:21
related countries: Malaysia Malaysia

Raheem Sterling becomes the most expensive English player ever, joining Man City in a deal that could reach £49m.
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Reporters in Thai defamation trial

Tuesday, July 14th 2015, 7:20
related places: Phuket

Two journalists are on trial in the southern Thai island of Phuket for allegedly defaming the Thai navy and committing computer crimes.
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VIDEO: No DNA retest in Thai murder case

Saturday, July 11th 2015, 11:18
related countries: Burma Burma, United Kingdom United Kingdom

A court in Thailand has been told that vital DNA evidence cannot be retested in the trial of two Burmese men accused of murdering two British backpackers.
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Protests shut Thai embassy in Turkey

Friday, July 10th 2015, 10:23
related countries: China China, Turkey Turkey

Thailand closes its embassy in Turkey following protests over Thailand's deportation of about 100 Uighurs to China.
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Father weeps at Thai murder photos

Friday, July 10th 2015, 7:05
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The father of murdered British backpacker Hannah Witheridge weeps as graphic photos of her body lying on a beach were shown in a Thai court.
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Turkey police pepper spray protesters

Thursday, July 9th 2015, 16:38
related countries: China China, Turkey Turkey
related places: Istanbul

Turkish police fire pepper spray at pro-Uighur demonstrators outside the Chinese embassy in Ankara, hours after violence hit the Thai consulate.
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Thai beach deaths DNA evidence 'lost'

Thursday, July 9th 2015, 8:57
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Crucial DNA evidence in the case of the murder of two British backpackers cannot be re-tested because it no longer exists, Thai police tell the BBC.
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Two on trial over Thai beach deaths

Wednesday, July 8th 2015, 9:44
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

A Thai police officer describes seeing the bodies of two British tourists on a beach, as the trial of the men accused of their murder gets under way.
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Japan manga cat in Thai rain ritual

Monday, June 29th 2015, 10:54

Thai villagers use toy of cartoon cat Doraemon for rain prayers.
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Thailand halts human rights event

Friday, June 26th 2015, 11:47
related countries: Vietnam Vietnam
related places: Bangkok

Human Rights Watch cancels an event in Bangkok that was to launch a report into alleged abuses in Vietnam, after Thai authorities intervene.
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Thailand confirms first Mers case

Friday, June 19th 2015, 6:04
related countries: South Korea South Korea

Thailand confirms its first case of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (Mers), the deadly virus that has killed 24 people in South Korea.
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Thai aviation safety 'red flagged'

Thursday, June 18th 2015, 11:10

The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) downgrades Thailand's aviation standards, "red flagging" the country for failing to address safety concerns.
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Thailand's deadly fish dish

Saturday, June 13th 2015, 20:23

The Thai meal that can give you cancer
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New uniforms for transgender Thais

Tuesday, June 9th 2015, 12:30

Bangkok University issues new guidelines for uniforms to be worn by transgender students, a move that has been widely welcomed.
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Norway Women 4-0 Thailand Women

Sunday, June 7th 2015, 21:55
related countries: Canada Canada, Norway Norway
related places: Ottawa

Former champions Norway open their Women's World Cup campaign by thrashing tournament debutants Thailand in Ottawa.
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Yingluck and mushrooms: An 'ordinary life'

Tuesday, June 2nd 2015, 14:00

Facebook post puts Thailand's ex-PM back in the limelight
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Thai officer charged for trafficking

Tuesday, June 2nd 2015, 12:15

A Thai court issues an arrest warrant for a senior army officer accused of involvement in the trafficking of Rohingya migrants.
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Thailand's king returns to hospital

Monday, June 1st 2015, 3:46
related places: Bangkok

Thailand's revered King Bhumibol Adulyadej, 87, returns to hospital in Bangkok for tests, weeks after being discharged.
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Concern over Thai murder trial

Sunday, May 31st 2015, 0:37
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Lawyers for the men charged with the murder of two British tourists in Thailand say they are concerned key evidence will not be re-examined before trial.
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