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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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Thais held for 'Hunger Games' salute

Wednesday, November 19th 2014, 9:56

Five Thai students are detained for flashing a three-finger salute inspired by The Hunger Games film series at PM Prayuth Chan-Ocha.
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'Body parts' men wanted by Thailand

Tuesday, November 18th 2014, 10:41
related countries: United States United States

Thai police issue arrest warrants for two American men who tried to post baby body parts to the United States.
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Ferrero to caddie Garcia in Thailand

Tuesday, November 18th 2014, 8:45
related countries: France France

Sergio Garcia will use former French Open tennis champion Juan Carlos Ferrero as his caddie for the Thailand Open.
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Nine dead after Thai military crash

Tuesday, November 18th 2014, 7:30

The bodies of nine army personnel are recovered after their helicopter crashed killing all on board in northern Thailand, authorities say.
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Thai baby body parts posted to US

Monday, November 17th 2014, 13:38
related countries: United States United States

Thai police say they are seeking two US citizens over the suspected theft of body parts - including a baby's head and an adult's heart - from a hospital.
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VIDEO: Attempt to post body parts from Thailand

Monday, November 17th 2014, 11:24

Police in Thailand say two Americans have left the country after trying to smuggle out body parts.
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The 13-year-old girl beguiling Thailand with her songs

Saturday, November 15th 2014, 21:19

The 13-year-old girl captivating Thailand with her songs
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Thailand arrests Pirate Bay founder

Tuesday, November 4th 2014, 13:27
related countries: Laos Laos, Sweden Sweden

Another co-founder of Swedish file-sharing website Pirate Bay has been arrested while trying to cross into Thailand from Laos, local police say.
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Thai army hands out guns in South

Tuesday, November 4th 2014, 12:05

The Thai military distributed 2,700 assault rifles to volunteers over the past two months to fight insurgents in the south, officials say.
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Thai court rejects UK activist case

Wednesday, October 29th 2014, 9:10
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

A Thai court dismisses a criminal defamation case against a British labour activist who criticised conditions in the food industry.
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Detained Myanmar reporter shot dead

Friday, October 24th 2014, 15:12
related countries: Burma Burma

A Burmese journalist taken into detention while covering clashes near the Thai border is shot dead while trying to escape, the army says.
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Briton in Thai cosmetic surgery death

Friday, October 24th 2014, 13:19
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

A British woman understood to have gone to Thailand for cosmetic surgery has died in an operation, Thai officials say.
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Pair retract Thai murder confessions

Tuesday, October 21st 2014, 18:24
related countries: Burma Burma, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Two Burmese men accused of killing British tourists Hannah Witheridge and David Miller in Thailand have retracted their confessions, lawyers say.
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Thai accused of dead king insult

Monday, October 20th 2014, 15:41

Two retired army officers complain about comments made by academic Sulak Sivaraksa about King Naresuan, who died more than 400 years ago
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Terrified victims of Thai trafficking face uncertain future

Saturday, October 18th 2014, 11:34
related countries: Bangladesh Bangladesh

The Bangladeshi slaves rescued from jungle in Thailand
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UK police to probe Thailand murders

Saturday, October 18th 2014, 7:14
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

British police officers are to travel to Thailand to help investigate the murders of David Miller and Hannah Witheridge.
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VIDEO: Dozens of slaves rescued from jungle

Friday, October 17th 2014, 21:41
related countries: Bangladesh Bangladesh

Dozens of Bangladeshi men are rescued after being kidnapped to be sold into slavery in Thailand.
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Call for independent Thai murder probe

Friday, October 17th 2014, 6:36

A petition calling for an independent investigation into the murders of Hannah Witheridge and David Miller is to be handed in at Downing Street.
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Thai murder accused is 'scapegoat'

Thursday, October 16th 2014, 8:45
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

One of the men accused of killing two British tourists in Thailand is being made a "scapegoat" by police, his mother says.
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VIDEO: Burmese suspects 'are scapegoats'

Wednesday, October 15th 2014, 23:00
related countries: Burma Burma, United Kingdom United Kingdom

The parents of the Burmese men charged with killing two British tourists in Thailand say their sons are being made into scapegoats.
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Delay to Thai murders trial rejected

Tuesday, October 14th 2014, 6:06
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

A defence plea to postpone the start of pre-trial hearings relating to the murder of two British tourists in Thailand is rejected by a court.
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Thai diplomat summoned over murders

Monday, October 13th 2014, 17:27
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The Thai charge d'affaires is summoned to the UK Foreign Office over the inquiry into the murders of British tourists Hannah Witheridge and David Miller.
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Thai king 'improving' after operation

Monday, October 6th 2014, 6:52
related places: Bangkok

Thailand's King Bhumibol Adulyadej is improving following an operation at a Bangkok hospital to remove his gallbladder, say officials.
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Thai police parade murder suspects

Friday, October 3rd 2014, 9:43
related countries: Burma Burma, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Two Burmese men who Thai police say admit killing British tourists Hannah Witheridge and David Miller appear at a news conference.
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Three 'held over Thai killings'

Thursday, October 2nd 2014, 16:13
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Three Burmese workers are questioned over the killing of two British tourists in Thailand, according to local reports.
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Thai murder police 'close to arrest'

Wednesday, September 24th 2014, 9:52
related places: Bangkok

Thai police probing the murders of two Britons are "close to making an arrest" and looking for a man thought to be in Bangkok.
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Witheridge family 'broken' by murder

Sunday, September 21st 2014, 14:25
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The family of murdered British tourist Hannah Witheridge say they are "broken" after she was found murdered on a Thai island.
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Thai PM sorry for bikini comment

Thursday, September 18th 2014, 10:15
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Thailand's PM apologises for suggesting tourists in bikinis were vulnerable to attack unless they were unattractive after two UK holidaymakers were killed.
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No DNA matches in Thai murder probe

Thursday, September 18th 2014, 9:48
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Thai police admit they are struggling to find the killers of two British tourists, after it emerged crime scene DNA did not match that of any suspect.
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VIDEO: Thai murder police to quiz Britons

Wednesday, September 17th 2014, 18:47
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Police investigating the murders of Hannah Witheridge and David Miller in Thailand say two British men are "possible suspects" and will face questioning.
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Thai murder police quiz two Britons

Wednesday, September 17th 2014, 16:50
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Police investigating the murders of two British tourists in Thailand question two British brothers and detain 11 Burmese people.
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CCTV released in Thai murder hunt

Tuesday, September 16th 2014, 14:23

Police hunting for suspects of the murder of two Britons in Thailand release CCTV images as the victims' families pay tribute.
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VIDEO: 'Number of suspects' in Thai deaths

Tuesday, September 16th 2014, 12:50
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Police investigating the deaths of two Britons in Thailand say they are focussing on the Burmese migrant community, reports Jonathan Head on Koh Tao.
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'Number of suspects' in Thai deaths

Tuesday, September 16th 2014, 12:04
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Police investigating the deaths of two Britons in Thailand say they are looking for a number of suspects - but rule out other British tourists.
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Thai woman in crocodile pit suicide

Tuesday, September 16th 2014, 10:15
related places: Bangkok

A 65-year-old woman from Bangkok has killed herself by jumping into a pit of crocodiles at a reptile farm, police say.
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Police search after Thailand deaths

Tuesday, September 16th 2014, 3:40
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Police in Thailand continue to search for a man they want to speak to in connection with the deaths of two British tourists on the island of Koh Tao.
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Thai tuna firm nets Norwegian rival

Monday, September 15th 2014, 10:05
related countries: Norway Norway

The world's biggest producer of canned tuna, Thai Union Frozen Products, is buying Norwegian seafood firm King Oscar for an undisclosed sum.
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Thai junta 'must end repression'

Thursday, September 11th 2014, 5:04

Rights group Amnesty International urges Thailand's coup leaders to end repression, citing "widespread" human rights violations.
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