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Class struggle

Saturday, November 8th 2008, 0:08

Political protests expose Thailand's social divide
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Thai arrest over 'royal insult'

Friday, November 7th 2008, 7:37

A leading social activist in Thailand, Sulak Sivaraksa, has been arrested on charges of insulting the monarchy.
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One dead in Thailand bomb blasts

Tuesday, November 4th 2008, 12:04

One person has died and dozens are injured after bomb blasts strike a restive province of southern Thailand, police say.
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Bomb blasts injure 60 in Thailand

Tuesday, November 4th 2008, 6:15

At least two bomb blasts injure more than 60 people in a restive province of southern Thailand, police say.
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Thaksin phones up Bangkok rally

Saturday, November 1st 2008, 20:52
related places: Bangkok

Exiled former Thai PM Thaksin Shinawatra gives an emotional address by phone to thousands of supporters in Bangkok.
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Thai protests seek Thaksin's return

Thursday, October 30th 2008, 9:41
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Thai protesters demand that the UK extradite former PM Thaksin Shinawatra, hours after two small bomb attacks.
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Bomb in Bangkok injures 10 guards

Thursday, October 30th 2008, 4:17
related places: Bangkok

A small explosive device is thrown at an anti-government protest camp in Thai capital, Bangkok, wounding 10 volunteer guards.
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Thais block anti-royal websites

Tuesday, October 28th 2008, 18:39

Thailand plans to spend millions of dollars on an internet firewall, to block websites deemed insulting to the monarchy.
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Extradition battle

Friday, October 24th 2008, 14:18

Will the exiled former Thai PM escape jail?
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Thailand and Cambodia vow peace

Friday, October 24th 2008, 10:15
related countries: Cambodia Cambodia, China China
related places: Beijing

Thailand and Cambodia pledge to work for a peaceful resolution of their deadly border dispute in talks in Beijing.
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Thai army denies government rift

Thursday, October 23rd 2008, 4:53

Thailand's supreme commander denies any rift between the military and government, saying the two are working fine.
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Protesters throw shoes at Thai PM

Wednesday, October 22nd 2008, 12:01

Angry protesters throw shoes and bottles at Thai Prime Minister Somchai Wongsawat, calling on him to resign.
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Tears and cheers

Tuesday, October 21st 2008, 19:31

Thaksin's prison sentence divides Thailand
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Thai ex-PM guilty of corruption

Tuesday, October 21st 2008, 10:46

Fugitive Thai PM Thaksin Shinawatra is found guilty of corruption over a land deal and sentenced to two years in jail.
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Thai court considers Thaksin case

Tuesday, October 21st 2008, 4:40
related places: Bangkok

Opponents of Thaksin Shinawatra gather in Bangkok ahead of a court ruling on corruption charges against the ex-PM.
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Cambodia PM plays down border row

Friday, October 17th 2008, 12:42
related countries: Cambodia Cambodia

Cambodian PM Hun Sen dismisses the possibility of a full-scale war with Thailand, days after an exchange of fire.
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Thai PM 'to stay' despite clashes

Friday, October 17th 2008, 10:17
related places: Bangkok

Thailand's PM Somchai Wongsawat says he will not step down despite growing calls from protesters for his resignation.
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Small step in Thai-Cambodia talks

Thursday, October 16th 2008, 16:06
related countries: Cambodia Cambodia

Thailand and Cambodia agree a small step to calm border tensions after a fatal skirmish, but core issues remain unsettled.
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Thai army chief hints PM must go

Thursday, October 16th 2008, 15:24

Thai army chief Anupong Paochinda says that if he was prime minister, he would resign over last week's crackdown on anti-government protests.
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Temple of doom?

Wednesday, October 15th 2008, 23:19

Sparks fly near ruins on Thai-Cambodia border
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Gunfight on Thai-Cambodia border

Wednesday, October 15th 2008, 17:26
related countries: Cambodia Cambodia

Two Cambodian soldiers are killed in an exchange of gunfire with Thai troops over a disputed border near a famous temple.
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Thailand's queen mourns protester

Monday, October 13th 2008, 16:31

Thailand's Queen Sirikit attends the funeral of an anti-government protester killed in clashes with police, the palace says.
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Violence forces anteaters to leave Bangkok Zoo

Monday, October 13th 2008, 12:21
related places: Bangkok

Zookeepers in Bangkok move two anteaters out of the city, fearing stress caused by noisy recent clashes could make the sensitive animals ill.
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Cambodia warns Thais over border

Monday, October 13th 2008, 12:13
related countries: Cambodia Cambodia

Cambodia cautions Thailand against crossing a disputed border, saying such action could lead to 'large-scale conflict'.
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What crisis?

Friday, October 10th 2008, 16:45

Political face-off overshadows Thai financial woes
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'Arms dealer' fights extradition

Friday, October 10th 2008, 10:28
related countries: Russia Russia, United States United States

Alleged Russian arms dealer Viktor Bout appears in a Thai court to fight extradition to the US on terrorism charges.
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Bangkok protest leaders surrender

Friday, October 10th 2008, 10:13

The leaders of the long-running anti-government protests in Thailand surrender to police, after agreeing a bail deal.
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Thai bus crash kills at least 22

Friday, October 10th 2008, 6:15

A bus carrying university students in eastern Thailand crashes, killing at least 22 people.
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Thai court drops treason charges

Thursday, October 9th 2008, 6:30

A Thai court drops the most serious charges against protest leaders, opening the way for their possible surrender to police.
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Thai protesters vow to press on

Wednesday, October 8th 2008, 6:59
related places: Bangkok

Protesters seeking to force the Thai government to quit say they will continue their protests, a day after violent clashes in Bangkok.
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Tense stand-off in Thai capital

Tuesday, October 7th 2008, 22:35
related places: Bangkok

Troops are on the streets of Bangkok after the Thai capital's worst anti-government protests for 16 years.
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Paedophile faces new Thai charges

Tuesday, October 7th 2008, 5:50
related countries: Canada Canada

Convicted Canadian paedophile Christopher Neil appears in a Thai court to face a new charge of abusing children.
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Thai police arrest protest leader

Sunday, October 5th 2008, 5:32
related places: Bangkok

A second leader of mass anti-government protests in Bangkok is arrested by Thai police.
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Bangkok set for mayoral elections

Sunday, October 5th 2008, 0:39
related places: Bangkok

A colourful array of candidates vie to become mayor of the Thai capital Bangkok, where voting is to begin.
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Russian 'arms dealer' trial opens

Monday, September 22nd 2008, 9:20
related countries: Russia Russia, United States United States
related places: Bangkok

An extradition hearing opens in Bangkok to decide if alleged arms dealer Viktor Bout should be sent to the US for trial
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Thai MPs elect new prime minister

Wednesday, September 17th 2008, 14:02

Somchai Wongsawat, brother-in-law of ousted leader Thaksin Shinawatra, wins a vote to become Thailand's new PM.
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Thai party rallies behind Somchai

Tuesday, September 16th 2008, 10:20

Thailand's ruling political party unites around Somchai Wongsawat as nominee for prime minister, after days of talks.
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Thai faction rejects PM nominee

Monday, September 15th 2008, 14:10

Thailand's embattled ruling party selects a new nominee for PM but within hours a powerful faction pledges to reject him.
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No solution

Friday, September 12th 2008, 17:04

Thailand's prime minister is going, but problems linger
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