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News: Thailand

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

Little progress on Thai militants

Friday, January 18th 2008, 10:34

There has been little progress in the battle against Islamic insurgents in Thailand's south, officials admit.
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Blast in Thai south hurts dozens

Tuesday, January 15th 2008, 5:57

At least 27 people are hurt in a blast in southern Thailand, a day after eight soldiers were killed in an militant ambush.
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Ambush kills eight Thai soldiers

Monday, January 14th 2008, 8:14

Eight Thai soldiers are killed in an attack by suspected Muslim rebels in the violence-hit south, the army says.
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Thaksin's wife back in Thailand

Tuesday, January 8th 2008, 7:26

Ousted Thai PM Thaksin's wife returns to fight corruption charges, as his allies try to form a government.
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Thaksin ally victory 'undermined'

Friday, January 4th 2008, 13:06

Thailand's PPP party leader claims that a "dirty hand" is working to prevent his party taking power.
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Vote-buying claims mar Thai poll

Thursday, January 3rd 2008, 18:05

Electoral officials in Thailand are investigating 83 seats contested in national polls amid claims of vote-rigging.
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Thais mourn the king's sister

Wednesday, January 2nd 2008, 7:33

Princess Galyani Vadhana, the elder sister of Thailand's much-loved monarch, dies of cancer at the age of 84.
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Thailand hit by holiday blasts

Monday, December 31st 2007, 5:54

Twenty-seven people are injured in blasts in Thailand's insurgency-hit south, ahead of the New Year holiday.
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Thaksin 'will be held' on return

Thursday, December 27th 2007, 11:16

Former Thai PM Thaksin Shinawatra will be arrested if he returns to the country, officials warn.
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Thaksin considers Thailand return

Tuesday, December 25th 2007, 10:08

Ousted Thai PM Thaksin Shinawatra says he may return home, but insists he will not return to politics.
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Thaksin allies 'can form alliance'

Monday, December 24th 2007, 12:41

The party allied to ousted Thai PM Thaksin Shinawatra claims it has enough backing to form a coalition.
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Thai parties in coalition talks

Monday, December 24th 2007, 9:44

Thailand's rival parties begin what could be protracted talks to form a governing coalition after Sunday's poll.
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Thaksin ally wins Thai election

Sunday, December 23rd 2007, 16:17

The party allied to ousted PM Thaksin wins Thailand's election but falls short of a majority, initial results show.
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Thaksin allies 'lead Thai vote'

Sunday, December 23rd 2007, 13:37

Exit polls in Thailand's first election since the military coup suggest a party linked to ousted PM Thaksin is ahead.
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Thais 'must accept poll results'

Friday, December 21st 2007, 19:47

Military leaders in Thailand urge voters to accept the results of the forthcoming general election.
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Thais mark king's 80th birthday

Wednesday, December 5th 2007, 15:15
related places: Bangkok

Tens of thousands of Thais pack the streets of Bangkok to celebrate the 80th birthday of the king.
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Thai election campaign begins

Wednesday, November 7th 2007, 4:56

Candidates begin registering for Thailand's first election since PM Thaksin Shinawatra was ousted in a coup.
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Thais detain paedophile suspect

Saturday, October 20th 2007, 6:36
related countries: Canada Canada

A Canadian paedophile suspect is remanded in custody in Thailand for further questioning.
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Canadian paedophile suspect held

Friday, October 19th 2007, 11:24
related countries: Canada Canada

A Canadian paedophile suspect at the centre of a global manhunt is arrested in north-east Thailand.
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Global hunt for child-sex suspect

Tuesday, October 16th 2007, 23:07

An international hunt is launched as Thai police name a paedophile suspect as Christopher Paul Neil.
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Hunted paedophile suspect named

Tuesday, October 16th 2007, 11:33

A suspected paedophile whose face was identified from scrambled web images is named by Thai police.
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Briton in Thai tragedy back home

Tuesday, October 16th 2007, 9:50
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The sole survivor of a flash flood in a cave in Thailand, which killed her boyfriend, arrives back in the UK.
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Briton in Thai tragedy due home

Tuesday, October 16th 2007, 2:22
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The sole survivor of a flash flood in a cave in Thailand, which killed her boyfriend, is due to arrive back in the UK.
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Tourists die in Thai cave floods

Monday, October 15th 2007, 6:57

Six tourists, including a Briton, are killed by floods in Thailand while exploring caves in a national park.
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Thailand's king taken to hospital

Saturday, October 13th 2007, 14:05

Thai King Bhumibol Adulyadej is taken to hospital after feeling weak in his right side, the royal palace says.
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Thai lawyers seek Thaksin return

Friday, October 12th 2007, 8:00
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Thai prosecutors head to the UK for talks on extraditing former PM and Man City owner Thaksin Shinawatra.
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Thai coup general quits position

Monday, October 1st 2007, 15:13

The leader of last year's coup in Thailand resigns as head of the powerful Council for National Security.
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Thai airport wind alert 'faulty'

Tuesday, September 18th 2007, 17:06

Systems to check for wind were not working properly at the time of Sunday's crash in Thailand, officials say.
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Work to identify Thai crash dead

Tuesday, September 18th 2007, 8:32
related places: Phuket

Officials work to identify victims of the Phuket plane crash, amid reports the pilot was warned of wind shear.
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Search for clues after Thai crash

Monday, September 17th 2007, 12:57

Investigators probing a deadly plane crash at a Thai tourist resort say they have found two flight recorders.
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Scores killed in Thai plane crash

Sunday, September 16th 2007, 21:59
related places: Phuket

At least 88 people are killed as a budget airliner crashes on landing in the Thai holiday resort of Phuket.
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Thai convicted of tourist murders

Monday, September 3rd 2007, 17:12

A court in Thailand sentences a local man to death for the murder of two Russians in Pattaya in February.
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Thaksin hit by new arrest warrant

Monday, September 3rd 2007, 6:16

Second arrest warrants are issued by a Thai court for exiled ex-PM Thaksin Shinawatra and his wife.
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Thai militants 'target civilians'

Tuesday, August 28th 2007, 14:40

Thailand's insurgency is becoming a brutal conflict where the majority of victims are civilians, a rights group say.
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Thailand sets date for election

Monday, August 27th 2007, 9:41

Thailand's election commission announces the first post-coup election will be held on 23 December.
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Thai voters approve new charter

Monday, August 20th 2007, 9:51

Thailand's military-backed government wins 58% of the vote on a new constitution, final results show.
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Thai voters 'back new charter'

Sunday, August 19th 2007, 10:37

Thailand's military-backed government easily wins a referendum on a new constitution, exit polls show.
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