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Reverting to type

Friday, December 12th 2008, 7:43

Thailand looks set to return to old-style politics
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Thai parliament to elect new PM

Thursday, December 11th 2008, 19:15

The Thai parliament will vote next week on a new PM, as opposition leader Abhisit Vejjajiva says he can form a government.
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Thai opposition 'set for power'

Wednesday, December 10th 2008, 5:47

Thailand's opposition Democrats say they have the support of enough members of parliament to form a government.
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Thai parties in power struggle

Monday, December 8th 2008, 8:13

The Thai opposition calls for a parliament session to select a new PM, but former ruling party members are standing firm.
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Thai party 'can form coalition'

Saturday, December 6th 2008, 14:43

Thailand's main opposition Democrat Party says it has gained enough support in parliament to form a government.
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Thaksin ex-wife 'visiting mother'

Saturday, December 6th 2008, 9:10
related places: Bangkok

A spokesman for Thai politician Thaksin Shinawatra denies his ex-wife's return to Bangkok is linked to politics.
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Thaksin's ex-wife back in Bangkok

Friday, December 5th 2008, 18:11

The ex-wife of ousted Thai PM Thaksin Shinawatra has returned to Thailand, despite being convicted there of tax evasion.
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Bangkok airport resumes operation

Friday, December 5th 2008, 10:47

Thailand's main airport officially restarts at full capacity, but thousands of people still face delays as the backlog is cleared.
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Ill Thai king fails to give speech

Thursday, December 4th 2008, 12:16

Thailand's crown prince says his father is "a little sick" and not able to give his traditional speech on the eve of his 81st birthday.
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Bangkok airport resumes flights

Thursday, December 4th 2008, 9:12
related places: Bangkok

Thailand's international airport slowly restarts operations, as politicians and the public await a birthday speech by the King.
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Organised chaos

Wednesday, December 3rd 2008, 14:56
related places: Bangkok

How were Thai protesters able to take the airport?
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Thai demonstrators leave airports

Wednesday, December 3rd 2008, 7:49
related places: Bangkok

The first flight lands in Bangkok as anti-government protesters end an eight-day blockade of the city's main airports.
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Thai airport protests called off

Tuesday, December 2nd 2008, 14:08
related places: Bangkok

Thai anti-government protesters agree to end their occupation of Bangkok's airports, letting thousands of tourists leave.
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Big squeeze

Tuesday, December 2nd 2008, 13:05

Airport protests have damaged Thailand's economy
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Top Thai court ousts PM Somchai

Tuesday, December 2nd 2008, 11:41

Thailand's top court rules that PM Somchai Wongsawat must step down over electoral fraud, as a political crisis escalates.
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Thai top court bans ruling party

Tuesday, December 2nd 2008, 6:59

Thailand's constitutional court dissolves the party of PM Somchai Wongsawat, amid an escalating political crisis.
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Thai airport blast kills activist

Tuesday, December 2nd 2008, 4:38
related places: Bangkok

A blast kills at least one Thai anti-government protester and wounds 20 others at Bangkok's Don Mueang airport.
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Planes freed for Thai evacuations

Monday, December 1st 2008, 11:46
related places: Bangkok

Dozens of empty planes fly out of Bangkok's international airport, after authorities reach a deal with protesters.
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Tension grows over Thai blockade

Sunday, November 30th 2008, 20:50
related places: Bangkok

Fears of conflict in Thailand rise and thousands of tourists remain stranded as the blockade of Bangkok airports goes on.
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In pictures

Sunday, November 30th 2008, 9:26
related places: Bangkok

Travellers stranded by Bangkok airport blockade.
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Blast hits Thai government house

Saturday, November 29th 2008, 21:02
related places: Bangkok

A grenade injures 46 people inside the opposition-occupied government house in the Thai capital Bangkok.
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Thailand protesters attack police

Saturday, November 29th 2008, 15:54
related places: Bangkok

Protesters force Thai police to abandon a checkpoint as police seek to end a blockade paralysing Bangkok's airports.
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Thai protesters ordered to leave

Friday, November 28th 2008, 17:33
related places: Bangkok

Thai police say protesters occupying Bangkok's airports must leave immediately or face "appropriate measures".
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Thai PM removes chief of police

Friday, November 28th 2008, 16:29
related places: Bangkok

Thailand's national police chief is demoted by the PM amid growing tensions over protests paralysing Bangkok's airports, officials say.
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Thai protesters braced for battle

Friday, November 28th 2008, 10:11
related places: Bangkok

Thai opposition protesters occupying Bangkok's two main airports say they will fight any police operation "to the death".
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Thai PM 'to act against protests'

Thursday, November 27th 2008, 15:16

The Thai prime minister vows to take action on paralysing anti-government protests at Bangkok's two main airports.
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Roll-back?

Thursday, November 27th 2008, 9:49

Protesters push Thai democracy to the brink
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Thai protests shut second airport

Thursday, November 27th 2008, 2:27
related places: Bangkok

Anti-government protesters in Thailand force the closure of the second airport in Bangkok, amid an escalating political crisis.
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Thai leader rejects election call

Wednesday, November 26th 2008, 16:52

Thai PM Somchai Wongsawat rejects calls by the country's military chief to quit, saying his government is legitimate.
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Thai army calls for new elections

Wednesday, November 26th 2008, 14:09
related places: Bangkok

Thailand's army chief asks the government to call elections and protesters to leave Bangkok's main airport as a crisis mounts.
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Thai protesters shut down airport

Wednesday, November 26th 2008, 9:41
related places: Bangkok

Anti-government protesters take control of Bangkok's main airport, as part of their bid to oust the government.
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India navy defends piracy sinking

Wednesday, November 26th 2008, 9:34
related countries: India India, Somalia Somalia

The Indian navy defends its sinking near Somalia of a "hostile" boat maritime officials confirm was a hijacked Thai trawler.
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Indian navy 'sank Thai trawler'

Tuesday, November 25th 2008, 23:02
related countries: India India, Somalia Somalia

The owner of a Thai trawler says the Indian navy sank it off Somalia last week after mistaking it for a pirate "mother ship".
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Bangkok protesters fire on rivals

Tuesday, November 25th 2008, 15:27
related places: Bangkok

Anti-government demonstrators fire shots at government supporters during protests in Bangkok, TV images show.
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Thailand protesters extend action

Tuesday, November 25th 2008, 5:53
related places: Bangkok

A second day of anti-government protests in the Thai capital, Bangkok, appears less disruptive than organisers hoped.
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New sentence for 'swirled' abuser

Monday, November 24th 2008, 13:20
related countries: Canada Canada

A court in Thailand sentences Canadian paedophile to six more years in jail for the abuse of a second Thai boy.
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Thai marchers move on parliament

Monday, November 24th 2008, 7:51

Thousands of demonstrators surround Thailand's parliament building, in a "final battle" to topple the government.
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Thai protesters in 'final battle'

Sunday, November 23rd 2008, 9:37

Thousands of protesters gather in the Thai capital for what they call a "final battle" to oust the government.
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Grenade hurts Thai protesters

Saturday, November 22nd 2008, 4:07

A grenade blast wounds eight protesters in Thailand, amid rising tension between the government and demonstrators.
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Fatal blast hits Bangkok protest

Thursday, November 20th 2008, 6:05
related places: Bangkok

An explosion at the site of an anti-government demonstration in Bangkok kills one protester and wounds more than 20.
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Thais say farewell to princess

Saturday, November 15th 2008, 16:48

Thousands of people pay their last respects to the sister of the king of Thailand, Princess Galyani Vadhana.
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