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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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'Arms dealer' Bout arrives in US

Wednesday, November 17th 2010, 8:05
related countries: Russia Russia, United States United States
related places: New York

Alleged Russian arms dealer Viktor Bout arrives in New York, following his extradition from Thailand and a diplomatic row with Russia.
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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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'Bomb' found near Thai PM's home

Thursday, August 24th 2006, 8:01

Thai police have deactivated explosives hidden in a car near the residence of Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra.
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'Coup' sparks Thailand emergency

Tuesday, September 19th 2006, 17:25
related places: Bangkok

Thai Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra declares a state of emergency in Bangkok amid reports of a coup.
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'Dealer' Bout pleads not guilty

Wednesday, November 17th 2010, 19:43
related countries: Russia Russia, United States United States

Accused Russian arms dealer Viktor Bout pleads not guilty to terrorism charges, a day after he was extradited to the US from Thailand.
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'Early transfer' in JonBenet case

Friday, August 18th 2006, 12:37
related countries: United States United States

A suspect in the JonBenet Ramsey murder could be sent to the US as early as this weekend, officials say.
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'Good manners' guide to curb behaviour of Thailand's gay monks

Monday, April 27th 2009, 15:03

A Buddhist preacher in Thailand says is planning a "good manners" guide to curb effeminate activities of gay and transgender monks.
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'Heart attack' halts Glitter trip

Wednesday, August 20th 2008, 7:34
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Bangkok

Former pop star Gary Glitter's return to the UK is delayed as he said he was having a heart attack at Bangkok airport.
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'Historic' day for shark protection

Monday, March 11th 2013, 12:09
related places: Bangkok

Three types of critically endangered but commercially valuable shark have been given added protection at the Cites meeting in Bangkok.
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'Iranian' bomber in Thai blasts

Tuesday, February 14th 2012, 18:11
related places: Bangkok

A suspected Iranian bomber has his legs blown off in one of three explosions, while attempting to attack police, in the Thai capital, Bangkok.
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'Leopard smuggler' flees Thailand

Wednesday, June 1st 2011, 8:58

A suspected animal smuggler arrested last month in Thailand with baby leopards, a monkey and a bear in his luggage flees the country while awaiting trial.
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'North Korean arms plane' seized

Saturday, December 12th 2009, 19:26
related countries: North Korea North Korea
related places: Bangkok

Thailand seizes a cargo plane refuelling in Bangkok which it says was carrying weapons from North Korea to an unknown destination.
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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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'Order restored' in Thai capital

Thursday, May 20th 2010, 15:22
related places: Bangkok

Thailand's government says Bangkok is largely under control, a day after deadly violence and numerous fires.
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'Porn' halts Thailand parliament

Wednesday, April 18th 2012, 17:30

A session in Thailand's parliament is halted after an image of a naked woman appears on monitors during a debate.
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'Red' demonstrators reach Bangkok

Saturday, March 13th 2010, 8:19
related places: Bangkok

Thousands of Thai opposition supporters converge on the capital, Bangkok, to press their demands for elections.
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'Swirl' suspect trial adjourned

Monday, March 10th 2008, 7:06

A child sex abuse suspect arrested after police unscrambled online images appears in court in Thailand.
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'Tamil refugee ship' nears Canada

Thursday, August 12th 2010, 4:35
related countries: Canada Canada, Sri Lanka Sri Lanka
related places: Pacific

A Thai ship thought to be carrying Tamil refugees from Sri Lanka is approaching Canada's Pacific coast, officials say.
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'Thai concerns about royal heir'

Friday, December 17th 2010, 11:02
related countries: United States United States

A US diplomatic cable obtained by Wikileaks says three influential Thai figures expressed concern about the crown prince becoming king.
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Tuesday, August 16th 2011, 12:55
related places: Chiang Mai

The deaths of tourists and a tour guide in the Thai city of Chiang Mai may be linked to exposure to toxic chemicals, the government says.
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A nation divided

Thursday, August 19th 2010, 0:57

Thailand three months after the crackdown on the "red shirts"
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Abhisit defends crackdown order

Monday, December 10th 2012, 18:23

Former Thai PM Abhisit Vejjajiva defends his order for live ammunition to be used against anti-government demonstrators two years ago.
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Activists press Thai PM to quit

Tuesday, April 4th 2006, 9:19

Thai activists call on PM Thaksin Shinawatra to quit or face new protests as the opposition eyes a new ballot.
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Actor Carradine found dead

Thursday, June 4th 2009, 18:45
related places: Bangkok

Kill Bill and Kung Fu star David Carradine has been found dead in a Bangkok hotel room at the age of 72.
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Aid group MSF ends Thailand work

Thursday, October 6th 2011, 9:04

Medecins Sans Frontieres ceases operations in Thailand because of a row over medical treatment for migrant workers and unregistered foreigners.
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Air India probes auto-pilot error

Friday, May 3rd 2013, 14:19
related places: Bangkok

Air India says it is investigating an incident in which the auto-pilot of a passenger jet flying from Bangkok to Delhi was accidently switched off.
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Air spat widens Thai-Cambodia row

Thursday, November 19th 2009, 11:43
related countries: Cambodia Cambodia

Cambodia takes over the running of the country's Thai-owned air traffic operation, amid a deepening diplomatic row.
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Airport nightmare

Monday, July 20th 2009, 0:01

Thailand 'scam' victims tell of detention ordeal
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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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Amnesty condemns Thailand rebels

Tuesday, September 27th 2011, 4:40

Amnesty International accuses insurgents in southern Thailand of deliberately targeting civilians, and is also critical of efforts by the authorities to end the crisis.
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Andaman ordeal

Friday, January 16th 2009, 14:10

Boat survivor's accusations of Thai military treatment
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Anger grows over Bangkok floods

Tuesday, November 1st 2011, 8:17
related places: Bangkok

Flood water continues to pour into Bangkok's outer districts, angering residents who want barriers opened to allow the water to drain.
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Anti-Thaksin protests 'to go on'

Thursday, April 6th 2006, 13:58

Opponents of outgoing Thai PM threaten to keep up protests until he is fully removed from power.
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Arms dealer hearing delayed again

Tuesday, December 23rd 2008, 6:31
related countries: United States United States
related places: Bangkok

Alleged arms dealer Viktor Bout takes the stand as a three-day hearing into his possible US extradition opens in Bangkok.
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Arms suspect faces charges in US

Friday, March 7th 2008, 13:36
related countries: Russia Russia, United States United States

The US says it aims to extradite a man suspected of being a top arms smuggler from Thailand.
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Army denies role in Thai attack

Tuesday, June 9th 2009, 10:36

A Thai military spokesman rejects the possibility that the army was responsible for Monday's deadly attack on a mosque.
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Army moves in on Bangkok protests

Tuesday, April 14th 2009, 5:15
related places: Bangkok

Security forces advance towards a hard core of anti-government protesters in Bangkok, after a day of violence.
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