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  1. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Four killed in Thailand as gun battles erupt at Bangkok protests

    Posted Feb 18th 2014, 10:45am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Bangkok One police officer and three protesters killed in gunfire Gun battles erupted between Thai police and anti-government protesters in Bangkok on Tuesday and four people ... is a fragile democracy under Thaksin’s control and eradicate his influence by altering electoral arrangements. The government, haunted by memories of a bloody 2010 crackdown by a previous ...

  2. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Murder charges against former Thai premier Abhisit Vejjajiva dismissed

    Posted Aug 28th 2014, 11:20pm by AFP

    ... the crackdown. "My daughter was murdered. A woman like me will not give up," she added. In August last year, an inquest found that soldiers had used "high-velocity machine gun" fire ...

  3. News - Asia - THAILAND

    26 suspects in Thailand charged over alleged plot to attack city

    Posted Aug 23rd 2014, 08:56pm by AFP

    ... were seized in an apartment a day after army chief Prayut Chan-O-Cha overthrew an elected government allied to Thaksin. “The army arrested them and found guns, hand grenades, knives – things ...

  4. News - Asia - THAILAND

    In trouble again: former Nepalese crown prince held on drug charges in Bangkok

    Posted Jul 16th 2014, 10:54pm by AFP

    ... his gun on himself. Shah's father, Gyanendra, assumed the throne. But Nepal abolished its monarchy in 2008. The Nepalese embassy in Bangkok said it had been notified of Shah's latest ...

  5. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Business as usual in Bangkok, despite declaration of martial law

    Posted May 20th 2014, 10:36pm by AFP

    ... In Bangkok, it's business as usual Some snatched selfies with armed soldiers but most passers-by barely blinked as troops and jeeps mounted with machine-guns took to Bangkok's streets early ... the government, leaving the majority of Bangkok residents broadly inured to the turmoil. Three soldiers wearing flak jackets and carrying machine guns stood by a military jeep at one downtown ...

  6. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Thai anti-junta protesters enlist Hunger Games salute as act of defiance

    Posted Jun 03rd 2014, 10:21pm by AFP

    ... and fraternity". The military- which has imposed martial law, controls on the media and a nighttime curfew- has warned that people flashing three fingers could face arrest. "If they gather as more ... apparently disguised as journalists. Security forces, many carrying riot shields, were deployed, backed briefly by an armoured Humvee with a soldier manning a mounted machine gun. The harsh response ...

  7. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Thailand issues arrest warrant for anti-coup group spokesman

    Posted Jun 29th 2014, 09:19pm by Agence France-Presse

    ... On Sunday Thai authorities displayed rifles, grenades and bullet-proof vests collected in raids during a press conference at the army headquarters in Bangkok. A total of 1,996 guns, 31,840 rounds ...

  8. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Thai elections to take place in October 2015, says junta leader

    Posted Jun 28th 2014, 01:47pm by Associated Press in Bangkok

    ... Bhumibol Adulyadej. Thaksin, a former telecommunications billionaire, remains highly popular among the poor in Thailand’s north and northeast, and parties controlled by him have won every national ...

  9. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Former minister Jarupong Ruangsuwan new party to oppose Thai military

    Posted Jun 24th 2014, 10:00pm by AFP

    ... strict media controls, shut down opposition radio stations, and detained hundreds of people, the majority linked with the deposed Puea Thai government of ex-premier Yingluck Shinawatra and her ... competing elites over who will control the country after the rule of the nation's revered king ends. Thaksin was deposed as premier in a 2006 coup and lives in self-exile to avoid jail ...

  10. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Senior Thai general says ‘no advanced planning’ for coup

    Posted Jun 26th 2014, 04:19pm by Agence France-Presse

    ... attempt to control the press. ...




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