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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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1430139/three-killed-thailand-gun-battles-erupt-bangkok-protests
  2. 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1543144/thailand-issues-arrest-warrant-anti-coup-group-spokesman
  3. 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1524786/thai-anti-junta-protesters-enlist-hunger-games-salute-act-defiance
  4. 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1516732/business-usual-bangkok-despite-declaration-martial-law
  5. 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1542337/thai-elections-take-place-october-2015-says-junta-leader
  6. 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. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1540989/senior-thai-general-says-no-advanced-planning-coup
  7. 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1539855/former-minister-jarupong-ruangsuwan-new-party-oppose-thai-military
  8. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Party time again in Bangkok after curfew lifted

    Posted Jun 16th 2014, 03:15am by AP

    ... as incongruous that all-night partying was now allowed in a country still technically under martial law. "You would never know this place is under military control," said German backpacker ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1533612/party-time-again-bangkok-after-curfew-lifted
  9. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Don't call this a coup, say Thailand's military rulers

    Posted Jun 12th 2014, 11:23pm by BLOOM

    ... it had to take control because months conflict killed at least 28 people, paralysed the government and risked civil war. It seized power days before groups were set to intensify rallies both ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1531101/dont-call-coup-say-thailands-military-rulers
  10. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Thousands of Thai soldiers and police out in force to deter protest

    Posted Jun 01st 2014, 01:33pm by AP

    ... the nine-storey complex and asked customers to leave for their own safety. Two army trucks, including a Humvee mounted with a machine gun, parked on a street outside, but moved away after crowds booed ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1523186/thousands-thai-soldiers-and-police-out-force-deter-protest

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