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Rare anti-coup protest in Bangkok quickly broken up by security forces
Ousted Thai premier Yingluck Shinawatra slams impeachment proceedings
Ailing Thai king unable to meet new ministers
US says ‘scaled-down’ military drills to go ahead in Thailand
Thai PM to visit Myanmar on first official trip
Bangkok urges Israel to relocate Thai workers away from Gaza Strip

The government in Thailand on Thursday urged Israel to relocate its Thai nationals working near the battle-scarred Gaza Strip after one of its citizens was killed by a missile launched from the Gaza Strip.

20 Jul 2018 - 2:53PM

The government in Thailand on Thursday urged Israel to relocate its Thai nationals working near the battle-scarred Gaza Strip after one of its citizens was killed by a missile launched from the Gaza Strip.

Bangkok urges Israel to relocate Thai workers away from Gaza Strip
Thai ruling junta issues permit for ex-PM Yingluck Shinawatra to travel abroad

Thailand's junta has given permission to ousted prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra to leave the country for the first time since a May 22 coup.

20 Jul 2018 - 2:53PM

Thailand's junta has given permission to ousted prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra to leave the country for the first time since a May 22 coup.

Thai ruling junta issues permit for ex-PM Yingluck Shinawatra to travel abroad
Thai junta spreads ‘happiness’ with free World Cup broadcasts

Thai football fans can watch the whole World Cup at home for free thanks to an intervention by the junta to spread “happiness” after a military coup last month.

20 Jul 2018 - 2:53PM

Thai football fans can watch the whole World Cup at home for free thanks to an intervention by the junta to spread “happiness” after a military coup last month.

Thai junta spreads ‘happiness’ with free World Cup broadcasts
Thai coup dims tourist allure of ‘Land of Smiles’
Thai protesters occupy Government House as constitutional crisis deepens

Protesters take over government headquarters and discuss how to assume power without general elections, a move supporters of deposed PM Yingluck Shinawatra say could cause civil war

20 Jul 2018 - 2:53PM

Protesters take over government headquarters and discuss how to assume power without general elections, a move supporters of deposed PM Yingluck Shinawatra say could cause civil war

Thai protesters occupy Government House as constitutional crisis deepens
Thai protesters reject new PM, vow to ‘appoint new government’: spokesman

Thai protesters who have massed on Bangkok’s streets for six months said on Thursday they would appoint a new government, following the removal of premier Yingluck Shinawatra by a court.

20 Jul 2018 - 2:53PM

Thai protesters who have massed on Bangkok’s streets for six months said on Thursday they would appoint a new government, following the removal of premier Yingluck Shinawatra by a court.

Thai protesters reject new PM, vow to ‘appoint new government’: spokesman
Thailand’s fractious parties meet to discuss new elections
Thai protesters retreat from barricades but vow anti-government campaign is ‘not over’
Thai opposition protesters vow no surrender as police clear barricades
Thai opposition seeks to annul election and disband ruling party
At least 28 hurt in blast at Bangkok opposition march: officials
Police lie low as anti-government protesters seek to occupy Bangkok
Thai government to ask army to secure election
Deadly clashes won't stop election, says Thai government

Thailand’s election commission urged the government on Thursday to postpone February polls after a policeman was shot dead and dozens of people wounded in clashes between security forces and opposition protesters in Bangkok.

20 Jul 2018 - 2:53PM

Thailand’s election commission urged the government on Thursday to postpone February polls after a policeman was shot dead and dozens of people wounded in clashes between security forces and opposition protesters in Bangkok.

Deadly clashes won't stop election, says Thai government
Thai opposition weighs poll boycott in crunch weekend
Panetta to tout US shift to Asia at Asean defence talks
Thailand blames Myanmar after massive drug haul
Storms, drought overshadow new UN climate talks
US defence chief in Thailand to boost ties
Thai ‘red shirt’ protest leaders to go on trial

Thai leaders of “red shirt” opposition protests that rocked Bangkok in 2010 are set to stand trial on Thursday for terrorism, in a case that risks inflaming the kingdom’s political tensions.

18 Jul 2018 - 5:27PM

Thai leaders of “red shirt” opposition protests that rocked Bangkok in 2010 are set to stand trial on Thursday for terrorism, in a case that risks inflaming the kingdom’s political tensions.

Thai ‘red shirt’ protest leaders to go on trial
Thaksin should stay out of Thai politics, says panel chief
Rooney injury reignites transfer talk despite denials

Speculation over the future of Wayne Rooney mounted yesterday as the Manchester United star returned to England almost immediately after arriving in Bangkok for the club's Asian tour, and Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho admitted he admires the striker "very, very much".

20 Jul 2018 - 2:51PM

Speculation over the future of Wayne Rooney mounted yesterday as the Manchester United star returned to England almost immediately after arriving in Bangkok for the club's Asian tour, and Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho admitted he admires the striker "very, very much".

Rooney injury reignites transfer talk despite denials
Yingluck survives no-confidence vote in Thai parliament

Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra on Wednesday easily survived a no-confidence vote orchestrated by her opponents in parliament who accused her of failing to crack down on graft.

18 Jul 2018 - 5:27PM

Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra on Wednesday easily survived a no-confidence vote orchestrated by her opponents in parliament who accused her of failing to crack down on graft.

Yingluck survives no-confidence vote in Thai parliament
Eleven dead in Thai militant attacks
Indian pair charged for Thai drug smuggling