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Storm in a Thai red bowl
Storm in a Thai red bowl
A Facebook user in Thailand was arrested and charged with sedition for posting a photograph of a red bowl given to her by the ousted former prime...
Thai army declares martial law
Thai army declares martial law
Thailand's army has declared martial law "to keep law and order" after six months of violent unrest and anti-government demonstrations and one day...
Thai minister's friendship with Mugabe 'strictly social'
Thai minister's friendship with Mugabe 'strictly social'
For most politicians, any association with Zimbabwe's president, Robert Mugabe -- let alone a friendship -- would be damaging to their career. Not...
SABC's new chief linked to shady Thai billionaire
SABC's new chief linked to shady Thai billionaire
The appointment of Lulama Mokhobo as SABC group chief executive is dogged by the virtual collapse of a mining company she chaired -- and controversial Thai billionaire Thaksin Shinawatra played a key role in its meltdown....
Desperate bid to assuage Thai flood rage
Desperate bid to assuage Thai flood rage
Authorities in the Thai capital repaired a damaged flood gate on Wednesday that has become the focus of anger, fear and rivalry between arms of...
Thailand hails first female PM: Yingluck Shinawatra
Thailand hails first female PM: Yingluck Shinawatra
Yingluck Shinawatra became politically turbulent Thailand's first female prime minister on Friday after Parliament endorsed her crushing election...
Thailand to lift emergency rule in Bangkok
Thailand to lift emergency rule in Bangkok
Thailand on Tuesday said it would lift a state of emergency in Bangkok and three neighbouring areas, seven months after a bloody military crackdown...
Thaksin on 'courtesy call' to Mandela
Thaksin on 'courtesy call' to Mandela
No business was discussed with the fugitive Thai politician, says foundation
Fugitive former Thai leader meets Nelson Mandela
Fugitive former Thai leader meets Nelson Mandela
Emerging from weeks of silence, fugitive former Thai Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra has appeared in Africa, where he says he is dealing in...
Thailand picks up the pieces after deadly conflict
Thailand picks up the pieces after deadly conflict
Thailand picked up the pieces on Friday after violence and mayhem triggered by a crackdown on anti-government protests, as the focus swung to...
Thai protesters calm as battle raged to an end
Thai protesters calm as battle raged to an end
As Thai troops staged a bloody operation to disperse anti-government protesters on Wednesday, thousands of red shirt supporters in a fortified camp...
Bangkok braces for unrest after peace plan rejected
Bangkok braces for unrest after peace plan rejected
Bangkok braced on Sunday for more unrest a day after the Thai government rejected a peace overture from demonstrators offering to end increasingly...

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