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Hundreds of schools to shut as toxic smog chokes Bangkok
Hundreds of schools to shut as toxic smog chokes Bangkok
Toxic smog forced hundreds of Bangkok schools to close Wednesday, as authorities struggle to manage a pollution crisis that has stirred widespread...
Thailand says Saudi woman in asylum case to be sent back
Thailand says Saudi woman in asylum case to be sent back
A Saudi woman being held at Bangkok airport is to be sent back, Thai authorities said Monday, after she made a desperate plea for...
Bombing catches junta off-guard
Bombing catches junta off-guard
The Bangkok bombing, the most deadly in Thailand's recent history, poses a major challenge to the military junta that seized power in May last year,...
[Slideshow]No one claims responsibility for Bangkok blast
[Slideshow]No one claims responsibility for Bangkok blast
As Thailand tries to rebuild after a deadly blast that killed 12 people, someone is yet to claim responsibility for the explosion.
Protesters defy troops in Thailand
Protesters defy troops in Thailand
Thousands of security personnel, backed by armoured vehicles, were deployed on Bangkok's streets on Sunday in a show of force against small but...
'Shut Bangkok, restart Thailand'
'Shut Bangkok, restart Thailand'
It is just after daybreak on an April morning in Bangkok, and already the heat is suffocating. A group of South African journalists is being escorted...
Israel warns Iran may enter nuclear 'immunity zone'
Israel warns Iran may enter nuclear 'immunity zone'
Israeli Defence Minister Ehud Barak on Saturday called on world leaders to tighten sanctions on Iran before the country enters a "zone of immunity"...
'Third sex' get chance to fly Thai high
'Third sex' get chance to fly Thai high
Her eyelashes and her stockinged legs are long enough to warrant a double-take from passengers on board. It may seem a form of harassment to some,...
Drug mule's mom thought she was headed to Brazil
Drug mule's mom thought she was headed to Brazil
Drug mule Nolubabalo Nobanda's mother knew her...
Anger mounts in flood-weary Bangkok
Anger mounts in flood-weary Bangkok
Angry residents in flooded Bangkok protested on Monday, briefly blocking a major highway as frustration mounted that parts of the Thai capital are...
Thai PM plays down further flood risks to Bangkok
Thai PM plays down further flood risks to Bangkok
Bangkok's well-protected centre is only at risk of "minor" flooding, the Thai premier said on Saturday, as the deluge closed in on the metropolis,...
Anger rises in flooded Bangkok as centre stays dry
Anger rises in flooded Bangkok as centre stays dry
Tensions were rising between Thai residents and authorities in flooded parts of Bangkok on Monday, with hundreds protesting that their homes were...

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