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Thai opposition calls for probe into deaths of protesters

Thailand's anti-government movement the Red Shirts has officially asked the ICC to investigate possible crimes against humanity.

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Thailand's premier easily survived a parliamentary no-confidence vote Wednesday over his handling of deadly street protests.

Thailand picks up the pieces after deadly conflict

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Thai protesters abandon Bangkok refuge

Thai authorities restored order in Bangkok on Thursday after a night of rioting and fires that veered towards anarchy.

Bangkok gripped by looting, arson

Huge fires swept through major buildings in Bangkok on Wednesday as looting and arson gripped the Thai capital after an army crackdown on protesters.

Thai protesters calm as battle raged to an end

As Thai troops staged a bloody operation to disperse red shirt protesters on Wednesday, thousands of demonstrators in a fortified camp appeared calm.

Thai peace talks falter amid tense stand-off

Thai anti-government protesters agreed on Tuesday to talks brokered by lawmakers to end a crisis threatening to tear the country apart.

Thai protesters agree to talks to end violence

Thai anti-government protesters agreed on Tuesday to talks brokered by a Senate leader to end the deadly political crisis that country.

Thai troops battle protesters as crisis deepens

Thai troops battled anti-government protesters in central Bangkok on Friday, attempting to seal off their encampment.

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