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Storm in a Thai red bowl

A symbol of former prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra's opposition party has landed a Facebook user and journalist in hot water with the ruling junta.

Thailand hails first female PM: Yingluck Shinawatra

Yingluck Shinawatra has become politically turbulent Thailand's first female prime minister after Parliament endorsed her crushing election victory.

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.

Thailand to lift emergency rule in Bangkok

Thailand said it would lift a state of emergency in Bangkok and three neighbouring areas, seven months after a bloody military crackdown.

Thai PM survives no-confidence vote

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

Thailand picked up the pieces on Friday after violence triggered by a crackdown on anti-government protests, as the focus swung to recovery.

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.

Thai army turns up the heat on Bangkok protesters

The Thai military said it would cut off supplies on Wednesday to anti-government protesters camped out in downtown Bangkok.

Thai protesters threaten to spread rallies in Bangkok

Protesters in Thailand pushing for early elections threatened mobile rallies across Bangkok on Wednesday in defiance of a state of emergency.

Fears of civil conflict deepen in Thailand

Fears of civil conflict grew in Thailand on Tuesday after anti-government protesters stopped police from moving to Bangkok.

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