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  • Thai Court Dismisses Murder Charges Against Former PM Abhisit Vejjajiva

    Thai Court Dismisses Murder Charges Against Former PM Abhisit Vejjajiva

    A Thai court on Thursday dismissed charges of murder and abuse of power against former prime minister Abhisit Vejjajiva and his then deputy Suthep Thaugsuban over a deadly crackdown on opposition protests in 2010.

  • Thailand's Junta Security Forces Stay in Barracks as Protests Dwindle

    Thailand's Junta Security Forces Stay in Barracks as Protests Dwindle

    Thailand's junta kept many of the thousands of troops and police it readied to deal with protests in Bangkok on Sunday off the streets as the number of people making a public show of dissent to the May 22 coup dwindled.

  • Thai Junta Tracks Internet Posting to Capture Protest Leader

    Thai Junta Tracks Internet Posting to Capture Protest Leader

    Thailand's security forces have tracked down and detained a prominent activist who helped organise protests against last month's military coup from comments he posted on the Internet, officials said on Friday.

  • Huge Thai Security Force Deployment Stifles Coup Protests

    Huge Thai Security Force Deployment Stifles Coup Protests

    Thailand's military government sent thousands of troops and police into central Bangkok on Sunday, stifling any mass dissent against the army's coup on May 22 and limiting protesters to small gatherings held mostly around shopping malls.

  • Thailand Forces Descend on Central Bangkok to Stifle Coup Protests

    Thailand Forces Descend on Central Bangkok to Stifle Coup Protests

    Thailand's military government has readied thousands of troops and police to stop any protests on Sunday against its seizure of power, with shopping malls and some train stations closing in central Bankok areas where protesters may congregate.

  • Thai Forces out to Stifle Unrest After Army Chief Sets Election Plan

    Thai Forces out to Stifle Unrest After Army Chief Sets Election Plan

    Thai police and soldiers flooded downtown Bangkok on Saturday to pre-empt further protests against a May 22 coup after the army chief said a return to democracy would take more than a year.

  • Thailand's Junta Bans All Anti-Coup Protests

    Thailand's Junta Bans All Anti-Coup Protests

    More than 1,000 Thai troops and police sealed off one of Bangkok's busiest intersections Thursday to prevent a planned protest, as authorities said they would no longer allow any demonstrations against last week's military coup.

  • Amid Protests, Filmmaker Detained in Swastika Mukherjee's Alleged Suicide Bid

    Amid Protests, Filmmaker Detained in Swastika Mukherjee's Alleged Suicide Bid

    A section of intellectuals here on Tuesday pointed the finger at the West Bengal government for the detention of Bengali filmmaker Suman Mukhopadhyay in connection with the alleged suicide bid by Bengali actress Swastika Mukherjee.

  • Thai Army Gets Down to Work on Economy, Stifles Dissent

    Thai Army Gets Down to Work on Economy, Stifles Dissent

    Thailand's military rulers will settle down to work at their Bangkok headquarters on Tuesday, firmly in charge after royal endorsement but facing small protests that so far the security forces have handled with restraint.

  • Thailand Coup Leader Threatens Crackdown if Protests Resume

    Thailand Coup Leader Threatens Crackdown if Protests Resume

    Thai coup leader General Prayuth Chan-ocha said on Monday he had been formally endorsed by the king as head of a military council that will run the country, and warned he would use force if political protests flared up again.

  • Thai Protesters Test Military's Resolve

    Thai Protesters Test Military's Resolve

    Thailand's military tightened its grip on power on Sunday as it moved to quell growing protests, saying anyone violating its orders would be tried in military court.

  • Thai Coup Leader Cements Grip, Assumes Law-Making Power

    Thai Coup Leader Cements Grip, Assumes Law-Making Power

    Thailand's military junta said on Saturday it had disbanded the Senate and placed all law-making authority in the army chief's hands, dramatically tightening its grip after a coup that has sparked Bangkok protests and drawn international condemnation...

  • Thailand Open Golf Cancelled Over Political Crisis

    Thailand Open Golf Cancelled Over Political Crisis

    The OneAsia tournament was meant to have taken place at Bangkok's Thana City Golf & Sports Club in March but was postponed after a 60-day state of emergency was declared in the capital. It has now been shelved for the year completely.

  • Protesters Force Thai PM to Flee Meeting After Three Killed in Bangkok

    Protesters Force Thai PM to Flee Meeting After Three Killed in Bangkok

    Protesters seeking to oust Thailand's government broke into the grounds of an air force compound on Thursday where the acting prime minister was meeting the Election Commission to fix a date for new polls, forcing him to flee.

  • Two Killed, 21 Wounded in Attack on Thai Protest Camp: Officials

    Two Killed, 21 Wounded in Attack on Thai Protest Camp: Officials

    Two people were killed and 21 were wounded in an attack early Thursday on an anti-government protest camp in Bangkok, medical officials and police told AFP, taking the death toll during six months of rallies to 27.

  • Thai Court Orders PM to Step Down, Prolonging Political Crisis

    Thai Court Orders PM to Step Down, Prolonging Political Crisis

    A Thai court ordered Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra to step down on Wednesday after finding her guilty of abusing her power, prolonging a political crisis that has led to violent protests and brought the economy close to recession

  • Six Months of Anti-Government Protests in Thailand

    Six Months of Anti-Government Protests in Thailand

    Thailand's Constitutional Court dismissed Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra from office for abuse of power on Wednesday, a ruling that threatens to unleash a new wave of unrest.

  • Thai Red Shirts vow to fight back if government ousted

    Thai Red Shirts vow to fight back if government ousted

    A leader of a pro-government movement backing Thailand's beleaguered prime minister has vowed to fight back if the country's judicial institutions and oversight agencies tried to remove the government undemocratically.

  • Supporters of Thai PM converge to counter anti-government protests

    Supporters of Thai PM converge to counter anti-government protests

    Thousands of supporters of Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra travelled by bus, pickup truck and train on Saturday to join a three-day rally on the outskirts of Bangkok aimed at countering months of sometimes violent anti-government protests.

  • Thai PM's supporters head for huge Bangkok rally, rule out violence

    Thai PM's supporters head for huge Bangkok rally, rule out violence

    Hundreds of thousands of Thai government supporters are expected to descend on Bangkok this weekend in a symbolic show of force after months of sometimes violent protests aimed at bringing down Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra.

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