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Thai political protests

Thai elections unlikely amid violent protests

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Thailand's Election Commission said on May 15 that it is "highly unlikely" that the country will be able to hold July 20 elections due...
Security tightened in Thailand amid escalating tensions

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Thailand’s acting government said on May 11 that it would tighten security to prevent clashes that could arise between the two sides in the...
500,000 Red Shirt protesters expected in Bangkok

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The pro-government in Thailand, the so-called Red Shirts who support the caretaker government under Yingluck Shinawatra, will hold a rally on Saturday, April 5,...
Security stepped up in Bangkok as protests resume

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As anti-government protest marches resumed in Bangkok on March 24, police have beefed up security measures in the Thai capital. Police stations throughout the...
Thailand’s Feb 2 general elections declared void

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Thailand's Constitutional Court on March 21 nullified February 2's election that was disrupted by protesters, further delaying the formation of a new government after...
More explosions, gunfire in Bangkok

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New explosions and gunfire occurred near an anti-government protest site in Thailand's capital early on February 25 after the protesters' leader warned that government...
Bangkok clashes: Five dead, 70+ injured

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Five people including a policeman were killed on February 18 in skirmishes between anti-government protesters and anti-riot police at the Phan Fah Lilat Bridge...
Bangkok: From ‘shutdown’ to ‘paralysis’

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Anti-government protesters in Bangkok have vowed to "paralyse" the entire capital on the coming election day on February 2, turning the city into "one...
Bomb blast closely missed Thai protest leader (video)video

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At least 36 people were wounded in Bangkok on January 17 when an explosion hit anti-government demonstrators marching through the capital, the city's emergency...
One dead, 96 injured in Thai clashes

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One policeman died in the Bangkok clashes in December 26, and at least 61 people were injured by tear gas grenades, rubber bullets and...
Thai protests start turning more violent

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Police in Bangkok on December 26 again used tear gas and rubber bullets against anti-government protesters who tried to break into the Thai-Japanese sports...
Thailand: Red Shirts threaten to ‘surround Bangkok’

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With the political situation in Thailand having reached an impasse as both sides - the government and the street protesters - won't move from...
Bangkok: 150,000 march against government (photo update)

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An estimated 150,000 people took to the streets on December 9 in the "final battle" against the Shinawatra government. The marches were so far...
Thai PM dissolves parliament, situation tense

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Bangkok braced for another wave of unrest on December 9 as protesters trying to overthrow the country’s democratically elected government took to the streets...
Bangkok braces for ‘final battle’

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Anti-government protest leaders have declared December 9 as "D-Day" for the "final battle" against the government led by Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra. On that...
Thailand: Truce for King’s birthday

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The Thai government has negotiated a truce with protesters in the streets of the capital for the next several days to honor the December...
Thai protesters to use ‘biological weapon’ against police

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Anti-government protesters in Thailand have revealed plans that they will be throwing faeces on police in response to tear gas grenade fire. The plan...
Gunshots in Bangkok as protests escalate

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After nighttime clashes that left at least two dead - other sources say four - and 45 injured, gunshots were fired in Bangkok on...