Thailand issued an arrest warrant Tuesday for fugitive former premier Thaksin Shinawatra for inciting street battles between anti-government protesters and troops that left two dead and 123 hurt. Full story
2009-04-17 07:10:34 GMT Xinhua English
BANGKOK, April 17 (Xinhua) -- The Thai cabinet on Friday decided not to lift a state of emergency in Bangkok as peace was not fully restored, Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva said.
2009-04-17 02:32:07 GMT Xinhua English
BANGKOK, April 17 (Xinhua) -- Sondhi Limthongkul, a leader of yellow-shirts protest movement which seized Bangkok airports last year, was ambushed and injured when gunmen opened fire on his car early Friday morning, Thai media reported.
2009-04-15 09:01:15 GMT China Daily
BANGKOK -- Thailand issued an arrest warrant Tuesday for fugitive former premier Thaksin Shinawatra for inciting street battles between anti-government protesters and troops that left two dead and 123 hurt.
2009-04-15 07:46:57 GMT Xinhua English
BANGKOK, April 15 (Xinhua) -- Thailand's Public Health Ministry announced here on Wednesday that two died and other 133 people were injured during the recent scattered rioting due to anti-government protests in the capital Bangkok.
2009-04-14 08:32:59 GMT Xinhua English
Thai anti-government protesters began to head home Tuesday afternoon after their leaders surrendered to police and called an end to the rally. But the security in the capital Bangkok is still tight.
2009-04-14 03:39:38 GMT SINA.com
At least 113 people, including more than two dozen soldiers, have been injured as violence in the streets of Thailand's capital continues to intensify, emergency personnel said Tuesday.
2009-04-13 15:30:32 GMT Xinhua English
BANGKOK, April 13 (Xinhua) -- Violence in Thailand is escalating Monday despite government troops attempted to gain control and restore order to the capital Bangkok.
2009-04-14 00:15:01 GMT Xinhua English
BEIJING, April 14 -- Japan urged its nationals to avoid wearing red or yellow colors in Bangkok, while France and Britain advised citizens to stay indoors as rioting spread Monday in the Thai capital and countries worldwide issued travel advisories.
2009-04-12 01:24:37 GMT Xinhua English
TOKYO, April 12 (Xinhua) -- Japanese Prime Minister Taro Aso returned home early Sunday from Thailand after the Thai government postponed the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) related summits due to massive anti-government demonstrations.
2009-04-13 08:33:16 GMT Xinhua English
BEIJING, April 13 (Xinhua) -- Thailand has experienced frequent power changes after former Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra was ousted on Sept. 19, 2006 in a bloodless coup. The following is a chronology of the changes.
2009-04-13 05:25:07 GMT Xinhua English
BEIJING, April 13 (Xinhua) -- Thai protests have escalated as hundreds of army soldiers and anti-government protesters clashed in Bangkok early Monday morning after Thai prime minister Abhisit Vejjajiva declared a state of emergency in the capital city.
2009-04-12 08:17:29 GMT Xinhua English
BANGKOK, April 12 (Xinhua) -- Thai Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva Sunday noon declared a state of emergency in Bangkok and provinces surrounding Bangkok, following mass anti-government protests demanding his step down.
2009-04-11 06:38:21 GMT Xinhua English
BANGKOK, April 11 (Xinhua) -- The United Front of Democracy Against Dictatorship (UDD), or the "red-shirts", is a major anti-government force in Thailand. Its members and supporters are often referred to informally as "red shirts" since they are known for wearing red clothes during anti-government protests.
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