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Thai Legislature Impeaches Former PM

AP | THANYARAT DOKSONE | Posted 03.24.2015 | World

BANGKOK (AP) — Thailand's former Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra said Friday that democracy in her country was dead, after the military-appointed...

Ousted Thai Prime Minister Yingluck To Face Criminal Charge

Reuters | Panarat Thepgumpanat, Pracha & Hariraksapitak | Posted 01.23.2015 | World

BANGKOK, Jan 23 (Reuters) - Former Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra will face criminal charges in the Supreme Court and a possible jail term, t...

Hitler Appears In Thai Video To Promote 'Values'

AP | TODD PITMAN | Posted 12.10.2014 | World

BANGKOK (AP) — The short propaganda film commissioned by Thailand's military rulers was supposed to promote the "12 core values" every Thai student ...

Thai Students Arrested After Flashing 'Hunger Games' Salute

AP | THANYARAT DOKSONE | Posted 11.21.2014 | World

BANGKOK (AP) — Police detained three students Thursday at the opening of the latest "Hunger Games" movie in Thailand, where opponents of May's milit...

Thailand's Junta Leader Assumes The Prime Minister Post

AP | THANYARAT DOKSONE | Posted 08.25.2014 | World

BANGKOK (AP) — Thailand's junta leader, who seized power in a military coup three months ago, officially assumed his new post as prime minister on M...

Fears Grow Thailand Is Headed For Major Civil Unrest

Reuters | Posted 05.24.2014 | World

By Amy Sawitta Lefevre BANGKOK, March 24 (Reuters) - Anti-government demonstrators in Thailand resumed street protests on Monday afte...

Thai Court Nullifies Election

Reuters | Amy Sawitta Lefevre | Posted 05.20.2014 | World

* Unclear when new election may be held * Anti-government protesters say they will disrupt vote again * Protesters want...

Thai Prime Minister Struggles To Stay In Power

AP | TODD PITMAN | Posted 01.25.2014 | World

BANGKOK (AP) — From inside her "war room" in a temporary office at the Defense Ministry, Thailand's beleaguered Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra i...

What You Need To Know About The Political Protests In Thailand

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 01.23.2014 | World

Anti-government protesters in Thailand are blocking key intersections in the heart of Bangkok in an attempt to bring the government to a standstill an...