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Thailand Unrest

Thailand's 'White Shirts' Make A Plea For Compromise

AP | GRANT PECK and THANYARAT DOKSONE | Posted 01.24.2014 | World

BANGKOK (AP) — While thousands of protesters occupied major intersections around Thailand's capital to demand that the government scrap upcoming ele...

Explosion Injures Dozens Of Protesters In Bangkok

AP | THANYARAT DOKSONE and TODD PITMAN | Posted 01.25.2014 | World

BANGKOK (AP) — Dozens of people were wounded in Thailand's capital Friday when a grenade blast ripped through a crowd of marching anti-government de...

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...

Thailand Protests: Abhisit Vejjajiva Refuses To Dissolve Parliament Despite Threats Of Bloodshed

AP | DENIS D. GRAY | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BANGKOK — Anti-government protesters started donating their own blood Tuesday as part of a plan to splatter the Thai government headquarters in ...

7 Reasons Why Thailand Is A Mess

Global Post | Patrick Winn | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BANGKOK -- Since the end of absolute royal rule in 1932, Thailand has tottered between military rule and democracy, often landing at points in betw...

Thai Protesters Vow To Return Unless Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva Resigns

AP | JOCELYN GECKER | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

PATTAYA, Thailand - Thousands of anti-government protesters retreated Friday after an all-day standoff with soldiers in riot gear at the Asian summit,...

Thai Prime Minister's Motorcade Struck By Protestors

AFP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Hundreds of protesters trapped Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva inside a beach hotel for several hours on Tuesday, raising tensions ahead of a key Asi...

Thai King Misses His Speech During Time Of National Unrest

New York Times | SETH MYDANS and THOMAS FULLER | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BANGKOK -- King Bhumibol Adulyadej did not appear on Thursday to deliver his traditional birthday address at a highly charged political moment when ma...

Protesters force second Thai airport to shut down

AP | VIJAY JOSHI | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

BANGKOK, Thailand — Thai authorities shut down Bangkok's second airport Thursday after it was overrun by anti-government protesters, completely ...

Thai Prime Minister Rejects Calls To Step Down

AP | VIJAY JOSHI | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

BANGKOK, Thailand — Thai authorities shut down Bangkok's second airport Thursday after it was overrun by anti-government protesters, completely ...