Thai protesters scale back rallies – Deutsche Welle

Deutsche WelleOpposition protesters in Thailand have been dismantling barricades in the capital, Bangkok, in the wake of renewed violence. A city park is becoming the focus for rallies aimed at…

Thai protesters retreat but crisis ‘not over’ – Channel News Asia

Channel News AsiaTensions eased in Thailand’s strife-hit capital on Saturday after protesters abandoned their attempted “shutdown” of Bangkok, but the move was seen as only a temporary reprieve for the…

Antigovernment Protesters Retreat From Bangkok Street Shutdown – New York Times

New York TimesBANGKOK — In what appeared to be a major retreat by the movement to overthrow the Thai government, antigovernment protesters on Friday said they were abandoning their campaign…

Thai minister rejects televised talks proposal – gulfnews.com

gulfnews.comBangkok: A senior Thai minister rejected a proposal for talks from the leader of an anti-government protest movement on Friday as demonstrators rallied at ministries to put pressure on Prime…

Shinawatra to miss anti-graft hearing – The News International

The News InternationalPrime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra is fighting for her political survival as pressure mounts on several fronts — in the streets, the courts and from the National Anti-Corruption Commission.…

Thai Prime Minister’s Supporters Plan Volunteer Militias — Update – Wall Street Journal

Wall Street JournalIt has been more than a week since Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra was last seen in Thailand’s capital, and now war drums are sounding in the north of…

Actor Sullivan Stapleton seriously injured in Bangkok while filming Strike Back … – NEWS.com.au

Actor Sullivan Stapleton seriously injured in Bangkok while filming Strike Back …NEWS.com.auAUSTRALIAN actor Sullivan Stapleton has been seriously injured while filming a television series in Thailand. The Melbourne-born actor’s injuries…

What the government isn’t telling you about Bangkok – Sydney Morning Herald

Sydney Morning HeraldBangkok: I write this after a night of gun battles across the Thai capital. The Australian government’s smartraveller.gov.au advisory for travellers doesn’t say it. But it’s time to…

Gunfire becomes new norm in Thai capital – Reuters

ReutersBANGKOK (Reuters) – Shots fired by unknown gunmen on Wednesday rattled parts of the Thai capital where anti-government protesters have set up camp for weeks, with small but occasionally deadly…

Three Children Dead in One Weekend: Thailand’s Political Violence Is Officially … – TIME

TIMEThai hospital workers evacuate an injured villager following an attack near an anti-government rally in Khao Saming, Trat province on February 23, 2014. A five-year-old girl was killed and many…

Thailand crisis: Bangkok blast toll rises to three – BBC News

BBC NewsA young girl has died from injuries sustained in Sunday’s bomb blast in Bangkok, bringing the death toll from the attack to three. The apparent grenade blast took place…

Thailand protests targeted; 3 dead, dozens wounded – CNN

CNNBangkok, Thailand (CNN) — Thailand’s prime minister on Sunday condemned weekend attacks on her opponents that killed three people, including two children, and pledged to bring the attackers to justice.…

3 dead in weekend attacks on Thailand protests – USA TODAY

USA TODAYBANGKOK (AP) — An apparent grenade explosion at an anti-government protest site in Thailand’s capital killed two people on Sunday, a day after an attack at a similar demonstration…

3 dead in weekend attacks on Thailand protests – Businessweek

BusinessweekBANGKOK (AP) — An apparent grenade explosion at an anti-government protest site in Thailand’s capital killed two people on Sunday, a day after an attack at a similar demonstration in…

Thailand crisis: Deadly attack on opposition rally – BBC News

BBC NewsGunmen have opened fire on an anti-government rally in eastern Thailand, killing a five-year-old girl and wounding dozens of other people. Attackers threw explosives and shot at demonstrators at…

Thai anti-government protesters gather outside defense compound – CNN

CNNBangkok, Thailand (CNN) — Thai anti-government demonstrators massed Wednesday outside the Prime Minister’s makeshift office, a day after clashes with police in the streets of Bangkok killed five people. The…

Clashes between riot police, Thai protesters turn deadly – USA TODAY

USA TODAYBANGKOK (AP) — Hundreds of riot police attempted to clear out anti-government protest sites around Thailand’s capital on Tuesday, triggering clashes that left four people dead and 64 others…

Thai Police Clashes With Protesters in Bangkok Leave Three Dead – Bloomberg

BloombergThailand’s opposition edged a step forward in legal efforts to oust Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra, as clashes between anti-government protesters and police in Bangkok killed three people and wounded at…

Thailand police and protesters clash in Bangkok – BBC News

BBC NewsThai police are confronting protesters at a site in central Bangkok, with several people injured and one police officer reported killed. Police are trying to retake official buildings and…

Policeman Killed in Bangkok Clashes – Wall Street Journal

Wall Street JournalThai police aiming their weapons toward antigovernment demonstrators near Government House in Bangkok Tuesday, as security forces moved on long-standing protest sites around the capital. Reuters. BANGKOK—A Thai…

Thai PM under siege, lengthy protests take toll on economy – Reuters

ReutersBANGKOK (Reuters) – Protesters seeking to oust Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra surrounded Thai government headquarters on Monday in response to police efforts to clear them from the streets, as farmers…

Muscat unfazed by coach circus – SBS

SBSA bizarre case involving an English journeyman coach has dominated the days preceding the AFC Champions League playoff between Melbourne Victory and Thailand’s Muangthong. Muangthong in turmoil on eve of…

Thai Police Clear Areas of Protesters as Their Numbers Ebb – New York Times

New York TimesHundreds of Thai police officers on Friday began reclaiming intersections in Bangkok that a dwindling protest movement seized several weeks ago. The police cleared barriers that have blocked…

Thai Opposition Challenges ‘Unconstitutional’ Election – Voice of America

Voice of AmericaThailand’s opposition is moving ahead with legal challenges to Sunday’s election, which, though peaceful, failed to resolve a months-long political standoff. The opposition Democrat Party, which boycotted the…

Thai Vote Fails to Ease Tensions as Protests Disrupt Poll – Bloomberg

BloombergAngry residents yell at police and officials protesting against not being able to cast… Read More. Angry residents yell at police and officials protesting against not being able to cast…

Thai Vote Fails to Ease Tensions as Protesters Disrupt Election – Bloomberg

BloombergThai voters cast ballots across almost 90 percent of the country yesterday, defying efforts of protesters who disrupted polling stations in a general election where the results may not be…

Thai Elections Fail to Resolve Political Stalemate – Wall Street Journal

Wall Street JournalThai Prime Minister and Pheu Thai Party leader Yingluck Shinawatra poses before casting her ballot in the general election at a polling station in Bangkok on Sunday. Associated…

Elections Expose an Increasingly Bitter Divide in Thailand – TIME

TIMEThai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra holds her ballot before casting it at a polling station in Bangkok Feb. 2, 2014. Email

Tense Thai Elections Go Ahead Despite Protests – ABC News

ABC NewsProtesters trying to derail Thailand’s national elections forced the closure of hundreds of polling stations in a highly contentious vote that has become the latest flashpoint in the country’s…

Thailand election: Country goes to polls – BBC News

BBC NewsMillions of Thais are voting in a general election boycotted by the opposition and blighted by protests. Anti-government protesters say they will disrupt voting across Thailand and continue their…

Gun Battle in Bangkok Escalates Election Protest – New York Times

New York TimesAn antigovernment protester with his pistol on Saturday during a clash in Bangkok with supporters of the government. Nir Elias/Reuters. BANGKOK — At least six people were injured…

Gunfire Paves Bloody Way To Thai Elections – TIME

TIMEGunmen opened fire on pro-government demonstrators in Bangkok, Thailand on Saturday, wounding at least six people and ratcheting up tensions just one day before Sunday’s key national elections. Around eight…

Thai poll: Several wounded in Bangkok pre-election shooting – BBC News

BBC NewsAt least six people have reportedly suffered gunshot wounds in the Thai capital, Bangkok, amid anti-government clashes ahead of Sunday’s election. The violence erupted during a stand-off between supporters…

Thai Election Commission Says Blocking of Ballots to Hamper Vote – Businessweek

BusinessweekThailand’s Election Commission warned that voting in tomorrow’s general election may be called off in parts of the country’s southern provinces because protesters are blocking the distribution of ballots. The…

Bangkok tense on eve of Thailand election – ABC Online

ABC OnlineThailand’s anti-government protesters have sought to block ballot boxes being distributed in several parts of the country on the eve of its general election. Scores of protesters have blocked…