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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 bringing down the government. Anti-government protesters’ tents are set up …Thailand protesters retreatIndependent OnlineThai Protesters Scale Back DemonstrationsVoice of AmericaThai tensions ease… for nowiAfrica.comReuters –Washington […]

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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 kingdom’s embattled premier. PHOTOS. A city street cleaner scrapes off …Bangkok boating lake park becomes focus of protestsReutersThai Protesters to Scale Back Bangkok GatheringsABC NewsKerry […]

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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 to shut down Bangkok and would dismantle their blockades of major …Thai opposition protesters to end Bangkok ‘shutdown’Daily TimesThailand Protest Leader To Move Rallies to […]

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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 Minister Yingluck Shinawatra to step down. Protest leader Suthep …Paradise lost in Thailand’s political turmoilBrisbane TimesThai EC says PM, Suthep’s willingness to talk a good […]

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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. Thailand’s premier is set to skip an anti-corruption panel hearing on …Thai anti-government protesters target PM again despite hint of talksReuters UKThai anti-graft body to […]

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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 the country as frustrations grow with the marathon antigovernment protests in Bangkok. Ms. Yingluck …Thai PM faces negligence charges as protest leader broaches talksReutersThai PM […]

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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 are unknown but production the British series Strike Back has been delayed for six months. Stapleton, 36, was …Oz Actor Sullivan Stapleton Injured in ThailandVarietyStrike […]

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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 speak bluntly: Do not enter or go near anti-government protest sites in Bangkok.Gunfire becomes new norm in Thai capitalReutersThailand’s rice mountain offers grain of hope […]

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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 bombs and gunfire fast becoming the new norm in the city …Thai Red Shirts mobilising to support embattled prime ministerABC OnlineThailand risks sliding into civil […]

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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 people were wounded after gunmen sprayed bullets on an …Six-year-old girl dies, three children killed so far in Thai protestsIndian ExpressThailand crisis: Army rules out […]

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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 a rally called by the People’s Democratic Reform Committee.Thailand: one dead in attack on protest rallyeuronewsThai gunmen kill young girl in attack on anti-government rallyThe […]

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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 protesters have been rallying in the city for …Deaths as protesters clash with riot police in BangkokBBC NewsThai protesters vow to storm Prime Minister’s crisis […]

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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 injured. Multiple gunshots were heard near the prime minister’s …4 dead after Thai police clash with anti-government protesters in BangkokCNN InternationalThai clashes kill three as […]

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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 least 63. Protesters fired guns and threw a …Thai police retake rally sites, three killed in clashXinhua3 dead after Thai police clash with anti-government protesters […]

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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 sites that have been blocked by demonstrators. Earlier on Tuesday, they …Policeman Killed in Bangkok ClashesWall Street JournalThai Police Officer Killed in Clash with ProtestersVoice […]

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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 policeman was shot dead …Thailand police and protesters clash in BangkokBBC NewsThai police remove 100 protesters from rally siteBusinessweekDozens injured as Thai police clear protest […]

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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 besieged her temporary office to demand …Thai Farmers Put Pressure on PM Over Rice PaymentsABC NewsThailand protesters besiege temporary government HQThe GuardianAngry farmers besiege Thai […]

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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 Victory … incident that nobody wants to talks …Kevin Muscat ‘insulted’ by Muangthong claimsSportal.com.auBothroyd ready for Melbourne clashBangkok PostMuangthong’s Bothroyd ready for Melbourne showdownBoxscore all […]

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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 access to ministries and stopped the government from fully …Bangkok anti-government protests continue despite dwindling numbers as …ABC OnlinePolice move onto protest site in Bangkok, […]

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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 polls, says it will ask the Constitutional Court on …Thai opposition challenges poll in court as protest numbers dwindleReuters IndiaThailand’s EC to announce date for […]

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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 their ballot as many polling stations were blocked by protesters during the …Thailand’s nationwide elections free of violence despite fearsWashington PostThailand election disrupted by protestsBBC […]

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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 certified for several months. Voting went ahead in 83,669 of the nation’s …Thailand elections: PM backs vote despite disruptionsBBC NewsBehind Thailand’s vote, a looming national […]

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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 Press. BANGKOK—Thailand’s election Sunday was a fraught affair featuring …Thai elections peaceful, but crisis far from overMiamiHerald.comThailand votes peacefully amid opposition boycottHindustan TimesThailand election disrupted […]

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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 deepening political crisis. Around the country, the vast majority of voting …Bangkok gunmen appeared to be military trainedSydney Morning HeraldThai protesters join final anti-govt march […]

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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 campaign to force Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra to quit.Thailand votes: Polls open after violent clashes in Bangkok’s Laksi districtABC OnlineThailand braces for tense national electionHouston […]

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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 Saturday in a prolonged daylight gun battle between protesters seeking to …Thailand election: Several hurt in Bangkok gun battleBBC NewsThailand Says Clashes and Ballot Blocking […]

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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 gunmen emerged from a crowd of …Thailand election: Several hurt in Bangkok gun battleBBC NewsViolence erupts in Thailand ahead of electionsUSA TODAYShots, blasts as protest […]

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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 and opponents of Prime Minister Yingluck …Gunmen open fire in protests ahead of Thailand’s national electionCNN6 injuried in clashes between protesters and pro-government supporters in […]

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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 results of the polls may not be certified for months …Shots, Explosions Heard as Thais Continue Protest in BangkokVoice of AmericaThai election: Shooting in Bangkok […]