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Iran envoy blames Israel for Bangkok bombings


February 19th, 2012 - 7:07 am ICT by IANS
Bangkok, Feb 19 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Iranian ambassador to Thailand Majid Bizmark has said the bombings in Bangkok were organised by "Zionist regime" Israel as a provocation against the image of ... Read more...

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Third Iranian suspect in Bangkok bombing held in Malaysia (Second Lead)


February 15th, 2012 - 10:41 pm ICT by IANS
Bangkok, Feb 15 (IANS) A 31-year-old Iranian suspect in Tuesday's Bangkok bombings who managed to board a flight for Malaysia was Wednesday detained after his arrival in Kuala Lumpur, media ... Read more...

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Bangkok bombing’s Iranian suspect held in Malaysia (Lead)


February 15th, 2012 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
Bangkok, Feb 15 (IANS) An Iranian suspect in Tuesday's Bangkok bombings who managed to board a flight for Malaysia was Wednesday detained after his arrival in Kuala Lumpur, media reports ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka donates flood relief to Thailand


November 23rd, 2011 - 9:49 am ICT by IANS
Colombo, Nov 23 (IANS) Sri Lanka has donated over $50,000 worth of aid to Thailand as flood relief, the external affairs ministry said.External Affairs Minister G.L Peiris handed over a ... Read more...

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Five-day holiday as Bangkok residents flee floods


October 27th, 2011 - 4:48 pm ICT by IANS
Bangkok, Oct 27 (IANS) Thailand has declared a five-day holiday to allow residents of this capital city to flee before the waters come flooding in.The Thai authorities ordered the five-day ... Read more...

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100 crocodiles escape from flood-hit Thailand farm


October 11th, 2011 - 3:50 pm ICT by IANS
Bangkok, Oct 11 (IANS) Thai authorities are looking for about 100 crocodiles that escaped from a farm in a flood-hit province.About 100 crocodiles escaped Sunday when the crocodile farm in ... Read more...

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13 Chinese sailors killed after ships hijacked


October 10th, 2011 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
Bangkok, Oct 10 (IANS) Thai authorities Monday confirmed that all 13 Chinese crewmen on two hijacked ships were killed last week.Investigators suspect that a drug ring of Shan, or Tai ... Read more...

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Thai authorities link toxic chemicals to foreigners’ deaths


August 17th, 2011 - 1:17 am ICT by BNO News
BANGKOK, THAILAND (BNO NEWS) -- The mysterious deaths of four foreigners and a tour guide in northern Thailand has been attributed to poisoning from an unknown toxic chemical or pesticide, local authorities ... Read more...

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Orangutan rides bicycle to promote cycling safety


August 15th, 2011 - 9:05 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Bangkok, 15 Aug (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Thai government has recruited an 8-year-old orangutan to be the face of the country’s road safety campaign. Thai authorities say the country’s traffic accidents are ... Read more...

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Thai police arrest tiger trafficking kingpin


May 23rd, 2011 - 8:40 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Bangkok, May 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Thai authorities have announced that they have arrested the leader of a tiger trafficking ring. The police have been hunting for the alleged mastermind of the huge ... Read more...

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Opponents say Thai PM can lose job over British citizenship acknowledgement


February 25th, 2011 - 2:00 pm ICT by ANI
Bangkok, Feb 25 (ANI): The political opponents of Thailand Prime Minister Abhisit Vejajjiva have said that he could lose his job over his acknowledgement that he also retains a British citizenship.Yesterday, ... Read more...

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Spain takes down ring that forged documents for terrorists (Lead)


December 2nd, 2010 - 11:20 am ICT by IANS
Madrid, Dec 2 (IANS/EFE) Spanish and Thai authorities mounted a joint operation to dismantle a cell that produced false travel documents for groups linked to Al Qaeda, officials said here Wednesday.Seven people ... Read more...

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Thai PM Vejjajiva cancels trip to Russia following Bout’s controversial extradition


November 18th, 2010 - 8:51 pm ICT by BNO News
BANGKOK, THAILAND (BNO NEWS) -- Thai Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva on Thursday canceled next week's trip to Russia in which he was scheduled to attend the Tiger Summit, following the ... Read more...

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Russian arms dealer extradited to US


November 16th, 2010 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
Bangkok, Nov 16 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Former Russian army officer and alleged arms dealer Viktor Bout has been extradited from Thailand to the US, the Russian consul said in Bangkok Tuesday.Bout was ... Read more...

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Over 100 Tamil migrants heading to Canada arrested


October 30th, 2010 - 5:29 am ICT by BNO News
OTTAWA, CANADA (BNO NEWS) -- Over 100 Tamil migrants on Friday were arrested by Thai authorities as they were allegedly heading to Canada, the Toronto Star newspaper reported.Thai authorities informed that 114 ... Read more...

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Blasts in southern Thailand injure at least 15


October 25th, 2010 - 9:46 pm ICT by BNO News
BANGKOK, THAILAND (BNO NEWS) -- At least 15 people were wounded after a series of explosions rocked the troubled southern region of Thailand on Monday, the sixth anniversary of a deadly anti-government ... Read more...

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Teaching is a deadly job in Thailand


September 21st, 2010 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
Bangkok, Sep 21 (DPA) Separatists have killed 135 teachers in southern Thailand over the past eight years in their efforts to rid the region of "Siamese infidels", a human rights group said ... Read more...

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Russia to seek repatriation of man extradited to US


August 20th, 2010 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 20 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia will seek repatriation of a Russian businessman due to be extradited from Thailand to the US on arms trafficking charges, Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Friday. Viktor ... Read more...

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UN renews call for restraint in Thailand’s deadly demonstrations


May 18th, 2010 - 6:24 am ICT by IANS
New York, May 18 (DPA) UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon Monday repeated his call for both sides in Thailand's deadly street demonstrations to show restraint as the toll rose to at least ... Read more...

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Thai prime minister warns of crackdown (Roundup)


May 15th, 2010 - 10:41 pm ICT by IANS
Bangkok, May 15 (DPA) Thai Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva warned Saturday of an imminent crackdown on an anti-government protest that has paralysed central Bangkok for more than a month, leading to ... Read more...

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Thai troops surround Bangkok protest site


May 14th, 2010 - 2:46 pm ICT by IANS
Bangkok, May 14 (DPA) Thai troops Friday secured roads around a protest site in the heart of Bangkok in their ongoing crackdown on a two-month demonstration that has led to the ... Read more...

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Thailand protesters reject call to end demonstrations


April 5th, 2010 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
Bangkok, April 5 (DPA) Anti-government protesters Monday rejected Thai authorities' demands to end their demonstration at a key shopping and tourism district in the heart of Bangkok. The protesters, known as the ... Read more...

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Thailand repatriates illegal Bangladeshi migrants


February 18th, 2010 - 3:02 am ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Feb 18 (DPA) A group of 200 ethnic Rohingyas was repatriated to Bangladesh late Wednesday from Thailand, more than a year after the group tried to illegally migrate to Malaysia before ... Read more...

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Thai court detains crew of aircraft carrying weapons


December 14th, 2009 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
Bangkok, Dec 14 (DPA) A Thai court Monday ordered a 12-day detention period without bail for one Belarus national and four Kazakh citizens who landed a cargo plane with 35 tonnes ... Read more...

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Thailand to charge crew of aircraft carrying weapons


December 13th, 2009 - 4:45 pm ICT by IANS
Bangkok, Dec 13 (DPA) Thailand will charge five Kazakhstan and Belarus crew members who landed a cargo plane with 35 tonnes of weapons at a Bangkok airport on the weekend, the ... Read more...

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Thailand impounds North Korean airplane carrying weapons


December 12th, 2009 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
Bangkok, Dec 12 (DPA) Thai authorities Saturday impounded a North Korean airplane that was found to be carrying weapons, an official said. The pilot of the airplane had requested an emergency landing at ... Read more...

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Fourth East Asia Summit opens


October 25th, 2009 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS
Hua Hin (Thailand), Oct 25 (IANS) The fourth East Asia Summit (EAS), in which the leaders of the ASEAN (Association of Southeast Asian Nations) countries and their counterparts from China, Japan, ... Read more...

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Thailand rejects US extradition request for ‘Merchant of Death’


August 11th, 2009 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
Bangkok, Aug 11 (Xinhua) A Thai Court Tuesday rejected a US request to extradite Viktor Bout, a suspected Russian arms dealer dubbed "Merchant of Death", to face trial in the US. The ruling ... Read more...

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Actor David Carradine did not commit suicide, says official


June 12th, 2009 - 4:55 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, June 12 (DPA) An autopsy conducted in the US has determined that actor David Carradine did not commit suicide, forensic pathologist Michael Biden said Thursday. The "Kill Bill" star, 72, ... Read more...

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Carradine death not suicide - second autopsy


June 12th, 2009 - 2:11 am ICT by John Le Fevre
An independent autopsy of Hollywood actor David Carradine by high-profile forensics expert Dr. Michael Baden has determined the star of Kill Bill vols., 1&2 and the 70’s television series Kung Fu ... Read more...

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Carradine’s ex-wife reveals actor’s ‘kinky moments’


June 10th, 2009 - 8:42 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, June 10 (DPA) An ex-wife of David Carradine has revealed that the late actor liked to tie himself up and enjoyed his kinky moments. Gail Jensen made the comments in an ... Read more...

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Carradine Bangkok death saga continues


June 9th, 2009 - 6:13 pm ICT by John Le Fevre
The saga surrounding the strange circumstances of the death of Hollywood actor David Carradine in a Bangkok hotel room continues with Lawrence Kobilinsky, Chairman of the Department of Forensic Sciences and ... Read more...

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Dead photos of David Carradine published in Thai Rath anger family


June 8th, 2009 - 1:32 am ICT by John Le Fevre
The family of dead Kill Bill and 70’s television series Kung Fu star David Carradine have reacted angrily to photographs of the dead actor being published in the Thai Rath newspaper ... Read more...

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Jolie urges Thai Govt. to free Burmese Refugees locked in camps


February 6th, 2009 - 1:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, February 6 (ANI): Hollywood actress Angelina Jolie has asked the Thailand Government to free around 110,000 Burmese refugees who have been locked inside camps for up to 20 years in ... Read more...

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Oz writer jailed for three years for insulting Thai royal family


January 19th, 2009 - 3:05 pm ICT by ANI
Bangkok, Jan.19 (ANI): Australian writer Harry Nicolaides, 41, has been sentenced to three years in jail here for insulting Thailand''s revered royal family in a novel. Nicolaides pleaded guilty to the charge ... Read more...

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