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Thai soldiers confess to killing Chinese sailors


October 29th, 2011 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 29 (IANS) Nine Thai army men have surrendered and confessed to killing 13 Chinese sailors in Thailand earlier this month, the Thai police chief has said.The victims onboard ... Read more...

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Cambodian, Thai soldiers again exchange gunfire on Saturday


April 30th, 2011 - 4:51 pm ICT by ANI
Phnom Penh, April 30 (ANI): The exchange of firing between Cambodian and Thai soldiers started again on early Saturday in the disputed border area near the 13th century Ta Krabei temple in ... Read more...

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Thailand and Cambodia agree to ceasefire


April 28th, 2011 - 7:29 pm ICT by BNO News
BANGKOK, THAILAND (BNO NEWS) -- The governments of Thailand and Cambodia on Thursday agreed to a ceasefire almost a week after they their border clashes begun, officials said.Thai national army chief General ... Read more...

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Cambodia and Thailand continue border clashes for the fourth day


April 26th, 2011 - 12:56 am ICT by BNO News
BANGKOK, THAILAND (BNO NEWS) -- Cambodia and Thailand on Monday continued border clashes for the fourth day over territory dispute near the Preah Vihear temple, the Bangkok Post reported.At about 10:00 a.m. ... Read more...

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UN urges Thai-Cambodia ceasefire


April 24th, 2011 - 11:36 pm ICT by BNO News
UNITED NATIONS (BNO NEWS) -- UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon called on Thailand and Cambodia to declare a ceasefire as clashes continue for the third day."The Secretary-General is troubled by reports of renewed ... Read more...

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One Thai soldier killed in new clash along Thai-Cambodian border


April 22nd, 2011 - 3:14 pm ICT by BNO News
BANGKOK, THAILAND (BNO NEWS) -- At least one soldier was killed and five others were wounded after Cambodian and Thai soldiers clashed on Friday morning along their common border.Thai-ASEAN News Network reported ... Read more...

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Clashes along Thai-Cambodian border resume


February 17th, 2011 - 2:36 am ICT by BNO News
BANGKOK (BNO NEWS) -- New skirmishes between Thailand and Cambodia were reported on Wednesday after the United Nations Security Council proposed a permanent ceasefire on Monday.Cambodian soldiers attacked a Thai outpost at ... Read more...

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Thai-Cambodian border clashes resume after ‘ceasefire’


February 7th, 2011 - 1:47 am ICT by BNO News
BANGKOK (BNO NEWS) -- Violent clashes between Thai and Cambodian soldiers erupted on Sunday, despite both countries agreed a ceasefire yesterday, the Bangkok Post reported.Army spokesman Sansern Kaewkamnerd said the clashes broke ... Read more...

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Six dead in Thai-Cambodian border clashes


February 5th, 2011 - 1:21 am ICT by BNO News
SISAKET, THAILAND (BNO NEWS) -- At least six people on Friday were killed as Thai and Cambodian troops clashed in the border near the Hindu Preah Vihear Temple, The Nation newspaper reported.Thai ... Read more...

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Cambodia sentences two Thai nationalists to jail guilty of spying


February 2nd, 2011 - 4:43 am ICT by BNO News
PHNOM PENH, CAMBODIA (BNO NEWS) -- A Cambodian court on Tuesday sentenced two key activists of a Thai nationalist movement after finding them guilty of espionage.The court handed down an eight-year jail ... Read more...

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Barricades set up as Thai Army battles protesters


May 16th, 2010 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
Bangkok, May 16 (DPA) Thai soldiers battled urban guerrillas in the heart of Bangkok Sunday as tyres burned and new barricades were erected in defiance of government orders to disperse. Prime Minister ... Read more...

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Thailand’s Red Shirts seek UN peace-keepers to keep protests alive


April 22nd, 2010 - 12:47 pm ICT by ANI
Bangkok, Apr 22(ANI): Thailand's opposition United Front for Democracy against Dictatorship (UDD), also known as the "Red Shirts", will petition the United Nations to send a peace-keeping force to the trouble-torn ... Read more...

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Opposition `Red Shirts’ rule out talks with Thai Government


April 11th, 2010 - 8:40 pm ICT by ANI
Bangkok (Thailand), Apr.11 (ANI): Opposition `Red Shirt' protesters have ruled out negotiations with the government of Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva. On Sunday, Jatuporn Prompan, one of the leaders of the Red Shirt ... Read more...

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19 more dead, 800 injured in Thai political violence


April 11th, 2010 - 2:04 pm ICT by ANI
Bangkok (Thailand), Apr.11 (ANI): Fugitive former Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra has said that he is quite traumatised by the violent confrontations between his Red Shirt supporters and Thai soldiers on Saturday. The ... Read more...

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Three Cambodian soldiers die after eating poisonous mushrooms


August 3rd, 2009 - 10:45 am ICT by IANS
Phnom Penh, Aug 3 (DPA) Three Cambodian soldiers died and one was left seriously ill after the group ate poisonous mushrooms picked near an 11th-century temple at the centre of an ongoing ... Read more...

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Thai army clashes with anti-government protesters (Second Lead)


April 13th, 2009 - 2:30 pm ICT by IANS
Bangkok, April 13 (DPA) Thai soldiers fired shots at protesters driving buses at them and used tear gas against demonstrators blocking a main road junction in Bangkok Monday in a major ... Read more...

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Thai army begins crackdown on anti-government protests


April 13th, 2009 - 9:24 am ICT by IANS
Bangkok, April 13 (DPA) Thai soldiers fired shots in the air early Monday and used tear gas against protestors blocking a main road junction in Bangkok, witnesses said. The city health department ... Read more...

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One dead in Cambodian-Thai border skirmish (Lead)


April 3rd, 2009 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
Phnom Penh/Bangkok, April 3 (DPA) Cambodian and Thai soldiers fought a battle in a disputed border area Friday afternoon that resulted in at least one death after a milder skirmish between the ... Read more...

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Cambodian, Thai soldiers exchange fire at border


April 3rd, 2009 - 11:39 am ICT by IANS
Phnom Penh/Bangkok, April 3 (DPA) Cambodian and Thai soldiers exchanged gunfire Friday morning at a disputed border area where a fatal skirmish between the two South East Asian neighbours erupted last year, ... Read more...

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Thai court dissolves ruling party, two others


December 2nd, 2008 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS
Bangkok, Dec 2 (DPA) Thailand's Constitution Court Tuesday dissolved the country's ruling People Power Party (PPP) for colluding in election fraud along with two other parties belonging to the coalition government.The verdict ... Read more...

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UN urges restraint at Cambodian-Thai border


October 16th, 2008 - 12:30 am ICT by IANS
New York, Oct 15 (DPA) UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon called on Cambodia and Thailand Wednesday to exercise utmost restraint and settle their dispute through dialogue.Ban said in a brief statement that ... Read more...

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Cambodia claims Thailand violated its airspace


October 15th, 2008 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
Phnom Penh, Oct 15 (DPA) Thailand violated Cambodian airspace hours before a border skirmish erupted Wednesday, Cambodian officials said.Cambodian and Thai soldiers Wednesday exchanged gunfire in a disputed zone near the ancient ... Read more...

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Cambodia firm on temple, people offer to help troops


August 13th, 2008 - 11:25 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Phnom Penh, Aug 13 (DPA) Cambodian journalists Wednesday announced they would answer a call for aid from soldiers stationed at a remote northern temple complex and travel there to distribute supplies. A ... Read more...

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Asean chief calls for restrain in border dispute


July 20th, 2008 - 9:32 am ICT by IANS
DPA Singapore, July 20 (DPA) The chief of Association of South East Asian Nations (Asean) has called for "maximum restraint" in the border dispute between Cambodia and Thailand, while Cambodia has asked for ... Read more...

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