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Thai junta threatens Norway's Telenor over Facebook block disclosure

Thailand's military junta has threatened to block Norway's Telenor from bidding in the country's upcoming 4G auctions in retaliation for revealing that it was ordered to block Facebook in the immediate aftermath of last month's military coup.

We'll do what is necessary to curb anti-government protests - Thai Army

Thailand’s army says it will take all measures to prevent planned protests against the Thai junta that toppled the government over a week ago.


Thai army tightens grip on media and critics

The Thai military is tightening control of the media with reports that at least 200 websites have been blocked, along with several TV channels. It came as the army announced the release of more than 120 leading politicians, activists and academics who were taken into custody after last week's coup. 

Thai army tightens grip on media, critics

Thai coup has royal backing: Junta

Thailand's coup leader said Monday that the country's king had officially endorsed him to run the nation after the armed forces seized power last week.

Thailand's army invokes martial law

Thailand’s military leaders declared martial law Tuesday in a surprise move which they say aims to restore peace and order after months of anti-government demonstrations and unrest have left the nation teetering.

Three killed and Prime Minister forced to flee in Bangkok as country edges closer to chaos

Three protesters have been killed and the country’s prime minister forced to flee from an important meeting as Thailand edged ever closer towards chaos. Officials suggested that an election scheduled for July might have to be postponed.

Bangkok blast injures two protesters

Two anti-government protesters in Thailand have been injured in an explosion outside the prime minister’s office in the capital, Bangkok.

Yingluck faces impeachment, ban from politics

Thailand’s anti-graft commission yesterday found ousted Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra guilty of negligence in overseeing a widely criticised rice subsidy programme, a day after a court forced her from office.

Thai protesters retreat but crisis 'not over'

Tensions eased in Thailand's strife-hit capital 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.

Thai prime minister stays out of Bangkok as unrest intensifies

Embattled Thai prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra was staying at a site 150 kilometres outside Bangkok on Monday as unrest in the capital intensified, but she said she had no plans to resign.

Thai protesters take to Facebook to target businesses linked to PM

Protesters campaigning to oust Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra turned to Facebook and other social media to attack businesses linked to her family on Thursday and rallied outside the offices of a property developer whose share price tumbled.

Bangkok riots kill four people as anti-government protesters clash with police in gun and grenade battle

More were injured as cops tried to clear government buildings occupied since last year by demonstrators calling for Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra to step down.

Police and protesters clash in Bangkok

Dozens of people have been injured in violence that erupted as Thai police began clearing protest sites in the capital, Bangkok.

Thai premier snubs calls for resignation amid protests

Thailand Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra says she will not step down, despite growing calls by the opposition protesters for her resignation.

Thailand's political crisis: The inside story

A classic struggle between social classes is being played out in the streets of Bangkok, Thailand, as hundreds of thousands of so-called 'yellow shirt' middle-class demonstrators seek to overthrow the current democratically-elected government.

Fresh anti-government protests held in Thailand

Thousands of anti-government protesters have gathered in Thailand’s capital, Bangkok, in a rally aimed at increasing support for the ouster of Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra.

Protesters remain on Bangkok streets as political situation remains unsettled in Thailand

Anti-government protesters have once again taken to the streets in the Thai capital, Bangkok. Demonstrators continued protests in the capital on Sunday, calling for the government of Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra to resign and a people’s council to replace the parliament.

The Changing Contours of US Imperial Intervention in World Conflicts

Following the Vietnam War, US imperial intervention passed through several phases: In the immediate aftermath, the US government faced a humiliating military defeat at the hands of the Vietnamese liberation forces and was under pressure from an American public sick and tired of war.Imperial military interventions, domestic espionage against opponents and usual practice of fomenting coups d’état (regime change) declined.

Thai PM Yingluck dissolves parliament and calls election

Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra has dissolved parliament and called an election, after sustained protests in the capital, Bangkok.

Thailand sells Rohingya muslim refugees to human traffickers

A new investigation reveals that Thailand immigration officials have sold hundreds of Rohingya Muslims fleeing from persecution in Myanmar to human traffickers.

Thailand anti-government protesters seize state TV

Protesters seeking to overthrow Thailand’s government have taken control of state television headquarters in Bangkok.

Pardon for Israeli Who Butchered Wife in Thailand

Israeli man convicted of murdering and dismembering ex-wife released from prison, slated to return to Israel in six months. Victim’s mother accuses Minister Eli Yishai of involvement in Cohen’s release.

Targeting Iran: Israel ramps up rhetoric

Thai police say Israeli diplomats were the target of a group of Iranians arrested after prematurely setting off explosives in Bangkok. The claims are expected to further fuel anti-Iranian rhetoric that Tel Aviv has ratcheted up after bomb attacks targeted Israelis in Georgia and India.

And another obstacle for Israel could come from Egypt, as the Muslim Brotherhood threatens to reconsider Cairo's peace treaty with Tel Aviv.

Targeting Iran: Israel ramps up rhetoric

Thai princess: 'I feel Israeli in my heart'

Shimon Peres asked after King Bhumibol Adulyadej, who has been suffering poor health for some time...The president recalled his visits to the king in the royal palace where there is a garden with blooms produced from Israeli seeds.

Thailand: Israeli "drug kingpin" arrested in Bangkok

A 43-year-old Israeli man known to Thai police as the number one drug dealer in the Provincial Police Region 2 jurisdiction has been arrested.

Israeli says not guilty of 'largest human trafficking case in U.S. history'

Los Angeles-based Global Horizons Manpower CEO Mordechai Orian, 45, surrendered to federal authorities in Honolulu earlier Friday, a day after the FBI had tried to arrest him at his Southern California home but found he wasn't there.

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