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German tourist, 27, raped and killed on Thai island

German tourist, 27, raped and killed on Thai island

A 27-year-old German woman was raped and killed on an island in Thailand, police said Monday.

Thailand's rising political star charged with sedition

Thailand's rising political star charged with sedition

The leader of a new party that has challenged Thailand's military government was charged on Saturday with sedition

Thailand's Chiang Mai battles worst pollution in the world

Thailand's Chiang Mai battles worst pollution in the world

Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha on Tuesday visited the northern city of Chiang Mai, which is currently battling the worst air pollution in the world.

Thai demonstrators protest alleged cheating in election

Thai demonstrators protest alleged cheating in election

Thai demonstrators on Sunday protested against alleged cheating in the junta-ruled kingdom's first election since a 2014 coup, a week after the controversial poll sowed confusion over the ballot results.

Stranded baby elephants rescued by Thai rangers

Stranded baby elephants rescued by Thai rangers

Six baby elephants separated from their parents and trapped in a muddy pit for days have been rescued by park rangers in rural Thailand, officials said Saturday.

Thailand's opposition parties form alliance, demand junta step aside

Thailand's opposition parties form alliance, demand junta step aside

Thailand's opposition "democratic front" of seven parties on Wednesday said it had won a majority in the lower house of parliament after a messy election, and had the right to try to form a government after five years of military rule.

Rivals voice suspicions as Thailand's pro-army party leads election race

Rivals voice suspicions as Thailand's pro-army party leads election race

Two major political parties raised doubts on Monday about the results of Thailand's general election after a party linked to the military took a surprise lead in the popular vote that suggested the country's junta chief will remain in power.

Thai tycoon convicted, bailed in black leopard poaching case

Thai tycoon convicted, bailed in black leopard poaching case

A Thai tycoon accused of poaching a black leopard was sentenced to 16 months in jail on other charges Tuesday but allowed to go free pending an appeal, in a case that has caused an outcry in a country ...

Thailand's early voting kicks off with crowds, long lines

Thailand's early voting kicks off with crowds, long lines

Hundreds of thousands of voters crowded into schools, parking lots and temples across Thailand on Sunday, eager to cast an early ballot a week before the country's first election in eight years.

Advisory Council Speaker holds meetings at UN

Advisory Council Speaker holds meetings at UN

HE the Speaker of Advisory Council Ahmed bin Abdullah bin Zaid al-Mahmoud met separately with Chamber of Representatives

Thai election body seeks dissolution of party that nominated princess

Thai election body seeks dissolution of party that nominated princess

Thailand's election commission said on Wednesday it is seeking the disqualification of a party that nominated a princess for prime minister, in what would be a set-back for the opposition loyal to ousted former prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra.

Party that nominated Thai princess for PM faces ban after king's rebuke

Party that nominated Thai princess for PM faces ban after king's rebuke

The Thai political party that nominated a princess as its candidate for prime minister could be banned from a general election in March after an activist said on Sunday he would file a petition seeking its dissolution.