A criminal defamation case against two journalists in Thailand is set to proceed this week, despite calls from the United Nations and prominent rights groups for the charges to be dropped amid concerns over press freedom there.
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Escalating protests and violence in Thailand have led the government to institute a state of emergency.
Thailand’s Constitutional Court has ruled general elections held in February invalid in a fresh blow to the embattled prime minister.
Thai police have discovered about 200 suspected Turkish refugees at a secret camp in the kingdom’s deep south, officials said Thursday, describing the case as “unprecedented”.
Two passports lost or stolen in Thailand on separate occasions were used to board the missing Malaysia Airlines plane.
Despite several protest sites shutting down, Thailand’s foreign minister says emergency laws could be extended until demonstrations end completely.
US Secretary of State John Kerry has called on Thailand to investigate “politically motivated” attacks denouncing the deaths of several children as “horrifying”.
Thailand’s prime minister on Sunday condemned weekend attacks on her opponents that killed four people — three of them children — and pledged to bring the perpetrators to justice.
A bomb killed two people, including a 12-year-old boy, and wounded nearly two dozen at an anti-government rally in Thailand’s capital Sunday, police reported.
As the political situation in Thailand worsens with deaths on Bangkok’s streets this week, CNN takes a look at the root causes of the protests, and what the latest developments might mean for the country’s political future.