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Thai army stops 155 people from leaving country after coup

Thailand`s military government has banned 155 people including politicians and activists from leaving the country after staging a coup following months of political turmoil, according to a statement read on television on Friday.

Police fire teargas at Thai protesters

Thai police fired teargas on Friday at royalist protesters bent on bringing down a caretaker government after a court threw Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra out of office and an anti-graft agency indicted her for negligence.

Explosions in southern Thailand kill 1, wound 24

Suspected Muslim insurgents in southern Thailand launched a wave of attacks on Sunday that killed one person and wounded 24 others.

Thai Red Shirts vow `final fight` to defend Yingluck

Thailand`s pro-government "Red Shirt" supporters rallied for a second day Sunday, vowing to protect Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra, who is facing a slew of legal challenges that could see her toppled within weeks.

Thai protesters stage mass anti-govt rally

After a brief lull in anti- government protests against embattled Thai Premier Yingluck Shinawatra, tens of thousands of demonstrators on Saturday marched through Bangkok demanding her resignation.

Thailand court rejects plea challenging election validity

Thailand`s Constitution Court on Wednesday rejected a petition filed by an opposition leader seeking the court`s ruling on whether the Feb 2 general elections were constitutional.

Indian facing deportation says will back Thai protests

A leading Indian businessman facing deportation from Thailand today said he would continue to participate in anti-governement protests despite the action taken against him.

Thailand protestors block advance voting for migrants

Protestors in Thailand Sunday blocked many polling stations and disrupted advance voting ahead of next week`s general elections, officials said.

Thai protesters fight on despite state of emergency

Defiant Thai opposition protesters vowed to ignore a state of emergency that came into force across the tense capital on Wednesday, refusing to abandon their fight to bring down the government.

Thai PM seeks military`s help to end political deadlock: Media

Thailand`s beleaguered Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra has asked the powerful military to act as a mediator in pushing for a new dialogue with the anti-government protest movement which has vowed to "shut down" Bangkok from January 13.

Thai tensions to rise as power struggle intensifies

Thailand is heading for a political showdown as protesters plan to shut down Bangkok next week to sabotage an election while the government`s supporters have vowed to stage massive counter-rallies in the country`s provinces.

Thai ruling party to launch election bid amid protests

Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra`s party is due on Saturday to kick off campaigning for controversial elections boycotted by the opposition and rejected by anti-government protesters preparing to "shut down" Bangkok.

Thai protesters say no plan to shut airports

Thailand`s anti-government protest movement reassured tourists Friday that it would not target the kingdom`s airports or public transportation during a planned "shutdown" of Bangkok later this month.

Thai protest leaders` bank accounts to be frozen

Thailand`s Department of Special Investigation will freeze the bank accounts of 18 anti-government protest leaders, media reported Thursday.

Thai protesters march in bid to oust PM, take aim at US

Anti-government protesters marched in Bangkok on Thursday in a bid to force Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra from office but their numbers appeared far smaller than earlier in the month.

Thai protest leaders refuse to give up, but streets calm

Protesters seeking to topple Thailand`s government stayed off the street on Friday after halting their demonstration the day before out of respect for the king on his birthday but clashes were reported overnight, one at the occupied Finance Ministry.

Thai protesters target Army, ruling party headquarters

Defiant Thai opposition protesters stormed the Army headquarters and besieged Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra`s party offices on Friday, intensifying their fight to bring down her government.

Thai protesters move on ministries, offices in anti-government push

Thousands of Thai demonstrators marched on Wednesday towards a government office complex they planned to shut down as part of efforts to cripple the government and oust Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra.

Thai govt rejects plea for talks, pushes crackdown

Thailand took a tough stand against thousands of anti-government protesters.

Thai protesters stand ground amid peace overtures

Thousands of Thai anti-government protesters remained barricaded inside their encampment in Bangkok Wednesday, demanding more details on a proposed roadmap aimed at ending the tense standoff.