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Explosions in southern Thailand kill 1, wound 24

Last Updated: Sunday, April 06, 2014, 21:22

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

Last Updated: Sunday, April 06, 2014, 16:02

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.

Supporters of Thai PM converge to counter anti-govt protests

Last Updated: Saturday, April 05, 2014, 10:58

Thousands of supporters of Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra travelled by bus, pickup truck and train on Saturday to join a three-day rally on the outskirts of Bangkok aimed at countering months of sometimes violent anti-government protests.

Yingluck defends herself against negligence charges

Last Updated: Monday, March 31, 2014, 18:41

Embattled Thai Premier Yingluck Shinawatra on Monday defended herself against charges of negligence in a controversial rice subsidy scheme that could lead to her removal from office and a five-year ban from politics.

Thailand`s `red shirts` gear up for a fight

Last Updated: Monday, March 31, 2014, 10:36

The clock is ticking for Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra, who faces impeachment within weeks, but her supporters are hatching plans to thwart any move to dismiss her, with some leaders assembling what amount to militias.

Thais vote for Senate as PM showdown looms

Last Updated: Sunday, March 30, 2014, 21:17

Thais voted on Sunday to elect the upper house of parliament in a poll that could hold the key to the fate of the prime minister, who faces possible impeachment for negligence after months of street protests.

Protest-plagued Thailand holds Senate elections

Last Updated: Sunday, March 30, 2014, 16:07

Polls opened in Thailand on Sunday to elect the upper house of parliament in a vote that could hold the key to the fate of the prime minister, who faces possible impeachment for negligence after months of street protests.

Thais vote for Senate ahead of crucial deadline for PM

Last Updated: Sunday, March 30, 2014, 14:44

Thais voted on Sunday for half of the country’s 150-seat Senate in a key test for Yingluck Shinawatra`s troubled government, a day before the prime minister is due to defend herself against negligence charges over a disastrous rice subsidy scheme.

Thai protesters stage mass anti-govt rally

Last Updated: Saturday, March 29, 2014, 23:24

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.

Thai government lifts emergency in Bangkok, surrounding areas

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 18, 2014, 11:04

Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra on Tuesday lifted a nearly two-month-old state of emergency in Bangkok and surrounding areas after political violence against her government eased.

Thai anti-graft panel gives more time to Yingluck defence

Last Updated: Thursday, March 13, 2014, 19:14

Thailand`s anti-corruption body on Thursday gave Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra two more weeks to submit her defence over negligence charges that could lead to her being removed from office.

Criminal lawsuit filed against Thai PM over protesters death

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 11, 2014, 21:00

Thailand`s premier Yingluck Shinawatra could face legal action after relatives of two anti-government protesters, who died during clashes with police, filed a criminal lawsuit against her.