Greek diplomat killed by train near Bridge on River Kwai town

A Greek diplomat based in Bangkok was killed Wednesday after she fell under a moving train while visiting a popular Thailand tourist region known for inspiring the classic film "The Bridge on the River Kwai", police said.

Thailand displays cash, luxury cars seized in probe into senior police

 Thai police displayed stacks of cash, luxury cars and an extensive collection of antique Buddha statues on Tuesday seized in a probe that has led to the arrest of seven police on charges ranging from insulting the monarchy to money laundering.

Thai police royal defamation probe widens

A major Thai police corruption probe widened Tuesday with a third high-ranking officer charged under strict royal defamation rules in what analysts say is an attempt by the military junta to strengthen their hold over police.

Two Thai policemen charged with royal defamation: Official

 Two high-ranking Thai police officers have been charged with royal defamation, an official said today, a rare arrest of senior public servants as use of the draconian law intensifies after a May coup.

Ailing Thai King unable to meet ministers

Thailand`s revered King Bhumibol Adulyadej missed a planned meeting with two government ministers, palace officials said, amid ongoing public concern over the state of the ailing 86-year-old`s health.

UN blasts Thai junta for 'Hunger Games' detentions

The United Nations criticised Thailand's junta on Friday for detaining people caught throwing a three-fingered protest salute inspired by "The Hunger Games" movies, as the prime minister warned that people using the defiant gesture could "jeopardise their future".

Martial law to stay in Thailand: Minister

Thailand`s martial law will not be lifted for the foreseeable future, the Justice Minister said on Friday, despite an earlier pledge to lift the law in some provinces to help the tourism industry which has struggled since a military coup in May.

Five Thai students detained for Hunger Games salute

Five Thai students were detained on Wednesday after flashing the three-finger salute from "The Hunger Games" films during a speech by the premier, officials said, in the latest crackdown on opposition to May`s coup.

Thai radio host jailed for five years for royal defamation

A Thai radio show host has been jailed for five years for royal defamation, his lawyer said Tuesday, one of the first sentences passed by a military court for breaching the draconian law since a May coup.

American grilled for shipping human body parts in Thailand

Bangkok: A parcel delivery company in Bangkok put three packages bound for the United States through a routine X-ray and made a startling discovery: preserved human parts, including an infant's head, a baby's foot and an adult heart.

Thai police seek two Americans over baby body parts

Thai police said Monday they were seeking two Americans after the body parts of several babies -- probably stolen from a medical museum -- were found in five parcels destined for the United States.

Harinder Pal Sandhu wins gold in men's squash at Beach Games
Harinder Pal Sandhu wins gold in men's squash at Beach Games

India's Harinder Pal Singh Sandhu held his own to defeat Hong Kong's Yip Tsz Fung in an exciting three-game affair to win gold in the men's squash event at the Asian Beach Games, which is currently taking place at Phuket in Thailand.

Baby body parts found in Bangkok package destined for US

The body parts of several babies have been found in a parcel destined for the United States, Thai police said Sunday.

Four Sydney brothers join Islamic State in Syria, tell family 'flying to Thailand'

Four brothers from the western Sydney are believed to have travelled to Syria to join Islamic State militants in their fight, as per reports on Saturday.

China confirms identity of Uyghurs who escaped to Thailand

 Dozens of Uyghur Muslims, who fled from China's restive Xinjiang province to Thailand, have been detained by Thai authorities, officials said.

Thai police ban British journalist`s book for `defaming` royals

Health workers on the frontline of West Africa's Ebola crisis pleaded with G20 leaders today for more resources, describing horrific working conditions as they attempt to contain the deadly outbreak.

Influx of boat people a "huge burden for Thailand": Military spokesman

Thailand is buckling under the burden of sheltering and feeding hundreds of boat people over the past month, a senior government spokesman said on Thursday, and needs more help from rights groups and non-governmental organizations.

DNA: Don't vote for BJP, it will impose a Hindu CM, warns PDP leader Peer Mansoor

Another controversial statement by a PDP leader has sparked communal tension in the valley. A legislator of the People's Democratic Party (PDP) Peer Mansoor asked the people not to vote for the BJP as it will impose a Hindu chief minister on the state.

Narendra Modi meets Thai PM, discusses economic cooperation, tourism
Narendra Modi meets Thai PM, discusses economic cooperation, tourism

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday met his Thai counterpart Prayut Chan-o-cha and said that there were several possibilities of economic cooperation between the two countries.

Thai barracks shooting raises soldier stress issue

Thailand`s army chief has warned under-pressure troops deployed in Thailand`s insurgency-stricken south need to be better supported, an army spokesman said Friday, after a conscript shot dead four officers before turning the gun on himself