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A major Thai police corruption probe was widened Tuesday with a third high-ranking officer charged under the country's strict royal defamation rules in what analysts said was a rare purge of the kingdom's top brass.
 

A military court in junta-ruled Thailand sentenced a Web editor to 4 1/2 years in jail Monday for publishing an article five years ago that it said defamed the nation's king.
 

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.
 

The United Nations criticized Thailand's junta 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 “jeopardize their future.”
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Police detained three students Thursday at the opening of the latest “Hunger Games” movie in Thailand, where opponents of May's military coup have adopted the film's three-finger salute as a sign of defiance.
 

Five Thai students were detained 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 police issued arrest warrants Tuesday for two Americans who attempted to mail a preserved baby's head, foot and other human body parts to the United States, saying the objects were stolen from a Thai medical museum
 

A package delivery company in Bangkok put three packages bound for the United States through a routine X-ray and made a startling discovery — inside were a variety of preserved human parts, including an infant's head, a baby's foot and an adult heart.
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Thai police have banned a British journalist's book about politics in Thailand for “defaming” the monarchy, an official said Thursday, in a country with one of the world's strictest lese majeste laws.
 

More than 100 migrants thought to be from China's Uighur minority have escaped from shelters in Thailand, with authorities fearing they have fallen into the hands of a human trafficking ring, an official said Wednesday.
 
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