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Thai general among 72 indicted over human trafficking
Thailand on Friday said it would indict 72 people including a senior army officer over human trafficking after the plight of desperate Myanmar and Bangladesh migrants stranded at sea triggered an international outcry over the grim trade.
 

Thailand on Friday said it would indict 72 people including a senior army officer over human trafficking after the grim trade in migrants from Myanmar and Bangladesh rocked the Southeast Asian region.
 

Suspected militants have shot dead two Thai soldiers and burned their bodies, police said on Friday, in the latest outbreak of violence in the kingdom's insurgency-battered deep south.
 

Thailand's junta has asked France to return three dissidents wanted under the kingdom's controversial royal defamation law, an official said Tuesday, as authorities ramp up prosecutions over perceived insults to the monarchy.
 

Two journalists, including an Australian editor, went on trial in Thailand Tuesday over a report they published implicating the navy in human trafficking, as the United Nations urged the junta-ruled nation to drop the case.
 

Six people were killed and 11 others wounded in a series of attacks in Thailand's insurgency-plagued south, police said Saturday.
6 killed in insurgency-plagued southern Thailand

 

Three people were killed and a dozen injured in four separate bomb blasts in Thailand's war-torn deep south, police said Saturday, while another four died from shooting and arson attacks.
 

A Thai policeman described the harrowing moments he discovered the bodies of two British holidaymakers on Koh Tao island as the high-profile trial of two Myanmar migrants charged over their deaths opened Wednesday.
 

Ranong Rachasing would normally be in her fields at this time of year, toiling in ankle-deep water to make her rice paddies bloom through knowledge honed by years of cultivating Thailand's most celebrated export.
Dry paddies strike Thai junta's economic weak spot

 

Flashing a toothless smile, 96-year-old Gaew breaks into the jaunty, staccato verses of "Mo Lam," a style of folk music that reaches deep into the heritage of northeastern Thailand.
Thai folk music changes tune under coup

 

A 75-year-old Omani man who became Thailand's only known case of the often-deadly MERS virus was declared free of the illness by the Health Ministry on Friday.
 

The European Union hit out at Thailand's junta Tuesday for pursuing sedition charges against a group of anti-coup student activists, describing their arrest and prosecution in a military court as a "disturbing development."
EU slams Thai student sedition charges

 

Airport officials in Thailand say they followed proper security measures and gave no special treatment to Bangkok's former police chief who was arrested earlier this week in Tokyo with a loaded gun in his luggage.
 

Thailand should be ready for a re-audit by the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) on safety standards by September or October, Indonesian Deputy Transport Minister Arkhom Termpittayapaisith has said.
 
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