Thailand's army chief warned Monday the country risks “collapse” unless it pulls back from escalating violence after attacks in recent days left three children dead in the kingdom's worst political unrest since 2010.
An explosion in a busy Bangkok shopping district killed two people and injured 22 on Sunday, a day after a young girl died and dozens were hurt in an attack on a protest rally.
Gunmen in a pickup truck attacked an anti-government protest in Thailand's east, killing at least one person, a child, and wounding dozens, as violence in the country's 3-month-old political crisis spread outside the capital, Bangkok, officials said Sunday.
It was the world's last holdout against television and is regarded by travelers as a Himalayan Shangri-La.
Angry farmers driving hundreds of tractors called off a threatened protest at Thailand's main airport Friday, offering a reprieve to the country's embattled prime minister and to travelers fearing a repeat of a major 2008 blockade of the airport.
A Thai court ordered the government Wednesday not to use force against peaceful protests, as demonstrators vowed to intensify efforts to unseat the premier a day after street clashes left five dead and dozens wounded.
Thailand's embattled premier will be charged with neglect of duty, anti-graft officials said Tuesday, as clashes between police and opposition protesters left four dead and dozens wounded in central Bangkok.1 Comment
Thai riot police clashed with opposition protesters during an operation to seize back besieged government buildings in Bangkok on Tuesday, resulting in at least 25 injuries and dozens of arrests.
Thai opposition demonstrators besieged government offices Monday, including a compound that has been used as a temporary headquarters by Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra, in defiance of authorities who have vowed to reclaim key state buildings.
Thailand's Constitutional Court on Wednesday rejected petitions by both the ruling and main opposition parties accusing each other of attempting to overthrow the country's system of government during recent elections.