A foreign man described as a "main suspect" in the deadly Bangkok bombing was arrested Tuesday, with Thai police calling him an important figure in the network that staged the attack.
An Australian journalist and his Thai colleague were acquitted of criminal defamation Tuesday over a report implicating Thailand's navy in human trafficking, as the country faces heavy criticism for its role in the deadly trade.
With much fanfare, Thai police had offered an US$84,000 reward for tips leading to arrests in the Bangkok bombing. On Monday, they handed out the cash -- to themselves.
Police investigating the deadly Bangkok blast said they were seeking a Thai woman and an unidentified man after bomb-making materials were discovered over the weekend in a second apartment raided by police.
Thailand's junta came under scrutiny Sunday after an unrelated picture of a suicide vest was broadcast during a nationally televised address announcing the arrest of a foreign man in connection with last week's deadly Bangkok shrine bombing.
Thai police said Sunday a foreigner arrested in connection with the deadly Bangkok bombing was part of a people-smuggling gang who may have launched an attack in response to a crackdown on their trade.
Thai authorities on Saturday detained and charged a 28-year-old Turkish man, Adem Karadag, over a bomb attack in Bangkok last week that killed 20 people and wounded scores more.
Thai police on Friday said three Uighur Muslims, among dozens detained in the kingdom for illegal entry last year, have been questioned over the deadly Bangkok bombing.
Thailand destroyed more than two tonnes of ivory Wednesday -- a victory for animal rights groups fighting against the trade in a country renowned for being a hub for illegal tusks.
An elephant in northern Thailand went berserk Wednesday, killing his "mahout" keeper before running off into the jungle with three terrified Chinese tourists still on his back, police said.
Thailand's junta said Tuesday the crucial tourist industry has been unaffected by last week's deadly bomb attack, as police quizzed a taxi driver believed to have picked up the main suspect.1 Comment
Up to 75 percent of the security cameras were broken along the getaway path taken by the main suspect in last week's deadly Bangkok bombing, Thailand's police chief said Monday, revealing a major obstacle to an investigation that has only fuzzy images of the still-unidentified man.
A Thai court Monday indicted a British labor rights activist in a case linked to a report he co-authored alleging severe labor abuses in Thailand's food industry, a key supplier to Western supermarkets.
A Hong Kong photographer may face five years in jail after he was detained for carrying a bullet-proof vest and helmet while covering the aftermath of last week's deadly shrine bombing, police said Monday.