Thousands of pro-government “Red Shirts” massed in Thailand's capital Saturday to challenge attempts by opposition protesters to hand power to an unelected regime, warning that the kingdom was lurching towards “civil war.”
The mother and uncle of a Canadian woman allegedly killed over her secret marriage to a poor rickshaw driver were ordered Friday to be extradited to India to face charges.
Thai police fired tear gas Friday at protesters who called for the nation's Senate to aid their bid to topple the embattled government, two days after the prime minister was stripped of office.
Thousands of protesters are marching through the Thai capital to show that the prime minister's ouster by a court ruling is not enough.
Thailand's anti-graft commission indicted ousted Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra on Thursday on charges of dereliction of duty in overseeing a widely criticized rice subsidy program, a day after a court forced her from office.
Thailand's Constitutional Court Wednesday dismissed Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra and nine ministers for abuse of power, leaving the government clinging to power but the nation still locked in a political crisis.
Thailand's Constitutional Court dismissed Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra from office for abuse of power on Wednesday, in a ruling that threatens to unleash a new wave of political unrest in the kingdom.
An elderly woman died and 23 other people were injured after a strong earthquake shook northern Thailand, an official said Tuesday, as aftershocks continued to rattle the mountainous region popular with tourists.
Thailand's Constitutional Court said it will rule on Wednesday whether to remove Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra from office on abuse of power charges, a verdict that could plunge the country deeper into crisis.
Thailand's revered King Bhumibol Adulyadej made a rare public appearance Monday to mark the 64th anniversary of his coronation, as the political turmoil gripping his kingdom enters a critical phase.