Cleaners working on a commercial plane in eastern India have found 24 gold bars worth more than US$1 million stuffed into a toilet compartment, officials said Wednesday.
Thai Premier Yingluck Shinawatra called for calm Tuesday before a Constitutional Court ruling that could force the dissolution of her party and inflame the country's bitter divisions.
Thailand's economy grew at a lower-than-expected pace in -July September, data showed Monday as the government cut its forecast for the year while analysts warned political turmoil could inflict further damage.
Tibetan monk has set himself on fire in an act of protest in China, reports and campaign groups said Tuesday, as top Communist Party leaders hold a key gathering.
Thai premier Yingluck Shinawatra appealed Tuesday for anti-government groups to end ongoing street protests after the parliamentary defeat of an amnesty bill failed to defuse political tensions.
Thailand's senate Monday debated a highly contentious political amnesty bill as thousands of anti-government protesters massed in Bangkok to try to heap pressure on Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra.
Thailand's Senate on Friday delayed debate on a government-backed amnesty bill that has sparked mass protests, in a decision that could prolong political unrest.
The Thai Senate will likely reject an amnesty bill critics say is aimed at bringing back convicted former premier Thaksin Shinawatra from exile, the Senate Speaker said on Wednesday, a move that could defuse rising tension on the streets of Bangkok.
The Thai Senate will reject an amnesty bill critics say is aimed at bringing back convicted former premier Thaksin Shinawatra from exile, the Senate Speaker said on Wednesday, a move that could defuse rising tension on the streets of Bangkok.
Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra on Tuesday defended a controversial political amnesty bill that has sparked mass anti-government protests, urging the country to “forgive” after years of civil strife.