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Reporters charged with defamation remanded on bail in Thailand

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PHUKET, Thailand - Two journalists were remanded on bail in Thailand on Thursday on charges of criminal defamation and other offences in connection with a story they published on the trafficking of Muslim minority Rohingya people from Myanmar.

Special Report: Flaws found in Thailand's human-trafficking crackdown

SATUN, Thailand - After a two-hour trek through swamp and jungle, Police Major General Thatchai Pitaneelaboot halts in a trash-strewn clearing near Thailand's remote border with Malaysia.

Beleaguered Thai PM pleads for justice, fair treatment

BANGKOK - With legal cases against her mounting, embattled Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra pleaded on Tuesday for fair and proper treatment from the national anti-corruption commission and Thailand's Constitutional Court.

World, 08 Apr 2014

Fourth Iranian held in UAE over businessman's kidnap: source

DUBAI - An Iranian suspected of helping kidnap a British-Iranian businessman in Dubai has been arrested in Thailand and deported to the United Arab Emirates (UAE), an official source familiar with the matter said on Sunday.

World, 06 Apr 2014

Thai PM supporters converge to counter protests

BANGKOK - Tens of thousands of supporters of Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra demonstrated on the outskirts of Bangkok on Saturday, part of a three-day rally aimed at countering months of sometimes violent anti-government protests.

World, 05 Apr 2014

Thai PM's supporters head for huge Bangkok rally, rule out violence

BANGKOK - Hundreds of thousands of Thai government supporters are expected to descend on Bangkok this weekend in a symbolic show of force after months of sometimes violent protests aimed at bringing down Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra.

World, 04 Apr 2014