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Thai junta seeks extradition of royal insult suspects


BANGKOK Thailand's military government has requested the extradition of several people suspected of insulting the monarchy after the death of King Bhumibol Adulyadej, the foreign minister said on Tuesday.

First repatriation of Myanmar refugees in Thailand begins

BANGKOK The first, voluntary repatriation of 68 Myanmar refugees from camps along the Thai-Myanmar border began on Tuesday with the United Nations refugee agency calling the movement a "milestone" while underscoring it would not lead to an exodus.

Bomb in Thai south kills one, injures 19: police

BANGKOK At least one person was killed and 19 wounded in an explosion at a night market in southern Thailand on Monday where Muslim separatists have been waging an insurgency for more than a decade.

World, Oct 24 2016

Rights activists urge Thai junta to drop sedition charge against lawyer

BANGKOK Human rights activists on Monday called on Thailand’s junta to drop sedition charges against a rights lawyer in the first such case against an attorney since the military took power in a 2014 coup.

World, Oct 24 2016

Huge crowd of mourning Thais sings royal anthem in honor of late king

BANGKOK A huge crowd of Thais gathered on Saturday outside Bangkok's Grand Palace to sing the royal anthem in honor of King Bhumibol Adulyadej, who died on Oct. 13 after seven decades on the throne. | Video

World, Tech Oct 22 2016

Thai junta says Google removing content with royal insults

BANGKOK Thailand’s government met with representatives from Internet giant Google, amid growing calls from Thai hardline royalists to bring those who insult the monarchy to justice, as many Thais look with uncertainty to a future without their revered king.

World, Tech Oct 22 2016