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Rival groups demonstrate in Thailand as election tensions grow


(The January 19 story corrects last paragraph to say coronation will be first in living memory for most Thais, but not all.)

Gunmen kill two Buddhist monks in Thailand's troubled south

NARATHIWAT, Thailand Unknown gunmen shot dead two Buddhist monks and injured two others in an attack at a temple in Thailand's mainly Muslim south, the first such killing of a Buddhist monk in the restive region in more than three years.

World, Jan 19 2019

Sex seminar model who claimed Trump secrets deported from Thailand

BANGKOK A model from Belarus who was arrested during a "sex training seminar" in Thailand and then claimed to have evidence of Russian interference in U.S. President Donald Trump's election was deported on Thursday. | Video

World, Russia, Jan 17 2019

Thai universities tap into rising Chinese demand

BANGKOK Chinese national Cherry He Ting rattles off in fluent Thai as she presents her masters thesis ahead of graduating from a Bangkok university, where she has studied for the past three and a half years.

World, Jan 16 2019

Soccer: Players' union asks members to help detained Bahraini

DUBAI The global footballers' union FIFPro has asked its members to help the Bahraini soccer player arrested in Thailand in November over a prison sentence in his homeland, saying it fears for his safety.

Sports, Soccer, Bahrain, World, Jan 16 2019

Thailand must postpone election again, until March: officials

BANGKOK Thailand's long-delayed general election to end military rule will have to be postponed from its Feb. 24 date and will likely be held in March, two officials in the Election Commission said on Tuesday.

World, Jan 15 2019