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U.S. envoy for North Korean affairs travels to Japan, Thailand

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WASHINGTON The U.S. envoy for North Korea will travel to Japan and Thailand next week to discuss how to increase pressure on Pyongyang after its latest ballistic missile test, the U.S. State Department said on Friday.

Thai court issues arrest warrants over arms cache

BANGKOK A Thai court issued arrest warrants against five people on Thursday over the discovery of a cache of weapons, including figures with links to the "Red Shirt" followers of former prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra.

World, Dec 07 2017

Thai court jails man for 27 years over Bangkok hospital bomb

BANGKOK A Thai court sentenced a 62-year-old man to 27 years in prison on Wednesday for planting a bomb at a Bangkok hospital that wounded 21 people.

World, Dec 06 2017

Cambodia revokes diplomatic passports of banned opposition members

PHNOM PENH Cambodia has canceled the diplomatic passports of some opposition members weeks after a Supreme Court ruling dissolved their political party, senior government officials said on Thursday.

World, Nov 30 2017

Thai politician eyes kingmaker role as election plotting starts

BANGKOK An election could be a year away in army-ruled Thailand, but Anutin Charnvirakul is already eyeing a role as a potential kingmaker with ties across the traditional political divide and to the politicized generals.

World, Nov 30 2017

Thai police arrest 16 protesting against coal-fired power plant

BANGKOK Thai authorities have arrested 16 people who were protesting against the construction of a coal-fired power plant, drawing criticism of the military government from rights activists and environmentalists.

World, Nov 28 2017