News A Thai anti-government protester points a baton towards a building from where protesters suspected a bomb was thrown on an anti-government protest march in Bangkok on 17 January.

The explosion in the Thai capital city left the protest leader Suthep Thaugsuban unharmed 

Thai protesters spill blood at government gates

Thai protesters poured several jugs of their own blood at the front gate of the government headquarters and outside the ruling party's offices today in a symbolic sacrifice to press their demands for new elections.

Thai premier calls bluff of Thaksin's red-shirted army

Protesters plan to donate 20 teaspoons of blood each to throw at parliament

Thai PM rejects protesters' call for new elections

Thailand's prime minister, backed by a formidable military force, rejected an ultimatum to dissolve Parliament on Monday as tens of thousands of red-shirted protesters vowed to splatter the seat of government with their own blood if their demands weren't met.

Protesters rally in Bangkok for fresh elections

More than 100,000 protesters converged in Bangkok yesterday and gave Thailand's military-backed government an ultimatum to call elections within 24 hours or face crippling demonstrations across the capital.

Tens of thousands of protesters call for Thai elections

Tens of thousands of protesters converged in Bangkok on today and gave Thailand's military-backed government an ultimatum: call elections in 24 hours or face crippling demonstrations across the capital.

Anti-government protesters head for Bangkok

Thousands of red-shirted, anti-government demonstrators converged on the Thai capital from the north and northeast today, vowing to oust the government in a mass, do-or-die display of muscle.

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Obits in Brief: Samak Sundaravej

Samak Sundaravej, who died on 24 November aged 74, was a firebrand right-wing politician and TV cooking show host who briefly served as Thailand's prime minister.

Diplomatic war between Cambodia and Thailand

Cambodia has expelled a senior diplomat at the Thai embassy, and Thailand responded in kind as the two nations carried on a sharp dispute over the fugitive former Thai prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra.

Thai demand for Thaksin extradition is turned down

Cambodia refused a request from Thailand yesterday to extradite fugitive former Thai premier Thaksin Shinawatra, adding fuel to a widening diplomatic row that threatens to worsen Thailand's political crisis.

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