(BANGKOK) — Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra said Tuesday she would not resign ahead of national elections set for Feb. …
Yellow Shirt protesters in Bangkok determined to oust Thailand’s first female Premier
(BANGKOK) — Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra said Monday she will dissolve the lower house of Parliament and call elections in an attempt to calm the country’s deepening political crisis.
Yingluck’s announcement came as thousands of anti-government protesters began marching through Bangkok in a “final showdown” against her …
(BANGKOK) — Thailand‘s main opposition party resigned from Parliament on Sunday to protest what it called “the illegitimacy” of a government with which it can no longer work. The move deepens the country’s latest political crisis one day before new street demonstrations that many fear could turn violent.
Democrat Party spokesman …
Protests are expected to pick up Friday.
(BANGKOK) — Thailand put politics aside Thursday to celebrate the 86th birthday of the country’s revered monarch, who used his annual birthday speech to call for stability but made no direct reference to the crisis that has deeply divided the nation.
Violence and street battles between anti-government protesters and police were put …
Thailand’s political crisis has involved years of political and street battles between supporters and opponents of former Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra. Some key dates:
— Sept. 19. The army topples Shinawatra in a bloodless coup while he is overseas. The takeover follows months of protests led by the People’s Alliance …
Antigovernment protesters welcomed into grounds of police headquarters with flowers and handshakes
(BANGKOK) — Anti-government protesters crossed heavily fortified barriers to reach the gates of the Thai prime minister’s office and the city police headquarters without resistance from police Tuesday.
After bitterly resisting them with tear gas and rubber bullets since Saturday, police lounged on sidewalks as protesters removed the …
Anti-government protesters clashed with riot police over the weekend in an attempt to unseat Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra
Four people died and more than 100 were injured as violence returned to Bangkok over the weekend
Police unleash tear gas and water cannons on antigovernment protesters as embattled Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra is forced to flee to secret location
Clashes started Saturday and continued Sunday morning and have left at least two people dead and 45 wounded