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Jail suspended for Thai webmaster under royal law

A Thai court today convicted an online editor for hosting posts critical of the revered monarchy on her website, but suspended her jail sentence amid demands to reform the lese majeste law.

Thai blasts linked to 'international tensions'


A series of blasts in Bangkok that seriously wounded a suspected Iranian bomber are linked to global political tensions, a Thai official said on Wednesday, after Israel accused Tehran of involvement.

Israeli diplomats target of Bangkok bombers: Thai official


Israeli diplomats were the target of a failed bomb plot by three Iranian suspects in Bangkok, a senior Thai intelligence official said on Wednesday.

"These three Iranian men are an assassination team

Bangkok bombers part of wider network: Israel


Iranian suspects behind a failed bomb plot in Thailand were 'part of the same network' as assailants who targeted Israeli embassy staff in India and Georgia, Israel's ambassador said on Wednesday.


Thai PM to meet Myanmar's Suu Kyi next week


Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra said Saturday that she would meet Myanmar's democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi on a visit to the neighbouring country next week.

Yingluck will travel to Myanmar's

More than 500 die in Thai floods


The death toll from Thailand's worst floods in decades jumped above 500 on Sunday as the seemingly unstoppable waters crept deeper into Bangkok, swamping main roads and threatening the city centre.


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