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Thai man was raising 6 tigers on rooftop


A Thai man has been arrested and accused of illegally raising six tigers on top of an apartment building on Bangkok's outskirts after police busted a larger tiger-trafficking ring in the country.


Bomb attacks kill seven in Thai town: Military

Seven people were killed and dozens wounded in three bomb attacks on Saturday in the main town in Thailand's insurgency-hit far south, the military said.

"Seven people are confirmed dead, more than 7

Thailand: Bangkok escape floods as waters recede


Thailand's government is expressing confidence that Bangkok will escape the worst flooding to hit this nation in decades as flood waters begin receding across central plains north of the capital.


A little taste of golfing paradise

Over the years, Thailand has developed into something of a golfer’s paradise.

Blast kills bomb squad pair in Thai south: police

Two bomb disposal policemen were killed and nine other people wounded in a blast in the Thai south on Saturday after warnings of New Year violence in the restive region, the police said.

The bomb — the second in Narathiwat province in four days — went off in front of a stall, killing a 50-year-old police officer. The second victim, whose age is unknown, died in hospital after suffering a shrapnel wound.

Thailand ends emergency rule in part of restive south

Thailand's cabinet agreed Tuesday to lift a five-year-old state of emergency in one area of its restive deep south as a test case for the rest of the Muslim-majority region, officials said.

The emergency laws — which give broad powers to security forces — will be rolled back in Mae Lan district in Pattani, one of three provinces near the Malaysian border which have been under the decree since 2005.

Two rangers shot dead in Thai south

Suspected Islamic militants shot two rangers dead in Thailand's restive south on Thursday as the country unveiled plans to revoke a state of emergency in part of the troubled region.

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