Bangkok’s anti-coup flash mobs have adopted the 'Hunger Games' salute
They materialize suddenly, raising a three-finger salute toward the sky. Then they vanish as quickly as they appear, melting into crowds to evade police.
Thailand's military junta chief rules out elections for at least a year
The International Federation for Human Rights said there had been a 'swift and serious deterioration of the human rights situation' in Thailand since the coup, citing the detentions.
Brace for it: Thailand could be run by a military junta for years
But the generals now in charge hardly seem to be enjoying themselves.
How Thailand moved from anti-government protests to a coup in 6 months
A timeline of the key events.
Thai army tackles economic woes, stifles dissent
'We are very firm on our strategy when it comes to anti-coup protesters,' said deputy army spokesman Winthai Suvaree.
Thailand is now ruled by a military junta. Here are 4 things to expect.
Prayuth Chan-ohca's coup is a provocative move with the potential to create even more disorder in Thailand.
Thailand's military detains former Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra (LIVE BLOG)
A day after declaring a coup and a curfew, Thailand's military tightened its grip on the country.
Thailand's military says it is staging a coup ... for peace
The military also declared a curfew from 10 p.m. until 5 a.m. and clamped down on the media.
'No clear conclusion' in talks aimed at ending Thailand's political crisis
Thailand's political turmoil has driven the country to the brink of recession and even raised fears of civil war.
Martial law selfies are the hip new thing in chaotic Thailand
Turns out, the collapse of democracy can be fun, too.
Thailand’s democracy is being dismembered, limb by limb
News Analysis: Although Thailand’s military declared martial law today, generals insist they did not stage a coup. Here’s what to expect.
Thailand's army declares martial law, says it's not a military coup
Military officials said they were not interfering with the caretaker government, but ministers were not informed of the army's plan before it was announced on television.
Bureaucracy, corruption and fear thwart justice for trafficked women in Thailand (VIDEO)
Human trafficking is big business, bringing in $32 billion annually. In 2012, the Thai government prosecuted just 27 cases, obtaining 10 convictions.
Gunmen attack Thai anti-government protesters, killing 3 people
Meanwhile, protesters forced acting Prime Minister Niwatthamrong Boonsongphaisan to flee a meeting with the Election Commission.
No, Beijing’s South China Sea offensive isn't about oil and fish …
… contrary to widespread reports. And that’s why the conflict matters to Americans.
Cue Thai protests
Supporters of the ousted Thai PM Yingluck Shinawatra gather to protest installing an unelected premier.
Thai leader indicted for negligence a day after being thrown out of office
It's been a rough week for Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra.
With its prime minister ousted, here’s what to expect in Thailand
After months of protests, today a court toppled Yingluck Shinawatra on dubious grounds. Her party calls it a coup.
How Myanmar’s government is making violence between Muslims and Buddhists worse
For three days, Meikhtila was a bloody hell. Now it’s in seething limbo.
Thailand PM's legal battles could force her out of office and spark fresh protests
Some legal experts say Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra's entire government will have to go if she is forced to step down, but her party rejects that.
These are the countries still using lethal injection to kill people
The US is not in good company.
To the polls again: Thailand will hold a new general election in July
A court nullified February's election because of rules that stipulate the vote must be held on the same day across the country.
A major US-funded poll finds that Myanmar’s people adore their vicious military
But was it a total waste of taxpayer dollars?
World Health Organization holds emergency meeting on cross-border spread of polio
Polio re-emerged in Syria in 2013 for the first time in 14 years, fanning fears of a wider international proliferation and prompting a vast regional emergency vaccination campaign.
9 cities where you can visit a cat cafe
You can work kitty cuddles into your travel plans even if you're not going anywhere near Tokyo.
These Asian city-states might be booming. But they're not banging
Sexologists explain why. And the government intervenes in the bedroom.
What might be the biggest water gun fight in the world is happening right now in Myanmar and Thailand
This looks like fun.
Thai men dressing up like Mexican gangsters, it's a thing
But don’t make the mistake of equating the two.
These Thai boys transform into princes before being ordained as Buddhist novices
During the three-day festival, the boys have their heads shaved and put on makeup, jewelry, flower headpieces and costumes resembling those worn by a Yai Tai prince.
This touching commercial from Thailand will inspire you to be kinder (and maybe make you cry)
"Believe in good."
These nations are using food to project power around the world. And it's working.
The way to hearts and minds, it seems, is through the tummy.