US warns against coup as Thai opposition seeks to annul election
The opposition wants Prime Minister Yingluck ousted and her government replaced by an unelected 'People's Council' to enact vaguely-defined reforms before new elections.
Coup watch: Bloody days ahead for Bangkok
Thailand’s dysfunctional politics are setting the stage for more violence in 2014.
Bangkok aunties rage against election sabotage
When a 'people’s coup' crusade invaded polling stations, one Bangkok neighborhood made sure democracy went down swinging.
Peaceful start to Thai polls, but don't get your hopes up
The risk of bloodshed at the ballot remains high, a day after seven people were wounded by gunshots and explosions during a protest.
Gunmen open fire on protests in Bangkok
At least six were wounded Saturday, as Thailand's election appears doomed before it begins.
In Bangkok, voting demands nerves of steel
Voters will have to fight through demonstrators to get to the polls on Sunday. Here’s what drives Thailand's angry, anti-government mobs.
Thai anti-government protester killed, adds to doubts over election
The death toll is now 10, with scores wounded, since protesters took to the streets in November.
6 things you need to know about Bangkok’s uprising
This could be a very violent year in Thailand. But it’s still safe to vacation there.
These are the 29 foreign nationals executed in the US since 1976
US authorities failed to inform all but one of the arrested foreign nationals of their right to seek consular assistance, violating the Vienna Convention on Consular Relations.
Thai pro-government leader shot as protesters fight on
The attack came as a state of emergency went into force in Bangkok and nearby areas to deal with mass protests trying to force Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra from office.
Thailand imposes emergency rule in Bangkok to counter mass protests
The 60-day state of emergency will come into effect on Wednesday in Bangkok.
Thailand's revolution will be selfied
If Thai fashionistas have their way, 'Bangkok Shutdown' will go down as history's chicest coup — replete with photo shoots, an heiress spokeswoman and tiramisu ice cream.
Thai government considers state of emergency after weekend violence
An emergency decree would give authorities the power to impose curfews, detain suspects without charge, censor media and declare parts of Thailand off limits.
28 hurt in attack at Bangkok anti-govt rally
Tensions rise as demonstrators prepare to launch a second week of 'shutdown' protests aimed at toppling the Thai government.
Tensions soar in Thailand after dozens of protesters are wounded in bomb attack
The authorities and demonstrators both blamed each other for the blast, which was apparently caused by a grenade-type device thrown from a nearby building.
Thailand PM tells protesters to 'go out and vote' if they don't like her government
Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra wants to go ahead with elections on Feb. 2, despite continuing mass protests in the streets of Bangkok.
Thai protesters target ministries, threaten stock exchange
Protest leaders say demonstrators will occupy the city's main arteries until an unelected "people's council" replaces Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra's administration, which they accuse of corruption and nepotism.
Thai anti-government protesters 'shutdown' Bangkok (PHOTOS)
Thousands of protesters took to the streets of the Thai capital as part of a campaign to unseat Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra.
Thai opposition protesters face no resistance as they "shutdown" Bangkok
Tens of thousands of Thai opposition protesters occupied major streets in central Bangkok on Monday in an attempted "shutdown" of the capital.
Bangkokalypse: Thai protestors deploy epic traffic to bring down government
Move over, Chris Christie: Operation Occupy Bangkok seeks traffic so unbearable that the government will cancel elections and surrender power to an unelected council.
One dead as gunman opens fire at Thai opposition protesters
The shooting fanned tensions in the politically divided kingdom, coming after weeks of mass street protests seeking to oust Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra.
At least 29 dead after bus plunges off bridge in Thailand (VIDEO)
A bus carrying New Year's travelers plunged off one of Thailand's highest bridges Friday, killing at least 29 passengers in the Lom Sak district of Phetchabun province.
Policeman shot, dozens wounded in Thai anti-government protests
'Protesters are not peaceful and unarmed as they claimed,' said the Thai deputy prime minister.
Thai opposition plans to boycott February elections
The Democratic Party of Thailand won't field a candidate in elections that Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra called for earlier this month.
Myanmar: Hell hath no fury like Hpakant
Men seek to escape poverty in the jade mines. Instead, it’s the drug dealers and middlemen who get rich.
The US can learn something about minimum wage from the rest of the world
The United States' federal minimum wage is $7.25. Mexico's is $5. Per day. Germany doesn't even have one — yet.
Ex-Thai PM Abhisit indicted for murder over rally crackdown
The move comes as fresh political turmoil rocks the Thai capital, with protesters backed by Abhisit's opposition party seeking to oust Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra.
Thailand’s Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra says she will not resign
Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra said Tuesday that she will not step down ahead of the upcoming snap elections in Thailand.
Jakarta threatens toilet scrubbing as punishment for jaywalking and littering
The noisome penalty is part of the governor’s vow to tame public turmoil in this famously chaotic Indonesian city.
Thailand: Yingluck Shinawatra offers referendum, opposition party resigns in protest
The Democrat Party announced that all its 153 lower house MPs were resigning in protest of what they consider her “illegitimate” rule.
Thai police stand down as tensions with protesters ease
The Thai government, led by Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra, has refused to step down despite massive street protests calling for her resignation.