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Deaths, jail and cyber spies: The dangers of dissent in Thailand

Thais goes to the polls on March 24, in the first election since the 2014 coup that installed the generals in power.
March 19, 2019
Survivors have taken refuge in trees while awaiting help, the president said.
March 19, 2019
Scores have also been injured in the disaster, triggered by torrential rain on Saturday, with some 6,800 people evacuated to temporary shelters.
March 19, 2019
The French capital was the only eurozone city in the top 10, rising from second most expensive last year and from seventh position two years ago.
March 19, 2019
The United States strongly denied Sunday a report that it intended to leave almost 1,000 troops in Syria, adding plans for a residual force of around 200 troops had not changed.
March 18, 2019
Britain's bickering parliament has splintered into rival factions over the direction of Brexit, cutting across traditional party loyalties and forging strange alliances.
March 12, 2019
A number of countries have grounded Boeing's 737 MAX 8 medium-haul workhorse jet in response to an Ethiopian Airlines crash that killed all 157 people on board.
March 12, 2019
US officials say the main goal for now is to make sure the North Koreans do not resume testing in any way, including of space launch vehicles.
March 10, 2019
ine policemen are killed in a militant attack in Myanmar’s western Rakhine state, as tensions ratchet up in a state riven by ethnic and religious conflict.
March 10, 2019
Indian air strike across Kashmir ceasefire line "completely destroyed" militant camp: Indian minister
February 26, 2019
Dhaka city authorities launched a crackdown on chemical warehouses in residential areas following the blaze, but efforts to rein in the practice have waned in recent years.
February 21, 2019
Many are now clamouring to return home to a region battle-scarred by 30 years of civil war, fearing violent attacks if they stay.
February 21, 2019
In the letter to her fractious colleagues, excerpts of which were released by Downing Street late on Saturday, PM Theresa May urged the party to ‘move beyond what divides us’.
February 17, 2019
A group of 131 Canadian tourists Saturday were evacuated via helicopter from their beachside resort in Haiti after being trapped for one week at the site due to ongoing unrest.
February 17, 2019
The Pakistan-based Islamist group Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) claimed responsibility, and the vehicle was driven by a known local militant.
February 17, 2019
The Taliban outreach is also drawing a host of rival powers into its orbit, all keen to ensure that any finale to the war suits their strategic ambitions.
February 06, 2019
The emergency service for the state of Minas Gerais, where the January 25 disaster occurred near the town of Brumadinho, said the search was ongoing for bodies.
February 03, 2019
Bishop Angelito Lampon, who previously served in Jolo, said Sunday's attack may be the worst, but was certainly not the first on the church.
January 28, 2019
The Conservative leader is seeking to salvage her agreement but critics say it is time for parliament to take greater control to avoid possible catastrophe.
January 28, 2019
The intention was for the rain to douse airborne particles and pollutants known as "fine dust" in South Korea.
January 28, 2019
Vijaypat Singhania thought he was keeping his billion-dollar Indian textile empire in the family when he gifted control of the Raymond Group to his son Gautam three years ago.
January 02, 2019
It is the second time since November that border officers have used tear gas during an attempted mass migrant crossing in the San Diego area.
January 02, 2019
The shattered community was hosting a pop concert when the waves crashed ashore last month, at night and without warning.
January 02, 2019
At a summit with US President Donald Trump in Singapore in June the two signed a vaguely worded pledge on denuclearisation of the Korean peninsula.
January 02, 2019
Hundreds of buildings were destroyed by the wave, which hit the coast of southern Sumatra and the western tip of Java
December 23, 2018
At least 28 people, many of them children, drowned Saturday after their bus plunged into a canal in India, police said, in the latest tragedy on the world's deadliest roads.
November 25, 2018
The death toll in northern California's so-called "Camp Fire" rose to 87, officials said late Saturday, adding that the blaze was almost fully under control.
November 25, 2018
Twelve people have been killed in a suspected Islamist attack in northern Mozambique, with thousands of villagers fleeing the area into neighbouring Tanzania, police sources said.
November 25, 2018
After years of low, low prices, fed by near-zero interest rates in a convalescing economy, Americans are waking up to costlier consumer living.
November 11, 2018
Even as online platforms tightened rules for political ads, digital spending set new records in the 2018 US midterm elections and appears poised for further growth in 2020.
November 11, 2018