Thailand


Thailand to return smuggled orangutans to Indonesia after five years

2015-08-27 13:34

Fourteen Indonesian orangutans held in Thailand for five years are finally to head home, an official says.

Thailand destroys ivory stockpile amid junta crackdown

2015-08-26 12:37

Thailand destroyed more than two tons of ivory, a victory for animal rights groups fighting against the trade in a country renowned for being a hub for illegal tusks.

Whereabouts of Thailand bomber a mystery - police

2015-08-24 10:31

Police say the trail had gone cold in the hunt for a bomber a week after 20 people were killed in Thailand's worst ever bomb attack, and they are unsure if the chief suspect is still in the country.

Video provides possible Bangkok bombing clue

2015-08-22 22:44

As Thai authorities say that much progress was being made in their investigation into the deadly bombing in Bangkok that killed 20 people, a new surveillance video has surfaced offering a possible clue to solving the crime.

Thai chief hails bomber hunt 'progress', but still no arrests

2015-08-21 09:24

Thailand's police chief has insisted his officers are making 'a lot of progress' in the hunt for the Bangkok shrine bomber despite the lack of arrests and mystery over the motive of the attackers.

Relatives claim bodies of Thailand blast victims

2015-08-20 13:18

Distraught relatives of victims of a deadly bomb attack in Bangkok have claimed the remains of their loved ones at a forensic institute.

Bangkok bomber may have left the country

2015-08-20 10:03

The main suspect behind a bombing that left 20 dead in Bangkok may have already left the country, police say.

Thai police seek Interpol help to track bomb suspect

2015-08-20 05:51

Thailand has asked Interpol for help in tracking down the man they believe planted a bomb in Bangkok that killed 20 people, sending the international police organisation an image of the suspected bomber.

Thai shrine bomber didn't speak English

2015-08-19 20:57

Thai police say the prime suspect in the bombing of a Bangkok religious shrine, in which 20 people died, was overheard speaking a foreign language other than English.

Arrest warrant issued for unnamed foreign man after Thailand blast

2015-08-19 13:56

A Thai court has issued an arrest warrant for the prime suspect in the deadly Bangkok shrine bombing, describing him as an unnamed foreign man shortly after police released a sketch of him.

 

Thai elephant kills trainer, runs off with Chinese family on its back

2015-08-26 13:42

An elephant in northern Thailand went berserk killing his 'mahout' keeper before running off into the jungle with three terrified Chinese tourists still on his back, police say.

Thai police say 90% of bombing tip-offs bogus

2015-08-24 18:17

Thai police say 90% of the tips they have received on the Bangkok bombing have not been authentic, following the recent tripling of the reward.

Thailand blast: Lack of equipment hampers probe

2015-08-23 11:36

Authorities have urged patience in their hunt for the Bangkok shrine bomber, as the police chief admitted Thailand lacks some of the "modern equipment" to find the prime suspect.

Thai police investigating CCTV showing suspicious bag drop

2015-08-22 13:10

Thai police say they were investigating new security camera footage showing a man dropping a package into a canal as the hunt for those behind deadly Bangkok bomb blast entered its fifth day without arrests.

International terrorists 'unlikely' responsible for Thai bomb

2015-08-20 22:31

International terrorists were not suspected of a bomb attack in Bangkok this week that killed 20 people and China was not the target, Thai authorities say.

Bangkok bomber unlikely linked to global terror group – Thailand

2015-08-20 11:43

Thailand's junta says the Bangkok bomb that killed 20 people is not likely to be the work of global terror group although a foreigner has been identified as the chief suspect.

Thai police say at least 10 people involved Bangkok bomb

2015-08-20 08:23

Thailand's police chief said on Thursday at least 10 people were suspected of involvement in a bomb attack in Bangkok this week that killed 20 people, more than half of them foreigners.

Shrine attack turns family's vacation into tragedy

2015-08-19 22:02

The deadly bombing at a shrine in Bangkok has left a Malaysian family struggling to come to grips with an attack that claimed at least four clan members who had been enjoying a Thai vacation.

Indonesia says flight data recorder of plane still missing

2015-08-19 16:53

Indonesia's Search and Rescue Agency says it is still searching for one of the two 'black boxes' from a passenger plane that crashed into a mountain over the weekend, killing all 54 people on board.

2 more suspects identified from Bangkok bomb footage

2015-08-19 13:50

Thai police say that two other men seen in CCTV footage near the scene of a bomb blast that killed 20 people in Bangkok are also suspects.

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