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Myanmar coup: Thousands cross over to Thailand to flee airstrikes, complicating crisis
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Myanmar coup: Thousands cross over to Thailand to flee airstrikes, complicating crisis

Thai prime minister Prayut Chan-o-cha said that the country doesn't want 'mass migration' but that it is preparing for an influx of people

Thai police fires water cannon, tear gas at pro-democracy rally day before parliament votes on constitutional amendments
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Thai police fires water cannon, tear gas at pro-democracy rally day before parliament votes on constitutional amendments

Eighteen were injured in clashes as protesters inched closer to parliament in the latest round of demonstrations seeking reform of the Thai constitution, the monarchy, and that the prime minister resign

18 killed, 40 injured in Thailand after train collides with bus travelling from Samut Prakan province to Chachoengsao temple
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18 killed, 40 injured in Thailand after train collides with bus travelling from Samut Prakan province to Chachoengsao temple

Such deadly accidents are common in Thailand, which regularly tops lists of the world's most lethal roads, with speeding, drunk driving, and weak law enforcement all contributing factors

Thailand shooting rampage leaves 30 dead: Hundreds hold vigil for victims; PM Prayut Chan-O-Cha terms incident unprecedented
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Thailand shooting rampage leaves 30 dead: Hundreds hold vigil for victims; PM Prayut Chan-O-Cha terms incident unprecedented

Thailand has one of the highest rates of gun ownership in the world, and several shootings at courthouses last year renewed concern about gun violence.

Narendra Modi meets Thailand's PM Prayut Chan-o-Cha on sidelines of 35th ASEAN summit, both leaders review progress in bilateral ties
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Narendra Modi meets Thailand's PM Prayut Chan-o-Cha on sidelines of 35th ASEAN summit, both leaders review progress in bilateral ties

According to an official statement, during the meeting, both leaders reviewed the progress made in the bilateral relationship

Daily Bulletin: Narendra Modi to begin two-day visit to Thailand, RCEP negotiations on cards; Sonia Gandhi to meet all Congress presidents; day's top stories
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Daily Bulletin: Narendra Modi to begin two-day visit to Thailand, RCEP negotiations on cards; Sonia Gandhi to meet all Congress presidents; day's top stories

Here are today's top stories: Narendra Modi to begin two-day visit to Thailand for ASEAN-India, East Asia and RCEP summits today; West Bengal govt to facilitate return of 131 people working in Jammu and Kashmir; and more

Narendra Modi to visit Thailand from 2 to 4 November for ASEAN-India, East Asia and RCEP summits
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Narendra Modi to visit Thailand from 2 to 4 November for ASEAN-India, East Asia and RCEP summits

Modi will be visiting Bangkok at the invitation of Thai prime minister Prayut Chan-o-cha

Thai boat Captain carrying 65 Rohingya Muslims charged with smuggling illegal immigrants from Myanmar, police detains passengers
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Thai boat Captain carrying 65 Rohingya Muslims charged with smuggling illegal immigrants from Myanmar, police detains passengers

A Thai boat captain has been charged with smuggling 65 Rohingya Muslims from Myanmar, police said on Thursday, after their vessel was shipwrecked off Thailand's southern coast.

Thailand's move on Kra Canal alarms New Delhi as route will boost Chinese naval power in Indian Ocean
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Thailand's move on Kra Canal alarms New Delhi as route will boost Chinese naval power in Indian Ocean

The Prime Minister of Thailand has ordered the country's National Security Council to begin examining the feasibility of proposals to build the 120-km Kra Canal, which would slash 1,200 km off the route Chinese warships now take to reach South Asian ports.

Narendra Modi gifts BIMSTEC leaders stoles and shawls bearing traditional motifs of North East and West Bengal
India

Narendra Modi gifts BIMSTEC leaders stoles and shawls bearing traditional motifs of North East and West Bengal

Earlier in the summit, Modi said India's Northeastern states would play a key role in enhancing connectivity with the BIMSTEC countries

Nirmala Sitharaman holds talks with Thailand defence minister; two sides decide to step up security cooperation
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Nirmala Sitharaman holds talks with Thailand defence minister; two sides decide to step up security cooperation

In a statement, the Indian defence ministry in New Delhi said that both sides decided to step up military-to-military engagement by commencing bilateral naval exercises.

Thailand carries out first execution since 2009; Amnesty International calls it 'violation of the right to life'
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Thailand carries out first execution since 2009; Amnesty International calls it 'violation of the right to life'

Thailand has carried out its first execution since 2009, killing a 26-year-old convict. It has been condemned by Amnesty International as "deplorable".

Thailand junta uneasy about Pokémon Go craze: Use it wisely, PM warns youngsters
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Thailand junta uneasy about Pokémon Go craze: Use it wisely, PM warns youngsters

Pokemon Go's debut in Thailand has alarmed the country's generals, prompting the kingdom's junta chief to warn youngsters against playing too much and the army to ban the game from barracks.

Thailand's PM to visit India, pay respects at Bodh Gaya
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Thailand's PM to visit India, pay respects at Bodh Gaya

Modi will host a luncheon in honour of Thailand's prime minister and his delegation.

Bangkok bomb suspect held at checkpoint on Cambodian border: Thailand PM
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Bangkok bomb suspect held at checkpoint on Cambodian border: Thailand PM

Thailand's prime minister said Tuesday a second foreign man has been arrested at a checkpoint on the Cambodian border on suspicion of involvement in last month's deadly shrine bombing in Bangkok

Modi in Myanmar: PM pushes for increased economic engagement with ASEAN
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Modi in Myanmar: PM pushes for increased economic engagement with ASEAN

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday met a host of Southeast Asian leaders as he made a major push to increase economic engagement between India and the 10-member ASEAN and said his government places equal emphasis on ease of doing business in India as well as on making policies attractive.

Do not insult the monarchy, warns Thai junta leader
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Do not insult the monarchy, warns Thai junta leader

Thai junta leader Prayut Chan-O-Cha on Friday said his regime would use legal, psychological and technological measures to protect the monarchy against defamation in his first official policy speech as premier.

Computer game simulating dictatorship banned by Thai junta
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Computer game simulating dictatorship banned by Thai junta

The simulation game Tropico 5 gives players the chance to build their own forms of government on a remote island.

Thai army chief holds rare meeting of political rivals
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Thai army chief holds rare meeting of political rivals

Thailand's military has hosted ground-breaking talks between warring political rivals after imposing martial law to prevent the deeply divided kingdom degenerating into another "Ukraine or Egypt".