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Thai princess Ubolratana apologises after run for Prime Minister ends in royal rebuke, dissolution of party
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Thai princess Ubolratana apologises after run for Prime Minister ends in royal rebuke, dissolution of party

Thai princess Ubolratana has apologised after her short-lived candidacy for prime minister earned a royal rebuke from her brother -- the king -- and sent jitters across the politically febrile country just weeks before elections.

Thai political party to comply with King's order, block Princess Ubolratana's unprecedented bid to become Prime Minister
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Thai political party to comply with King's order, block Princess Ubolratana's unprecedented bid to become Prime Minister

Thai Raksa Chart political party will obey a command from King Maha Vajiralongkorn and block the candidacy of Princess Ubolratana for prime minister, in a dramatic reversal only a day after putting her forward for the position.

Hundreds register as candidates as Thailand prepares for its first National Election since 2014 military coup
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Hundreds register as candidates as Thailand prepares for its first National Election since 2014 military coup

Hundreds of aspiring politicians, including a masked costumed hero, registered on Monday for Thailand's first election since the 2014 coup, promising a colourful cast of candidates stumping for political parties both old and new.

Thailand to hold first election on 24 March since ouster of Yingluck Shinawatra's government in 2014
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Thailand to hold first election on 24 March since ouster of Yingluck Shinawatra's government in 2014

Thailand will hold a general election on March 24, the first one since a 2014 coup knocked out the civilian govt of Yingluck Shinawatra

Thailand king Maha Vajiralongkorn issues royal decree: Country to have first general election since 2014 military coup
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Thailand king Maha Vajiralongkorn issues royal decree: Country to have first general election since 2014 military coup

Thailand's king Maha Vajiralongkorn has issued the royal decree endorsing the first general election since a 2014 military coup, with the date of the long-delayed poll expected to be announced imminently.

Fugitive former Thai PM Yingluck Shinawatra is in London, says Foreign Minister Don Pramudwinai
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Fugitive former Thai PM Yingluck Shinawatra is in London, says Foreign Minister Don Pramudwinai

Thailand’s former Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra, who fled the country to avoid being jailed over a rice subsidy scheme that lost billions of dollars, is in Britain, Thailand’s foreign minister said

Thailand: Yingluck Shinawatra's corruption trial in final stage, hundreds throng streets to show support
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Thailand: Yingluck Shinawatra's corruption trial in final stage, hundreds throng streets to show support

Toppled Thai premier Yingluck Shinawatra was mobbed by well-wishers, many bearing red roses on Thursday, as she arrived for what could be the final hearing in a trial for criminal negligence

From Angela Merkel to Sonia Gandhi, here are some influential women in politics
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From Angela Merkel to Sonia Gandhi, here are some influential women in politics

As the Clinton prepares to take on a tough fight with Donald Trump, take a look at other leaders from around the world, who are some of the most influential women in politics.

Thai ex-premier says ruling junta is pushing for 'backward democracy'
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Thai ex-premier says ruling junta is pushing for 'backward democracy'

Thailand's former Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra has accused the ruling junta of trying to push through a new constitution designed to limit democracy

Thailand ex-PM Yingluck Shinawatra pleads not guilty as her negligence trial begins
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Thailand ex-PM Yingluck Shinawatra pleads not guilty as her negligence trial begins

Ousted Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra on Tuesday pleaded not guilty to dereliction of duty charges as a trial that could jail her for a decade began, in the latest move seen as a bid to keep her powerful family out of politics.

Supreme Court accepts criminal case against former Thailand PM Yingluck Shinawatra
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Supreme Court accepts criminal case against former Thailand PM Yingluck Shinawatra

Supreme Court accepted a criminal case against ousted former Thailand PM Yingluck Shinawatra on a charge of mishandling a multi-billion dollar rice subsidy scheme.

Thailand files criminal charges against former PM Yingluck Shinawatra
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Thailand files criminal charges against former PM Yingluck Shinawatra

Thailand's attorney general filed charges against deposed prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra on Thursday, in a case that could result in a 10-year jail term if she is found guilty.

Thailand presses criminal charges against former PM Yingluck Shinawatra
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Thailand presses criminal charges against former PM Yingluck Shinawatra

Thailand's attorney general has pressed criminal charges against former Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra for negligence related to her government's money-losing rice subsidy scheme.

Corruption case: Thailand junta rejects request of Yingluck Shinawatra to travel overseas
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Corruption case: Thailand junta rejects request of Yingluck Shinawatra to travel overseas

Thailand government has rejected a request from former premier Yingluck Shinawatra to travel overseas to ensure that she is in the country to face criminal charges in the controversial rice-pledging scheme.

Thailand leader says mall blasts aimed at discrediting military govt
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Thailand leader says mall blasts aimed at discrediting military govt

Two small bomb explosions outside a major shopping mall in Thailand's capital were aimed at discrediting the military government, the junta leader said Monday.

One injured as homemade bombs explode outside Bangkok luxury shopping mall
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One injured as homemade bombs explode outside Bangkok luxury shopping mall

One person was slightly injured in the blasts Sunday night, and police said the small homemade bombs were designed to sow panic, not kill.

Thailand: Ex-PM Yingluck Shinawatra impeached, faces criminal charges
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Thailand: Ex-PM Yingluck Shinawatra impeached, faces criminal charges

Thailand's military-appointed legislature on Friday voted to impeach former Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra for her role in overseeing a government rice subsidy program that lost billions of dollars.

Ousted Thai PM Yingluck's impeachment process begins
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Ousted Thai PM Yingluck's impeachment process begins

Yingluck was removed from office in May, after a court found her guilty of abuse of power.

Thailand's king endorses military leader as PM
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Thailand's king endorses military leader as PM

Prayuth, who is due to retire as the Thailand army chief in September, moved quickly to silence dissent and deployed troops to quell protests in the weeks after the coup.

Thai junta wants free World Cup broadcast part of 'happiness' drive
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Thai junta wants free World Cup broadcast part of 'happiness' drive

"We are concerned and want all Thai people to be able to watch the football (for free)," junta spokesman Winthai Suvaree told reporters.