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  • Bomb precedes army chief in Yala

    28 Feb 2015 : YALA — A buried bomb was detonated in Raman district of Yala province on Saturday morning before the army chief's delegation arrived.

  • 10 die, 27 hurt in fortnight of violence

    26 Feb 2015 : Ten people were killed and 27 wounded in 27 violent incidents in the southernmost border provinces in the two weeks Feb 10-25, according to the Region 4 Internal Security Operations Command (Isoc).

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  • Navy shows soft spot for strays

    26 Feb 2015 : The problem of stray dogs may draw scant interest from the majority of the public, but it is not overlooked by the navy, which has embarked on a long-term campaign to assist Thailand's homeless hounds. 

  • 54 illegal Myanmar migrants nabbed

    24 Feb 2015 : Police and soldiers on Tuesday stopped a convoy of eight cars loaded with 54 illegal Myanmar migrant workers in Ayutthaya's Bang Pahan district, according to Col Ronnawut Ruangsawat.

  • M79 rounds found in Phitsanulok

    24 Feb 2015 : Villagers hunting paddy rats found 18 rounds for an M79 grenade launcher and two 60mm mortar rounds dumped in scrub near a creek in tambon Sanamkhli of Bang Krathum district, Phitsanulok province, on Tuesday morning.

  • Oil concessions panel by Wednesday

    23 Feb 2015 : A joint committee to compile information obtained from a public forum on Friday on controversial petroleum concessions is expected to be set up by Feb 25, deputy government spokesman Maj Gen Sansern Kaewkamnerd said on Monday.

  • Prawit on hush-hush Cambodia trip

    23 Feb 2015 : Deputy Prime Minister Prawit Wongsuwon on Monday morning departed for Cambodia from Don Mueang military airport to Cambodia for a one-day visit, an informed source said.

  • N Korea bars tourists from race

    23 Feb 2015 : TOKYO — North Korean authorities are barring foreigners from this year's Pyongyang marathon, a popular tourist event, amid ongoing Ebola travel restrictions, the head of a travel agency that specialises in the country said on Monday.

  • Four found killed in South school

    22 Feb 2015 : The bullet-riddled bodies of four men were found lying in a remote school in Chian Yai district of Nakhon Si Thammarat province early on Sunday morning, police said.

  • Police hunt for eight in bombing

    22 Feb 2015 : Police are seeking arrest warrants for eight people suspected of launching Friday’s bomb carnage in central Narathiwat that cut down pedestrians and signalled a renewal of southern hostilities.

  • Another Japanese 'held in Iraq'

    21 Feb 2015 : CAIRO — Japan's Foreign Ministry said Saturday another Japanese national has been temporarily detained as a suspicious person by authorities in the Kurdish autonomous zone in northern Iraq earlier this month.

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    Prawit seeks boost in trade, arms purchases from Russia

    21 Feb 2015 : Defence Minister Prawit Wongsuwon on Friday discussed bilateral relations with the Russian ambassador to Thailand and eyed an increase in cooperation over trade and the purchase of military hardware.

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