Thailand's King Bhumibol Adulyadej approved the prime minister's request to dissolve the lower chamber of that country's Parliament on Monday, setting the stage for new elections, a government spokesman said.
Fighting erupted for a third consecutive day in a disputed area along the Thai-Cambodian border Sunday, a Thai military official said.
Thai yellow shirt protesters on Friday demanded the prime minister's resignation over what they say is his failure to protect the interests of the nation.
Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva explains how the Thai government dealt with political protests during riots last year.
Thailand's red-shirted anti-government protesters returned to the streets of Bangkok Sunday for their first demonstration since a state of emergency was lifted last month.
The Thai Cabinet agreed on Tuesday to lift a state of emergency that had been in place since April in Bangkok and three surrounding provinces. The order will go into effect Wednesday.
Thailand's Constitutional Court dismissed a case that could have disbanded the country's ruling party Monday, the country's MCOT news agency reported.
Hundreds of fetuses are found at a Buddhist temple in Bangkok, following complaints over a foul odor there.
A legislator from Thailand's ruling party said Tuesday that he is proposing a new abortion law there after police found thousands of illegally aborted fetuses in a Buddhist temple.
While waters subsided in some provinces, the death toll has risen to at least 41 in the Thai floods.
Severe, continuous flooding in Thailand has claimed 32 lives, Thailand's official news agency reported Saturday.
More than 10,000 anti-government demonstrators gathered in the heart of Bangkok's shopping district Sunday to mark the fourth anniversary of a bloodless coup that ousted Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra.
Thailand has lifted emergency rule from three more provinces, but not Bangkok, the foreign ministry said Monday.
The Thai government has ended emergency rule in six provinces, but not in Bangkok, a Foreign Ministry spokesman said Friday.
Concerns about further unrest prompted the Thai government to extend a state of emergency in 19 provinces, including Bangkok, for another three months Tuesday, officials said.
Thailand extends a state of emergency for a quarter of the nation, including the capital. CNN's Dan Rivers reports.
After a spring marred by political turbulence, Thailand's Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva called for national reconciliation in a speech delivered Thursday.
Thailand's Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva survived a no-confidence motion in parliament on Wednesday, with 186 voting to censure him and 246 against the action.
Thai Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva said the country was calm Sunday morning after the first night without a government-imposed curfew in 10 days, state media said.
Thailand's prime minister said Saturday that the curfew imposed during anti-government protests has been lifted.
A Thai court issued a warrant Tuesday against the country's ousted prime minister on terrorism charges connected with the violent clashes that crippled Bangkok for weeks, the former prime minister's lawyer said.
Thailand's government works to restore order after clashes cripple the nation's capital.
The Thai government on Sunday extended a curfew in the capital and nearly a third of the country's provinces, but may shorten the hours when residents are required to stay off the streets, state media reported.
The Thai prime minister speaks to the country for the first time since the deadly violence. CNN's Sara Sidner reports.
Several Red Shirt leaders have called off their anti-government protests in Bangkok. CNN's Dan Rivers reports.
Weerachai Khonlar was ferrying passengers to a Buddhist temple in the protest zone in Bangkok when shots rang out.
Thai government officials extended a curfew as violence continues in the country besieged by anti-government protests.
Days of violent unrest in the Thai capital have left dozens dead and hundreds injured, as security forces clashed with anti-government protesters, with the demonstrators finally surrendering on Wednesday evening.
Bangkok turned into a war zone Wednesday as Thai military forces cracked down on anti-government protesters, ending a tense standoff that has troubled the capital for weeks.
Days of violent unrest in the Thai capital have left dozens dead and hundreds injured as security forces clash with anti-government protesters.
Fresh violence has broken out in the Thai capital with the shooting of the leader of an anti-government protest group by unknown assailants.
Thai authorities delayed carrying out their threat to shut off power, cut supplies and seal off at midnight Thursday a central Bangkok intersection where anti-government protesters have amassed by the thousands for the last month.
Two Thai police officers were killed and eight people injured in overnight violence that lasted into early Saturday in areas where anti-government protesters are camped out.
Anti-government protesters who have been blocking off central Bangkok appear to have reached a deal with the government, their leaders told demonstrators Tuesday.
Thai security forces fired on crowds of anti-government protesters just outside the capital, Bangkok, Wednesday as tensions flared in the latest round of confrontations between the two groups.
Thailand's prime minister said Monday that his government is working to achieve normalcy in the country amid massive opposition protests, but warned it will take "time, patience and cooperation" from all parties involved.
For the first time amid the political upheaval raging in Thailand, the nation's revered king spoke out Monday, calling on new judges to help stabilize the country.
Thailand's prime minister acknowledged on Sunday he did not expect protesters would use weapons and apply violence toward authority.
The leaders of anti-government protesters in Thailand offered Friday to return to the negotiating table -- but only if the government meets certain demands.
Thailand's prime minister huddled with the chiefs of the country's armed forces early Friday after a string of grenade attacks killed at least one person and wounded dozens of others in the already-tense capital.
Water buffalo laze in the fields, as 51-year-old Prayuan Vejchakarn sits hunched over, her hands shaping slabs of stone.
Anti-government protesters called off a rally they had planned for Tuesday because of an immense military presence on the streets of Bangkok.
Leaders of Thailand's anti-government protests said Saturday that they we would turn themselves in to police on May 15.
Prime Minster Abhisit Vejjajiva's ruling Democrat Party says it will fight a recommendation by the country's election commission that it be dissolved, as Thailand's political crisis showed no signs of abating Wednesday.
Anti-government protesters planned to rally again Wednesday, after taking a day off to celebrate the Thai New Year.
Thai police agreed Friday to restore the television signal for an anti-government group in the country on condition that protesters vacate the compound of the satellite center that distributes it, authorities said.
Bangkok is under a government imposed state of emergency after red-clad protesters stormed the parliament compound on Wednesday, forcing some lawmakers to flee via helicopter. It was the latest -- and most provocative -- move by the anti-government demonstrators, who are trying to force Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva to dissolve parliament and force elections.
Anti-government protesters in Thailand are set to protest again Friday, having demanded officials reopen their television station, which was shut down amid accusations of misinformation.
Despite a state of emergency, anti-government protesters rally in Bangkok, Thailand. CNN's Anna Coren reports.
Thailand's Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva declared a state of emergency Wednesday, hours after anti-government demonstrators stormed the country's parliament.
Thousands of anti-government protesters defied calls to disperse and flocked to Bangkok Tuesday, jamming the commercial hub of the city for the fourth straight day as officials predicted a blow to the economy.
Thousands of anti-government protesters defied an order Sunday to disperse from the capital's commercial center, but the government said it would use negotiation -- not force -- to get them to comply.
Thousands of people hit the streets of Bangkok Saturday, extending the weeks-long anti-government protests, police said.
Thai Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva will meet Monday with the leaders of an anti-government movement for a second day of talks after their first session failed to produce an agreement.
Thai Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva met with the leaders of an anti-government movement Sunday in a highly anticipated meeting that ultimately did not produce an agreement.
Anti-government protesters broke through a heavy police cordon Wednesday and splattered blood on the gates of Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva's residence.
Anti-government protesters launch a blood drive to collect enough samples to douse government offices.
The Thai military is withdrawing its forces from parts of the country's capital to avoid potential confrontations with red-shirted anti-government protesters backing the ousted prime minister.
Anti-government protesters poured a small amount of blood at the headquarters of the government in Bangkok on Tuesday, but the demonstration did not live up to their threat to douse the ministers' offices in blood.
Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva rejected protesters' demands Monday that he call an early election and dissolve parliament, saying on national television that he would listen to the protesters but would not be forced to accede to their demands.
Tens of thousands of protesters poured into the center of Bangkok Sunday, bringing the city to a virtual standstill in an effort to topple the Thailand government.
Thailand braced for anti-government demonstrations that began Friday and were expected to peak over the weekend with as many as 150,000 protesters on the streets.
Discredited in Iraq and Afghanistan, the Thai government weighs in on "hoax" bomb scanners. CNN's Dan Rivers reports.
A bomb scanner sold to dozens of countries around the world has been shown to be useless at detecting explosives, the Thai government said, raising the possibility that thousands of lives have been lost to bomb attacks because of ineffective screenings.
Thailand's King Bhumibol Adulyadej, the world's longest-reigning monarch, has been hospitalized with fever and fatigue, the royal palace said Sunday.
The Thai government ended a nearly 2-week-old state of emergency Friday, following last week's widespread and sometimes violent political unrest.
About 20,000 anti-government demonstrators surrounded the Thai government headquarters Thursday evening and set up camp in a bid to oust the prime minister, police said.
Tensions calmed in the Thai capital on Monday after a week of widespread and sometimes violent political unrest.
Thai Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva discusses the attempt on his life and today's attack on Sondhi Limthongkul.
Thailand's prime minister told CNN Friday he will not lift a state of emergency until he is convinced anti-government protests that flared into deadly clashes this week would not return to the capital.
Authorities in Thailand Tuesday ordered the arrest of 14 anti-government leaders, including a former prime minister, a special branch police official told CNN a day after violent protests left more than 120 people injured and two dead.
At least 113 people, including more than two dozen soldiers, have been injured as violence in the streets of Thailand's capital continues to intensify, emergency personnel said Tuesday.
Riot police descended on scores of anti-government protesters in the streets of Thailand's capital as violence intensified early Monday.
Riot police descended on scores of anti-government protesters in the streets of Thailand's capital and violence intensified early Monday.
Demonstrators stormed a hotel Saturday where Asian leaders were to meet, forcing the indefinite postponement of the Association of South East Asian Nations summit.
Anti-government protesters in Thailand are considering suspending their demonstrations for the Thai New Year, one of their leaders said Friday.
About 100 taxis blocked an important Bangkok intersection Thursday evening in solidarity with anti-government protesters.
Thousands of anti-government protesters Wednesday called for the resignation of the country's prime minister as they assembled outside three Bangkok locations, including the house of the king's top adviser and a government building.
Anti-government demonstrators say they will gather in the thousands in the capital city Wednesday in a bid to force Thailand's prime minister from office.
Thousands of supporters of former Thai Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra demonstrated peacefully outside government headquarters on Tuesday to push their demand for a general election.
Thailand's prime minister suspects there were "some instances" in which Myanmar's Rohingya boat people were pushed out to sea, a frank admittance of a practice drawing worldwide condemnation.
At 44-years-old Abhisit Vejjajiva is Thailand's youngest prime minister in more than 60 years. But perhaps more immediately significantly, he is the country's third prime minister in four months after a period of immense upheaval in Thailand.
Thailand's youngest and newest Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva speaks with CNN's Dan Rivers on Talk Asia.
Thai Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva delivered the first policy speech of his term Tuesday despite the blockade of Parliament by thousands of supporters of Thailand's former premier.
Thailand's King Bhumibol Adulyadej gave his blessing to a new government led by Democrat Party leader Abhisit Vejjajiva on Wednesday, with the new prime minister pledging to end months of upheaval.
An Association of Southeast Asian Nations summit will take place late February in Thailand, its government announced Tuesday, a day after Abhisit Vejjajiva was picked as Thai prime minister and ASEAN's charter came into force.
Protesters riot in at Thailand's parliament as Abhisit Vejjajiva is elected Prime Minister in an emergency session.
Thailand's parliament chose opposition leader Abhisit Vejjajiva as the country's new prime minister Monday, drawing angry protests from supporters of the recently dissolved ruling party outside.
Thailand's Parliament on Friday asked the Senate speaker to mediate in the deadlock between the government and a protest group seeking to oust Prime Minister Samak Sundaravej from office.
Voters in Thailand's first-ever national referendum approved a new constitution Sunday, clearing the way for an election by the end of December that would restore civilian rule after last year's military-led coup, unofficial results showed.
Thailand's three opposition parties have said they would run in a new election if Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra resigns immediately, the Democrat Party has said.
A police squad defused a bomb at the headquarters of the opposition Democrat Party, six days before Thais head to the polls in a snap election called by the beleaguered prime minister.
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