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Latest January 2006 in Thailand Stories

2005-07-16 01:42:17

By Nopporn Wong-Anan BANGKOK (Reuters) - Thai Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra faced down a barrage of criticism on Saturday for assuming sweeping powers to tackle a 19-month-old insurgency in the country's Muslim south.

2005-07-14 20:52:31

BANGKOK (Reuters) - Thai Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra called a hasty cabinet meeting on Friday after Muslim militants threw a southern town into chaos with a series of concerted attacks.


Word of the Day
coulisse
  • One of the side scenes of the stage in a theater, or the space included between the side scenes.
  • The outside stock exchange, or “curb market,” of Paris.
  • A flute or groove on the blade of a sword.
  • A section of stage scenery placed in a wing of a theatre.
The word 'coulisse' comes from a French word meaning "sliding door".
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