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2009-01-12 22:00:00

Human Rights Organization Urges Royal Thai Government to Crack Down on Use of Torture, Ensure Accountability for Abuse WASHINGTON, Jan.

2006-09-03 00:22:36

BANGKOK (Reuters) - A low profile Muslim separatist group welcomed a Thai military gesture for exploratory talks aimed at ending over two years of bloody violence in southern Thailand, the Nation newspaper said on Sunday.

2006-06-18 03:52:00

BANGKOK (Reuters) - A bomb detonated by a mobile telephone wounded six police and government officials in Thailand's rebellious Muslim south on Sunday, police said.

2006-06-18 00:49:32

BANGKOK (Reuters) - A bomb detonated by a mobile telephone wounded six police and government officials in Thailand's rebellious Muslim south on Sunday, police said.

2006-06-15 02:12:28

By Surapan Boonthanom YALA, Thailand (Reuters) - At least two people were killed and 16 wounded by a rash of small bombs in Thailand's rebellious Muslim south on Thursday, attacks the government said security forces knew were planned but failed to prevent.

2006-06-15 00:18:27

By Surapan Boonthanom YALA, Thailand (Reuters) - At least two people were killed and 16 wounded by a rash of small bombs in Thailand's rebellious Muslim south on Thursday, attacks the government said security forces knew were planned but failed to prevent.

2006-05-22 02:46:52

By Nopporn Wong-Anan BANGKOK (Reuters) - More than 100 government schools in Thailand's rebellious Muslim far south were closed on Monday after villagers abducted and beat two women Buddhist teachers, leaving one in a coma, officials said.

2006-05-10 00:50:39

BANGKOK (Reuters) - A bomb hidden in a motorcycle exploded in a busy market in Thailand's restive Muslim south on Wednesday, killing two Buddhist women and a soldier and wounding 13 shoppers, police said. Both women were teachers and one was three months pregnant, police said.

2006-04-23 02:20:38

By Nopporn Wong-Anan PATTANI, Thailand (Reuters) - Thais voted in election reruns on Sunday marred by militant attacks in the restive Muslim south and protests against Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra's ruling party.

2006-04-18 22:55:36

BANGKOK (Reuters) - Suspected Muslim militants ambushed police guarding a polling station in southern Thailand on Wednesday, killing one officer and wounding another as voting began for the upper house Senate.


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.