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Latest Terrorism in Thailand Stories

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.

2006-08-24 06:56:44

By Apornrath Phoonphongphiphat BANGKOK (Reuters) - Thai police said on Thursday they had thwarted an attempt to assassinate Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra, who promptly fired a top security aide whose driver they said was caught in a car with the makings of a huge bomb.

2006-08-24 05:37:43

By Apornrath Phoonphongphiphat BANGKOK (Reuters) - Thai police said on Thursday they had thwarted a bomb plot apparently aimed at Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra, who promptly fired a top security aide whose driver was caught in a car with the means of a huge explosion.

2006-08-24 02:51:32

BANGKOK (Reuters) - Thai police said on Thursday they had thwarted what they believed to be preparations for a bomb attack on the house of Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra, apparently by the driver of a senior security official.

2006-08-02 06:26:39

By Surapan Boonthanom SONGKHLA, Thailand (Reuters) - Militants detonated a bomb by a bridge on the main railway line through Thailand's rebellious Muslim south on Wednesday, killing three policemen and leaving thousands of travelers stranded, officials said.

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.

2006-05-10 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.


Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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