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Shooting renews in Korat

Shooting renews in Korat

Soldiers and police have launched a joint hunt for Sergeant-Major Jakapan Thomma, who allegedly went on a shooting rampage in Nakhon Ratchasima province, gunning down at least 16 people with some 15 people injured, The Nation …

Thai soldier opens fire and kills at least 10 people

Thai soldier opens fire and kills at least 10 people

A soldier in northern Thailand shot multiple people on Saturday, killing at least 10, and was holed up at a popular shopping mall, police said, CBS News reports. A police officer contacted by phone in the city of Nakhon Ratchasima said the …

Majority of ASEAN leaders ignore summit with U.S.

Majority of ASEAN leaders ignore summit with U.S.

Leaders of seven of ten member countries of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations have skipped the ASEAN-U.S. summit, which is held on November 2-4 in Thailand’s capital of Bangkok. The leaders of only three countries …

Lavrov and Cavusoglu meet in Thailand

Lavrov and Cavusoglu meet in Thailand

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov met with his Turkish counterpart Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu on the sidelines of an Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) foreign ministers meeting in …

Thailand simplifies visa procedures for Georgian citizens

Thailand simplifies visa procedures for Georgian citizens

Visas on arrival will be available to Georgian citizens arriving in Thailand starting April 14, 2019, the Georgian Foreign Ministry reported. It was noted that Georgian citizens will be able to spend up to 15 days in Thailand after …

Russia to deliver Ka-32 helicopters to Turkey

Russia to deliver Ka-32 helicopters to Turkey

Eight Kamov Ka-32A11VS multirole helicopters will be delivered to Thailand and Turkey for the first time, Russian Helicopters rotocraft manufacturer said. "By now, Russian Helicopters Group has signed contracts for the delivery of …

 Man sets himself on fire near Iranian embassy in Bangkok

Man sets himself on fire near Iranian embassy in Bangkok

A man set himself on fire in front of the Iranian Embassy in Bangkok.  The man, who was apparently not of Thai ethnicity, reportedly poured fuel on himself and ignited it outside the embassy. His nationality was yet to be …

One killed, 30 wounded in terrorist attack in Thailand

One killed, 30 wounded in terrorist attack in Thailand

One person was killed and 30 wounded when a bomb exploded late on Tuesday near a hotel in the southern Thai beach town of Pattani, police said. The blast is believed to have been caused by a car bomb at the Southern Hotel in …

Thailand’s consulate in Istanbul attacked

Thailand’s consulate in Istanbul attacked

Thailand’s consulate in Turkey has been attacked. Over 200 members of the East Turkestan Cultural and Cooperative Association, who are against handing over the Uyghurs detained in Thailand to China, burst into the consulate’s building in the Turkish city of Istanbul, Turkish Hurriyet newspaper reports.

Turkish Airlines flight makes emergency landing at New Delhi

Turkish Airlines flight makes emergency landing at New Delhi

A Turkish Airlines plane flying from Istanbul to Bangkok made an emergency landing at New Delhi's Indira Gandhi International Airport following a bomb threat. All 148 passengers on the plane have been evacuated safely and the aircraft has been taken to an isolation bay for further checks. No explosive was found on board.