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Yellowshirt Leaders Get 8 Months For Seizing Gov House

BANGKOK — Six Yellowshirt leaders convicted for their roles in seizing the Government House over a decade ago were sentenced to eight months in jail by the Supreme Court on Wednesday morning.
Refugee soccer player Hakeem Al-Araibi, right, arrives Tuesday in Melbourne, Australia. David Crosling / Associated Press

Hakeem Release a Favor From Bahrain: Foreign Minister

BANGKOK — Foreign Minister Don Pramudwinai said the release of Hakeem AlAraibi was due to Bahrain’s desire for Thailand not to be in a...

Gunman in 2017 Dealership Raid Sentenced to Die

SONGKHLA — One of several gunmen accused of stealing pickup trucks at gunpoint and killing a hostage was sentenced to death Tuesday by a southern court.
Refugee football player Bahraini Hakeem al-Araibi leaves the criminal court Feb. 4 in Bangkok, Thailand. Photo: Sakchai Lalit / Associated Press

Refugee Footballer Freed by Thailand Returns to Australia

CANBERRA, Australia — A refugee football player thanked Australians on his return home Tuesday hours after the threat of extradition to Bahrain was lifted...
Bahraini Hakeem al-Araibi, center, leaves the criminal court in Bangkok, Thailand, Bangkok, Thailand, Monday, Feb. 4, 2019. The soccer player who has refugee status in Australia told a Thai court Monday that he refuses to be voluntarily extradited to Bahrain, which has asked for his return to serve a prison sentence for a crime he denies committing. Photo: Wason Wanichakorn / AP

Hakeem Case Different from Rahaf, ‘Big Joke’ Says

BANGKOK — Hakeem AlAraibi and Rahaf Alqunun are two different cases, the head of Thai immigration said Monday as pressure mounts for Thailand to...
Premchai Karnasuta, far left, sits in the campsite where he was found on Feb. 5 with the remains of a leopard, panther and other wildlife in the Thungyai Naresuan Wildlife Sanctuary in Kanchanaburi province.

Date Set For ‘Black Panther’ Poaching Verdict

BANGKOK — One year after a construction tycoon and three of his associates were arrested on poaching charges, the verdict for his court case was given after final arguments were heard Friday.
SpaceX founder and chief executive Elon Musk speaks in Hawthorne, California on Sept. 17, 2018. Photo: Chris Carlson / Associated Press

Elon Musk Asks Judge to Toss Thai Cave Diver’s Lawsuit

LOS ANGELES — Elon Musk is asking a California judge to throw out a lawsuit filed against him by a British diver the tech...
Hakeem Ali Mohamed Ali AlAraibi led in handcuffs at the Thai Criminal Court.

Bahraini Football Player Moved to Jail Before Extradition Hearing (Video)

BANGKOK — A Bahraini football player and political refugee has been placed in prison after the Criminal Court extended his detention another two months...
Hakeem Ali Mohamed Ali Al-Araibi in lockup at Suvarnabhumi Airport in November. Photo: Human Rights Watch / Courtesy

Thailand Begins Extradition of Bahraini Football Player

Update: Bahraini Football Player Moved to Jail Before Extradition Hearing (Video) BANGKOK — Thai authorities have approved an arrest warrant for a detained Bahraini footballer with...
Don Pramudwinai arrives Wednesday at the Constitutional Court in Bangkok.

Foreign Minister Don to Keep Job After Court Clears Wife

BANGKOK — A longtime diplomat will retain his position atop the Foreign Affairs Ministry after the Constitutional Court ruled Wednesday there was nothing amiss about his wife’s questionable stock transactions.

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