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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...

Junta Revokes Military Trials for Civilians

BANGKOK — Civilians will no longer be tried by the military after the junta Monday revoked orders passed since it seized power over two years ago.

Redshirt Leader Arisman Jailed 1 Year for Defaming Former PM Abhisit

BANGKOK — A Redshirt leader and former folk singer was sentenced Friday to one year in jail without suspension by the Supreme Court for defaming the former prime minister.

Kitten-Killing Thonglor Moto Taxi Gets 18 Months

BANGKOK — A Thonglor motorbike taxi driver was sent to jail for 18 months Thursday morning for killing nine kittens he adopted online.
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.
Narongsak Plaiaram at the Criminal Court on Sept. 5.

Five Redshirts Acquitted of M79 Bomb Attacks

BANGKOK — A court has found a group of Redshirt protesters innocent of multiple charges related to a grenade attack on a former protest...

Witnesses Accused of Lying to Clear Hit-and-Run Teacher’s Name

NAKHON PHANOM — Police on Monday said seven people face charges for their roles in trying to falsely clear the name of a teacher who claimed she was wrongfully jailed for a hit-and-run fatality.

Cop Recounts Hunt For Bangkok Bombers as Long-Delayed Trial Opens

BANGKOK — A police investigator told a military court Tuesday how police tracked down the two Uighur men accused of staging a bomb attack that killed 20 people last year.

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.

Activists Sue Security Forces Over 2015 Rally Crackdown

BANGKOK — A group of pro-democracy activists on Tuesday filed a lawsuit against the authorities alleging they used excessive force during a crackdown on a 2015 political gathering in the capital.

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