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Briton Dies in Bangkok Shrine Bombing

BANGKOK — The United Kingdom this evening confirmed one of its citizens was killed in the bomb attack that left at least 20 dead in Bangkok last night.

Draftee Who Stepped on Landmine Denied Full Benefits

BANGKOK — A young conscript who lost his right foot to a landmine earlier this month won’t receive full benefits for soldiers injured in the line of duty, an army spokeswoman said Wednesday.

Plane Crash in East Bangkok Kills 1, Injures 4

BANGKOK — A private airplane crashed on Monday afternoon near a temple in Nong Chok district, killing its captain.

National Park Hunts Visitors for Heckling Elephant (Video)

NAKHON NAYOK — Police on Tuesday were looking for a group of park visitors over footage in which they are seen harassing an elephant in Khao Yai National Park.

Ubon Cops Arrest Alleged Songkran Perv

UBON RATCHATHANI — A man was arrested in the northeastern province of Ubon Ratchathani for allegedly assaulting a Songkran reveler, police said Monday.

28-Year-Old Steals Public Bus to See Girlfriend: Police

BANGKOK — A 28-year-old man has been arrested for stealing a public bus and driving nearly 400 km from Bangkok to northeastern Thailand to see his girlfriend, police say.

Police Say They Made Progress in Ivory Trade Crackdown

BANGKOK — Efforts by the government to curb sales of ivory have been successful following criticism of widespread trafficking in the country, police and conservationists said.

Residents Rescued From Collapsed Shophouses Near Prachaniwet Market

BANGKOK — Residents were briefly trapped inside a building in the Chatuchak district after 12 shophouses suddenly collapsed there Wednesday evening.

No Credible ISIS Threat, Thai Interpol Head Says

By Amy Sawitta Lefevre
Reuters

BANGKOK — Thailand's Interpol director said on Tuesday there was "no credible" threat of an attack by suspected members of Islamic State following a warning by the Russian intelligence service that 10 Syrians linked to the group had entered the country.

Locked and Loaded: Thai Cops Join ‘Tetris Challenge’

LAMPANG — The police in northern Thailand arrested the attention of netizens nationwide after they tried their hand at the “Tetris Challenge,” the latest global internet craze.

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