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Pirate Bay co-founder arrested after attempting to cross border into Thailand
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Pirate Bay co-founder arrested after attempting to cross border into Thailand

Nov 4th 2014, 5:40 PM 11,981 Views 27 Comments

Fredrik Neij reportedly fled to Southeast Asia after being released on bail.

Suspects in murder of British tourists retract confession after torture claims
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Suspects in murder of British tourists retract confession after torture claims

Oct 9th 2014, 8:10 PM 16,280 Views 26 Comments

Now Amnesty International is getting involved.

Thailand: Two charged with murdering British tourists after 'bizarre and inept' investigation
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Thailand: Two charged with murdering British tourists after 'bizarre and inept' investigation

Oct 3rd 2014, 11:24 AM 24,609 Views 35 Comments

They were forced to re-enact the murders in front of the media today.

7 Irish lads show us how its done in Thailand
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# Buckets

7 Irish lads show us how its done in Thailand

Oct 2nd 2014, 8:41 PM 5,088 Views 1 Comment

Ah, the lads.

Reports vary as Thai police arrest three men over murder of British tourists
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Reports vary as Thai police arrest three men over murder of British tourists

Oct 2nd 2014, 4:55 PM 8,045 Views 7 Comments

There are reports that one man has confessed to the killings.

Here's What Happened Today: Tuesday
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Here's What Happened Today: Tuesday

Sep 16th 2014, 11:00 PM 14,766 Views 3 Comments

Everybody’s talking about: Micheál Martin’s bid for Taoiseach, US bombing the Islamic State, and an arrest over a serious sexual assault .

Three men arrested over the murder of British tourists on Thai beach
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Three men arrested over the murder of British tourists on Thai beach

Sep 16th 2014, 9:20 AM 28,081 Views 30 Comments

The two people, both in their 20s, were found beaten to death early on Monday morning.

Two British tourists murdered on Thai island after beach party
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Two British tourists murdered on Thai island after beach party

Sep 15th 2014, 8:43 PM 65,785 Views 44 Comments

The two were found with head wounds in the popular resort of Koh Tao.

Thailand's junta leader named PM as Irish warned over travel
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Thailand's junta leader named PM as Irish warned over travel

Aug 21st 2014, 9:28 AM 17,327 Views 46 Comments

Irish travellers are being advised to exercise ‘extreme caution’ when visiting Thailand and to ensure they have the right visa before arriving there.

Gammy father a "changed man" after paedophile conviction
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Gammy father a "changed man" after paedophile conviction

Aug 7th 2014, 9:31 AM 19,433 Views 22 Comments

His adult son has defended his father. The parents are accused of abandoning their baby son who has Down syndrome.

Father in Thai surrogate case "has child sex convictions"
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Father in Thai surrogate case "has child sex convictions"

Aug 5th 2014, 8:25 AM 43,811 Views 107 Comments

The couple released a statement to a newspaper saying allegations they abandoned their baby Gammy were false.

Parents 'abandoned' baby with Down syndrome born to surrogate
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Parents 'abandoned' baby with Down syndrome born to surrogate

Aug 1st 2014, 3:01 PM 51,126 Views 123 Comments

The Australian couple are reported to have had twins through a Thai surrogate.

Irish people could learn a thing or two from these rain-loving elephants
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# Ever Seen The Rain?

Irish people could learn a thing or two from these rain-loving elephants

Jul 12th 2014, 12:30 PM 2,599 Views 0 Comments

These elephants love the rain. Love it.

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday
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Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

Jun 1st 2014, 8:30 PM 19,501 Views 3 Comments

Everyone’s been talking about an emergency landing, a missing woman and a motor rally tragedy.

Irishman killed in bike crash may have been rushing to beat Thai coup curfew
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Irishman killed in bike crash may have been rushing to beat Thai coup curfew

Jun 1st 2014, 12:14 PM 25,133 Views 15 Comments

The 30-year-old suffered head injuries in the crash on Friday night and passed away yesterday.

Thai junta chief given seal of approval by the country's royal family
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Thai junta chief given seal of approval by the country's royal family

May 26th 2014, 8:46 AM 5,464 Views 5 Comments

Sights are now being set on bringing growing protests under control.

Thailand's coup leaders to hold ousted government to give them "time to think"
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Thailand's coup leaders to hold ousted government to give them "time to think"

May 24th 2014, 4:06 PM 3,390 Views 5 Comments

Thailand’s fragile democracy has been repeatedly stunted by 19 actual or attempted coups since 1932.

Thai hotel reacts to military coup by extending happy hour
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Thai hotel reacts to military coup by extending happy hour

May 23rd 2014, 7:24 PM 16,392 Views 7 Comments

They’re making the best of a bad situation, we suppose.

Travelling to Thailand? Irish citizens advised to 'exercise extreme caution'
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Travelling to Thailand? Irish citizens advised to 'exercise extreme caution'

May 23rd 2014, 8:34 AM 16,870 Views 34 Comments

The Department of Foreign Affairs said there is a curfew from 10pm to 5am and Irish citizens should take extra care.

Thai army seizes power in military coup
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Thai army seizes power in military coup

May 22nd 2014, 12:32 PM 10,152 Views 33 Comments

General Prayut Chan-O-Cha made the announcement in a televised address to the nation today.

Martial law declared as armed troops take to streets of Thailand
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Martial law declared as armed troops take to streets of Thailand

May 20th 2014, 7:00 AM 8,542 Views 8 Comments

Gun-wielding soldiers and army vehicles have been seen in the heart of the capital’s retail and hotel district.

Everyone has completely fallen in love with Channel 4's Irish 'Supervet'
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# Supervet

Everyone has completely fallen in love with Channel 4's Irish 'Supervet'

May 15th 2014, 9:51 AM 9,045 Views 2 Comments

He loves animals. We love animals. We love him.

Boxer 'Bigshotcamp' falls over ropes on ring entrance, gets knocked out soon after
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Boxer 'Bigshotcamp' falls over ropes on ring entrance, gets knocked out soon after

Apr 26th 2014, 2:50 PM 9,310 Views 8 Comments

We are urging the boxing authorities to give the 36-year-old from Thailand a world title shot.

A bomb from World War II exploded in Thailand today
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A bomb from World War II exploded in Thailand today

Apr 2nd 2014, 9:41 AM 13,802 Views 20 Comments

Workers at a Bangkok scrap facility believed the device had been made safe.

Terrorism looking less likely as mystery of plane disappearance deepens
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Terrorism looking less likely as mystery of plane disappearance deepens

Mar 11th 2014, 12:11 PM 38,595 Views 106 Comments

The announcement form the internationl police force comes as searches have completely shifted their focus to opposite Malaysian coast.

'Two weeks later they came back and they shot me and left me to die'
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'Two weeks later they came back and they shot me and left me to die'

Mar 2nd 2014, 10:15 AM 17,807 Views 1 Comment

“Women suffer a lot here. But we are strong. We have to feed our children by ourselves. We have to survive,” says on widowed woman in Thailand.

Fears of further political violence mount after two die in Bangkok grenade attack
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Fears of further political violence mount after two die in Bangkok grenade attack

Feb 23rd 2014, 5:15 PM 5,903 Views 0 Comments

It comes a day after dozens were injured in an attack at an anti-government rally.

Irish army, take note...
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# Full Metal Racket

Irish army, take note...

Jan 22nd 2014, 8:30 PM 2,881 Views 2 Comments

This is my rifle, this is my gun…

State of emergency declared in Bangkok as protests continue
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State of emergency declared in Bangkok as protests continue

Jan 22nd 2014, 9:46 AM 4,025 Views 11 Comments

As many as 5,000 protestors were gathered across five really points this morning.

Dozens wounded in explosion at Bangkok protest march
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Dozens wounded in explosion at Bangkok protest march

Jan 17th 2014, 2:59 PM 6,248 Views 7 Comments

The anti-government movement said the explosion happened shortly before rally leader Suthep Thaugsuban was due to pass by.

PHOTOS: Tens of thousands of protesters attempt to 'shut down' Bangkok
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PHOTOS: Tens of thousands of protesters attempt to 'shut down' Bangkok

Jan 13th 2014, 11:41 AM 5,806 Views 19 Comments

The demonstrators want Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra to resign to make way for an unelected “people’s council” that would oversee reforms.

Thai anti-government protesters sweep streets ahead of king's birthday
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Thai anti-government protesters sweep streets ahead of king's birthday

Dec 4th 2013, 8:52 AM 5,384 Views 23 Comments

Both protesters and security forces are observing a temporary truce to mark the birthday of the country’s revered king.

Four killed, dozens injured as anti-government protests continue in Bangkok
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Four killed, dozens injured as anti-government protests continue in Bangkok

Dec 1st 2013, 11:36 AM 4,253 Views 7 Comments

Today, police have fired tear gas and water cannon at protesters attempting to storm government buildings and overthrow Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra.

Thai protesters storm army HQ and ruling party offices
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Thai protesters storm army HQ and ruling party offices

Nov 29th 2013, 10:21 AM 3,106 Views 13 Comments

Key government buildings have been targeted in the largest demonstrations since 2010′s mass rallies.

Baby elephants play with footballs at Thai conservation centre
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# Pass It

Baby elephants play with footballs at Thai conservation centre

Oct 22nd 2013, 7:30 PM 1,182 Views 1 Comment

Their footwork is quite impressive.

Rihanna went to a sex show in Thailand, sex show owner is arrested
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Rihanna went to a sex show in Thailand, sex show owner is arrested

Oct 14th 2013, 3:15 PM 33,867 Views 32 Comments

“Only in #Thailand,” the popstar tweeted last month while watching a woman perform.