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Thai Political Protests (2010)

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  • Thai premier survives no-confidence vote, but protests continue

    NEW DELHI – Thailand’s prime minister easily survived a no-confidence vote Thursday, but hundreds of protesters continued to besiege ministries in the capital as her embattled government sought a way out of its political crisis. Prime...
  • Jail sentences for Arab Israelis in lynching of Jewish militant

    Jail sentences for Arab Israelis in lynching of Jewish militant
    JERUSALEM -- The Haifa district court sentenced seven Arab Israelis to jail terms of up to two years for taking part in the slaying of a Jewish militant just after he killed a group of bus riders. As jail terms of eight to 24 months were issued...
  • Protesters storm Thailand army headquarters in bid to oust premier

    Protesters storm Thailand army headquarters in bid to oust premier
    BANGKOK, Thailand -- Hundreds of demonstrators forced their way into Thailand’s army headquarters Friday, the latest building targeted in anti-government protests aimed at unseating Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra. Shortly after noon,...
  • Thailand protesters storm finance, foreign ministries

    NEW DELHI -- Blowing whistles and calling for the prime minister to resign, anti-government demonstrators forced their way into Thailand’s finance and foreign ministries Monday, joining thousands who poured into the streets of the Thai capital of...
  • WTO: Global trade will slow down in 2012

    WTO: Global trade will slow down in 2012
    Cross-border trading will slow down this year as global economies deal with a rash of aftershocks from the European debt crisis, natural disasters in Japan and Thailand, fluctuating exchange rates, the Arab Spring protestsĀ and more, the WTO said Thursday....
  • EGYPT: U.S. Embassy to begin voluntary evacuation flights Monday

     
    The U.S. Embassy in Cairo plans to begin flying Americans out of Egypt on chartered planes Monday, according to a Sunday statement. The announcement came hours after the embassy advised Americans in Egypt to consider leaving as soon as possible.......
  • Art review: Gardar Eide Einarsson at Honor Fraser

     
    At least since the French Revolution, the barricade has been a symbol of last-ditch resistance to oppressive, authoritarian forces, a visual and physical act of sheer negation. Gardar Eide Einarsson is no stranger to the trappings of government...
  • Rirkrit Tiravanija comes to town for 'Murder and Mayhem'

     
    He has wallpapered the downstairs space with images from his ongoing series of demonstration drawings (based on newspaper images of protests across the world) and carpeted the floors in orange (what gallery owner Brian Butler calls “a Buddhist...
  • Italy can't afford to host Olympics, won't bid

     
    Hosting the Olympics in 2020 is a luxury that Italy simply cannot afford in a times of economic uncertainty, Prime Minister Mario Monti announced Tuesday, a day before bids were to be formally tendered to the International Olympic Committee in Lausanne,...
  • Dempsey: Egyptians now see harm caused by charging Americans

     
    The top U.S. military officer told a Senate committee Tuesday that Egyptian leaders may have underestimated how much harm their prosecution of American democracy-building workers could cause to long-standing ties with Washington....
  • Lady Gaga a target of Indonesia, Thailand and Madonna

     
    The American pop export known as Lady Gaga keeps running into trouble as she tours Asia. First, she was pegged as a "devil" by Islamic hardliners in Indonesia, where protests and security concerns forced the cancellation of a June 3 concert....
  • Poll: 52% of Jewish Israelis say illegal African migrants a 'cancer'

     
    More than half of Jewish Israelis polled in May agreed that Africans living illegally in Israel are “a cancer in the body” of the country, backing the controversial words of an Israeli lawmaker. The new poll from the Israel Democracy Institute...