BREAKING NEWS

2009-04-13

World

Thailand unrest turns deadly

As night fell on Bangkok, the violence engulfing the Thai capital showed little sign of letting up. At least 2 people have now been shot dead

World

Thai tourism under threat

For a country heavily dependent on tourism political unrest can be potentially devastating. Several countries have already advised their citizens not

Culture

Kandinksy in Paris

Nearly one hundred paintings by abstract artist Wassily Kandinsky are on display at the Centre Pompidou in Paris until early August.

World

Thai PM pleads for calm

Troops were reportedly moving on Government House where thousands of supporters of former prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra were holed-up. They

World

Thai army launches crackdown

The Thai army has launched a crackdown on anti-government protesters, leaving dozens injured. The worst violence was around a major road junction