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Thailand's crown prince and future king prays for his late father

Crown Prince Maha Vajiralongkorn, set to become Thai King, attends Buddhist prayers to mark the 50th day of his father’s death, late king Bhumibol Adulyadej.

Crown Prince Maha Vajiralongkorn, set to become Thai King, attends Buddhist prayers to mark the 50th day of his father’s death, late king Bhumibol Adulyadej.

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New era for Thailand as Crown Prince Maha becomes King

Fifty days after his father’s death and at the invitation of parliament, the Crown Prince of Thailand Maha Vajiralongkorn, 64, was officially proclaimed the country’s king on…

Fifty days after his father’s death and at the invitation of parliament, the Crown Prince of Thailand Maha Vajiralongkorn, 64, was officially proclaimed the country’s king on…

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Thai province thanks monkeys with annual fruit buffet

A province in Thailand famous for its monkey population laid out an annual fruit buffet on Sunday (November 27) to thank them for bringing in tourists and helping the local…

A province in Thailand famous for its monkey population laid out an annual fruit buffet on Sunday (November 27) to thank them for bringing in tourists and helping the local…

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Concerns over succession after death of Thai king

As Thailand continues to mourn the loss of their much loved King Bhumibol concerns have been raised over the royal succession.

As Thailand continues to mourn the loss of their much loved King Bhumibol concerns have been raised over the royal succession.

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Crown prince Maha Vajiralongkorn heir to the Thai throne

Crown prince Maha Vajiralongkorn was in Germany when Thai palace officials announced that his father, 88-year-old King Bhumibol Adulyadej, was seriously ill.

Crown prince Maha Vajiralongkorn was in Germany when Thai palace officials announced that his father, 88-year-old King Bhumibol Adulyadej, was seriously ill.

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Thailand: Crowds mourn following news of King's death

A woman fainted and many broke down with emotion outside the Siriraj hospital in Bangkok, after learning the news that Thai King Bhumibol Adulyadej had died.

A woman fainted and many broke down with emotion outside the Siriraj hospital in Bangkok, after learning the news that Thai King Bhumibol Adulyadej had died.

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King Bhumibol: Mourning continues for Thai monarch

As Thailand begins the first day without a king for 70 years, citizens gather to pay their respects to their "beacon of stability".

As Thailand begins the first day without a king for 70 years, citizens gather to pay their respects to their "beacon of stability".

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Thailand mourns revered King Bhumibol, dead at 88

Members of Thailand’s National Assembly stood in silence for nine minutes on Thursday to pay tribute to King Bhumibol Adulyadej who has died in a Bangkok…

Members of Thailand’s National Assembly stood in silence for nine minutes on Thursday to pay tribute to King Bhumibol Adulyadej who has died in a Bangkok…

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Thai King Bhumibol dies at 88

Thailand’s King Bhumibol Adulyadej, 88, the world’s longest-reigning monarch, died in hospital on Thursday, the palace said in an announcement.

Thailand’s King Bhumibol Adulyadej, 88, the world’s longest-reigning monarch, died in hospital on Thursday, the palace said in an announcement.

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Thailand's King Bhumibol: a steady hand amid turbulent times

Revered in Thailand as a semi-divine, stabilising influence, King Bhumibol, known as Rama IX, has seen his country go through numerous military coups and 19 constitutional changes, during his long rei

Revered in Thailand as a semi-divine, stabilising influence, King Bhumibol, known as Rama IX, has seen his country go through numerous military coups and 19 constitutional changes, during his long rei

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Thailand: 15 arrests following recent bombings

Thailand’s military government has announced that 15 people are being detained a week after a series of bombings in the south of the country.

Thailand’s military government has announced that 15 people are being detained a week after a series of bombings in the south of the country.

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Explosions rip across Thailand, killing at least four

A series of blasts hit localities including Hua Hin, Surat Thani and Phuket. Police suspect local dissidents, not international terrorism.

A series of blasts hit localities including Hua Hin, Surat Thani and Phuket. Police suspect local dissidents, not international terrorism.

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Two bombs explode in Thai seaside resort

Two bombs have reportedly exploded in the Thai seaside resort of Hua Hin, killing one woman and injuring 10 other people.

Two bombs have reportedly exploded in the Thai seaside resort of Hua Hin, killing one woman and injuring 10 other people.

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Thailand 'approves military-backed constitution'

Preliminary results from Thailand on Sunday indicate voters have said an emphatic ‘yes’ to a new military-backed constitution – a move which critics

Preliminary results from Thailand on Sunday indicate voters have said an emphatic ‘yes’ to a new military-backed constitution – a move which critics

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'Yes' or 'No': Thailand votes on junta-backed constitution

Two years after the military seized power in Thailand, voters were being asked on Sunday to approve a new constitution which critics say could extend the army’s influence well into the…

Two years after the military seized power in Thailand, voters were being asked on Sunday to approve a new constitution which critics say could extend the army’s influence well into the…

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Celebrations in Bangkok for 70 years of Thai King Bhumibol's reign

The king of Thailand is celebrating 70 years on the thone – and the Grand Palace in Bangkok was the venue for some colourful festivities on…

The king of Thailand is celebrating 70 years on the thone – and the Grand Palace in Bangkok was the venue for some colourful festivities on…

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Thailand raids Tiger Temple removing big cats

Wildlife officials removed 40 of 137 big cats held at the privately-run attraction, and planned to return to take the rest and re-house them in state-owned sanctuaries.

Wildlife officials removed 40 of 137 big cats held at the privately-run attraction, and planned to return to take the rest and re-house them in state-owned sanctuaries.