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Tragic end for 'Piggy Bank' turtle in Thailand

The 25-year-old turtle died from blood poisoning related to surgery to remove coins from her stomach.

The 25-year-old turtle died from blood poisoning related to surgery to remove coins from her stomach.

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Thai Airways to further increase capacity on European routes

Euronews spoke at Berlin’s ITB to Bryan Banston, Vice President at the Sales Department of Thai Airways about how the company has grown its European

Euronews spoke at Berlin’s ITB to Bryan Banston, Vice President at the Sales Department of Thai Airways about how the company has grown its European

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Thailand: March 13 – Elephant Day!

Around 60 elephants at Ayutthaya in Thailand enjoy a fruit buffet to mark Elephant Day, which raises awareness to end their exploitation.

Around 60 elephants at Ayutthaya in Thailand enjoy a fruit buffet to mark Elephant Day, which raises awareness to end their exploitation.

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Cobra Gold: a taste of the jungle

About 100 US Marines joined a “jungle survival” class on Friday (February 17) as part of a 10-day joint military exercise in Thailand designed to teach them the essence of how to survive in the tropic

About 100 US Marines joined a “jungle survival” class on Friday (February 17) as part of a 10-day joint military exercise in Thailand designed to teach them the essence of how to survive in the tropic

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Taming cobras and drinking their blood, marines learn to survive in the jungle

While the rest of world was celebrating Valentine’s Day on February 14, military personnel from the US and 29 other countries were in Thailand attending the 36th jungle survival exercise ‘Cobra…

While the rest of world was celebrating Valentine’s Day on February 14, military personnel from the US and 29 other countries were in Thailand attending the 36th jungle survival exercise ‘Cobra…

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Watch: Thai baby elephant gets water-based treatment for injured foot

A baby elephant took a tentative dip in a swimming pool in Thailand on Thursday as part of a lengthy rehabilitation process to heal her injured foot.

A baby elephant took a tentative dip in a swimming pool in Thailand on Thursday as part of a lengthy rehabilitation process to heal her injured foot.

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Thailand: memorial events held for victims of 2004 Asian tsunami

Memorial events were held on 26 December in several parts of Thailand, including in Phuket, Phang-nga and Krabi, for the victims of the 2004 tsunami.

Memorial events were held on 26 December in several parts of Thailand, including in Phuket, Phang-nga and Krabi, for the victims of the 2004 tsunami.

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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.