Jul 11, 2014 — The 50-year-old Asian elephant, named Phlai Khlao, was apparently poisoned before his tusks were hacked off. Thai authorities are questioning a suspect who is a former elephant handler.
Jun 23, 2014 — Suthep Thaugsuban, who led months of anti-government rallies prior to last month's putsch, tells supporters that he's had the ear of junta leader Gen. Prayuth Chan-ocha since 2010.
Jun 12, 2014 — A spokesman for Thailand's new military regime says that the action by the army last month to topple the elected government "is totally different" from previous coups.
Jun 4, 2014 — The silent, three-finger salute from the smash movie and book series has been catching fire among demonstrators in a country where the military has banned most every form of protest.
May 30, 2014 — Gen. Prayuth Chan-ocha, who seized power last week, also warned anti-coup protesters, saying they lack a "true understanding of democracy."
May 27, 2014 — A former minister of Thailand's ousted Cabinet was detained Tuesday at a news conference. The arrest comes as ousted Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra is released.
May 25, 2014 — Yingluck Shinawatra was detained after the military took control of Thailand in a coup d'etat. The military junta had said it was holding former leaders to give them a chance to think.
May 24, 2014 — The U.S. had previously suspended foreign assistance to the country following the military coup. The State Department called for an immediate return to civil rule.
May 23, 2014 — After meeting with leaders of the ousted government Friday, the army detained former prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra. The junta has installed several rules aimed at keeping public order.
May 22, 2014 — The Asian nation has a reputation for being peaceful and prosperous. Yet every so often, the army kicks out civilian leaders and takes power. This week's coup was the 12th since 1932.