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German teen suspected of shooting toy gun at Thai king

1 year, 3 months ago
BANGKOK: German prosecutors said on Wednesday they were investigating a 14-year-old boy suspected of shooting plastic bullets from a toy gun at the King of Thailand who was cycling near Munich this month. The king was not hurt. The…

New Thai king pardons prisoners in ‘first show of mercy’

1 year, 10 months ago
BANGKOK: Thailand's new King Maha Vajiralongkorn has pardoned tens of thousands of prisoners, a first act of "mercy" as monarch as he reaches out to his subjects following the death of his beloved father. Revered King Bhumibol Adulyadej…

Thailand’s King, world’s longest-reigning monarch, dies

2 years, 2 days ago
BANGKOK: Thailand's King Bhumibol Adulyadej, who was the world's longest-reigning monarch, died in hospital on Thursday, the palace said in an announcement. He was 88. King Bhumibol reigned for seven decades after ascending the throne in…