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Southern Thailand separatists suspend peace talks

BANGKOK (AP) — A Muslim separatist group has suspended peace talks with the Thai government aimed at ending nearly a decade of violence in southern Thailand because authorities have not responded to its demands, officials said Thursday. The National Revolution Front told Thai coordinators that it was awaiting a response …

2 teachers killed in bombing in Thailand’s south

HAT YAI, Thailand (AP) — A roadside bomb exploded in Thailand’s insurgency-plagued south Wednesday, killing two teachers and wounding three other people, police said. Suspected insurgents detonated the explosive as a car carrying three teachers passed by a hospital in Chanae district in Narathiwat province, Police Col. Patta Madawah said. …

Thai Muslim insurgents increase attacks in Pattani – UPI.com

BANGKOK, April 12 (UPI) — Muslim insurgents in Thailand’s southern Pattani province have mounted 35 attacks in a single night. The Wednesday assaults resulted in the deaths of two Royal Thai Army paramilitary rangers. Despite the assaults, National Security Council Secretary-General Paradorn Pattanatabutr said that the discussions between the Thai …

Explosions wound 10 in southern Thailand

PATTANI, Thailand (AP) — Police say suspected insurgents detonated two bombs that wounded 10 people and staged a series of minor attacks in nearly 30 spots in Thailand’s violence-plagued south. Police Col. Tongsuk Jaranpong says the militants set off an improvised bomb in a garbage can in the city of …

4 merchants killed in Thailand’s restive south

PATTANI, Thailand (AP) — Suspected militants robbed and killed four fruit traders in Thailand’s insurgency-plagued south on Tuesday, while police arrested a suspect wanted for a deadly hotel bombing in the region. The insurgents stormed a shelter in Yala province’s Krong Pinang district Tuesday morning and tied up the four …

Flags burnt in attacks in Thailand’s restive south

PATTANI, Thailand (AP) — Suspected insurgents burned Thai flags and raised Malaysian flags in their place in a coordinated operation Friday across Thailand’s Muslim-dominated south that also saw the militants plant bombs that wounded six soldiers, officials said. The unrest came on the anniversary of the 1989 founding of an …