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Local news for Pattani, Thailand continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

7 hrs ago | Bangkok Post

South claims lack clarity

In the rush to stow away unfortunate events to keep the holidays happy, a significant report from the deep South received scant attention.

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Sat Apr 12, 2014

The Nation

Car bombs in the far South: 40 over past decade

In the 10-plus years since 2004 up till last Sunday, when there were multiple explosions in Yala, the far South has seen a total of 40 car bomb attacks.

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

Bangkok Post

Westerners 'target' of deep South terror...

Australia and the United Kingdom have warned their citizens to avoid travel to Thailand's restive deep South as new information has indicated potential terrorist attacks targeting westerners.

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Wed Apr 09, 2014

The Nation

Army chief visits the deep South

Army chief General Prayuth Chan-ocha led a team to visit the Fourth Region Internal Security Operations Command in Pattani's Yarang district at 10.40am on Wednesday morning.

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Mon Apr 07, 2014

Pattaya Mail

Special Report:Female Mediators: First Step to Justice

There are not only unrest cases in the southern border provinces. Like other areas throughout Thailand, the region deals with civil conflicts which can be settled by mediation.

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The Nation

South on alert

Residents watch as smoke billows from a burning warehouse that was the target of another large bomb in Yala yesterday.

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Sun Apr 06, 2014

TurkishPress.com

Coordinated bomb blasts hit Thailand's Muslim south

A spate of deadly coordinated explosions rocked a city in Thailand's Muslim south on Sunday, reminding a government ensconced in five months of political crisis that a 10-year-long separatist insurgency continues.

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Sat Apr 05, 2014

Free Republic

Thailand: Muslims “strike terror into the enemies of...

The Islamic jihadists claim after every atrocity that they are merely retaliating and exacting revenge for an earlier attack.

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Wed Apr 02, 2014

The Nation

South rocked by 53 incidents in March

As many as 53 violent incidents erupted in the deep South last month, killing 33 people and injuring 38 others.

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Bangkok Post

One beheaded in Pattani triple murder

Suspected militants on Wednesday shot dead a village headman and his two female assistants and beheaded one of them in an ambush on a village road in Bannang Sata district.

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Bangkok Post

Female volunteer slain in Pattani

A female defence volunteer was shot dead by a motorcycle gunman in Pattani's Nong Chik district on Wednesday afternoon, according to Manager online.

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Tue Apr 01, 2014

The Nation

Media academics urge courageous, neutral coverage of South

Some Thai television media coverage of the peace process in the deep South has been shaped by a Cold War mentality and limited by nationalist discourse, said Samatcha Nilaphatama, a lecturer at the faculty of communication sciences at Prince of Songkla University, Pattani Campus.

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Mon Mar 31, 2014

Bangkok Post

Police survive Pattani bomb unhurt

Two policemen escaped unhurt when a bomb was detonated underneath an armoured pickup truck travelling on a road in Pattani's Khok Pho district on Monday night.

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Tue Mar 25, 2014

Bangkok Post

Fishermen urge lifting of ban

Thai fishing operators yesterday submitted a letter to the Foreign Ministry asking it to talk to the Indonesian government to lift a fishing ban in Indonesian waters following the alleged double murder of two Indonesian naval personnel.

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Sat Mar 22, 2014

Bangkok Post

Assnt headman killed in Pattani

An assistant village chief was killed and a villager seriously wounded in a gun attack in Pattani's Nong Chik district on Saturday night, police said.

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Wed Mar 19, 2014

Bangkok Post

Tambon leaders escape Pattani bomb

A well-known tambon chief and two deputy chairmen escaped unhurt when their vehicle was hit by a bomb in Muang district, Pattani province on Tuesday night.

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Tue Mar 18, 2014

The Nation

3-year-old, father killed in Pattani attack

A CONSTRUCTION worker and his three-year-old son were killed when unknown gunmen opened fire on them yesterday in Pattani's Yaring district.

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Mon Mar 17, 2014

Bangkok Post

Man killed, son wounded in Pattani

A man was killled and his three-year-old son wounded by two gunmen in Pattani's Yaring district early Tuesday, police said.

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Bangkok Post

Women Warriors

Living amid the unrest Thailand's Deep South has never been easy. But being a woman in the areas where bombs and gun shots are not unusual, normal life is even harder.

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Bangkok Post

New mountain unit to take on rebels

A new military unit, the "Budo Task Force", has been set up with a special mission to seek out and destroy insurgent hideouts in the Budo Mountains in the deep South.

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