02 Nov 2013 : YANGON - An albino elephant, deemed an auspicious creature in Myanmar, killed his mahout who happened to bear the same name as the current president, according to a local report.
02 Nov 2013 : The Democrats have a constitutional right to rally against the amnesty bill, but protests must be carried out in line with the law, says the lawyer for ousted former prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra.
02 Nov 2013 : While some politicians say an amnesty is needed in order to "reset" the country politically, a top executive says Thailand risks becoming "unplugged" economically if protests spiral out of control.
02 Nov 2013 : LAIZA, MYANMAR - Ethnic rebel groups on Saturday predicted that Myanmar could look forward to peace by 2015 if the government agrees to their nationwide ceasefire terms.
02 Nov 2013 : Metropolitan police are keeping a close watch at the Samsen railway station, where the Democrats are holding a mass rally against the blanket amnesty bill, as more protesters are expected over the weekend.
02 Nov 2013 : RAYONG – A Myanmar rubber tapper was trampled to death by a wild elephant early Saturday morning at a plantation in Khao Chamao district.
02 Nov 2013 : DERA ISMAIL KHAN, PAKISTAN -- Militants from the Pakistani Taliban met on Saturday to choose a new leader as angry tribesmen fired at US drones flying overhead a day after their chief was killed.
02 Nov 2013 : More than half of the people polled oppose the blanket amnesty bill and many support the decision by some senior Democrats to resign as party executives to campaign against the legislation, Suan Dusit Poll said on Saturday.
02 Nov 2013 : PATTAYA - A Brazilian has won the 9th Miss International Queen transgender beauty pageant, with US and Thai contestants placing second and third.
02 Nov 2013 : UTHAI THANI - More than 60,000 people have signed a petition against the government's 350-billion-baht water management and flood prevention programme.