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Is this the shooting that Nick was referring to?

By Mon, May 17, 2010 10:00AM UTC

You may remember Nick’s photos yesterday, but there is also a video of the event shot from a building – check the clothing of the guys and position and you will see it is the same. BP: They come under sustained attack and it is unclear why from the pictures

Deadly Thai chaos continues as gov’t rejects talks

By Mon, May 17, 2010 9:52AM UTC

Anti-government unrest boiling over in downtown Bangkok spread to other areas of the capital and Thailand as the military defended its use of force in a crackdown that has left 30 civilians dead in four days. Thai leaders flatly rejected protesters’ demands that the United Nations intercede to end the

55 Senators criticize government over crackdown

By Mon, May 17, 2010 9:00AM UTC

Matichon reports a telephone conference between 55 Senators after news of 20 deaths and more than 200 injuries had come to light.  It quotes Mrs Naruemol Siriwat, Senator for Uttaradit, as stating that all 55 Senators agreed that the use of force to suppress the protesters was excessive (เห็นตรงกันว่า การใช้กำลังเข้าปราบปรามกลุ่มผู้ชุมนุมจนเสียชีวิตขนาดนี้มากเกินไปแล้ว)

Maoist rebels kill 6 villagers in central India

By Mon, May 17, 2010 8:00AM UTC

Maoist rebels kidnapped and killed six villagers in a thickly forested part of central India, alleging that the men were police informants, an official said Sunday. The bodies of the six men, whose throats were slit, were found on Sunday, a day after they were killed, said R.K. Vij, a

US soldiers pay village calls in Afghanistan

By Mon, May 17, 2010 7:50AM UTC

The platoon’s visit to a riverside village was a slog in and out: hours of hiking in body armor under the sun over rock-strewn hills, through rustling wheat fields and sweltering pomegranate groves. U.S. soldiers waded across an irrigation canal, holding rifles above chest-high water and grabbing tree roots to

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