Anti-government protesters take part in a rally outside parliament in Bangkok yesterday. Thailand’s senate met to try to find a solution to protracted political turmoil in the polarised country. Photograph: Chaiwat Subprasom/Reuters

Thailand’s senate was working yesterday to find a way of breaking the country’s political deadlock and resolving turmoil that has crippled the governm(...)

Thailand’s opposition Democrat Party’s leader Abhisit Vejjajiva (C) with members of the party, after a press conference at the party headquarters in Bangkok today. Photograph:  EPA/Narong Sangnak.

Thailand’s main opposition party announced today it would boycott an election in February, deepening uncertainty about the poll and fuelling a campaig(...)

Thai Democrat Party leader and former  prime minister Abhisit Vejjajiva gestures as he arrives at Bangkok criminal court on Thursday to face murder charges over the 2010 military crackdown on protesters that left more than 90 people dead. Photograph: Athit Perawongmetha/Reuters

Thailand’s former prime minister Abhisit Vejjajiva has been formally charged with murder in connection with the deaths of protesters killed during a c(...)

A protester at a large anti-government rally outside Government House  in Bangkok. Photograph: Rufus Cox/Getty Images

The decision yesterday by Yingluck Shinawatra, Thailand’s embattled prime minister, to dissolve parliament and call a snap general election seems unli(...)

Women dance as anti-government protesters occupy the finance ministry for a third day in a bid to oust the government of Yingluck Shinawatra in Bangkok, Thailand, yesterday. Photograph: Paula Bronstein/Getty Images

Thousands of demonstrators massed outside four Thai government ministries, a major state office complex and 24 provincial halls on Wednesday in a wide(...)