Asia

Violence in Thailand's Deep South Escalates as Peace Talks Take Placei
X
June 14, 2013 10:37 PM
In Thailand's three southern-most provinces, an Islamic insurgency has claimed more than 5,000 lives since 2004. Now, the government is holding a series of peace talks - for the first time in the nine-year conflict - with leaders of one of the insurgent groups. Steve Sandford has this report for VOA from Narathiwat.

Violence in Thailand's Deep South Escalates as Peace Talks Take Place

Published June 14, 2013

In Thailand's three southern-most provinces, an Islamic insurgency has claimed more than 5,000 lives since 2004. Now, the government is holding a series of peace talks - for the first time in the nine-year conflict - with leaders of one of the insurgent groups. Steve Sandford has this report for VOA from Narathiwat.


You May Like

Kurdish Party Pushes Political Gamble to Run in Turkey Poll

HDP announces it will run as political party instead of fielding independent candidates in June election, but faces tough 10 percent threshold More

Twitter Targets Islamic State

New research shows suspending Twitter accounts of Islamic State, its supporters has been effective; group, its backers are facing 'significant pressure,' says terrorism expert More

Video Former Sudan 'Lost Boy' Becomes Chess Master in NYC

Majur Juac made the leap from being a refugee in Africa to a master chess champion in US, where he shares his expertise with students More