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


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