Calls for intervention have met firm rejections from Bangkok, even as Thailand-Cambodia clashes that have already killed 10 people continued into their fourth day.
Monitor staff writers and correspondents in each of the world's regions share what they expect to be top headlines in 2011.
The Constitutional Court dropped a court case against Thai Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva's Democrat Party because it was filed incorrectly.
More than 10,000 refugees have fled Burma (Myanmar) amid violence that came one day after rare elections in the military-ruled country.
Viktor Bout has stalled his extradition to the US. But the delay may be short-lived in the case of the 'Merchant of Death,' accused of supplying dictators and warlords with weapons.
Thailand protests by the antigovernment 'red shirts' were the biggest show of strength by Thailand’s opposition since a tumultuous crackdown in May.
Sunday's by-election in Thailand offer a window on the continuing divide, and hints at the enduring strength of the red shirt opposition.
A bomb at a bus stop in Bangkok wounded nine Sunday, shortly after polls closed in the Thailand election in which former deputy city mayor Panich Vikitsareth beat off a challenge from a jailed opposition leader.
Thailand's state of emergency will continue for another three months, the government decided Tuesday, saying red-shirt protesters remain active. Critics argue the law hinders reconciliation.
Thailand’s government accuses the red-shirt opposition of trying to topple revered King Bhumibol. Critics argue it’s using the monarchy – and strict laws against defaming it – as an excuse to crack down.