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Thai cops hunt Marine's alleged killer

A manhunt is underway on a Thai island for a British kickboxer who allegedly stabbed to death an American tourist who had served in the U.S. Marines. Full story

Thai slaying: Brit, American drawn to kickboxing

Lee Aldhouse of Britain and American Dashawn Longfellow both had a passion for the Thai martial art of Muay Thai. But it was in a bar — not a fighting ring — where their lives intersected with deadly results. Full story

Tears, prayers mark Asian tsunami anniversary

Monks chanted on white-sand beaches in Thailand and thousands prayed at mosques in Indonesia to mark the fifth anniversary of the Asian tsunami that left 230,000 people dead. Full story

Stolen bar mat lands Australian in Thai jail

An Australian woman arrested for stealing a bar mat from a Thai nightspot appealed Tuesday for government intervention to allow her to return home, saying the theft was a practical joke. Full story

Free hotel stays from Thai Airways

The airline is rolling out the red carpet for passengers by offering a complimentary overnight hotel stay in Bangkok, Samui, Krabi, Hua Hin, Phuket, Pattaya, or Chiang Mai. Full story

Phuket, Thailand, air/hotel, from $1,399

It's not too good to be true — this package for Thailand's largest island saves hundreds of dollars and puts you up in a luxurious villa with a private garden and a view of the Andaman Sea. Full story

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** FOR USE AS DESIRED, PHOTOS OF THE DECADE ** FILE - Karl Nilsson of Lulo, Sweden, poses with a sign saying his parents and brothers are missing, in this Dec. 28, 2004 file photo, in Phuket, Thailand. The young boys parents were swept out to sea Sunday, Dec. 26, 2004, when the tsunami struck their

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PHUKET, THAILAND - JANUARY 1: The shadow of a relief worker drinking champagne for the New Year is cast on a wall posted with pictures of the Tsunami victims at the relief center on January 1, 2005 in Phuket, Thailand. The death toll in Asia's tsunami disaster hit 125,000 on the New Year day.