The leader of the Pheu Thai party and the leaders of five other parties say they believed they had won more than 250 seats in the 500-seat lower house.
Although the military-crafted constitution puts pro-democratic forces at a disadvantage, the pro-military parties still have a long way ahead to form the new government.
The Asian Network for Free Elections says issues led to the announcement of some preliminary results that were "wildly inaccurate."
Thailand's vote is viewed as a contest between junta leader Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha – who wants to stay on as the elected leader – and a "democratic front" of anti-junta parties.
Rescue workers off Norway's western coast rushed to evacuate 1,300 passengers and crew from a disabled cruise ship by helicopter, winching them one-by-one to safety as heaving waves tossed the ship from side to side.
Minorities and stateless people are constantly stigmatised as 'outsiders' in Thailand. Hundreds of thousands are falling through the cracks in the system when they could be contributing to Thailand's ageing labour force.
Top court bans Thai Raksa Chart opposition party for nominating king's sister Princess Ubolratana as its prime ministerial candidate, ahead of crucial polls, the first since military seized power.
Cricket-governing body International Cricket Council (ICC) has been pushing for the game’s Olympic return with the shortest 20-over format and hopes it will find a place at the 2028 Games in Los Angeles.
Saudi Arabia, one of the world's most gender-segregated nations, ranks 138 of 144 states in the 2017 Global Gender Gap index, a gauge of how women fare in economic and political participation, health and education.
The Thai Raksa Chart Party is now fighting for its survival after nominating Princess Ubolratana Mahidol as a prime ministerial candidate for the March 24 general elections. Thailand's king had called her move "highly inappropriate."
Hakeem al Araibi returned to Australia two months after he was detained in Thailand where he was under threat of extradition to his native country over alleged political crimes.
Hakeem Al Araibi, 25, who fled Bahrain in 2014 and received refugee status in Australia, was arrested in November at a Bangkok airport while on a honeymoon trip following an Interpol notice issued at Bahrain's request.
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