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  1. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Curfew in force across Thailand after military seizes power in bloodless coup

    Posted May 22nd 2014, 01:57pm by Reuters, AFP

    ... Reuters, AFP in Bangkok Military leaders in Bangkok suspend constitution and media broadcasts, declare night-time curfews and a ban on gatherings and order political protesters to return home Bloodless military coup in Thailand Thailand’s army chief General Prayuth Chan-ocha took control of the government in a coup and suspended the constitution on Thursday, saying the army had ...

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    Thailand’s military declares martial law in wake of deadly protests

    Posted May 20th 2014, 07:11am by Reuters

    ... to restore order after six months of street protests that have left the country without a proper functioning government, but denied that the surprise move amounted to a military coup. While troops patrolled the streets of Bangkok, the caretaker government led by supporters of self-exiled former premier Thaksin Shinawatra was still in office, military and government officials said. Ministers ...

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    Thai PM to visit Myanmar on first official trip

    Posted Sep 12th 2014, 01:33pm by Agence France-Presse in Bangkok

    ... Agence France-Presse in Bangkok General Prayuth Chan-ocha, the leader of Thailand's government who came to power in a military coup in May, will visit Myanmar within the next few ... with its former military-ruled neighbour. Prayuth will travel to Myanmar “as soon as possible”, deputy foreign minister Don Pramudwinai told reporters, saying the trip could take place by the end ...

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    Murder charges against former Thai premier Abhisit Vejjajiva dismissed

    Posted Aug 28th 2014, 11:20pm by AFP

    ... by a pro-establishment military coup. Scores of demonstrators died under Abhisit's establishment-backed leadership in street clashes between mostly unarmed "red shirt" supporters of fugitive ... to consider the allegations was the Supreme Court's Criminal Division for Holders of Political Positions. The ruling comes three months after the military seized power from Abhisit's ...

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    Thai police hunt British man after backpackers murdered with hoe and left naked on beach

    Posted Sep 15th 2014, 04:17pm by AFP

    ... lifted from key tourist hot-spots, visitor numbers have yet to rebound. Thailand’s military leaders have vowed to clean up the kingdom’s tourist resorts after complaints of scams, assaults ...

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    Thai police question three Myanmese men over murder of British tourists found dead on beach

    Posted Sep 16th 2014, 01:42pm

    ... hotspots, visitor numbers have yet to rebound and martial law remains in place. Military leaders have vowed to restore the nation’s reputation as the “Land of Smiles” with a clean-up targeting ...

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    Thailand's military launches Operation Cheer Up amid round-up of activists

    Posted Jun 08th 2014, 05:33am by AP

    ... address of military ruler General Prayuth Chan-ocha is now called Bringing Back Happiness to the Nation. It is prefaced with a song Prayuth commissioned called Return Happiness to Thailand. ... Associated Press in Bangkok Military pushes feel-good campaign while it rounds up political activists Junta launches Operation Cheer Up Cheer up, Thailand. That's an order. ...

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    US rebukes Thai military junta over coup and urges immediate elections

    Posted May 31st 2014, 02:23pm by AFP

    ... to a small group of soldiers standing around a military vehicle with a loudspeaker on top. Trucks and police also lined the road near a central shopping mall where demonstrations took place a week ... Secretary Chuck Hagel yesterday urged leaders of Thailand's military coup to release detainees and hold immediate elections. "We urge the Royal Thai Armed Forces to release those who have ...

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    Thai lèse-majesté cases have surged since coup, Amnesty says

    Posted Sep 11th 2014, 12:35pm by AFP

    ... the coup," Amnesty said in a report about rights since the military takeover on May 22. The rights group said commentators calling for reform of the law or those previously jailed for royal ...

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    Thailand's army chief warns military may act to end political violence

    Posted May 15th 2014, 11:48pm by AFP

    ... brother Thaksin Shinawatra have swept every poll since 2001. The military may be needed to come out... to restore peace and order GENERAL PRAYUTH CHAN-OCHA But commission secretary general Puchong ... of military action The chief of Thailand's army warned yesterday that his troops "may use force" to quell political violence, after three people were killed in a grenade and gun attack ...




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