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Yingluck tearfully urges protesters to accept proposed election

Her eyes welling with tears, Thailand’s Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra pleaded on Tuesday for demonstrators to clear the streets and support a snap election, but defiant protest leaders called for her to step down within 24 hours.

11 Dec 2013 - 12:36PM

Her eyes welling with tears, Thailand’s Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra pleaded on Tuesday for demonstrators to clear the streets and support a snap election, but defiant protest leaders called for her to step down within 24 hours.

Yingluck tearfully urges protesters to accept proposed election