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Thailand protests

Aug 28, 2014 — Ex-Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva and his deputy, Suthep Thaugsuban, were charged in connection with a bloody 2010 crackdown on protesters.
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May 25, 2014 — Yingluck Shinawatra was detained after the military took control of Thailand in a coup d'etat. The military junta had said it was holding former leaders to give them a chance to think.
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May 20, 2014 — After the army declared martial law, on the streets of Bangkok, it's mostly soldiers and selfies.
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May 19, 2014 — After six months of anti-government protests and the ouster of Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra, the army says it is needed to "keep peace and order."
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May 14, 2014 — The incident marks renewed violence between supporters and opponents of ousted Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra, who was removed from her post last week by the country's Constitutional Court.
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Apr 30, 2014 — It's not clear whether the opposition, whose boycott of February elections caused the vote to be invalidated, will participate in the new balloting, set for July.
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Mar 21, 2014 — The country's constitutional court says the opposition's boycott of the election, which prevented voting in some constituencies, invalidates the results.
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Mar 1, 2014 — Activists who have occupied government buildings in an effort to force out the elected government now say they will back off their "Shutdown Bangkok" campaign.
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Feb 23, 2014 — The explosion, in one of the capital's busiest shopping districts, appeared to be aimed at anti-government protesters seeking the ouster of the country's prime minister.
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Feb 18, 2014 — The dead included one policeman and three civilians. Protesters want Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra to step down.
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