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Thailand's fugitive former leader, Yingluck Shinawatra, is reportedly in Dubai, prime minister says

Thailand's fugitive former leader, Yingluck Shinawatra, is reportedly in Dubai, prime minister says

Former Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra appears to be staying in the Mideast commercial hub of Dubai after fleeing a criminal conviction, Thailand's prime minister said Thursday, in the first official word on her whereabouts since she missed a court date last month.

"We have received preliminary unofficial reports from the Foreign Ministry indicating that she is in Dubai," said Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha, who expressed annoyance over being asked about it by reporters. It had been generally assumed that Yingluck was in Dubai or London because her brother, ousted former Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra, maintains residences in both locations.

Yingluck was...

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