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  • Thai protests forcing choice between coup d'etat and continued chaos

    Thai protests forcing choice between coup d'etat and continued chaos
    A massive protest against the government of Thailand on Monday occupied seven key intersections in teeming Bangkok, paralyzing traffic in the city of 12 million and forcing schools and businesses to close, news agencies reported. Though the...
  • Thailand's premier rejects calls to step down as protests roil Bangkok

    Thailand's premier rejects calls to step down as protests roil Bangkok
    BANGKOK, Thailand – As anti-government protesters continued their siege of the capital, Thailand’s embattled prime minister on Tuesday rejected growing calls for her resignation, saying she had a “duty to preserve democracy.”...
  • Threat of military coup hangs over Thailand unrest

    Threat of military coup hangs over Thailand unrest
    A day after street protests turned deadly in Thailand, the head of the army declined on Friday to rule out a military coup d'etat to quell escalating violence as pro- and anti-government forces head toward a contentious Feb. 2 election. Opponents of...
  • Thai protesters storm Foreign Ministry

    Thai protesters storm Foreign Ministry
    BANGKOK, Thailand -- Anti-government demonstrators in Thailand have broken into the Foreign Ministry compound after taking over the Finance Ministry in their offensive against the administration of Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra. Foreign Ministry...
  • Thailand protesters storm finance, foreign ministries

    Thailand protesters storm finance, foreign ministries
    NEW DELHI -- Blowing whistles and calling for the prime minister to resign, anti-government demonstrators forced their way into Thailand’s finance and foreign ministries Monday, joining thousands who poured into the streets of the Thai capital of...
  • Thai protesters swarm grounds of army headquarters

    Thai protesters swarm grounds of army headquarters
    BANGKOK -- Protesters in Thailand stormed the grounds of the national army headquarters on Friday, asking the military to support their increasingly tense campaign to topple Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra. In a letter addressed to the army chief,...
  • Protesters storm Thailand army headquarters in bid to oust premier

    Protesters storm Thailand army headquarters in bid to oust premier
    BANGKOK, Thailand -- Hundreds of demonstrators forced their way into Thailand’s army headquarters Friday, the latest building targeted in anti-government protests aimed at unseating Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra. Shortly after noon,...
  • At least one dead in Thailand protests

    At least one dead in Thailand protests
    BANGKOK, Thailand – Anti-government protests turned violent Saturday with at least one person killed in the Thai capital after opponents and supporters of Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra clashed. Protests had remained relatively peaceful over...
  • Thailand unrest grows as protesters attempt 'people's coup'

    Thailand unrest grows as protesters attempt 'people's coup'
    BANGKOK, Thailand – Riot police fired tear gas Sunday at anti-government protesters armed with petrol bombs trying to force their way into the prime minister’s complex and police headquarters, intensifying Thailand’s political crisis and...
  • Pictures in the News | Nov. 27, 2013

     
    Wednesday's Pictures in the News begins in the Southland, where travelers wait in line to check in at the Los Angeles International Airport. More than 43 million people are to travel over the long holiday weekend, according to AAA. Also, President...
  • Pictures in the News | Dec. 2, 2013

     
    Mondays Pictures in the News begins in the Southern California, where fans pay tribute to actor Paul Walker at the crash site in Valencia, California. Walker died midproduction on 'Fast & Furious 7'; how it will be dealt with on-screen is unknown. Also...