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Thailand: Opposition party resigns from parliament in protest
Thailand: Opposition party resigns from parliament in protest

NEW DELHI — After several days of relative calm in Bangkok, the main opposition party raised the stakes Sunday by resigning en masse from parliament in protest over a government they claim is illegitimate. By aligning with street protesters, the opposition Democrat party is threatening to deepen the country’s political standoff. The Democrats, who have not won an election since 1992, are betting that their political fortunes will be advanced by aligning with anti-government street protesters. “The solution to our current problems needs to start with the showing of responsibility,” Democrat leader and former premier Abhisit Vejjajiva told reporters in announcing...

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