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Thai PM Dissolves Parliament, Sets New Elections for February

Thailand will hold snap elections on February 2 after Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra announced Monday she is dissolving parliament. This follows more than a month of anti-government protests in the capital, Bangkok.The Thai leader said in a televised address Monday that she will leave it up to the people to decide the future of the country.The king later issued a decree setting the date for the new elections. However, opposition Democratic Party leader Suthep Thaungsuban says he will not...

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