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Thailand's Government Rejects Call for Election Postponement

After clashes between police and anti-government protesters in Bangkok Thursday that left one officer dead and dozens injured, Thailand's government rejected a request from the election commission to postpone a February vote. In a televised address Thursday, the country's deputy prime minister, Pongthep Thepkanjana, said the general election would go ahead as planned. "February 2, 2014 was set as the election date in the royal decree dissolving parliament and there is...

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