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Thailand Declares Emergency Decree

Thailand on Tuesday announced a 60-day state of emergency in response to weeks of opposition protests in Bangkok aimed at overthrowing the government. Officials say the decree will start Wednesday and covers the capital and surrounding areas. It potentially allows for government curfews, media censorship and bans on political gatherings. It is unclear how the decree will affect opposition protests, which, although dwindling, were held in Bangkok on Tuesday for the eighth consecutive...

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