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Thailand's Ruling Party Rejects Call for Election Delay

Thailand's Election Commission has called for a postponement of at least one month of the snap elections currently scheduled for February 2, citing civil unrest and bloodshed during nearly three months of massive street demonstrations. However, the head of Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra's ruling Puea Thai Party rejected Monday's recommendation, as the party has since Thailand's Constitutional Court ruled last Friday that such a delay is legal. Yingluck is due to...

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