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Thailand to Lift State of Emergency

Thailand is lifting a state of emergency put in place two months ago to deal with anti-government protests that are now dwindling. Senior Thai officials said the move is being made both because of the decreasing number of demonstrations and to help improve tourism. Political violence has killed 23 people and wounded hundreds more since November, when the opposition protests broke out. The protesters once occupied large parts of Bangkok, but now are concentrated mainly in a central...

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