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Thai Military Declares Martial Law, Denies Coup

Thailand's military has declared martial law, saying it did so to keep "peace and order" after months of sometimes violent anti-government protests.   In a televised announcement early Tuesday, General Prayuth Chan-Ocha defended the move as necessary to resolve the country's political crisis.   "The Royal Thai Army intends to bring back peace and order to the beloved country of every Thai as soon as possible. We therefore ask every side and every group to...

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