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Thai Army Declares Martial Law, But Says It’s Not a Coup

Thailand's military says martial law will stay in place until peace and order are restored, following months of sometimes deadly anti-government protests. Army chief General Prayuth Chan-Ocha went on television Tuesday, saying he declared martial law to end the political stalemate and prevent violence after the country's top court ousted Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra for abuse of power. Thailand's interim Prime Minister Niwattamrong Boongsongpaisan says he plans to...

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