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Thailand: Ex-PM Yingluck in Court to Face Criminal Charges

Former Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra has appeared in court to face criminal charges over a mismanaged rice subsidy program that cost the country billions of dollars. Yingluck, who was ousted as prime minister last year, told reporters Tuesday she is certain she will not be found guilty of the charges, which carry a possible sentence of 10 years in jail. "I would like to say that we are really confident in my innocence and are confident to present to the court with the...

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