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Thursday, May 22, 2014

Thai coup leaders summon influential family

Anti-government protesters raise fists as they sing and listen to the national anthem during a gathering on Thursday in Bangkok, Thailand. Thailand's army chief announced a military takeover of the government Thursday, saying the coup was necessary to restore stability and order after six months of political deadlock and turmoil.