Military seizes control in Thailand

2nd coup in decade comes 2 days after martial law declared

Posted: May 23, 2014 at 3:44 a.m.

BANGKOK -- The Thai military seized control of the country Thursday in a coup, the culmination of months of maneuvering by the Bangkok establishment to sideline the populist movement founded by a billionaire tycoon that has won every national election since 2001.

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