Thai army chiefs announce coup (22 May)
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Thai army chief announces military 'taking control'

Thailand's army chief has announced that the military has taken control of the government in a TV address to the nation.

The country's army chief General Prayut Chan-O-Cha announced that the military had seized power to restore stability and order after six months of political turmoil.

  • 22 May 2014
  • From the section Asia
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