Anti-government protesters in Bangkok are blocking key roads and government buildings in the Thai capital, calling for Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra to resign. But others in rural areas have rallied in her support.
After four years in power, the military junta that initially promised a general election in 2015 but postponed it several times, is keeping Thais guessing as to when or whether they'll be able to elect a new government.
Thailand has charged nine people over anti-government protests that saw former Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra removed. Thailand's attorney-general plans to file charges against 34 others who did not show up in court.
Around 400 protesters have rallied in the Thai capital to call on the government to restore democracy and hold elections. The junta still hasn't fulfilled its pledge to organize polls after seizing power four years ago.
The Supreme Court has issued an arrest warrant after ex-PM Yingluck Shinawatra failed to appear for the verdict in the case regarding her rice subsidy scheme. Thai media reports the politician fled to the Middle East.
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