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.
Thailand's military government says it wants to hold elections early next year, after the generals cemented their control over the state and its institutions. Some observers say the "Thai people's patience has run out."
Climate advocacy group "350" has organized international protests to coincide with UN talks in Bangkok. American delegates have reportedly been stonewalling climate talks despite withdrawing from the landmark Paris deal.
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.
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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