Anti-government protesters have set up blockades at seven key intersections in Bangkok in a fresh bid to topple the government of Yingluck Shinawatra.
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.
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.
With Thailand gripped by a dramatic effort to rescue a young soccer team from a cave, the deep divisions within society were brushed aside. But experts say that kind of national solidarity is unlikely to be permanent.
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