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All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘military coup’

Taylor Swift Cancels Thailand Concert After Coup

Country-pop superstar Taylor Swift has cancelled her sold-out concert in the politically turbulent Thailand. The concert, which was scheduled for the night of June 9, was confirmed as being cancelled by the concert promoter BEC-Tero Entertainment. On their website they cited the reason for the cancellation as being “due to recent events in Thailand.” The statement continued by saying that …

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Yingluck Shinawatra Has Been Freed

A week after the Thai military declared martial law, bringing political fighting to a halt, it has been learned that former Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra is no longer in military custody. An anonymous source said to be very close to Shinawatra told CNN that the former PM had been released from a military camp. She had been instructed to report …

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Thai Army Declares Yet Another Coup

When the Thai army first seized control a couple of days ago, they initially informed citizens that it was not a coup. They felt it was a needed response to the national unrest and political deadlock. The goal was to restore some kind of order under a brief form of martial law. Now it seems that they’ve changed their mind; …

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