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Thai army chief named prime minister

Nobody in the rubber-stamp legislature opposed the selection of the 60-year-old army chief, who ousted an elected government in a bloodless takeover on May 22 Thailand’s junta-picked National Assembly on Thursday chose

Thai parliament passes political amnesty bill

Thailand’s lower house of parliament on Friday passed a controversial political amnesty bill that opponents fear would allow ousted premier Thaksin Shinawatra to return, prompting warnings of fresh mass protests. Critics say