Asia: South & Central Impeached and facing trial: Final blow to Thailand's ousted premier?

Thailand's attorney general said Friday that criminal charges would be brought against former prime minister Yingluck Shinwatra over a failed rice subsidy program. A military-appointed assembly separately impeached her. 

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After being removed in a coup last spring, former Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra was impeached Friday by lawmakers handpicked by the same ruling military junta that overthrew her government.