Latest News Wires Thailand's anti-government protesters plan to shut down Bangkok Monday

Tensions are high as anti-government protests continue, echoing those in 2006. Protesters hope to shut down Bangkok by blocking traffic Monday. Eight people have been killed in the protests over the past two months.

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Anti-government protesters are planning to shut down Thailand's capital on Monday by blocking traffic at key intersections, providing a fitting metaphor for the country's politics: no way forward, no backing out.