Topic: Thaksin Shinawatra


  • In Pictures Yingluck Shinawatra, Thailand's new prime minister

    Thailand's new prime minister, Yingluck Shinawatra, waves to the media at Parliament in Bangkok, Thailand, on Aug. 5. Thai lawmakers chose the US-educated businesswoman as the country's first female prime minister, setting the stage for the political novice to take charge of a volatile nation that has been deeply divided since her brother was ousted in a 2006 coup.

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