Opinion polls suggest a strong win for the opposition after the Thai election Sunday. The military is unlikely to stage a coup, though it may try to use other means to thwart a PTP-led government.
This weekend's clashes left more than 20 dead, taking the ongoing Thailand protests to a new level of intensity. 'Red shirt' protesters say the time for talking is over and insist that the prime minister resign and leave the country.
Thai 'red shirt' protesters ruled out negotiations with the government Sunday, one day after clashes during the Thailand protests killed at least 21 people in the country's deadliest political violence since 1992.
In a blow to Thailand's former prime minister, Thaksin Shinawatra, the Supreme Court seized $1.4 billion of his fortune. His allies have vowed ongoing street protests.