After weeks of Thai protests calling for the government to resign, the country's military chief and electoral commission weighed in.
Thailand’s red-shirt protesters marched around Bangkok Monday carrying empty coffins, two days after the worst political violence since 1992.
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.
Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva has exercised few powers at his disposal since declaring a Bangkok state of emergency Wednesday. Leaders of the antigovernment Red Shirts say the Thai military is reluctant to carry out Vejjajiva's orders.
The Thai military used force against Red Shirt protesters today for the first time in an escalating stand-off that began March 11. Authorities had shut down the opposition TV station amid a Bangkok state of emergency.
During talks Sunday, Thai Prime Minister Abhisit rejected red-shirt protesters' demand to step down and call elections. They resumed talks Monday as street protests persist and a few bombs heightened tension but did not cause casualties.
As Thailand protests enter their second week, rival TV stations are airing nonstop coverage or highlighting the protests' negative impacts.
Thousands of red-shirt protesters urging Thai PM Abhisit to resign gathered outside his home Wednesday to pour out jugs of donated blood. They did the same a day earlier at his office.
Peruvian surfer Domingo Pianezzi rides a wave with his alpaca, Pisco, at San Bartolo beach in Lima, Peru, on March 16. Pianezzi has spent a decade training dogs to ride on the nose of his board, and now he is the first to do so with an alpaca.