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  • 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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    Thailand wades through worst flooding in decades

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  • Muslim insurgency in Thailand's restive south heats up

    Muslim insurgency in Thailand's restive south heats up

    The Muslim separatist attacks that have racked southern Thailand since 2004 grind on amid a cooling of autonomy talk in Bangkok.

  • 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.