Thai army chiefs announce coup (22 May)
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Thai military seizes power in coup

Thailand's army chief says the military is taking control of government in a move which appears to confirm a full-blown coup is under way.

Troops surrounded the venue where parties on both sides of Thailand's political divide were meeting for a second round of talks aimed at resolving the country's political crisis.

Jonah Fisher reports from Bangkok.

  • 22 May 2014
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