Photos: Coup in Thailand

"As we cannot find a way to bring the country to peace and no one will back down, I would like to announce that I will take power," General Prayuth Chan-ocha said
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Photos: Coup in Thailand Chaiwat Subprasom/Reuters

"As we cannot find a way to bring the country to peace and no one will back down, I would like to announce that I will take power," General Prayuth Chan-ocha said to a room of debating factions

Thailand has been rocked by protests that forced Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra to resign. Pro-government "red shirt" protesters tried to save the old government. Athit Perawongmetha/Reuters