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Former deputy prime minister Surapong Tovichakchaikul (seen inside vehicle) reported at the Royal Thai Army auditorium. Gen Prayuth Chan-ocha, head of the National Peace and Order Maintaining Council (NPOMC), has summoned 114 people to report to him, including former high-ranking military and police officers, key politicians and demonstration leaders involved in the political conflict. (Photo by Pattarachai Prechapanich)

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An aerial view of Democracy Monument on Ratchadamnoen Road. The area was previously occupied by anti-government protesters, led by the People's Democratic Reform Committee (PDRC). (Photo by Surapol Promsaka Na Sakolnakorn)

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Soldiers continue clearing the pro-government United Front for Democracy against Dictatorship (UDD) rally site on Utthayarn Road. (Photo by Pawat Laopaisarntaksin)

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Anti-government protesters hold up signs supporting the military's decision to seize power from the caretaker government of the Pheu Thai Party. (Photo by Chanat Katanyu)

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About 300 people led by the Thammasat for Democracy group marched to Democracy Monument in a symbolic protest against the takeover led by Gen Prayuth. (Photo by Pattarapong Chatpattarasill)

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The traffic condition on Vibhavadi Road in Bangkok remains heavy. (Photo by Weerawong Wongpreedee)

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The general atmosphere of many shopping malls in the capital is less lively a day after the army declared a coup. (Photo by Pattarapong Chatpattarasill)

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Key members of the pro-government United Front for Democracy against Dictatorship (UDD), also known as the red-shirt movement, are summoned to a military camp in Chiang Mai to discuss measures to maintain peace and order in the northern region. (Photo by Cheewin Sattha)

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An academic conference on biodiversity protection is held at Naresuan University. Giant earthworms and new species of fireflies and fleas are showcased in this event. (Photos by Chinawat Singha)

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In this Jan 16, 2011 file photo, Liu Han, a former multimillionaire chairman of energy conglomerate Sichuan Hanlong Group, is seen in Chengdu. The former Chinese mining tycoon was sentenced to death on Friday for leading a crime gang that killed rivals. (AP photo)

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An Ukrainian slides along a cable across a river while being physically attached to the harness by piercing in Kiev. The event was registered by the National Registry of Records of Ukraine as 'The longest slide cable run using piercing' with a lenght of 532 metres and a speed of 60 km/h. (EPA photo)

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  • Published: 23 May 2014
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