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Curfew lifted nationwide

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The junta on Friday announced the end of a curfew in other parts of the country minutes after coup leader Prayuth Chan-ocha pledged for a quick end of the nighttime ban. 

The ban on activities between midnight and 4am had already been lifted in 25 provinces including most tourist areas, but its enforcement in Bangkok was dismaying businesses looking to cash in on the World Cup.

The curfew was just one of many issues covered by Gen Prayuth during his third weekly televised address. He also offered a clearer timeline for the formation of an interim government "in September", with a cabinet to administer policy expected to be in place by October.

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