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Thai Prime Minister dissolves parliament amid protests

Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra has dissolved parliament amid anti-government protests. She says elections will be held "as soon as possible". Protests are continuing to take place in Bangkok.

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Drone footage shows violent clashes in Bangkok

Footage taken by a drone and posted on social media shows aerial views of the violent clashes between police and anti-government protesters in Bangkok yesterday.

Thai police are seen using water cannon and tear gas in an attempt to disperse the crowds, who are attempting to launch a "people's coup" on the government.

At least two people have died as a result of the violence.

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