UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said he was "seriously concerned" by the military takeover in Thailand.
In a statement, Ban appealed "for a prompt return to constitutional, civilian, democratic rule and an all-inclusive dialogue that will pave the way for long-term peace and prosperity in Thailand."
More top news
Microsoft's new system Windows 10 has been met with approval after its disastrous predecessor but users have yet to be entirely convinced.
Alton Towers crash victim Leah Washington, who lost a leg as a result of the horrific incident, celebrated her 18th birthday last night.
American Football's first female coach, Jen Welter, is hoping to be an inspiration across the globe after being hired by Arizona Cardinals