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Thai Election Commission Says Blocking of Ballots to Hamper Vote – Businessweek

BusinessweekThailand’s Election Commission warned that voting in tomorrow’s general election may be called off in parts of the country’s southern provinces because protesters are blocking the distribution of ballots. The results of the polls may not be certified for months …Shots, Explosions Heard as Thais Continue Protest in BangkokVoice of AmericaThai election: Shooting in Bangkok […]

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Protesters Block Early Voting in Thai Capital – New York Times

New York TimesAn antigovernment protester waved a flag in front of the locked gates of a polling station after it was forced to close. Damir Sagolj/Reuters. BANGKOK — Hundreds of thousands of Thais were blocked from voting on Sunday as antigovernment demonstrators …Thai Protester Killed as Election Commission Seeks to Delay VoteBusinessweekAnti-government protester leader shot […]

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Thai Constitutional Court says election date may be put off – Xinhua

XinhuaBANGKOK, Jan. 24 (Xinhua) — The Thai Constitutional Court ruled on Friday that a general election, earlier scheduled for February 2, may be legally postponed to a later date, which is yet to be fixed by the Election Commission and the caretaker government.Thai protesters block polling stations in BangkokHouston ChronicleThailand protesters block early election voteBBC […]

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Thailand protests: Yingluck government rejects election delay – BBC News

BBC NewsThailand’s government has rejected calls to delay February’s election, amid increasingly violent protests in which a policeman has been shot dead. The Electoral Commission urged the postponement over safety fears for candidates on the campaign trail.Thai Election Commission Seeks to Delay Vote as Violence FlaresBloombergThai election body urges delay in polls after clashes kill […]

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Rocks, tear gas fly as Thai protests heat up – USA TODAY

USA TODAYBANGKOK (AP) — Rock-throwing protesters trying to halt preparations for elections fought police in the Thai capital on Thursday, escalating their campaign to topple the country’s beleaguered government. At least 48 people were wounded, three of them …Amid Clashes, Thailand’s Election Commission Calls for Delay in VoteVoice of AmericaClashes break out as Thai protesters […]