Thai prime minister Prayuth Chan-ocha during a press conference a in Bangkok, on Tuesday. “Don’t worry, if you’re not doing anything wrong, there’s no need to be afraid.” Photograph: EPA

Thailand’s King Bhumibol Adulyadej has endorsed a request by the country’s prime minister Prayuth Chan-ocha to end martial law, leaving the junta chie(...)

Deposed Thai prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra gives a traditional greeting as she leaves parliament after delivering a statement during the National Legislative Assembly meeting in Bangkok, on this January 22nd. Thailand’s attorney general filed charges against  Yingluck on Thursday. Photograph: Chaiwat Subprasom/Reuters

Thailand’s attorney general filed charges against deposed prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra on Thursday, in a case that could result in a 10-year jai(...)

Yingluck Shinawatra: during nearly three years in power, there was always a question of how much of a pawn she was of her brother, former prime minister Thaksin. Photograph: Pornchai Kittiwongsakul/AFP/Getty Images.

Yingluck Shinawatra, the ousted prime minister of Thailand who was deposed by a coup in May, said democracy in her country was dead after the milita(...)

Thai demonstrators wear masks of Sombat Boonngamanong during a demonstration  in Bangkok in May. The activist yesterday change his Facebook status to state: “I have been arrested.” Photograph: EPA/Rungroj Yongrit

Thailand’s military junta has tightened its control of the country by sidelining officials loyal to the ousted Shinawatra family, and yesterday caugh(...)

A teardrop rolls down the face of a soldier whose unit was deployed in Bangkok’s shopping district yesterday to control protesters against military rule. Photograph: Reuters/Damir Sagolj

Soldiers faced off against protesters at Bangkok’s Victory Monument yesterday in one of the sporadic displays of anger at the military coup d’etat whi(...)

Anti-government protesters take part in a rally outside parliament in Bangkok yesterday. Thailand’s senate met to try to find a solution to protracted political turmoil in the polarised country. Photograph: Chaiwat Subprasom/Reuters

Thailand’s senate was working yesterday to find a way of breaking the country’s political deadlock and resolving turmoil that has crippled the governm(...)

Pro-government supporters rally in western Bangkok in support of ousted prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra and her embattled party that is clinging to caretaker government status. Photograph: Narong Sangnak/EPA

Thailand’s protracted political crisis intensified yesterday as Yingluck Shinawatra’s beleaguered administration warned people to stay away from an(...)

Thai caretaker prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra offers a greeting in the traditional Thai way as she arrives at the constitutional court in Bangkok yesterday. Photograph: Narong Sangnak/EPA

Embattled Thai prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra appeared in court yesterday to defend herself against charges of abuse of power over her transfer of(...)

Anti- government leader Suthep Thaugsuban leads a march as protesters move their main protest site off the main streets of  Bangkok today. Photograph:  Paula Bronstein/Getty Images

Thailand was holding re-run elections today in five provinces where voting was disrupted in last month’s poll by anti-government protesters tr(...)

Supporters greet Thai prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra in the northern town of Chiang Mai today. Photograph: Reuters

Embattled Thai prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra hunkered down in her northern stronghold of Chiang Mai today, declining to attend an anti-gra(...)