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(...)

Thailand’s prime minister Prayuth Chan-ocha, who led a military coup in May, had  promised that a general election would take place in 2015 but his deputy today said the poll was unlikely to take place until 2016. Photograph: Paula Bronstein/Getty Images.

A Thai general election planned for next year will be delayed until 2016, a deputy prime minister said on Thursday, pushing back the promised retur(...)

Thailand’s newly appointed prime minister Prayuth Chan-ocha reviews honour guards during a visit at the 2nd Infantry Battalion, 21st Infantry Regiment, Queen’s Guard in Chonburi province, on the outskirts of Bangkok today. Photograph: Chaiwat Subprasom/Reuters.

The army general who led the overthrow of Thailand’s elected government in May was named prime minister today by the legislature, sealing the military(...)

A soldier walks past sacks of rice at a warehouse in Ayutthaya province, north of Bangkok. The military is checking rice warehouses nationwide to work out how much grain was stockpiled by the government it ousted in May and check on rice quality amid alleged corruption during the time the policy was run by former prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra. Photograph: Chaiwat Subprasom/Reuters

Thailand’s military rulers have given permission to former prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra to leave the country on a private trip on condition she (...)

Thai soldiers stand guard to prevent any rallying against the military coup at the Victory Monument in Bangkok today. Photograph: Narong Sangnak/EPA

Thailand’s junta has prepared a force of over 6,000 troops and police for deployment in Bangkok today to smother protests and prevent opposition to th(...)

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(...)

Protesters march past portraits honoring Thailand’s king Bhumibol Adulyadej during anti-coup protests yesterday in Bangkok. Photograph:  Paula Bronstein/Getty Images

Thailand’s ruling junta cut back the hours of curfew yesterday and broadcast footage showing detained political leaders were being treated well, as t(...)

Thailand’s last coup

It walked like a coup and talked like a coup, but,Thailand’s army insisted, it was just martial law. The army, which has staged 18 coups or attempted (...)

Injured Thai Red Shirt pro-government supporters are evacuated after soldiers raided their rally site on the outskirts of Bangkok yesterday. Photograph: EPA

Thailand’s army chief announced a coup on national television yesterday, suspending the constitution and detaining political leaders from both sides (...)