Thailand

Thailand's Prime Minister Calls Election

In wake of opposition MPs resigning

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Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra has dissolved parliament and called an election, after sustained protests in the capital, Bangkok.

The move followed the resignation of all opposition MPs from parliament on Sunday, and came as protesters marched again on Government House.

Ms Yingluck won elections in 2011.

But the protesters say her government is controlled by her brother, ousted leader Thaksin Shinawatra, and have vowed to continue demonstrating.

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