Thai protesters said they will seize Bangkok’s police headquarters today after failing to secure the facility yesterday, signaling their month-long effort to oust Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra may be losing momentum.
The Thai protest leader who called on supporters to seize the finance ministry two days ago said his group won’t end demonstrations until it dismantles the political machinery of former Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra.
Thai protesters besieged government ministries in Bangkok and urged civil servants to join a push to oust Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra and dismantle the network of her brother, former premier Thaksin Shinawatra.
Ernst Strasser, a former interior minister who was filmed offering to influence legislation for money, faces a retrial after Austria’s highest court overturned his jail sentence for corruption and influence peddling.
Lord’s Resistance Army leader Joseph Kony held talks with Central African Republic President Michel Djotodia about surrendering after some members of the Ugandan rebel group disarmed, a government spokesman said.