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Thailand protesters want PM to quit

December 10th, 2013
11:09 AM ET

Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra dissolved the nation's parliament Monday and called for new elections. But the move did little to appease anti-government protesters who remained on the streets by the thousands.

Between 100,000 and 150,000 demonstrators rallied in Bangkok, with protest leaders saying their goal Monday is to storm Shinawatra's office, known as Government House.

The country will hold new elections by February 2, but embattled Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra may not be her party's choice to run

Anna Coren has the latest from Bangkok.

Thai police and protestors call truce

December 5th, 2013
11:56 AM ET

Some cry tears of joy as a temporary truce is called between Thai protesters and police.

There have been positive reactions across Thailand as police are applauding protesters and are overcome with their emotions.

At the government building whistles and flags were placed as protesters were allowed in the compound.

Paula Hancocks reports on this remarkable, if temporary, peace pact.