Suthep Thaugsuban waves to supporters during a mass rally in Bangkok, the same day the army declared martial law. Suthep says he acted as an adviser to the army general who subsequently seized power. Sakchai Lalit/AP hide caption

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Thai soldiers walk after being deployed to guard Bangkok's Victory Monument against anti-army protests, on Sunday. The ruling junta is now insisting that foreign journalists not call the military takeover a coup. Wason Wanichakorn/AP hide caption

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Thai soldiers patrol on a scooter Friday near the Democracy Monument in Bangkok. Thailand's ruling military summoned leaders of the ousted government to meetings today. Restrictions on TV broadcasts have led Thai citizens to ask for more variety. Apichart Weerawong/AP hide caption

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Thai soldiers move in on a pro-government demonstration on the outskirts of Bangkok on Thursday. Thailand's army chief Gen. Prayuth Chan-Ocha has announced a military takeover of the government, saying the coup was necessary to restore stability after six months of political turmoil. Wason Wanichakorn/AP hide caption

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An anti-government supporter displays her donations for the cause during a street rally in Bangkok, Thailand, on Tuesday. Thailand has declared a state of emergency in Bangkok and its surrounding areas to cope with anti-government protests that have stirred up violent attacks. Wally Santana/AP hide caption

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An anti-government protester cuts a lock on a gate outside Government House in Bangkok, Thailand, on Tuesday. Wason Wanichakorn/AP hide caption

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An anti-government protester waves a national flag after breaking into the compound of the Royal Thai Army headquarters in Bangkok on Friday. Damir Sagolj/Reuters /Landov hide caption

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An anti-government protester blows her whistle during a rally Wednesday at Democracy Monument in Bangkok. Athit Perawongmetha/Reuters /Landov hide caption

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Anti-government protesters in Bangkok. Thailand, march Monday against the government of Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra. Kyodo /Landov hide caption

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This is one reason why Thailand is so popular with expats: Michal Navratil of the Czech Republic dives during the 2013 Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series in Krabi, Thailand, last week. Dean Treml/Red Bull/Getty Images hide caption

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Ricker's grilled eggplant salad with egg and dried shrimp. Austin Bush hide caption

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