Thailand's Attorney Director General, Department of Special Litigation Chutichai Sakhakorn, right, holds filed charging papers as Director General, Department of Investigation, Surasak Threerattrakul looks on at the Supreme Court in Bangkok Thursday. Chaiwat Subprasom/Reuters /Landov hide caption

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A lone mosque that survived devastating tidal waves sits amid the ruins of the village of Lhoknga, outside the provincial capital Banda Aceh, on Jan. 3, 2005. The mosque became a symbol of the tsunami's destruction. Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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Thailand's Crown Prince Maha Vajiralongkorn (seated, left) and Royal Consort Princess Srirasmi, seen during a royal ceremony last year, are now officially divorced, the palace has announced. Chaiwat Subprasom/Reuters/Landov hide caption

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Thai Prime Minister Gen. Prayuth Chan-ocha speaks at a news conference after a Cabinet meeting at Government House in Bangkok, Thailand, earlier this month. Rachen Sageansak/Xinhua/Landov hide caption

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Thailand's Justice Minister Gen. Paiboon Koomchaya tells Reuters that martial law will remain in place "indefinitely." Chaiwat Subprasom /Reuters /Landov hide caption

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Policemen show pictures of body parts found in parcels as they address reporters in Bangkok on Monday. Thai police said two Americans who had tried to send the parts to the U.S. had fled the country. Chaiwat Subprasom/Reuters /Landov hide caption

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Thai surrogate mother Pattaramon Chanbua with her baby Gammy, who was born with Down Syndrome. An Australian couple who'd arranged for Pattaramon to serve as their surrogate rejected the child. Nicolas Asfouri/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Tourists take pictures inside Wat Pho temple in Bangkok in August. Tourism, a key part of Thailand's economy, is down 20 percent this year following political violence and a military coup. Borja Sanchez-Trillo/Getty Images hide caption

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Thailand's Prime Minister Gen. Prayuth Chan-ocha, at the government house in Bangkok earlier this month. Prayuth, who seized power in May, has threatened to personally take over the writing of soap operas on Thai television. Sakchai Lalit/AP hide caption

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Surrogate babies that Thai police suspect were fathered by a Japanese businessman who has fled from Thailand are shown on a screen Aug. 12 during a news conference at the headquarters of the Royal Thai Police in Bangkok. ATHIT PERAWONGMETHA/Reuters /Landov hide caption

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Thailand's newly appointed Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha gestures in a traditional greeting during his visit to a unit of the Queen's Guard outside Bangkok on Thursday. Chaiwat Subprasom/Reuters/Landov hide caption

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Elephants, unlike humans or civets, are herbivores. The fermentation happening in their gut as they break down cellulose helps remove the bitterness in the coffee beans. Here, an elephant receives medical treatment from the Golden Triangle Asian Elephant Foundation. Michael Sullivan/NPR hide caption

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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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