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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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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