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Anti-government protesters gather outside the Royal Thai Police headquarters as anti-government protest leader Suthep Thaugsuban (C, on vehicle) speaks during a rally in central Bangkok February 26, 2014. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha

Anti-government protesters gather outside the Royal Thai Police headquarters as anti-government protest leader Suthep Thaugsuban (C, on vehicle) speaks during a rally in central Bangkok February 26, 2014. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha

Anti-government protesters gather outside the Royal Thai Police headquarters as anti-government protest leader Suthep Thaugsuban (C, on vehicle) speaks during a rally in central Bangkok February 26, 2014. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha
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Supporters greet Thailand's Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra (front L) in the northern town of Chiang Mai February 27, 2014. Thailand's anti-corruption agency brings charges of negligence against Yingluck on Thursday as anti-government protesters demand her ouster in a standoff marred by violence that shows no sign of coming to an end. REUTERS/Stringer

Supporters greet Thailand's Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra (front L) in the northern town of Chiang Mai February 27, 2014. Thailand's anti-corruption agency brings charges of negligence against Yingluck on Thursday as anti-government protesters...more

Supporters greet Thailand's Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra (front L) in the northern town of Chiang Mai February 27, 2014. Thailand's anti-corruption agency brings charges of negligence against Yingluck on Thursday as anti-government protesters demand her ouster in a standoff marred by violence that shows no sign of coming to an end. REUTERS/Stringer
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An anti-government protester rests near a t-shirt with pictures of Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra and her brother Thaksin at the National Anti-Corruption Commission (NACC) office in Nonthaburi province, on the outskirts of Bangkok, February 27, 2014. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

An anti-government protester rests near a t-shirt with pictures of Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra and her brother Thaksin at the National Anti-Corruption Commission (NACC) office in Nonthaburi province, on the outskirts of Bangkok, February 27,...more

An anti-government protester rests near a t-shirt with pictures of Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra and her brother Thaksin at the National Anti-Corruption Commission (NACC) office in Nonthaburi province, on the outskirts of Bangkok, February 27, 2014. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj
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Riot police guarding the National Anti-Corruption Commission (NACC) office sit by their gear as government supporters gather outside in Nonthaburi province, on the outskirts of Bangkok, February 27, 2014. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

Riot police guarding the National Anti-Corruption Commission (NACC) office sit by their gear as government supporters gather outside in Nonthaburi province, on the outskirts of Bangkok, February 27, 2014. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

Riot police guarding the National Anti-Corruption Commission (NACC) office sit by their gear as government supporters gather outside in Nonthaburi province, on the outskirts of Bangkok, February 27, 2014. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj
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Supporters greet Thailand's Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra (L) in the northern town of Chiang Mai February 27, 2014. Thailand's anti-corruption agency brings charges of negligence against Yingluck on Thursday as anti-government protesters demand her ouster in a standoff marred by violence that shows no sign of coming to an end. REUTERS/Stringer

Supporters greet Thailand's Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra (L) in the northern town of Chiang Mai February 27, 2014. Thailand's anti-corruption agency brings charges of negligence against Yingluck on Thursday as anti-government protesters demand...more

Supporters greet Thailand's Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra (L) in the northern town of Chiang Mai February 27, 2014. Thailand's anti-corruption agency brings charges of negligence against Yingluck on Thursday as anti-government protesters demand her ouster in a standoff marred by violence that shows no sign of coming to an end. REUTERS/Stringer
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A government supporter shouts slogans during a rally outside the National Anti-Corruption Commission office in Nonthaburi province, on the outskirts of Bangkok February 27, 2014. REUTERS/Chaiwat Subprasom

A government supporter shouts slogans during a rally outside the National Anti-Corruption Commission office in Nonthaburi province, on the outskirts of Bangkok February 27, 2014. REUTERS/Chaiwat Subprasom

A government supporter shouts slogans during a rally outside the National Anti-Corruption Commission office in Nonthaburi province, on the outskirts of Bangkok February 27, 2014. REUTERS/Chaiwat Subprasom
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A government supporter stands next to a picture of former Thai Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra during a rally outside the National Anti-Corruption Commission office in Nonthaburi province, on the outskirts of Bangkok February 27, 2014. REUTERS/Chaiwat Subprasom

A government supporter stands next to a picture of former Thai Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra during a rally outside the National Anti-Corruption Commission office in Nonthaburi province, on the outskirts of Bangkok February 27, 2014....more

A government supporter stands next to a picture of former Thai Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra during a rally outside the National Anti-Corruption Commission office in Nonthaburi province, on the outskirts of Bangkok February 27, 2014. REUTERS/Chaiwat Subprasom
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Anti-government protesters gather outside the Royal Thai Police headquarters during a rally in central Bangkok February 26, 2014. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha

Anti-government protesters gather outside the Royal Thai Police headquarters during a rally in central Bangkok February 26, 2014. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha

Anti-government protesters gather outside the Royal Thai Police headquarters during a rally in central Bangkok February 26, 2014. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha
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Riot police guard the National Anti-Corruption Commission (NACC) office as government supporters gather outside in Nonthaburi province, on the outskirts of Bangkok, February 27, 2014. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

Riot police guard the National Anti-Corruption Commission (NACC) office as government supporters gather outside in Nonthaburi province, on the outskirts of Bangkok, February 27, 2014. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

Riot police guard the National Anti-Corruption Commission (NACC) office as government supporters gather outside in Nonthaburi province, on the outskirts of Bangkok, February 27, 2014. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj
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