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Thai PM Returns To Bangkok As Protest Showdown Looms

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January 01, 2014 AT 7:56 AM
Embattled Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra returned to the capital city of Bangkok, on Wednesday for traditional New Year celebrations in a display of unity alongside military chiefs before a looming showdown with anti-government protesters. Demonstrators who accuse Yingluck of being the puppet of her self-exiled brother, former premier Thaksin Shinawatra, have vowed to occupy government ministries and other key sites in Bangkok in their bid to scuttle a snap February 2 election.