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Thursday, 22 May 2014 - 20:35
Thai military seizes power in coup
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Thailand's army chief has announced a coup d'etat, saying the military is taking control of government.

In a televised statement, the army chief said the military would restore order and enact political reforms.

It came after two days of inconclusive talks by the main political factions.

The army sealed off the talks venue and took the leaders away.

Thailand has been in political turmoil for months.
 
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