Wednesday, September 17, 2014   

Thai army to impose nationwide night-time curfew
(05-22 19:34)

The Thai army has announced a nationwide curfew from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. after declaring a military takeover of the government to restore order.
Deputy army spokesman Winthai Suvaree made the announcement Thursday on national television.
About an hour earlier, army chief Gen. Prayuth Chan-ocha said a joint commission of all military branches plus police would govern the country to restore stability after a nearly seven-month period of political turmoil. --AP   
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