**FILE** In this photo from February 2008, former Thailand Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra smiles as he greets supporters a the Bangkok airport on his return from exile. (Associated Press)

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**FILE** In this photo from February 2008, former Thailand Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra smiles as he greets supporters a the Bangkok airport on his return from exile. (Associated Press)