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  • Thai prime minister-to-be Yingluck Shinawatra, center, talks with reporters after her arrival at the Pheu Thai party's headquarters in Bangkok, Thailand Wednesday, July 13, 2011. Yingluck, 44, is set to become Thailand's first female prime minister on Wednesday played down a decision by the Election Commission to postpone certification of her poll victory over allegations she violated electoral law. (AP Photo/Sakchai Lalit)

    Thai election board investigates would-be premier

    Election officials began investigating would-be Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra's campaign Wednesday, a move that may slow Thailand's transition to a new government and risks more political unrest if she is disqualified.

  • At Pathum Wanaram Temple in Bangkok last week, Payao Akkhahad and her son, Nattanakrit Akkhahad, look at a portrait of her daughter, Kamolkate, who was killed one year ago at the Buddhist temple. Kamolkate was a volunteer nurse when gunmen fired into the complex on the final day of militant anti-government demonstrations. (Associated Press)

    Thailand divided still a year after protests

    One year after troops crushed a nine-week insurrection, the Thai government and pro-democracy activists remain polarized, with each demanding prison sentences for the other's leaders while preparing for a nationwide election.

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