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Without firing a shot, Thailand's powerful military seized control of the volatile Southeast Asian nation, suspending the constitution and detaining Cabinet ministers.

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A pro-government demonstrator cries as she leaves the demonstration site after soldiers staged a coup Thursday, May 22, 2014 on the outskirts of Bangkok, Thailand. Thailand's new military junta has announced that it has suspended the country's constitution. A military statement broadcast on national television Thursday confirmed the nation's caretaker government is no longer in power but said the Senate will remain in place. (AP Photo/Wason Wanichakorn) (associated press)

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Without firing a shot, Thailand's powerful military seized control of the volatile Southeast Asian nation, suspending the constitution and detaining Cabinet ministers.

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China's Chen Long returns a shot to Thailand's Boonsak Ponsana during their quarterfinal match of men's singles event at the Thomas Cup Badminton in New Delhi, India, Thursday, May 22, 2014. (AP Photo/Tsering Topgyal)

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China's Du Pengyu returns a shot to Thailand's Tanongsak Saensomboonsuk during their quarter final match of men's singles event at the Thomas Cup Badminton in New Delhi, India, Thursday, May 22, 2014. (AP Photo/Tsering Topgyal)

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Thai soldiers move in to a pro-government demonstration site after the military seized power Thursday, May 22, 2014, on the outskirts of Bangkok, Thailand. Thailand's new military junta has announced that it has suspended the country's constitution. A military statement broadcast on national television Thursday confirmed the nation's caretaker government is no longer in power but said the Senate will remain in place. (AP Photo/Wason Wanichakorn)

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A pro-government demonstrator cries as she leaves a demonstration site after soldiers staged a coup Thursday, May 22, 2014 on the outskirts of Bangkok, Thailand. Thailand's new military junta has announced that it has suspended the country's constitution. A military statement broadcast on national television Thursday confirmed the nation's caretaker government is no longer in power but said the Senate will remain in place. (AP Photo/Wason Wanichakorn)