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Thai King Signs Military-Backed Constitution

This paves the way for Thailand to hold elections in the coming months, but critics say that rather than promote democracy, the document only solidifies the power of the military.

In an elaborate ceremony, Thailand's king has signed the country's military-backed constitution. The document paves the way for Thailand to hold elections in the coming months, but critics say it only solidifies the power of the military.

Voters approved the constitution by a wide margin last August, two years after

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