Thai Army Chief Gen. Prayuth Chan-Ocha, center, and other high ranking Thai officers are shown on television announcing the military takeover in Bangkok, Thailand Thursday, May 22, 2014. Thailand's army chief announced a military takeover of the government Thursday, saying the coup was necessary to restore stability and order after six months of political deadlock and turmoil. They are from left, National Police Chief Gen. Adul Saengsingkaew, Air Force Chief Air Chief Marshal Prachin Chanthong, Prayuth, Navy Chief Adm. Narong Pipatthanasant and an unidentified soldier from the Supreme Command Office. (AP Photo/Apichart Weerawong)
Photos of the day May 22, 2014
The Associated Press
First Published May 22 2014 10:33 am • Last Updated May 25 2014 02:11 pm
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