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Turbulent Thailand

Thailand PM survives removal threat at Constitutional Court

Prayuth's legal win over military house likely to fuel to democracy protests

Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha can stay in office after Thailand's Constitutional Court found no legal violations over his residence at a military base.   © Reuters

BANGKOK -- Thai Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha can remain in office after the Constitutional Court ruled Wednesday that he is legally residing in an army house.

The widely expected verdict is, however, likely to add fuel to Thailand's pro-democracy movement, beginning with a rally later in the day.

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