Thai protesters end airport siege as tensions simmer + Political Turmoil + Thai prime minister steps down

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It is far too early to say when full services might be resumed, but the early signs are Thailand’s main airport may be beginning to return to normality after nearly weight days of occupation.

The first passengers to fly into Suvarnabhumi airport in more than a week has landed, after anti-government protesters ended their siege and headed home.

Al Jazeera’s David Hawkins reports.

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Riz Khan: Thailand’s Political Turmoil

This Riz Khan show will look at political turmoil in Thailand, where the country goes from here and whether or not it will be plunged into a constitutional crisis.

Pt 1 not available

Pt 2 only available outside of the US

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Thai prime minister steps down

Guardian: Court orders that Somchai Wongsawat’s ruling People Power party be disbanded

via http://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/dec/03/bangkok-flights-resume

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