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epaselect epa04228206 Thai soldiers stand guard during a protest against the military coup at the victory monument in Bangkok, Thailand, 27 May 2014. Hundreds of anti-coup protesters staged demonstrations in Bangkok over the weekend, leading to tense standoffs with troops. The army chief seized power in a coup on 22 May 2014, saying the move was necessary to restore peace and order and end the country’s political impasse. EPA/DIEGO AZUBEL