Arrest Warrant Issued for ex-PM Thaksin for Failure to Appear

 Arrest Warrant Issued for ex-PM Thaksin for Failure to Appear

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BANGKOK — A Bangkok court today issued an arrest warrant for fugitive former Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra after he failed to turn up for a defamation case filed against him by the army.

The ruling would appear to mean little as Thaksin lives abroad anyway to avoid a jail sentence handed down in 2008 for graft, but it is another setback for the former telecom tycoon with some seeing it as the latest attempt to ensure he never returns to power.

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