Former Thai PM Thaksin Shinawatra.

Thai ex-PM Thaksin over Covid, he tells AFP

Former Thai prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra has recovered from Covid, he told AFP on Wednesday, as he prepares to face trial on charges of insulting the monarchy.

Thaksin Shinawatra to be charged with lese-majeste

The 74-year-old two-time premier ousted in a 2006 coup is expected in court on June 18 for prosecution under the kingdom’s strict lese-majeste laws.

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