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Thai King Commutes Sentence of Former Prime Minister Thaksin

Thailand’s king has granted a partial pardon to the ousted former prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra, commuting his eight-year prison sentence to a year, just days after the politician returned to the country from 15 years of exile, the nation’s official journal reported Friday.

Mr. Thaksin, 74, arrived in Thailand on Aug. 22, just hours before Parliament selected Srettha Thavisin, of the Thaksin-linked Pheu Thai Party, as prime minister. He was quickly taken into custody and told by a…

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