World Oct 15

Thailand declares emergency after unprecedented protest

Thailand's government declared a strict new state of emergency for the capital on Thursday, a day after a student-led protest against the country's traditional establishment saw an extraordinary moment in which demonstrators heckled a royal motorcade.

In our news wrap Tuesday, Thailand’s military bypassed the country’s government and declared martial law in an effort to restore peace and order, denying it was a coup. Six months of political crisis in Thailand have sparked protests and deadly…