State of emergency may remain in Thailand until protests end

Mar 04, 2014, 5:13 AM EST
Anti- government leader Suthep Thaugsuban leads a march as protesters move their main protest site off the main streets of the capitol city in Bangkok, March 2, 2014.
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A state of emergency in Bangkok could be extended until anti-government protests end completely, Thailand's foreign minister said on Tuesday, adding that he feared more violence even though the protests had subsided. Protests aimed at overthrowing Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra are in their fifth month but at the weekend the remaining protesters closed down several big protest sites and moved to a central Bangkok park.
Background:
Thailand may extend state of emergency despite scaled-back protest [Reuters]
Bangkok 'shutdown' comes to an end as protesters clear camps at road intersections [Daily Mail]