Thailand's ruling junta, known as the National Council for Peace and Order, announced in a televised statement on Wednesday that it had lifted martial law, which had been in place nationwide since just before a coup 10 months ago.
Thailand's army declared martial law nationwide on Tuesday to restore order after six months of street protests that have left the country without a proper functioning government, but denied that it was staging a military coup.
Bahrain said it has released 86 people after taking legal procedures under the state of National Safety in the Kingdom.
Bahrain's official news agency BNA said "legal measures" were taken against the detainees unde
Bahrain's foreign minister said on Monday it was 'completely untrue' that Kuwait would mediate to resolve Bahrain's political crisis.
The kingdom's leading opposition group Wefaq said on Sunday it would accept an offer
Bahrain's Al Asala and the Independent Bloc last night appealed to His Majesty King Hamad to enforce martial law.
They called for the Bahrain Defence Force (BDF) to intervene to preserve security and stability. The blocs also urged a b