Thai Kings birthday eases tensions

Anti government protestors continue to march in Bangkok, Thailand, but have declared a temporary truce in their ongoing campaign to topple the administration. The truce was called to honour the Thai kings 86th birthday, which is celebrated throughout the country.
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A portrait of revered Thai King Bhumibol Adulydej is displayed at a kiosk selling souvenirs in a cantral part of the city being occupied by anti-government protesters December 4, 2013 in Bangkok, Thailand. Tension between Anti-government protesters and police have largely calmed after days of violent clashes in advance of The Thai King's birthday.(Getty Images)
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A portrait of revered Thai King Bhumibol Adulydej is displayed in a central part of the city being occupied by anti-government protesters December 4, 2013 in Bangkok, Thailand. Tension between anti-government protesters and police have largely calmed after days of violent clashes in advance of the Thai King's birthday. (Getty Images)
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A portrait of revered Thai King Bhumibol Adulydej is displayed in a central part of the city being occupied by anti-government protesters December 4, 2013 in Bangkok, Thailand. Tension between anti-government protesters and police have largely calmed after days of violent clashes in advance of the Thai King's birthday. (Getty Images)
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A portrait of revered Thai King Bhumibol Adulydej is displayed in a central part of the city being occupied by anti-government protesters December 4, 2013 in Bangkok, Thailand. Tension between anti-government protesters and police have largely calmed after days of violent clashes in advance of the Thai King's birthday. (Getty Images)
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Police clear razor wire from a fortified entrance of the Royal Thai Police HQ amid easing tensions in the run up to the Thai king's birthday on December 4, 2013 in Bangkok, Thailand. In marking the king's birthday anti-government protesters have declared a temporary truce in their campaign to topple the government. (Getty Images)
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Police stand for debriefing at the Royal Thai Police HQ after anti-government protesters hold a brief symbolic occupation of the compound on December 4, 2013 in Bangkok, Thailand. Protesters were allowed to briefly enter the compound amid easing tensions in the run up to the Thai king's birthday on Thursday. In marking the king's birthday anti-government protesters have declared a temporary truce in their campaign to topple the government. (Getty Images)
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Anti-government protesters guard an entrance to the Ministry of Finance, which protesters have occupied for nine days on December 4, 2013 in Bangkok, Thailand. In marking the Thai king's 86th birthday on Thursday, protesters have declared a temporary truce in their campaign to topple the government. (Getty Images)
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Anti-government protesters cheer after breaking through a barricade at the central police headquarters during a demonstration on December 4, 2013 in Bangkok, Thailand. The protesters continued their demonstration, though in keeping with the relative calm after several days of violent clashes with police, there was no violence. (Getty Images)
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Anti-government protesters hold back the crowd while others try to break through a barricade at the central police headquarters during a demonstration on December 4, 2013 in Bangkok, Thailand. The protesters continued their demonstration, though in keeping with the relative calm after several days of violent clashes with police, there was no violence. (Getty Images)
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An anti-government protester wears a gas mask at a demonstration outside Bangkok's central police headquarters on December 4, 2013 in Bangkok, Thailand. The protesters continued their demonstration, though in keeping with the relative calm after several days of violent clashes with police, there was no violence. (Getty Images)
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Anti-government protesters march with the Thai flag during a demonstration outside Bangkok's central police headquarters on December 4, 2013 in Bangkok, Thailand. The protesters continued their demonstration, though in keeping with the relative calm after several days of violent clashes with police, there was no violence. (Getty Images)
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