• In this May 29, 2014 file photo, Thai soldiers form a line while guarding a bus stop area to prevent an anti-coup demonstration at Victory Monument in Bangkok, Thailand. Thailand’s military seized power from an elected government on May 22, 2014, with the justification that it wanted to end chaotic and violent political confrontations that had wracked the country for years. But there was more than an attempt to restore stability at play. The coup really was traditional ruling elite’s latest and most decisive intervention in what is now a decade-long war for political power with billionaire telecommunications tycoon-turned-politician Thaksin Shinawatra. (AP Photo/Wason Wanichakorn, File)

    AP Analysis: Why junta rules Thailand, with no end in sight

    BANGKOK (AP) — Thailand’s military seized power from an elected government on May 22, 2014, with the justification that it wanted to end chaotic and violent political confrontations that had wracked the country for years. But more than an attempt to restore stability was at play.

  • In this Monday, May 16, 2016 photo, orphan children of truck bomb victims, Mushtaq Talib Jassim Issa, 34, and his brother Dergahm Talib Jassim Issa, 32, sit at their home in Baghdad's Sadr City, Iraq. This sprawling district in northeast Baghdad has witnessed some of the worst violence to hit Baghdad this year as Islamic State group fighters have increasingly tuned to insurgent style terrorist attacks in the face of mounting battlefield losses in Iraq. Along Sadr City's main thoroughfares, fresh black posters bare the names and pictures of the more than 80 killed in the past week. The single deadliest attack this year was also in Sadr City in late February when a double car bombing killed more than 70 and wounded more than 100. (AP Photo/Karim Kadim)

    Mourning in Sadr City, Baghdad’s deadliest district

    BAGHDAD (AP) — Among the dozens killed when a truck bomb struck a crowded market last week in Baghdad’s Sadr City were two brothers, the only sons of Talib Jassum Issa, who got the news in a phone call just minutes after the attack.