Updated: 05/07/2014 14:45 | By Agence France-Presse

Court dismisses Thai PM Yingluck Shinawatra from office

Thailand's Constitutional Court on Wednesday dismissed Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra from office, ruling that she abused her power by transferring a security official in 2011.


"The Prime Minister's status has ended, Yingluck can no longer stay in her position acting as caretaker prime minister," a judge said in a televised ruling.

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