A partial solar eclipse is seen in Bangkok, Thailand, March 9, 2016. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha
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Thailand's military junta ordered a fresh sweep of 6,000 corrupt "influential people" Wednesday, the latest move by a regime that has touted a tough anti-graft stance, but with limited success.Intelligence officers across the country have now compiled a list of some 6,000 "influential people" -- a Thai phrase used to describe mafia bosses and other powerful figures dealing in illegal trades.The junta assumed control of the country amid anti-government protests in May 2014 vowing to end 10 years of political turmoil.But critics say the regime is more concerned with maintaining the military elite's political influence in the kingdom.
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