Asian summit cancelled after venue stormed


Thai protesters storm Asean summit in Pattaya, Thailand

Thousands of Thai anti-government protesters smashed their way into a summit of Asian leaders, forcing the country’s embattled government to postpone the entire meeting indefinitely.

Premier Abhisit Vejjajiva declared a state of emergency in the resort of Pattaya after chaos erupted at the summit, which was supposed to discuss the global financial crisis and North Korea’s rocket launch.

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