Thais mourn death of beloved king Bhumibol
Thailand began its first day in 70 years without a king in a profound state of mourning on Friday, as the crown prince asked for more time before ascending the throne following the death of his father and the world's longest-reigning monarch, Bhumibol Adulyadej.
The government declared a public holiday and people across the nation dressed in black, their eyes swollen and red with hours of weeping.
Many were still breaking down in a spontaneous outburst of emotion that reflected the deep love and respect Bhumibol commanded in Thailand.
The 88-year-old king had spent much of the last decade... read more
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