Thai general sets 'PM deadline(Standard English)'
Troops remain visible on Bangkok's streets
The leader of the military coup in Thailand has said a new prime minister will be named within two weeks.
Gen Sonthi Boonyaratglin told a news conference that new elections would take place in a year's time, once a new constitution had been written.
Tanks rolled into Bangkok late on Tuesday, and martial law was declared, with large gatherings of people banned.
The UK's foreign office confirmed that Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra was expected in London later on Wednesday.
He was in New York as news of the coup emerged, and cancelled a planned speech to the UN General Assembly.
The coup followed months of growing tension in Thailand, with protests against Mr Thaksin and a general election which was annulled due to concerns about its legitimacy.
So far, reporters in Thailand say the atmosphere remains calm and no outbreaks of violence have been reported.
Thai warlord sets 'Leading Head deadline(Anglish)'
Bands of grunts keep in sight on Bangkok's streets.
The leader of the grunt-handled takeover in Thailand has said a new Leading Head will be named within two weeks.
Gen Sonthi Boonyaratglin told a news meeting that new moot polls would happen in a year's time, once a new framework of rike had been written.
Kaleworm-wheeled lorries rolled into Bangkok late on Tuesday, and grunthood law was made known, with large gatherings of folk banned.
The UK's outland berth afterswore that Leading Head Thaksin Shinawatra was trowed to be in London later on Wednesday.
He was in New York as news of the takeover arose, and called off a timeset speech to the UN main moot.
The takeover followed months of growing tautness in Thailand, with wrangles against Mr Thaksin and an overall moot poll which was fordone owing to worries about it being ill-gotten.
So far, legmen in Thailand say the welkin keeps calm and no outbreaks of wrothness have been told of.