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In pictures: Thai stand-off

Anti-government protesters man a barricade in front of Suvarnabhumi airport on 28 November 2008

In Bangkok the stand-off between the government and protesters calling on it to resign is continuing, with both sides showing no sign of retreat.

Two protesters listen at a rally at Suvarnabhumi airport on 28 November 2008

Thousands of protesters are continuing to occupy the main international airport, causing widespread travel chaos.

Anti-government protesters set up a barricade in front of Don Mueang airport on 28 November 2008

They have also blocked off Bangkok's domestic airport, rendering the Thai capital inaccessible by air.

A stranded Hajj pilgrim sleeps on a bench at Suvarnabhumi international airport on 28 November 2008

Thousands of travellers are stranded in the city and experts are warning of serious damage to Thailand's tourist revenue.

Protesters prepare hot water at Bangkok's international airport on 28 November 2008

The protesters, who have brought in supplies such as food and blankets, say they will not leave either airport until the prime minister resigns.

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