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US eases Thailand travel alert

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WASHINGTON - The United States has eased its travel alert for Thailand after the ruling junta lifted a nighttime curfew. 

In updated advice Friday, the State Department just reminded Americans "to be alert to the current political and security environment".

But it said that despite last week's lifting of the nationwide curfew, Thailand remains under martial law, and individuals have been detained for publicly criticising the May 22 military takeover, the junta and the monarchy.

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