Kyrgyzstan President Kurmanbek Bakiyev appeared to confirm Thursday he had lost control of the country's armed forces as former ally Roza Otunbayeva took charge of a provisional Kyrgyz government.
04/08/2010 12:38 pm
Niger's junta flexed its political and military power in ousting a strongman who overstayed his electoral mandate. Secretly, many locals are happy with the Niger coup.
03/25/2010 04:41 pm
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Thailand has deployed thousands of security forces ahead of a court verdict Friday on $2.2 billion in frozen assets belonging to an exiled but still-popular former Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra.
02/25/2010 12:55 pm
Seven Turkey military officers were charged on Wednesday with a coup plot against the country’s Islamist-leaning government.
02/24/2010 08:40 am
Tomas Ojea Quintana pushed for greater human rights, but said he 'deeply regretted' not being allowed to see the world-famous detained opposition leader, Aung San Suu Kyi, during his five-day visit, which ended Friday.
02/21/2010 02:12 pm
On the 31st anniversary of the Iranian revolution, one loud question is what is the staying power of Ayatollah Ali Khamenei?
02/11/2010 09:00 am
Sri Lanka police fired tear gas Wednesday at protesters demanding the release of defeated presidential candidate Sarath Fonseka. The factionalized opposition faces dim prospects in just-announced April elections.
02/10/2010 09:17 am
The ruling military junta of Captain Moussa Dadis Camara in Guinea announced that it supports transition to civilian rule.
01/19/2010 10:02 am
A Human Rights Watch report released today contradicts claims by Guinea military leader Moussa Dadis Camara and his would-be assassin, Lt. Abubakar "Toumba" Diakite, that they were not responsible for the Sept. 28 massacre. At least 150 Guineans were killed in an afternoon.
12/17/2009 12:21 pm