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Stories with subject: Coups d'etat
  • Thailand's Red Shirts brace for 'judicial coup' 
    Updated: Apr-08-14 7:44 am
  • UDON THANI, Thailand - On a scorching afternoon in northeast Thailand, about 1,000 black-clad supporters of Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra clenched their fists and punched imaginary opponents with forceful uppercuts. Following the directions of a trainer on a nearby stage, they fended off kicks and practiced footwork to loud speakers blaring music typically heard at a Thai kickboxing stadium.

  • Former Guinea-Bissau president Kumba Yala dies 
    Updated: Apr-04-14 9:44 am
  • BISSAU, Guinea-Bissau - State media in the tiny West African nation of Guinea-Bissau has announced that former President Kumba Yala has died.