political crisis

  • newswrap
    May 20, 2014  

    In our news wrap Tuesday, Thailand’s military bypassed the country’s government and declared martial law in an effort to restore peace and order, denying it was a coup. Six months of political crisis in Thailand have sparked protests and deadly violence. Also, a double car bombing in the central city of Jos, Nigeria, killed at least 46 people. Continue reading

  • December 12, 2012  

    In other news Wednesday, Egyptian army leaders called off national unity talks proposed earlier this week after opponents and supporters of President Morsi clashed in violent protests. Opposition leaders encouraged Egyptians to turn out for the national vote on a draft constitution, rather than boycott the referendum. Continue reading

  • July 21, 2008  

    Zimbabwe’s political crisis took a new turn Monday when President Robert Mugabe and opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai met for the first time in years to discuss building a power-sharing government. A regional expert discusses what the agreement may signal for the troubled country. Continue reading