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  • junta engineers world cup coup for thailand

    Junta engineers World Cup coup for Thailand

    Football | Jun 12, 2014, 05:52 PM IST

    Bangkok: The military junta that overthrew Thailand's elected government struck a blow for freedom Thursday -- the freedom to watch soccer.   As part of its goal to "return happiness to the Thai people," the junta

  • junta will never be able to get rid of suu kyi says her

    Junta Will Never Be Able To Get Rid Of Suu Kyi, Says Her Biographer

    World | Apr 05, 2012, 12:53 PM IST

    New Delhi, Apr 5: Aung San Suu Kyi, elected to parliament in a historic victory, will remain a unifying force for those who desire to see a different Myanmar and a prolonged threat to the

  • mali junta shuts borders after coup president safe

    Mali Junta Shuts Borders After Coup, President Safe

    World | Mar 23, 2012, 07:52 AM IST

    Bamako, Mar 23: Coup leaders in Mali on Thursday ordered all borders closed after taking over key buildings in Bamako and ousting President Amadou Toumani Toure overnight, sparking international concern and condemnation.The band of mutineers,

  • people in myanmar see little hope for change

    People In Myanmar See Little Hope For Change

    World | Nov 18, 2010, 01:04 PM IST

    Yangon:  The shopkeeper, a thin, jittery man who has spent nearly half his life in prison, wishes change were coming to Myanmar. But the recent elections were a sham, he says, and the promises of