Journalists have been having a field day ridiculing the recent “coup” in Lesotho.
For African journalists, it turns out to be a joke on themselves — especially the notion that Lesotho should be SA’s 10th province.
Unlike SA, which was … Read the rest
Ukrainian parliament-appointed Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk announced his resignation on Thursday.
He said his announcement would have “very complicated, if not dramatic, consequences for the country”.
The premier’s resignation automatically means the resignation of the entire government. But the cabinet … Read the rest
Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan claims Ankara has proof Israel was behind the July 3 military “coup” that toppled Egyptian president Mohamed Morsi, Turkish media report.
Erdogan said the West was beginning to redefine democracy as a process that … Read the rest
The Egyptian government isn’t very happy with the way in which foreign journalists are covering the military crackdown on pro-Morsi protesters in the country, a conflict that has left over 800 people dead and thousands injured in just a few … Read the rest
Egypt’s embassy in Pretoria says it is safe to travel to the North African nation, despite political upheaval after the ousting of its president.
“We would like to assure our travellers that Egypt is still safe to travel to and … Read the rest
Israel’s peaceful relationship with its neighbors in Egypt comes at a high price: the deal obliges the US to provide massive amounts of unconditional military aid to Egypt.
And that’s where things get dicey. A military coup normally obliges the … Read the rest
The protests in Egypt against president Mohammed Morsi were – according to the BBC – the largest in history.
The Irish Times reports:
Army concern about the way President Mohamed Morsi was governing Egypt reached tipping point when the head … Read the rest
The Egyptian military’s overthrow of elected President Mohamed Morsi left United States President Barack Obama grappling with a difficult question of diplomacy and language in dealing with the Arab world’s most populous nation: was it a coup?
At stake as … Read the rest