A conflict over who represents Myanmar at the United Nations intensified on Tuesday, with the possibility that the country’s ambassador would be clashing with a…View More Possible Showdown Over Myanmar Ambassador Looms at U.N.
The red balloons rose over an anxious city. They floated by the hundreds above the golden spire of Sule Pagoda in Yangon, the commercial capital…View More To Fight or Hide: Fear Grips Myanmar With Military Back in Charge
At first glance, the fall of Bolivia’s president, Evo Morales, this month may appear to be a victory for democracy. After all, his populist government…View More Opinion | The Coup Temptation in Latin America
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — The general suspected of being behind a coup attempt in the Ethiopian region of Amhara has been captured and killed, state…View More General Accused in Ethiopian Coup Attempt is Reported Killed
Since March 31, the defeat in Turkey of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s Islamic conservative Justice and Development Party, the A.K.P., and its ultranationalist electoral partner…View More Opinion | The Rise and Rise of the Turkish Right
BRASÍLIA — President Jair Bolsonaro this week called on the armed forces to “commemorate” the 55th anniversary of a coup that installed a brutal military…View More Brazil’s President Tells Armed Forces to Commemorate Military Coup
LIBREVILLE, Gabon — Military officers in Gabon attempted to stage a coup early Monday morning, seizing the state radio station and declaring their dissatisfaction with…View More Military Officers in Gabon Attempt a Coup