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Khaleda Zia vs Sheikh Hasina: 'Battling Begums of Bangladesh' still shape country with their bitter politics
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Khaleda Zia vs Sheikh Hasina: 'Battling Begums of Bangladesh' still shape country with their bitter politics

Khaleda Zia and Sheikh Hasina are known as the 'Battling Begums' for their bitter rivalry that has poisoned Bangladeshi politics for nearly three decades.

White House says recent protests in Pakistan emboldened extremists, calls govt 'pretty weak'
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White House says recent protests in Pakistan emboldened extremists, calls govt 'pretty weak'

The Trump administration is concerned that the manner in which recent protests ended in Pakistan have emboldened extremists

Zimbabwe's Robert Mugabe cried when he agreed to step down, lamented 'betrayal by lieutenants', says report
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Zimbabwe's Robert Mugabe cried when he agreed to step down, lamented 'betrayal by lieutenants', says report

Zimbabwe’s former president Robert Mugabe cried and lamented “betrayal by his lieutenants” when he agreed to step down last week under pressure from the military

Robert Mugabe granted immunity from prosecution under resignation deal, assured of safety in Zimbabwe
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Robert Mugabe granted immunity from prosecution under resignation deal, assured of safety in Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe’s former president Robert Mugabe was granted immunity from prosecution and assured that his safety will be protected in his home country under a deal that led to his resignation

Robert Mugabe deposed in Zimbabwe: Africa's long and bloody history of military coups
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Robert Mugabe deposed in Zimbabwe: Africa's long and bloody history of military coups

After 1960, where no less than 17 African nations declared independence, the continent has seen a large number of dictatorships who have depended on the military.

Zimbabwe National Army takes Robert Mugabe, wife into custody; supporters praise actions as 'bloodless correction'
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Zimbabwe National Army takes Robert Mugabe, wife into custody; supporters praise actions as 'bloodless correction'

Zimbabwe's army said it has President Robert Mugabe and his wife in custody and is patrolling the capital's streets following a night of unrest.

Mamata Banerjee links presence of soldiers in state with 'coup'; army calls allegation 'misleading'
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Mamata Banerjee links presence of soldiers in state with 'coup'; army calls allegation 'misleading'

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has asked if the army deployment at toll plazas was an "army coup".

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"amateur" messaging app 'ByLock' helped Turkish authorities crush the military coup

Turkish authorities were able to trace thousands of people they accuse of participating in an underground network linked to last month's failed military coup by cracking the weak security features of a little-known smartphone messaging app.

Turkey vs France: A state of emergency and not a sea of difference
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Turkey vs France: A state of emergency and not a sea of difference

Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Turkey's president was quick to declare a state of emergency in the country.

Turkey to observe 15 July as 'democracy fest day' to mark failed military coup attempt
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Turkey to observe 15 July as 'democracy fest day' to mark failed military coup attempt

Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim said on Sunday that 15 July will be marked as "democracy fest day" in Turkey as the attempted military coup was foiled with the cooperation and support of the Turkish people

At least 260 killed in attempted military coup in Turkey
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At least 260 killed in attempted military coup in Turkey

On Friday, Turkey's army said that they had taken over the country's administration in an attempted coup to protect "democratic order" and to maintain human rights.

Turkey: World leaders react to the foiled coup attempt
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Turkey: World leaders react to the foiled coup attempt

US, Russia, Nato and the EU and many other world leaders appealed for stability in Turkey. the US has voiced its support for the democratically elected govt"

Pakistan should incite those fighting India in Kashmir: Musharraf
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Pakistan should incite those fighting India in Kashmir: Musharraf

Musharraf, who was forced to resign in 2008 after his supporters lost, returned to Pakistan in 2013 after over four years of self-exile but faces a slew of cases.

Do not insult the monarchy, warns Thai junta leader
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Do not insult the monarchy, warns Thai junta leader

Thai junta leader Prayut Chan-O-Cha on Friday said his regime would use legal, psychological and technological measures to protect the monarchy against defamation in his first official policy speech as premier.

Will have to wait for martial law to be lifted: Thai PM
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Will have to wait for martial law to be lifted: Thai PM

Thailand's new Prime Minister Gen Prayuth Chan-ocha, who seized power in a military coup over three months ago, has said he wants to lift martial law in the country but the current situation does not permit it.

Thai junta wants free World Cup broadcast part of 'happiness' drive
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Thai junta wants free World Cup broadcast part of 'happiness' drive

"We are concerned and want all Thai people to be able to watch the football (for free)," junta spokesman Winthai Suvaree told reporters.

Thai junta to meet human rights groups to explain reasons for coup
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Thai junta to meet human rights groups to explain reasons for coup

Representatives at Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch confirmed they had been invited to meet the ambassadors.

King Juan Carlos' greatest legacy: Ordering an end to 1981 coup
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King Juan Carlos' greatest legacy: Ordering an end to 1981 coup

Juan Carlos kept his son and heir Prince Felipe, then aged 13, at his side throughout the crisis. "I wanted him to see what one has to do when one is king," he said later.