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Thai protesters disrupt early voting for disputed election – Reuters

ReutersBANGKOK (Reuters) – Thai anti-government protesters surrounded almost half of the polling stations in Bangkok on Sunday, election officials said, chaining doors shut and forcing the cancellation of advance voting in many centers for a disputed election next …Thailand Protesters Block Advance Voting for Feb. 2 ElectionsWall Street JournalThai Demonstrators Block Polling Stations as Early […]

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State of Emergency Declared in Bangkok as Protests Grow Violent – Bloomberg

BloombergA protester holds a “Shutdown Bangkok” sign while sitting down with other demonstrators… Read More. A protester holds a “Shutdown Bangkok” sign while sitting down with other demonstrators to block traffic at the Silom Road intersection in Bangkok, …Thailand imposes state of emergency over unrestBBC NewsThailand declares state of emergency as violence increasesUSA TODAYThailand Government […]

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Analysis: Egypt vote muddies political outlook – Houston Chronicle

Houston ChronicleCAIRO (AP) — For all the self-congratulatory headlines in Egypt’s pro-military media, the results of last week’s constitutional referendum may have fallen short of the emphatic popular mandate the nation’s military chief was looking for before announcing his …Egypt’s Mansour Says Charter Approval Shows Nation on Right PathBloombergEgypt prosecutors send ex-president Morsi to new […]

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Thai protesters march on, defiant after grenade attack – Daily News & Analysis

Daily News & AnalysisAn anti-government protester waves a Thai national flag during a rally at the Royal Thai Police headquarters in Bangkok. – Reuters. Anti-government protesters marched defiantly through Thailand’s capital on Saturday, with one group entering a police …Thai prime minister struggles to stay in powerHindustan TimesBangkok Shutdown: Protesters march on despite deadly blastStraits […]

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Thai protesters target revenue offices, government awaits graft ruling – Reuters

ReutersBANGKOK (Reuters) – Protesters in Thailand trying to force out the government marched on revenue offices on Thursday, but their numbers appeared to be dwindling and ministers said the movement could be running out of steam. A state anti-corruption …Thailand Protests Wane Despite Calls to Shut Down BangkokNew York TimesThai protesters march on new government […]

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Egypt holds key vote on country’s new next charter – Houston Chronicle

Houston ChronicleCAIRO (AP) — Egyptians start voting Tuesday on a draft for their country’s next constitution, a vision for the nation’s future and a milestone in a military-backed roadmap put in place after Mohammed Morsi was overthrown in a coup last July. The two-day …Egypt votes in constitutional referendumeuronewsEgypt referendum: Vote to begin amid tight […]

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Ukraine ex-minister Lutsenko ‘out of intensive care’ – BBC News

BBC NewsUkraine’s ex-Interior Minister Yuriy Lutsenko has been moved from intensive care after getting hurt in clashes in the capital Kiev, an MP says. He was “in a stable condition” with concussion, Yuriy Polyachenko said. Violence broke out between protesters and …Ukraine opposition leader injured as protests turn violentThe HinduUkraine Opposition Leader Hospitalized After Clash […]

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Russian, Chinese ships escape Antarctic’s icy grip – USA TODAY

USA TODAYA shift in wind direction has freed a Russian-built research ship and a Chinese icebreaker that were both stuck trapped in Antarctic ice fields, according to Russian news media. The Akademik Shokalskiy research ship got stuck Dec 24, forcing the evacuation …Antarctica expedition: Are research and tourism a toxic mix?Christian Science MonitorChinese ship breaks […]

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Egypt’s military-backed government declares Muslim Brotherhood a terrorist … – National Post

National PostEgypt’s military-backed interim government declares the Muslim Brotherhood a terrorist group. Egypt’s military-backed interim government on Wednesday declared the Muslim Brotherhood a terrorist group, criminalizing all its activities, its financing and even …Egypt designates Muslim Brotherhood as terrorist groupReutersEgypt names Muslim Brotherhood a terrorist groupHouston ChronicleMuslim Brotherhood declared a terrorist group by EgyptCBC.caChannel News […]