civilian government Archive

Thai’s new prime minister: Military leader sworn in

THAILAND’s junta leader, who seized power in a military coup three months ago, officially assumed his new post as prime minister yesterday following an

Waiting to be rescued?

Tahirul Qadri’s Long March has ended and it is not immediately clear whether it was with a fizzle or a bang. Last week saw

Burma’s forgotten children

Things are moving fast with Burma. Today it was reported that 651 high-ranking political dissidents had been released by the Burmese government, a move

Asma Jahangir urges civilians to challenge army

Pakistan’s civilian leaders should capitalise on public anger with the military and try to ease its grip on power, a leading human rights activist