Egypt to be allowed back into African Union: Official

The African Union is set to readmit Egypt and end it`s nearly year-long suspension from the grouping because of the country`s military coup, an official said Wednesday.

Thai military promises government by August, lifts curfew

Thailand`s ruling military government lifted a nationwide curfew on Friday to bolster the country`s vital tourism industry and promised to install an interim government in August.

Thai junta lifts post-coup curfew

Thailand`s junta said Friday that it was lifting a night-time curfew across the country, three weeks after seizing power in a military coup.

Thai junta says interim government by September

The head of Thailand`s military junta said today that an interim government would be set up by September, offering the most specific timeline yet on a possible transfer of power after last month`s coup.

Soldiers, police deploy across Bangkok

Thousands of soldiers and police were deployed across Bangkok today, an official said, as anti-coup protesters vowed to stage flashmob rallies in several locations in defiance of an army edict banning political assemblies.

Thai tourist arrivals dive as coup shakes confidence

Thailand suffered a plunge in tourist arrivals in May as the military seized power in a coup and imposed a night-time curfew, official figures showed today.

Thai junta tracks Internet posting to capture protest leader

Thailand`s security forces have tracked down and detained a prominent activist who helped organise protests against last month`s military coup from comments he posted on the Internet, officials said on Friday.

Thai curfew lifted in three tourist hotspots

Thailand`s junta said on Tuesday that it was scrapping a curfew in three major beach resorts to woo back tourists in the wake of last month`s military coup.

Dozens arrested in Niger for plotting `military coup`

Dozens of opposition members have been arrested in Niger suspected of plotting a "military coup" in the west African nation, Interior Minister Hassoumi Massaoudou said Saturday.

Former Thai PM detained, military outlines reform agenda

Thailand`s former premier Yingluck Shinawatra and some members of her powerful business family were detained today as the military junta tightened its grip on power a day after staging a bloodless coup.

US condemns military coup in Thailand, warns on relations

The US has warned that it was reconsidering military and other engagements with Thailand after a military coup, saying there is no justification for it and democracy should be immediately restored.

US reviews Thailand aid after military coup

The US is reviewing military and other assistance to Thailand following a military coup in the country, Secretary of State John Kerry said.

Thai pro-Thaksin `red shirt` leader says will not end protest despite coup

The leader of Thailand`s pro-government "red shirts" said the political group would continue its rally on the outskirts of Bangkok despite the military seizing control of the government in a coup on Thursday and telling all protest groups to disperse.

Thai army chief urges rivals to talk after declaring martial law

Thailand`s army declared martial law nationwide on Tuesday to restore order after six months of street protests that have left the country without a proper functioning government, but insisted the surprise intervention was not a military coup.

Military coup will never happen in India: AK Antony

A military coup is not even a distant possibility in India, Defence Minister AK Antony said here Sunday.

Embattled Ukraine leader slams `coup`, defies calls to resign

Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych refused to step down and denounced a "coup" by protesters as the emboldened opposition took control of parliament and parts of Kiev in another dramatic turn in the three-month crisis.

Turkey`s Erdogan says not opposed to military coup plot retrials

Turkey`s appeals court in October upheld the convictions of top retired officers for leading a plot to overthrow Erdogan`s government a decade ago.

Thailand`s powerful army doesn`t rule out coup

Thailand`s powerful army on Friday refused to rule out a coup amid an escalating political crisis.

Mohammed Morsi to sue Egypt rulers over `coup`: Lawyer

Deposed Egyptian president Mohamed Morsi plans to sue the army-installed authorities over his overthrow, warning that stability will only return once their "coup" is annulled, his lawyer said Wednesday.

Morsi urges Egyptians to break `military coup`

Ousted Egyptian president Mohamed Morsi, in a message Wednesday, called upon the people in his country to break what he called "a military coup".