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Stories with subject: Coups d'etat
  • Depomed gives Starboard chance for meeting to replace board 
    Updated: Apr-25-16 11:02 am

    Depomed is taking another step to avoid the pain of a protracted fight with activist investor Starboard Value over control of the drugmaker.

  • Turkish court overturns 275 verdicts in 'coup plot' trial 
    Updated: Apr-21-16 7:40 am

    ANKARA, Turkey - Turkey's supreme court of appeals on Thursday overturned the convictions of 275 people, including a former military chief, who allegedly plotted to overthrow the country's Islamist-leaning government. The decision opens the way for a re-trial and their possible acquittal.

  • Chilean ex-President Aylwin dies; led return to democracy story has photos
    Updated: Apr-19-16 1:11 pm

    SANTIAGO, Chile - Patricio Aylwin, a lanky law professor who played a decisive role in restoring Chile's democracy after 17 years of brutal dictatorship and was later elected president, died on Tuesday. He was 97.

  • Starboard attempts a coup at Depomed 
    Updated: Apr-08-16 11:28 am

    Activist investor Starboard Value is bringing its next boardroom coup attempt to Depomed, asking shareholders to replace all the pain drugmaker's directors with those of its own choosing.

  • Turkish army rules out 'anti-Erdogan coup' story has photos
    Updated: Mar-31-16 3:39 pm

    ISTANBUL - The Turkish army says it has no plans to stage a coup against President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and has threatened legal action against anyone who suggests otherwise.