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Stories with subject: Coups d'etat
  • Protesters march to mark 2nd anniversary of Thailand coup story has photos
    Updated: May-22-16 10:39 am

    BANGKOK - More than 200 people marched in Thailand's capital on Sunday to protest military rule on the second anniversary of the coup that toppled the country's elected government.

  • AP Analysis: Why junta rules Thailand, with no end in sight story has photos
    Updated: May-21-16 3:43 am

    BANGKOK - Thailand's military seized power from an elected government on May 22, 2014, with the justification that it wanted to end chaotic and violent political confrontations that had wracked the country for years. But more than an attempt to restore stability was at play.

  • Voices from Thailand: Reflections on 2-year coup anniversary story has photos
    Updated: May-20-16 9:11 am

    BANGKOK - In the early evening of May 22, 2014, all TV screens in Thailand turned blue and up flashed an army emblem. That was the first sign of change. Suddenly, the country's army commander appeared to say he was now in charge.

  • 4 US citizens sentenced for attempted Gambian coup 
    Updated: May-12-16 11:36 pm

    MINNEAPOLIS - Four U.S. citizens were sentenced in federal court for their roles in a failed attempt to overthrow the government in the West African nation of Gambia, the U.S. attorney's office said Thursday.