Tagged: protests

Egypt’s military ousts President Mohamed Morsi

The Egyptian military has ousted Mohamed Morsi, Egypt’s first democratically elected president. Tens of thousands of protesters, who were gathered in Cairo’s Tahrir Square, erupted in celebration. Mr Morsi has been put under house...

Bulgaria’s lawmakers approve a Socialist-led government

Bulgaria’s lawmakers voted on May 29 in favour of Plamen Oresharski to become prime minister. The approval of Mr Oresharski’s cabinet ended the three-month political deadlock. The previous centre-right government resigned in February amid...

Egypt’s new president faces a series of challenges

Egypt’s electoral commission announced on June 24th that Mohamed Morsi, a US-educated engineer, won narrow, but clear victory in a presidential election. He beat the last prime minister of the Mubarak era and former air...