Khing Hnin Wai, a teacher living in Myanmar, accidentally filmed her exercise routine in front of the country’s parliament whilst coup d'état was taking place behind her. The three-minute video posted by Ms Hnin Wai on Facebook took social media by storm. She also posted a series of other videos to show she’s often in the same spot going through her workout routine, with little going on behind her most days. But that all changed on Monday as the country found itself once again in political turmoil. Civilian leaders including Aung San Suu Kyi were taken into custody as the military seized power using claims of election fraud.
The French mission in the Central African Republic is over. The official ceremony marking its end took place earlier this
Televangelism and sincerity aren't concepts usually associated. However, there was nothing but honesty in the voice of one
The Turkish political experiment under AKP is something the Muslim world has been watching with much enthusiasm. The economy has been doing far better than many neighbouring European countries; Turkey's political and religious freedom was getting better, the military influence on its politics has been curtailed and democracy has taken root.
Military coups are never 'good' but following the inevitable repression of military rule Egypt will be granted another opportunity to get democracy right. This is a time where Egypt needs international help, not isolation.
Egypt's President Mohamed Morsi has been ousted from power by the army, sparking scenes of wild celebration around the country