Former Thai army chief agrees to become premier
FORMER Thai army chief General Surayud Chulanont
has agreed to become the new prime minister in a military-backed
government, the leader of last week's coup said Sunday. "General
Surayud agreed to accept the position," General Sonthi Boonyaratglin
Amnesty for coup leaders in new Thai constitution
A military-backed interim constitution endorsed
by Thailand's revered king will give amnesty to the leaders of last
month's coup, the ruling junta announced Sunday.
India to give evidence of Pakistan spy agency role in Mumbai
India's new foreign secretary said Sunday that
New Delhi would give evidence to Pakistan about the alleged
involvement of its spy agency and militant groups in the deadly
Mumbai train bombings in July.
India PM honours Gandhi in S.Africa
Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Saturday
commemorated Mahatma Gandhi's work in South Africa, retracing the
train trip that politicised the Indian independence movement icon.