The Indian Ushtrapakshi-asana

The Indian Ushtrapakshi-asana

On February 7, 2012, President Mohamed Nasheed of the Maldives resigned from office after what appears to be a bloodless coup d’etat in the tiny island nation. As a small crowd gathered in front of the army headquarters and chanted anti-government slogans, some members of the police force mutinied and […]


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