Mass protests in front of the presidential palace in Bishkek have led to the overthrow of the government of Kyrgyzstan. As is customary on such occasions, the president fled the country in his private jet. Leaders of the opposition say they will form a new government.
In other news, Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan said that Israel is the main threat to peace in the Middle East. Meanwhile, in Greece the crisis continues, with new strikes planned, including a lawyers’ strike. Lawyers are protesting new tax rules which make them subject to VAT.
To see the headlines and the articles, open the full news post.
Commenters are advised to leave their comments at this post (rather than with the news articles) so that they are more easily accessible.
[This post is a stub — nothing further here!]