Posts Tagged ‘interim’

Security forces in Kyrgyzstan were given shoot-to-kill powers by the interim government in a bid to stop ethnic fighting that has taken about 80 lives.

The country’s interim government also declared a partial mobilisation of the army to combat “destructive forces and criminal elements”.

Thousands of ethnic Uzbeks have been fleeing what they say are ethnic Kyrgyz gangs in the southern city of Osh. (map) (more…)

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He chose interim

Italian president had a choice and decided to name an interim government. Giorgio Nappolitano spent four days meeting with political leaders of all sides before turning to Franco Marini, centre-left Speaker.

Mr Marini will have the tall order to form a new government to reform voting rules. His temporary government will run the country with members of the left and right wings, until the election.

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