Fiji's military ruler restores powers to president

By
January 4, 2007 05:30

 
X

Dear Reader,
As you can imagine, more people are reading The Jerusalem Post than ever before. Nevertheless, traditional business models are no longer sustainable and high-quality publications, like ours, are being forced to look for new ways to keep going. Unlike many other news organizations, we have not put up a paywall. We want to keep our journalism open and accessible and be able to keep providing you with news and analyses from the frontlines of Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World.

As one of our loyal readers, we ask you to be our partner.

For $5 a month you will receive access to the following:

  • A user uxperience almost completely free of ads
  • Access to our Premium Section and our monthly magazine to learn Hebrew, Ivrit
  • Content from the award-winning Jerusalem Repor
  • A brand new ePaper featuring the daily newspaper as it appears in print in Israel

Help us grow and continue telling Israel’s story to the world.

Thank you,

Ronit Hasin-Hochman, CEO, Jerusalem Post Group
Yaakov Katz, Editor-in-Chief

UPGRADE YOUR JPOST EXPERIENCE FOR 5$ PER MONTH Show me later Don't show it again

Fiji's military ruler Frank Bainimarama on Thursday restored executive authority to the nation's ousted President Ratu Josefa Iloilo. Bainimarama made the announcement during a national address at the military headquarters in the capital, Suva, but did not elaborate on the reasons for his decision. The military commander appointed himself acting president when he overthrew the democratically elected government of Prime Minister Laisenia Qarase on Dec. 5, but his removal of Iloilo met with resistance from Fiji's hugely influential Great Council of Chiefs.

Related Content

Angela Merkel gestures during a cabinet meeting in Berlin
July 21, 2018
Exclusive: German intelligence contradicts Merkel on Iran's nuclear drive

By BENJAMIN WEINTHAL