Thatcher 'gave nod to son's coup plans'

/ Apr 18, 2013

Thatcher 'gave nod to son's coup plans'

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Margaret Thatcher approved of a failed attempt to use an army of mercenaries to overthrow the president of Equatorial Guinea, according to the unpublished memoirs of the chief protagonist of the bid — former SAS officer Simon Mann. The former prime minister, whose son, Mark, ...

Apr 12, 2013

A decisive but divisive leader

Margaret Thatcher will be remembered for her decisive neoliberalism even though it atomized people and widened economic disparity among Britons.

Key moments that left mark on U.S.

/ Apr 9, 2013

Key moments that left mark on U.S.

Margaret Thatcher, Britain's first female prime minister, held the office for more than 11 years, including during the entire 1980s. In that time, she left a major mark on U.S. politics, mainly through her close relationship with President Ronald Reagan. Here's a look back at ...

Apr 9, 2013

Abe expresses condolences over Thatcher's death

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Prime Minister Shinzo Abe expressed his condolences over the death of former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher on Monday, saying she was "a great statesperson" who devoted herself to her state and her people. "We share the deep sorrow of the British people," Abe said ...

Apr 8, 2013

Abe expresses condolences, admiration for Thatcher

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Prime Minister Shinzo Abe expressed his condolences over the death of former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher on Monday, saying she was "a great statesperson" who devoted herself to her state and her people. "We share the deep sorrow of the British people," Abe said ...

'The Iron Lady'

/ Mar 16, 2012

'The Iron Lady'

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In 1990, Ian (my brother's friend from Sheffield, England) came over to the house and showed us a fax that had been sent by his family. There was only one sentence, and it said: "You can come home now, she's gone." And that was ...