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‘My purpose is to fight back’: Myanmar’s UN ambassador on defying the coup in his country

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This was excerpted from the March 9 edition of CNN's Meanwhile in America, the daily email about US politics for global readers. Click here to read past editions and subscribe. As a university student years ago, Kya...

‘They’re not going to f**king succeed’: Top generals feared Trump would attempt a coup after election, according to new book

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Washington The top US military officer, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs Gen. Mark Milley, was so shaken that then-President Donald Trump and his allies might attempt a coup or take other dangerous or illegal measures af...

Armenian Prime Minister says he is facing an attempted ‘military coup’ after army demands his resignation

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Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan has said he is facing a military coup attempt after the general staff of the country's armed forces called for his resignation. "I consider the statement of the general staff ...

Chinese factories set on fire and at least 38 killed in Myanmar’s deadliest day since coup

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Myanmar security forces killed at least 38 people Sunday in one of the deadliest days since the military seized power in a coup, and declared martial law in six areas after Chinese-funded factories were set on fire....

Death toll since Myanmar coup tops 1,000, says activist group

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The death toll as a result of Myanmar's coup in February this year has topped 1,000, according to an official of the Assistance Association of Political Prisoners (AAPP) activist group, which has been recording killi...

Former acting defense secretary to say he worried about appearance of ‘military coup’ at US Capitol on January 6

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Former acting Secretary of Defense Christopher Miller is expected to tell Congress Wednesday that he was concerned sending US troops to Capitol on January 6 would have encouraged the conspiracy of a possible "milita...

From ‘coup’ warnings to alleged Kremlin documents, journalists refight the Trump wars

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It has reached the point where the Trump headlines are starting to crowd out the Biden news, fueled by the former president’s own denials, denunciations and continued claims of a rigged election. After all, when it c...

GOP candidate slams ‘Benedict Milley’: Report amounts to ‘coup against a sitting president’

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Teddy Daniels, a wounded veteran of the war in Afghanistan, told "Tucker Carlson Tonight" the allegations in Robert Costa and Robert Woodward's book "Peril" amount to treason if true. He blamed the Beltway establishm...

Guinea swears in coup leader Mamady Doumbouya as interim president

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(Reuters)Guinea junta leader Mamady Doumbouya was inaugurated as interim president on Friday to oversee what regional powers hope will be a short transition to constitutional rule after the September 5 overthrow of ...

Guinean military officer says President Alpha Conde arrested, as apparent coup unfolds

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A Guinean military officer broadcast a statement Sunday announcing that Guinea's Constitution has been dissolved in an apparent coup. "We will no longer entrust politics to a man. We will entrust it to the people. ...

Haiti’s government claims it stopped coup amid dispute over presidential term limit

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Dozens were arrested in Haiti for an alleged coup attempt on Sunday, while protesters accused President Jovenel Moise of unconstitutionally extending his term. "We have arrested 23 people for conspiracy against the ...

Heavy gunfire near Niger presidential palace in attempted coup, days before President-elect’s inauguration

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Paris Heavy gunfire was heard outside Niger's presidential palace early Wednesday morning in an attempted coup, an African diplomatic source has told CNN -- just two days before power is to change hands. The diplom...

Jackie Weaver, Britney Spears and a local coup d’état: A breakdown of the world’s worst Zoom call

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London Was the Zoom meeting of the century called illegally? Had all participants read and understood the standing orders? And, most importantly, did Jackie Weaver have the authority to kick Handforth Parish Council'...

LA teachers union boss says children lost nothing during pandemic, now know words ‘insurrection’ and ‘coup’

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"There is no such thing as learning loss," United Teachers Los Angeles President Cecily Myart-Cruz told "Los Angeles Magazine" in a rare sit-down interview when she was questioned about how her insistence to keep the...

Mali’s top court declares coup leader Goita as interim president

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Mali's constitutional court on Friday declared Assimi Goita, the colonel who led a military coup this week while serving as vice president, to be the new interim president. The ruling raises the stakes as West Afric...

Milley pressed on claims he was concerned Trump would attempt coup

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Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Mark Milley said Wednesday he wouldn't comment on a recent book excerpt alleging he was so shaken that then-President Donald Trump and his allies might attempt a coup or take ot...

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