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Myanmar fighting since coup has displaced 230,000 people, UN says

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An estimated 230,000 people have been displaced by fighting in Myanmar and need assistance, the United Nations said on Thursday, as a major armed ethnic group expressed concern about military force, civilian deaths a...

Officer injured in Capitol riot warns Michael Flynn’s coup comments could ‘absolutely’ lead to more violence

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A DC Metropolitan Police officer who was brutally assaulted while defending the US Capitol during the January 6 insurrection said Wednesday evening that Michael Flynn's recent comments about a Myanmar-style coup in ...

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...

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...

Myanmar ambassador says he’s locked out of London embassy in ‘coup’

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London Myanmar's ambassador to the UK said he has been locked out of the London embassy in what he described as another "coup." Ambassador Kyaw Zwar Minn -- who last month broke ranks with his country's military jun...

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...

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....

‘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...

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 ...

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 ...

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'...

Trump pressured Pence to engineer a coup, then put the VP in danger, source says

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President Donald Trump and top White House officials did little to check in on Vice President Mike Pence while he and members of his family were inside the US Capitol when Trump-backed rioters stormed the halls of C...

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