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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. ...

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 ...

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...

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...

Sudan’s military chief reinstates prime minister ousted after last month’s coup

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Khartoum, Sudan Sudan's military chief on Sunday reinstated Abdalla Hamdok as prime minister, almost a month after he was ousted in a military takeover. Gen. Abdel Fattah Al-Burhan appeared with Hamdok at a signing c...

‘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...

Myanmar frees more than 2,000 prisoners held since military coup

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Myanmar freed more than 2,000 detainees on Wednesday, among them journalists and others who the ruling military said had been held on incitement charges for taking part in protests, local media reported. The release ...

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...

West African bloc ECOWAS says coup attempt underway in Guinea-Bissau

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The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) has called for peace in Guinea-Bissau, as gunfire was heard around the government palace in the capital Bissau on Tuesday, triggering concerns of a coup. "ECOWA...

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...

Sudan internet cuts complicate civil disobedience campaign against coup

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Sudanese pro-democracy groups launched two days of civil disobedience and strikes on Sunday in protest at last month's military coup, though participation appeared to be limited by continuing interruptions to intern...

‘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...

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...

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