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Europe is training military forces in weak states – and that’s risky
Europe is training military forces in weak states – and that’s risky
Within hours of the death of Guinea’s president in 2008, four officers trained by the German military launched a coup d’état. Led by Captain...
Burundi army divided after coup attempt
Burundi army divided after coup attempt
The claim was quickly denied by opponents of the central African nation's leader. The was also uncertainty over the whereabouts of Nkurunziza,...
Lesotho's Parliament reopens after coup crisis
Lesotho's Parliament reopens after coup crisis
Opposition parliamentarians celebrated with song and dance on the floor of the legislature as the chamber sat for the first time in four months....
Niger Junta arrests ex-ministers for alleged plot
Niger Junta arrests ex-ministers for alleged plot
Niger's military junta has arrested a dozen close aides of former president Mamadou Tandja, including former ministers, for allegedly plotting...
Junta to run Niger until elections
Junta to run Niger until elections
Niger's military plans to run the uranium-exporting country until politicians agree on a new Constitution and are ready for fresh elections, West...
Guinea military arrests point to post-coup tensions
Guinea military arrests point to post-coup tensions
Guinea's military rulers have detained at least two former senior commanders in a purge of the armed forces that reveals tensions following last...
Iraqi officials 'held over coup plot'
Iraqi officials 'held over coup plot'
Iraq has arrested about 50 interior ministry officials for plotting a coup against the Shi'ite-led government, a senior Iraqi security official...
Coup leader's refugee promise
Coup leader's refugee promise
Recent meetings between Mauritania's coup leader Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz and leaders from the African Union, League of Arab States, United Nations,...

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