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World - International
2/7/2024 7:01:30 PM
Pakistan's 127 million voters get to elect a new parliament on Thursday. The elections are the twelfth in the country’s 76-year history, which has been marred by economic crises, military takeovers and martial law, militancy, political upheavals and wars with India.

World - Region
10/25/2023 6:09:58 PM
President Ebrahim Raisi expressed Iran's desire to cooperate with the regime that came to power in Niger in a July military takeover when he received its foreign minister on Wednesday.

World - Africa
9/27/2023 10:47:02 AM
The Biden administration on Tuesday suspended most non-humanitarian aid to Gabon after a military takeover in the country last month that was at least the second this year in an African nation.

World - Africa
9/2/2023 5:33:08 PM
Thousands rallied Saturday in the Niger capital Niamey to demand that former colonial ruler France withdraw its troops as sought by a junta which seized power in June.

World - Africa
8/30/2023 9:48:46 PM
Leaders of the coup in Gabon on Wednesday named a general transitional president after seizing power following disputed elections in which President Ali Bongo Ondimba, whose family has ruled for 55 years, had been declared winner.

World - Africa
8/30/2023 6:29:04 PM
The head of the African Union Commission, Moussa Faki Mahamat, said on Wednesday he "strongly condemns" what he described as an attempted coup in Gabon.

World - Africa
8/30/2023 5:15:25 PM
France condemned the toppling of Gabonese President Ali Bongo Ondimba on Wednesday which could represent another setback for Paris in Africa where friendly governments have been falling in an "epidemic" of coups.

World - Africa
8/30/2023 3:25:52 PM
Foreign countries have expressed concern and condemnation following the seizure of power by army officers in Gabon on Wednesday, after disputed elections in which President Ali Bongo Ondimba claimed victory.

World - Africa
8/26/2023 10:48:24 PM
Tens of thousands of people rallied in Niamey Saturday in support of last month's coup, a day after the country's new military rulers gave France's ambassador to Niger 48 hours to leave the country.

World - Africa
8/23/2023 5:19:51 PM
Algeria's top diplomat began a tour of West African countries Wednesday in a bid to find a solution following the coup in neighbouring Niger, where Algiers opposes any military intervention.

World - Africa
8/22/2023 3:29:14 PM
The African Union said Tuesday it had suspended Niger until civilian rule in the country is restored and would assess the implications of any armed intervention in the troubled Sahel nation.

World - Africa
8/20/2023 4:13:19 PM
Several thousand people demonstrated in the capital of Niger on Sunday in support of last month's military coup, whose leader has warned against outside intervention and proposed a three-year transition of power.

World - Africa
8/20/2023 3:30:44 PM
Pope Francis expressed hope Sunday for a peaceful solution to the crisis in Niger following the military coup in the West African nation.

World - Africa
8/20/2023 1:06:45 PM
Mutinous soldiers in Niger are under pressure from regional sanctions as they refuse to reinstate the country’s president whom they toppled nearly a month ago while being fearful of attacks from France, an official said.

World - Africa
8/12/2023 7:29:57 PM
Niger's detained president was seen by his doctor on Saturday, his entourage said, amid mounting concern for his condition, while West Africa's regional bloc scrapped a crisis meeting on the coup that deposed him.

World - Africa
8/8/2023 12:02:40 PM
The second-ranking US diplomat met Niger's military leaders on Monday to press to reverse a coup but reported no headway a day after an ultimatum from the West African bloc ECOWAS was ignored.

World - Africa
8/7/2023 9:57:15 PM
Around 20 people were killed in a suspected jihadist attack in Burkina Faso, security and local sources told AFP on Monday.

World - Africa
8/7/2023 5:50:38 PM
West Africa's regional bloc says heads of state will meet Thursday to discuss their next steps after Niger's military junta defied the bloc's deadline to reinstate the country's ousted president while its mutinous soldiers closed the country’s airspace and accused foreign powers of preparing an attack.

World - Africa
7/29/2023 6:18:32 PM
The African Union has issued a 15-day ultimatum to the junta in Niger to reinstall the country’s democratically elected government just as the coup leaders met with senior civil servants to discuss how they would run the country and as the U.S. and the European Union threatened sanctions against the regime.

World - Africa
7/29/2023 5:58:19 PM
Political instability in Niger resulting from a military takeover that deposed the president this week threatens the economic support provided by Washington to the African nation, U.S. Secretary of State Anthony Blinken said Saturday.

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