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World - Africa
8/30/2023 7:04:31 PM
The United States is closely watching the situation in Gabon following a military coup, the latest in a series of undemocratic power seizures in Africa, the White House said Wednesday.

World - Africa
10/30/2022 2:57:20 PM
Thousands of demonstrators took to the streets of the Sudanese capital on Sunday demanding a return to civilian rule, AFP correspondents said.

World - Africa
10/3/2022 2:24:06 PM
Regional mediators were headed to Burkina Faso on Monday in the wake of the West African country's second coup this year amid concern the latest power grab could further postpone elections and deepen the region's Islamic extremist violence.

World - Region
7/26/2022 3:51:40 PM
Tunisia's main opposition alliance on Tuesday accused President Kais Saied's electoral board of falsifying turnout figures, saying his referendum on a new constitution had "failed".

World - Region
7/21/2022 9:51:25 PM
A Sudanese pro-democracy protester was shot dead Thursday during rallies against a military power-grab, taking the toll of those killed in crackdowns since the army takeover to 115, medics said.

World - Region
6/30/2022 9:49:01 PM
Sudanese security forces shot and killed six people during anti-power grab protests Thursday, a medical group said as thousands marched to denounce the country's military rulers and demand an immediate transfer of power to civilians.

World - Region
6/11/2022 10:34:29 PM
A second round of UN-facilitated talks aiming to resolve Sudan's political crisis following a military power grab have been postponed, a spokesman said Saturday, with a key civilian bloc still refusing to join.

World - Region
6/4/2022 1:32:43 PM
A UN human rights expert on Sudan called on Saturday for accelerated investigations into killings of protesters and other atrocities, as the death toll since last year's power grab nears 100.

World - Region
5/5/2022 10:30:11 PM
Sudanese security forces on Thursday killed a protester when an armoured vehicle ran over him during the latest rally against last year's power grab, medics said.

World - Region
4/26/2022 4:50:48 PM
A veteran Tunisian opposition figure announced Tuesday the creation of a new alliance to "save" the country from deep crisis following President Kais Saied's power grab last year.

World - Region
3/30/2022 9:31:38 PM
Tunisia's President Kais Saied announced Wednesday that he was dissolving the country's parliament, eight months after suspending it in a July power grab.

World - Region
2/10/2022 9:14:22 PM
Thousands of Sudanese took to the streets Thursday in the latest mass rally protesting against last year's power grab that upended a transition to civilian rule, witnesses said.

World - Region
2/7/2022 2:44:00 PM
Sudanese security forces fired tear Monday at thousands of demonstrators calling for civilian rule and justice for protesters killed since last year's power grab, witnesses and an AFP correspondent said.

World - Region
2/3/2022 10:53:50 PM
Sudanese security forces fired tear gas on Thursday to disperse thousands of demonstrators demanding justice for 79 people killed following last year's military power grab, an AFP correspondent said.

World - Region
1/14/2022 6:13:01 PM
Tunisian police used tear gas and water cannons on Friday against hundreds of demonstrators who defied a ban on gatherings to protest against President Kais Saied's July power grab.

World - Region
1/6/2022 8:47:47 PM
Sudanese security forces fired tear gas and live ammunition Thursday, killing at least three people as thousands once again took to the streets in the capital of Khartoum and other cities to protest the October military power grab.

World - Region
12/28/2021 8:18:50 PM
Italy's top diplomat Luigi Di Maio discussed clandestine migration with Tunisian President Kais Saied on Tuesday, in his first visit to the North African country since the president's July 25 power grab.

World - Region
12/25/2021 3:02:08 PM
Sudanese security forces fired tear gas to disperse protesters in Khartoum on Saturday as demonstrators once again took to the streets in the country's capital and elsewhere to denounce the October military power grab.

World - Region
12/25/2021 11:10:06 AM
Sudan restricted internet ahead of planned mass protests Saturday against a military power grab, as security forces deployed across Khartoum blocking key bridges connecting the capital to the suburbs.

World - Region
11/21/2021 7:26:03 PM
Tunisia's president told the US secretary of state that his country was preparing to come out from its "exceptional situation", the presidency said Sunday, almost four months after a shock power grab.

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