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Coveney calls for immediate release of Mali president and prime minister after sacking by army strongman
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Coveney calls for immediate release of Mali president and prime minister after sacking by army strongman

Updated May 25th 2021, 9:20 PM 20,367 Views 17 Comments

The country’s president and prime minister have been detained by the military, after a coup was carried out last August.

Myanmar's junta declares martial law after dozens of protesters killed in latest crackdown
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Myanmar's junta declares martial law after dozens of protesters killed in latest crackdown

Mar 15th 2021, 10:14 PM 7,557 Views 4 Comments

The UN has condemned the “continuing bloodshed” in Myanmar.

Myanmar security forces fire at protesters as UN says 38 dead in 'bloodiest' day
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Myanmar security forces fire at protesters as UN says 38 dead in 'bloodiest' day

Mar 3rd 2021, 8:15 PM 7,665 Views 7 Comments

The junta has ignored the global condemnation, responding to the uprising with escalating strength.

Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi hit with two new criminal charges
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Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi hit with two new criminal charges

Mar 1st 2021, 6:18 PM 11,969 Views 9 Comments

Suu Kyi has not been seen in public since being detained on 1 February.

Myanmar police escalate crackdown on coup protesters
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Myanmar police escalate crackdown on coup protesters

Feb 27th 2021, 10:48 AM 8,217 Views 5 Comments

Demonstrators had sought to assemble in Yangon and Mandalay.

'We will fight against them until we win': Protests swell in Myanmar in defiance of military threats
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'We will fight against them until we win': Protests swell in Myanmar in defiance of military threats

Feb 22nd 2021, 10:58 AM 7,263 Views 4 Comments

Factories, workplaces and shops were closed across the country today in response to the call for a nationwide strike.

Police rampage targets striking railway workers in Myanmar as protests continue
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Police rampage targets striking railway workers in Myanmar as protests continue

Feb 18th 2021, 12:24 PM 5,846 Views 0 Comments

Opponents of the coup are also urging foreign businesses to cut their ties to Myanmar operations they believe benefit the military.

Largest demonstrations yet as thousands rally in Myanmar against military coup
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Largest demonstrations yet as thousands rally in Myanmar against military coup

Feb 17th 2021, 8:04 AM 7,797 Views 6 Comments

UN special rapporteur Tom Andrews warned that reports of soldiers being brought into Yangon could lead to the situation there spiralling out of control.

Myanmar police file new charge against Aung San Suu Kyi
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Myanmar police file new charge against Aung San Suu Kyi

Updated Feb 16th 2021, 12:50 PM 8,526 Views 4 Comments

Suu Kyi was ousted in a military coup on 1 February.

Fresh protests in Myanmar after junta cuts off internet, deploys troops
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Fresh protests in Myanmar after junta cuts off internet, deploys troops

Feb 15th 2021, 7:35 AM 6,982 Views 1 Comment

The country’s new military leadership has so far been unmoved by a torrent of international condemnation.

Tensions mount in Myanmar as protesters step in to prevent arrest of anti-coup activists
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Tensions mount in Myanmar as protesters step in to prevent arrest of anti-coup activists

Feb 13th 2021, 11:22 AM 7,741 Views 4 Comments

Demonstrators continue to defy the military authorities.

Myanmar protesters return to streets despite police violence
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Myanmar protesters return to streets despite police violence

Feb 10th 2021, 8:16 AM 4,757 Views 4 Comments

Protesters are calling for power to be restored to Aung San Suu Kyi’s deposed civilian government.

Myanmar's generals order access to Facebook be restricted as UN chief says coup must fail
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Myanmar's generals order access to Facebook be restricted as UN chief says coup must fail

Feb 4th 2021, 7:47 AM 7,182 Views 8 Comments

One of the country’s main telecom providers confirmed that authorities ordered it to “temporarily block” Facebook access.

Aung San Suu Kyi charged with possessing illegal walkie-talkies
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Aung San Suu Kyi charged with possessing illegal walkie-talkies

Feb 3rd 2021, 12:37 PM 14,239 Views 10 Comments

The charges against Suu Kyi appear to carry a maximum sentence of two years in prison.

Sudan's military leader resigns after one day in power; protesters celebrate
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Sudan's military leader resigns after one day in power; protesters celebrate

Apr 13th 2019, 7:53 AM 10,944 Views 4 Comments

In a broadcast on state television, Sudanese citizens were told: “This is not a military coup, but taking the side of the people.”

Zimbabwe crisis: Mugabe 'under house arrest' after army seizes control
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Zimbabwe crisis: Mugabe 'under house arrest' after army seizes control

Nov 15th 2017, 12:18 PM 21,700 Views 40 Comments

In the early morning broadcast, the military said that President Robert Mugabe and his family were safe.

A tumultuous 24 hours: What's been happening in Zimbabwe, and what's next
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A tumultuous 24 hours: What's been happening in Zimbabwe, and what's next

Nov 15th 2017, 10:26 AM 14,000 Views 36 Comments

“As soon as we have accomplished our mission we expect that the situation will return to normalcy,” the military said.

'I will not go back to get killed': Lesotho PM flees to South Africa
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'I will not go back to get killed': Lesotho PM flees to South Africa

Aug 30th 2014, 2:45 PM 6,234 Views 11 Comments

Thomas Thabane says he has fled in fear of his life, after the country’s military took over buildings in the capital, Maseru.

Travelling to Thailand? Irish citizens advised to 'exercise extreme caution'
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Travelling to Thailand? Irish citizens advised to 'exercise extreme caution'

May 23rd 2014, 8:34 AM 16,869 Views 34 Comments

The Department of Foreign Affairs said there is a curfew from 10pm to 5am and Irish citizens should take extra care.

'Large turn-out' in Mali's first election since French intervention
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'Large turn-out' in Mali's first election since French intervention

Jul 28th 2013, 6:15 PM 4,123 Views 2 Comments

The election is seen as vital for restoring constitutional order after a coup in March last year.

Islamists calling for rebellion against army in Egypt after bloodshed
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Islamists calling for rebellion against army in Egypt after bloodshed

Jul 8th 2013, 2:45 PM 4,140 Views 61 Comments

At least 40 dead in morning shootings on supporters of ousted Morsi.

Leaders of Turkey's 1980 coup on trial for 'crimes against the state'
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Leaders of Turkey's 1980 coup on trial for 'crimes against the state'

Apr 4th 2012, 2:57 PM 1,676 Views 3 Comments

The two surviving leaders are being tried over the post-coup crackdown which included torture and execution.

Mali braces for fuel shortages amid post-coup sanctions
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Mali braces for fuel shortages amid post-coup sanctions

Apr 3rd 2012, 1:48 PM 560 Views 0 Comments

The West African nation’s neighbours have closed their borders and frozen Mali’s account at the regional central bank following the military coup.

Mali suspended amid ECOWAS efforts to restore 'constitutional order'
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Mali suspended amid ECOWAS efforts to restore 'constitutional order'

Mar 29th 2012, 10:13 AM 756 Views 7 Comments

The bloc of West African nations has suspended Mali’s membership and send a delegation a week after the military ousted the democratically-elected president.

Former president exhumed as Chile aims to solve mystery of his death
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Former president exhumed as Chile aims to solve mystery of his death

May 24th 2011, 11:36 AM 640 Views 0 Comments

Salvador Allende is officially supposed to have committed suicide during a couple 37-years ago but others believe he was killed by forces loyal to Augusto Pinochet who succeeded him and ruled for 17 brutal years.

Ned O'Keeffe: There were "too many intellectuals" in government
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Ned O'Keeffe: There were "too many intellectuals" in government

Feb 17th 2011, 6:42 PM 5,336 Views 0 Comments

Outgoing – and outspoken – Cork East TD takes to the airwaves to decry lack of businessmen, shopkeepers and farmers in last Cabinet.

Defence Forces and Martin play down Ned O'Keeffe's 'army coup' comments
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Defence Forces and Martin play down Ned O'Keeffe's 'army coup' comments

Feb 17th 2011, 3:12 PM 2,630 Views 0 Comments

The outgoing Cork TD had said an army coup in Ireland was “real possibility”. His son has said he is “shocked” by the comments.

Ned O'Keeffe says army coup a 'real possibility' in Ireland
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Ned O'Keeffe says army coup a 'real possibility' in Ireland

Feb 16th 2011, 3:43 PM 11,133 Views 0 Comments

The retiring Fianna Fail TD told TheJournal.ie that he stands by the comments.