News and updates about Coup

Burkina Faso army seizes power

Army in West African country announces suspension of constitution, dissolution of government and parliament, and closure of borders.

Burkina Faso army seizes power

Sudan's PM, army leader reach agreement

The 14-point deal officially restores the transition to civilian rule that was derailed by the October 25 coup.

Sudan's PM, army leader reach agreement

Sudan’s deposed PM allowed to return home

Prime Minister Abdallah Hamdok and his wife were detained when the military seized power in a coup on Monday.

Sudan’s deposed PM allowed to return home

Watch: Anti-coup protesters attack Myanmar police

CNA reported that gunshots were heard as Myanmar police fired into the air during an anti-coup protest. Rioters pelted police with stones.

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Watch: Thousands protest Myanmar coup

CNA reported that Myanmar police used water cannons against protesters demonstrating against last week's army takeover of power.

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Burma: Dangerously misunderstood by the West?

Analysis: 'What Myanmarese fear is autonomous ethnic Muslim state carved out of their country at expense of Buddhists also living there.'

Burma: Dangerously misunderstood by the West?player

'Mandelblit government coup plot has been fully revealed'

PMs associates: 'Mandelblit trying to undo democratic decision of millions of citizens who elected Binyamin Netanyahu to be prime minister.'

'Mandelblit government coup plot has been fully revealed'

Turkey extends state of emergency

Turkey's parliament approves motion to extend by another three months the state of emergency imposed following failed coup attempt.

Turkey extends state of emergency

Turkey arrests brother of Gulen

Turkish police detain brother of preacher Fethullah Gulen, accused of masterminding the failed July coup.

Turkey arrests brother of Gulen

Turkey state of emergency to be extended?

Turkey's National Security Council announces it will propose extending the state of emergency introduced in July.

Turkey state of emergency to be extended?

Kerry: Accusations we're behind Turkey coup false

Secretary of State speaks to Turkish Foreign Minister, rejects accusations that the United States was responsible for failed coup.

Kerry: Accusations that we're behind Turkey coup are false

Turkish army seizes power from government

Turkish army takes over power, announces the country is now being run by a "peace council". Erdogan: We will overcome this.

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Meshaal, Abbas to Meet in Qatar Despite Coup

PA, Hamas leaders to meet in Doha over Gaza ceasefire, as questions remain over whether the unity government will last.

Meshaal, Abbas to Meet in Qatar Despite Hamas Coup Attempt

Abbas: Hamas Coup Has 'Implications'

PA Chairman says that Israel's exposure of a planned Hamas coup "is a real danger to the unity of the Palestinian people."

Abbas: Hamas Coup Has 'Implications' for the Palestinian People

U.S. Suspends Military Assistance to Thailand

United States suspends $3.5 million in military assistance for Thailand, a response to the army staging a coup in the country.

U.S. Suspends Military Assistance to Thailand

Thai Army Stages Coup

Martial law escalates to all-out coup, announced by army chief on state TV. Citizens forbidden to gather; UN warns to respect human rights.

Thai Army Stages Coup

Libya: Army Calls for Suspension of Parliament

Libyan military calls for parliament to be suspended, presidential committee to rule amidst rumors of coup.

Senior Libyan Army Officer Calls for Suspension of Parliament

Obama Won't Define Egypt Situation as a 'Coup'

U.S. does not plan on defining the overthrow of Egypt’s government as a coup, which would require cutting off of aid.

Obama Won't Define Egypt Situation as a 'Coup'

What's in a Name?

US government in a quandary over how to define Morsi's ouster by military junta due to academic, political and financial considerations.

What's in a Name?

White House Cautious on Egypt

White House spokesman says the U.S. needs to review what happened in Egypt, when asked if Obama sees the regime change as a coup.

White House Cautious About Saying 'Coup' Happened in Egypt

Israel Closely, Quietly Monitors Egypt

Israel is closely monitoring developments in Egypt and minding its diplomatic manners as a new regime begins to take form.

Israel Closely, Quietly Monitoring Egyptian Developments

Morsi Offers to Form Interim Coalition Government

Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi offers to form an interim coalition government.

Morsi Offers to Form Interim Coalition Government

Turkey: 3 Ex-Generals Given 20 Years

Three Turkish ex-generals accused of plotting to overthrow the government given life sentences which are commuted to 20 years.

Turkey: 3 Ex-Generals Given 20 Years

Ousted Mali President 'Free and Unharmed'

After six days of speculation over the fate of toppled president Amadou Toumani Toure in Mali, the president says he is 'doing well'

Ousted Mali President 'Free and Unharmed'