Stories tagged: coup
Thu., April 11, 2019, 10:33 p.m.
Sudan’s military ousted and arrested President Omar al-Bashir on Thursday, delivering the deathblow to the authoritarian’s nearly 30-year rule following months of intense protests.
UPDATED: Thu., April 11, 2019, 11:26 a.m.
Sudan’s defense minister said Thursday that President Omar al-Bashir had been taken into military custody, effectively announcing a military coup to end his 30-year rule.
Sun., Sept. 9, 2018, noon
Trump administration met with, but rebuffed, Venezuelan officers who said they were plotting a coup, officials say
The Trump administration met several times last year and early this year with Venezuelan military officers purporting to be dissidents plotting a coup against President Nicolas Maduro, but ultimately rebuffed …
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 1, 2017, 6:43 p.m.
Nearly 500 suspects, including generals and military pilots, went on trial Tuesday in Turkey accused of leading last year’s failed coup attempt and carrying out attacks from an air base …
Tue., July 11, 2017, 9:53 a.m.
Turkish authorities have issued detention warrants for 105 information technology experts suspected of aiding last year’s failed coup, the state-run news agency reported.
Thu., June 8, 2017, 7:37 a.m.
Montenegro’s higher court on Thursday confirmed prosecution indictments against 14 people, including two Russians charged with masterminding a coup attempt aimed at preventing Montenegro from joining NATO.
Thu., April 6, 2017, 4:16 p.m.
Tens of thousands of Venezuelans shut down much of the capital on Thursday and clashed with police to protest what they call an attempted coup by the socialist administration.
Wed., March 1, 2017, 12:01 p.m.
Russian-backed rebels are taking over scores of factories and mines in eastern Ukraine, many of them belonging to a tycoon whose foundation has been the largest provider of humanitarian aid …
Wed., Dec. 7, 2016, 7:49 a.m.
NATO’s top military officer says that around 150 Turkish officers have been recalled or retired from the alliance’s high command in response to the failed coup attempt in Turkey in …
Sat., July 23, 2016, 10:23 p.m.
In a new tactic against suspected coup plotters, Turkey on Saturday announced it had seized more than 2,250 social, educational or health care institutions and facilities that it claims pose …
Wed., July 20, 2016
Thanks to the Gulen uproar, Turkish media are filled with anti-American conspiracy theories charging Washington with endorsing the plot – a charge even some of Erdogan’s cabinet ministers are making.
Sun., July 17, 2016, 9:49 a.m.
The Turkish government accelerated its crackdown on alleged plotters of the failed coup against President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, with the justice minister saying Sunday that 6,000 people had been detained …
Fri., June 3, 2011
While most in the United States were recognizing Memorial Day with a three-day weekend, the people of Honduras were engaged in a historic event: the return of President Manuel Zelaya, …
Fri., Dec. 26, 2008
CONAKRY, Guinea – Guinea’s coup leader solidified his hold over this impoverished West African nation Thursday as the prime minister who served under its late dictator surrendered and stepped down …
Wed., Dec. 24, 2008
CONAKRY, Guinea – A military group seized control of the airwaves in mineral-rich Guinea and declared a coup Tuesday after the death of the West African country’s dictator, one of …