Stories tagged: coup
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 1, 2017, 6:43 p.m.
Nearly 500 suspects stand trial over Turkey’s failed coup
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.
Turkey’s failed coup: Warrants issued for 105 tech experts
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 court confirms indictments against 2 Russians
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.
Venezuela opposition keeps up pressure in streets
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.
Russia-backed rebels take over factories, mines in Ukraine
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 commander says 150 Turkish officers gone since coup
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.
Turkey seizes over 2,250 schools, foundations, hospitals
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
Trudy Rubin: Turkey must provide extradition evidence
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.
Turkish government cracks down after coup try; 6,000 detained
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
Finally, hope for Honduras
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
Guinea coup chief tightens grip
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
Military group declares Guinea coup
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 …