European Union foreign ministers are set to approve on Monday sanctions against 11 Myanmar officials for the military takeover, European diplomats said, as a UN official urged the international community on Saturday to cut the coup leaders’ access to money and weapons. The move comes after the 27-nation bloc last[…]
Myanmar’s overthrown leader Aung San Suu Kyi is set to face new charges of corruption from the generals who seized power in a coup on February 1, as protesters fighting to restore democracy face increasing isolation behind a mobile data blackout. The 75-year-old Nobel laureate, who was taken into custody[…]
Mexico’s government has expressed “deep concern” about the monitoring of its La Paz embassy by Bolivian intelligence and security services. Last month, Mexico offered deposed Bolivian leader Evo Morales asylum following a “coup.” Mexico’s Foreign Ministry sounded the alarm on Monday, claiming that Bolivia’s security and intelligence apparatus has been[…]
Sudan‘s ruling military council (TMC) says it has foiled an attempted military coup and at least 16 officers have been arrested. The development late on Thursday came as the TMC and protest movement leaders seeking a transition to democracy were in discussions over a power-sharing deal. “Officers and soldiers from[…]
Egypt‘s former President Mohamed Morsi was buried on Tuesday in eastern Cairo, one of his lawyers told AFP news agency, a day after he collapsed in court and died shortly after. “He was buried in Medinat Nasr, in eastern Cairo, with his family present. The funeral prayer was said in Tora prison hospital” where[…]
Sudan’s principal protest group has demanded the immediate formation of a civilian-led government to replace the country’s new ruling military council, warning that the demonstrators’ “revolution” faces threat from “the remnants of the regime” of deposed leader Omar al-Bashir. Fearing that the core of the old establishment is far from gone, the Sudanese[…]
It took nearly four months of vigorous street protest across Sudan to trigger an army takeover that ended Omar al-Bashir’s 30-year authoritarian rule. But for the man who replaced him, it took the same protesters barely 24 hours to get their way. On Friday evening, General Ahmed Awad Ibn Auf named Lieutenant[…]
America has rejected plans to link the case of an American pastor held for almost two years with US-based preacher Fethullah Gulen, who Ankara blames for the failed 2016 coup bid, a senior US official said on Friday. A Turkish court on Wednesday ruled to keep in jail on terror-linked[…]
The African Union has spoken on the political situation in Zimbabwe where the army have seized key state institutions including the state broadcaster. President of the political bloc and Guinean president Alpha Conde in an interview with the AFPnews portal said the military intervention “seems like a coup” further urging that[…]
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