Moldova bars fans from football match amid coup worries
19 February 2023 | 1:58 pm
An international soccer match in Moldova will be played in an empty stadium amid concerns over an alleged Russian plot to overthrow the government.
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17 Feb 2022
Lieutenant-Colonel Paul-Henri Sandaogo Damiba was sworn in three weeks after leading a coup that toppled the government. Observers and neighbors have remained concerned but reserved about the developments.
18 Feb 2022
Europe and Africa already had more than enough in their in-tray going into their first Brussels summit in nearly eight years. Now you can add coup contagion and the pullout of French-led anti-terror forces from Mali. The day began in Paris for key players in the Sahel. Will the crisis overshadow the EU-African Union summit?
23 Feb 2022
On tonight's show we focus on Sudan, where demonstrators once again have taken to the streets to call for the release of prisoners incarcerated for taking part in the recurring protests since last October's military coup. The latest demonstrations come just a day after the UN human rights expert Adama Dieng arrived on his first official visit to Sudan.
21 Apr 2022
The government of Burkina Faso said last week that it had averted a plot by armed forces to take over the country. This attempted coup in Burkina Faso comes hot on the heels of military take-overs in Mali as well as in Guinea.
2 May 2022
Mamady Doumbouya says it will take 39 months to shift back to civilian rule. The junta leader seized power in a coup in September.
2 May 2022
A military junta in Guinea said its transition back to civilian rule will probably take more than three years, a proposal likely to upset West Africa's political bloc that has called for a swift return to constitutional order after last year's coup. Colonel Mamady Doumbouya, the head of the junta that took power in September, told state television late on Saturday that after political consultations he was considering a transition of 39 months, the first time he has proposed a timeline.
11 Jun 2022
The US House committee presented new findings tying former President Donald Trump to the attack on the Capitol.
27 Jun 2022
Ecuador's president has accused Indigenous protesters of attempting a coup. Clashes between protesters and security forces have left six people dead, and six of the country's 24 provinces are under a state of emergency.
The leader of Friday’s coup has accused the military man he deposed of plotting a counter-offensive with French aid. Violence has persisted in the capital with gunshots heard.
Togo's government has confirmed reports that Burkina Faso's ousted coup leader Paul-Henri Damiba fled there following a mutiny of junior officers. Meanwhile, ECOWAS envoys were being sent to Ouagadougou.
The whole region knows the drill by now. Dateline Ouagadougou. If you are watching images of pro-junta demonstrators protesting the visit of West African mediators looking for rule of law guarantees from their new interlocutors after a coup, don't reach for the remote control. It is not a rerun.
On the first anniversary of the military coup that derailed Sudan's transition to civilian rule, at least one protester is killed and thousands take to the streets against the power grab. Also, key peace talks open in South Africa between Ethiopia's federal government and Tigrayan rebels. Finally, part of the world's largest telescope SKA is hosted by South Africa to study the birth of the universe.
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Britain is in the throes of a serious economic crisis and many Scots are wondering if things wouldn’t be better if their country was independent.
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Russia's Putin is set to deploy tactical nuclear weapons in Belarus. Defense experts warn this could reduce NATO response time in the case of an attack.
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Thousands of protesters in Kenya defied a police ban on the demonstrations called by opposition leader Raila Odinga.
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IAEA chief Rafael Grossi has met with Zelenskyy close to the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant. Meanwhile, The Kremlin brushed off Western criticism over a plan to base nuclear weapons in Belarus. DW has the latest.
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Remote islands in Japan's Okinawa prefecture have begun evacuation drills amid worries that China could attack Taiwan. But experts say the task may be much harder than it appears.