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27 Oct
The African Union has suspended Sudan's participation in activities until the restoration of a civilian-led authority. Earlier, the EU had condemned the army for toppling Prime Minister Abdullah Hamdok's government.
26 Oct
Several people were killed and at least 140 injured in clashes between soldiers and protesters after Sudan's military seized power. The UN Security Council is set to hold an emergency meeting to discuss the crisis.
19 Sep
The move comes after a military junta arrested President Alpha Conde and suspended the country's constitution.
12 Sep
The ECOWAS bloc called on Guinea to return to "normal constitutional order" after President Alpha Conde was deposed in a coup by special forces.
2 Jun 2021
Mali has been suspended from the African Union after Colonel Assimi Goita took power in a coup. The AU said the suspension would stay in place "until normal constitutional order has been restored."
20 Feb 2021
From a classical orchestra playing a revolutionary song to viral breakdancers performing Michael Jackson anthems -- young Myanmar anti-coup protesters are using music as a weapon against the country's generals.
28 Aug 2020
The EU has suspended its training missions in Mali following last week's military coup in the West African country. Germany says some of the soldiers behind the armed takeover were trained in Europe.
22 Aug 2020
Military coup leaders in Mali faced a barrage of condemnation on Wednesday from international powers, with the African Union suspending the country’s membership a day after mutinying soldiers detained President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita following months of protests against his rule.
3 Dec 2019
Sudan's attorney general opens an investigation into the military coup that brought former dictator Omar al-Bashir to power in 1989.
16 Nov 2019
Bolivia: people power or military coup?
1 Jan 2017
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