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Venezuelan Congress Declares That President Maduro Has Staged a Coup

(CARACAS, Venezuela) — Venezuela’s Congress on Sunday declared that the government had staged a coup by blocking a drive to recall President Nicolas Maduro in a raucous legislative session that was interrupted when his supporters stormed the chamber. 444 more words

Over 35,000 in detention in Turkey over failed coup attempt

Turkish Justice Minister, said that there are more than 35,000 people in detention in Turkey, more than three months after this year’s attempted coup, adding that a further 4,000 remain under investigation. 115 more words


Burkina Faso has foiled a coup plot by forces loyal to ousted President Blaise Compaore, the interior minster says.

At least 10 of the plotters had been arrested, but the top suspects were still on the run, the minister said. 188 more words


The Monday Game: Recurring Cases

This is the start of what will ideally be a weekly series, with a new game design walkthrough at the start of each week. Each Monday, I’ll go off of the… 1,264 more words


Two Modern Coups and Their Aftermath

In September 2015, a coup attempt took place in Tajikistan. Its alleged mastermind, Tajik army General Abduhalim Nazarzoda, and his co-plotters were swiftly and brutally killed by government forces without a chance for a fair trial. 830 more words


Turkish Government Raids Judiciary, Arrests 189 Judges And Prosecutors

By Darren Smith, Weekend Contributor.

Yesterday, police in Turkey served arrest warrants on one hundred, eighty nine appeals court judges and prosecutors in the latest post-coup attempt purges. 253 more words


A Failed Coup in Mosul against ISIS

Reuters reports today that a planned coup was nipped in the bud before it could be carried out. An aide close to Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi was apparently among those who planned the action, in which weapons had been hidden in numerous locations around Mosul. 194 more words