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How to prevent a putsch | Military

Africa has seen more military coups than democratic elections in recent years, to the determinant of the continent’s stability, peace and development. This week, Gabon’s Republican Guards staged a military coup against the country’s newly “re-elected” leader, only a month after the Presidential Guards in Niger overthrew the elected government there and following three other coups in neighbouring countries, … Read more

What next for Guatemala after latest political turmoil? Experts weigh in | Politics News

Guatemala City, Guatemala – It has been less than two weeks since progressive, anti-corruption candidate Bernardo Arevalo won Guatemala’s presidential election, capping a months-long campaign marred by scandals. But Arevalo’s victory in an August 20 run-off has not put an end to the political turmoil, as electoral officials earlier this week suspended the president-elect’s Seed … Read more

Russia confirms death of Wagner chief Prigozhin after genetic tests | Russia-Ukraine war News

Russian investigators say genetic tests have confirmed that Prigozhin was among the 10 people killed in a plane crash on Wednesday. Russian investigators have confirmed the death of Yevgeny Prigozhin, founder of the mercenary group Wagner, in a plane crash earlier this week based on results of genetic tests. Svetlana Petrenko, spokesperson of the country’s … Read more

Russia says destroyed 42 Ukraine-launched drones over Crimea | Russia-Ukraine war News

Kyiv has promised to retake the peninsula, which was annexed by Moscow in 2014. Russia’s defence ministry has said its air defence forces destroyed a large-scale Ukrainian-launched drone attack on the Crimean Peninsula, which Moscow annexed from Ukraine in 2014. Crimea has been targeted by Kyiv since Moscow launched its full-scale invasion of Ukraine in … Read more

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