Turkey's Army denies planning coup against President Erdogan

Turkey's Army denies planning coup against President Erdogan

Certain media outlets have carried reports speculating over the possibility of a military coup in Turkey.

Mediator signals progress in Burkina coup talks; announcement Sunday

Benin President Thomas Boni Yayi, mediating in post-coup talks in Burkina Faso, promised there would be some "good news" emanating from the negotiations on Sunday.

African mediators seek return of Burkina`s interim leader after coup

Two African presidents mediating talks aimed at restoring Burkina Faso to its "march to democracy", after this week`s coup, called Saturday for the return of interim president Michel Kafando, officials said.

Burkina Faso coup leaders offer olive branch as protests mount

Leaders of a coup in Burkina Faso said on Friday they had freed the president and reopened borders, in an apparent olive branch as they faced a growing confrontation with crowds of protesters demanding they end their rebellion.

South Sudan government suspends peace talks after rebel split

South Sudan`s government said on Friday it was pulling out of peace talks to end a 20-month long civil war after rebel forces split despite international threats of sanctions.

Guinea-Bissau President dissolves govt after row with PM

Guinea-Bissau`s President Jose Mario Vaz has dismissed the government following a row with the prime minister, a presidential decree said on Thursday.

Coup plot against Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi? ISIS executes 13 top leaders

Coup plot against Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi? ISIS executes 13 top leaders

Thirteen top ISIS leaders, including five high-ranking military commanders, have been executed on the orders of the group's chief Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi after a failed coup attempt to topple him, a media report has said.

Madagascar president denounces attempted `coup`

Madagascar`s president defended himself Wednesday through his lawyers, denouncing a recent vote to impeach him as an attempted "institutional coup d`etat". 

Army `purge` follows failed coup in Burundi

 Once a symbol of ethnic unity in post-civil war Burundi, the army is now deeply divided and faces a growing climate of fear after a failed coup by generals in the central African nation.

A year after Thai coup, stability trumps growth for business

When Thailand`s Army seized power in a bloodless coup, much of the business establishment quietly cheered them on. A year on, the captains of Thai industry remain firmly behind the junta, despite a lacklustre economy and a delayed return to democracy.

Burundi president appears in capital, warns of al Shabaab threat

 Burundian President Pierre Nkurunziza on Sunday made his first public appearance in the capital Bujumbura since an attempted coup last week failed to oust him, warning of a threat posed by Islamist militants from Somalia.

Five Burundi generals arrested for plotting failed coup

A top Burundi official says that five generals have been arrested for plotting a failed coup attempt against President Pierre Nkurunziza.

Burundi President Pierre Nkurunziza returns to capital after failed coup

Burundian President Pierre Nkurunziza returned on Friday to the capital Bujumbura after the government announced an attempted coup against the president had failed, a diplomatic source told Xinhua news agency.

Coup leader`s deputy says Burundi putsch has failed

The attempt to overthrow Burundian President Pierre Nkurunziza has failed, a deputy coup leader told AFP on Thursday.

Burundi president returns after coup attempt

Burundian President Pierre Nkurunziza returned to the country Thursday as loyalist troops said they had fought off rival soldiers a day after a coup attempt by a top general.

UN Security Council condemns Burundi coup attempt

The UN Security Council on Thursday condemned the coup attempt in Burundi but also took aim at President Pierre Nkurunziza`s supporters after weeks of violence engulfed the southeast African country.

Clashes erupt after Burundi coup attempt

 Heavy fighting between rival Burundian troops erupted in the capital on Thursday, the day after a top general launched a coup to oust the central African nation`s President Pierre Nkurunziza.

Burundi capital calm, president tweets that coup was foiled

Burundi capital calm, president tweets that coup was foiled

Burundi's capital was quiet last night but it was not clear who was in charge after a tumultuous day in which thousands of people celebrated an attempted coup against President Pierre Nkurunziza.

Burundi president flies home after coup attempt: Tanzania

President Pierre Nkurunziza is flying home to Burundi hours after an army officer announced a coup while he was attending a regional crisis meeting in neighbouring Tanzania.

Burundi army officer says he has deposed president, crowds cheer

Burundi army officer says he has deposed president, crowds cheer

A Burundian general said on Wednesday he had deposed President Pierre Nkurunziza for seeking an unconstitutional third term in office and was forming a transitional government, after more than two weeks of protests against the election bid.