Coups d'etat

November 19, 2019 - 2:04 am
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey's state-run news agency says prosecutors have issued warrants for the detention of 133 military officers over suspected links to the U.S.-based Muslim cleric who is blamed by Ankara for a failed coup attempt in 2016. Anadolu Agency said Tuesday that 101 of the suspects...
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Bolivia's President Evo Morales speaks during a press conference at the military base in El Alto, in the outskirts of La Paz, Bolivia, Sunday, Nov. 10, 2019. Hours later Morales announced his resignation under mounting pressure from the military and the public after his re-election victory triggered weeks of fraud allegations and deadly protests. (AP Photo/Juan Karita)
November 11, 2019 - 8:43 pm
LA PAZ, Bolivia (AP) — The latest on the political crisis in Bolivia (all times local): 9:40 p.m. Former Bolivian President Evo Morales has tweeted that he is leaving Bolivia for Mexico, which has granted him asylum. Peruvian authorities said earlier Monday evening that a Mexican government plane...
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Police help an injured colleague during clashes with supporters of former President Evo Morales in La Paz, Bolivia, Monday, Nov. 11, 2019. Morales' Nov. 10 resignation, under mounting pressure from the military and the public after his re-election victory triggered weeks of fraud allegations and deadly demonstrations, leaves a power vacuum and a country torn by protests against and for his government. (AP Photo/Juan Karita)
November 11, 2019 - 7:35 pm
LA PAZ, Bolivia (AP) — The latest on the political crisis in Bolivia (all times local): 8:30 p.m. The head of Bolivia's military says that following reports police have been overtaxed by weeks of unrest, the armed forces will now provide help in keeping order. Gen. Williams Kaliman said Monday...
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Former Bolivian President Jose Fernando Quiroga poses with police guarding Congress in La Paz, Bolivia, Monday, Nov. 11, 2019. Former President Evo Morales' Nov. 10 resignation, under mounting pressure from the military and the public after his re-election victory triggered weeks of fraud allegations and deadly demonstrations, leaves a power vacuum and a country torn by protests against and for his government. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko)
November 11, 2019 - 6:36 pm
BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Did Bolivia experience a coup or the culmination of a popular movement demanding a president's resignation? Bolivians and countries around the world are weighing that question after Evo Morales stepped down from power following weeks of upheaval. The nation's first...
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Bolivia's President Evo Morales speaks during a press conference at the military base in El Alto, in the outskirts of La Paz, Bolivia, Sunday, Nov. 10, 2019. Hours later Morales announced his resignation under mounting pressure from the military and the public after his re-election victory triggered weeks of fraud allegations and deadly protests. (AP Photo/Juan Karita)
November 11, 2019 - 6:29 pm
LA PAZ, Bolivia (AP) — The latest on the political crisis in Bolivia (all times local): 7:25 p.m. Mexico's foreign secretary isn't saying whether former Bolivian President Evo Morales intends to go to Mexico now that he has been granted asylum. Marcelo Ebrard says Morales asked for asylum in a...
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Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., speaks to supporters on Saturday, Nov. 9, 2019, at Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa. (Bryon Houlgrave /The Des Moines Register via AP)
November 11, 2019 - 4:48 pm
LA PAZ, Bolivia (AP) — The latest on the political crisis in Bolivia (all times local): 5:45 p.m. U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders is raising concerns about the Bolivian military's involvement in the resignation of President Evo Morales. Morales resigned Sunday after Bolivia's military chief called on him...
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Bolivia's President Evo Morales speaks during a press conference at the military base in El Alto, in the outskirts of La Paz, Bolivia, Sunday, Nov. 10, 2019. Hours later Morales announced his resignation under mounting pressure from the military and the public after his re-election victory triggered weeks of fraud allegations and deadly protests. (AP Photo/Juan Karita)
November 11, 2019 - 4:08 pm
LA PAZ, Bolivia (AP) — The latest on the political crisis in Bolivia (all times local): 5:05 p.m. The Mexican foreign secretary says Mexico has granted the request for asylum from former Bolivian President Evo Morales. Marcelo Ebrard had said Sunday that Mexico would give asylum to Morales if he...
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Police guard Congress in La Paz, Bolivia, Monday, Nov. 11, 2019. Bolivian President Evo Morales' Nov. 10 resignation, under mounting pressure from the military and the public after his re-election victory triggered weeks of fraud allegations and deadly demonstrations, leaves a power vacuum and a country torn by protests against and for his government. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko)
November 11, 2019 - 3:44 pm
BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Did Bolivia experience a coup or the culmination of a popular movement demanding a president's resignation? Bolivians and countries around the world are weighing that question after Evo Morales stepped down from power following weeks of upheaval. The nation's first...
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November 11, 2019 - 3:17 pm
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — In a story Nov. 8 about a historic marker recounting the overthrow of a city government, The Associated Press erroneously omitted the first name of someone involved in the 1898 events and only identified the person by his surname. His name is William Rand Kenan Sr. A corrected...
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A couple, holding a Bolivian flag, embrace after spending the night celebrating the resignation of President Evo Morales in La Paz, Bolivia, Monday, Nov. 11, 2019. Morales resigned Sunday under mounting pressure from the military and the public after his re-election victory triggered weeks of fraud allegations and deadly protests.(AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko)
November 11, 2019 - 2:31 pm
LA PAZ, Bolivia (AP) — The latest on the political crisis in Bolivia (all times local): 3:30 p.m. Bolivian opposition lawmaker Jeanine Añez says she plans to become head of the Senate following the resignation of Evo Morales and other senior leaders. As head of the Senate, Añez could be next in...
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