Peru's former prime minister detained on conspiracy charges
Betssy Chavez was detained at her home in the southern city of Tacna following a court order, according to reports, more than six months after the leftist Castillo was arrested and jailed on rebellion charges.
Myanmar marks coup anniversary with eyes on junta election plan
Western powers launched a fresh broadside of sanctions against the generals on the anniversary, but previous rounds have shown little sign of throwing the junta off course.
Myanmar’s Suu Kyi handed 5-year jail term for corruption
The latest case centred on allegations that Suu Kyi, accepted 11.4kg of gold and cash payments totalling US$600,000 from her protege-turned-accuser, former chief minister of the city of Yangon, Phyo Min Thein.
2 killed as defiant Sudanese march against coup
The latest killings – in Khartoum's sister city – bring the death toll since the outbreak of anti-coup protests on Monday to 11, with about 170 others wounded.
Sudan capital locked down after coup triggers deadly unrest
Life came to a halt in the capital Khartoum and its twin city Omdurman across the Nile, with roads blocked either by soldiers or by barricades erected by protesters.
Asean summit begins without Myanmar after junta snubbed
Myanmar topped the agenda of Tuesday's talks between regional leaders, with the country still in chaos following February's military takeover and the subsequent deadly crackdown on dissent.
7 killed, 140 hurt in protests against Sudan military coup
The Sudan information ministry, still loyal to ousted Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok, says that the transitional constitution gives only the prime minister the right to declare a state of emergency and that the military's actions are a crime.
Armed forces detain PM and other leaders in Sudan ‘coup’
The internet was cut across the country as dozens of demonstrators gathered on the streets of the capital Khartoum to protest the arrests, setting fire to tyres.
Lawyer for Myanmar’s Suu Kyi says issued gag order
He says he has been barred from speaking to media, diplomats, international organisations and foreign governments.
Ex-Myanmar president says army tried to force him to cede power hours before coup
This challenges the military's insistence that no coup took place, and that power had been lawfully transferred to the generals by an acting president.
Myanmar shadow govt calls for revolt against military rule
Some opponents of military rule have formed armed groups, under the banner of the People's Defence Forces, and have forged alliances with some ethnic militias that have long seen Myanmar's army as their enemy.
Army seizes power in Guinea, holds president
The head of Guinea's military special forces says government 'mismanagement' prompted the coup.
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