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# coup

Last week
19th March 2023 - 25th March 2023
# Hot Stepper
Connacht pull off huge coup with signing of Pumas flyer Cordero
The 29-year-old will join from Bordeaux on a two-season deal this summer.
This year
# Brazil
Brazil's ex-president Bolsonaro tweets from Florida hospital days after failed coup attempt
Bolsonaro posted the photo showing himself in a hospital bed in Orlando, Florida receiving treatment for a years-old stab wound.
# coup
Thousands of Brazilians join rallies to condemn riots at national congress
Supporters of former president Jair Bolsonaro stormed buildings in Brasilia on Sunday.
Last year
# Far-right
Brazilian man arrested for bomb plot ahead at presidential inauguration
A truck driver found the device Saturday morning in the capital city, where president-elect Lula da Silva will be sworn in on 1 January.
# coup
Finn Russell to join Van Graan's Bath next season
The Scotland and Lions out-half will team up with the former Munster boss following the 2023 World Cup.
# Podcast
The Explainer: What do we know about an alleged coup plot in Germany?
Listen to hear Prof Peter Neumann, a German journalist and academic, explain the background and context to the story.
# reichsburg
A bizarre coup by German plotters loyal to the pre-WW1 Reich was foiled - what do we know?
The coup was allegedly spearheaded by a German aristocrat called Heinrick XIII.
# coup
URC's Sharks add former France hooker Bru as breakdown coach for next season
After guiding Bayonne back to the Top 14, the former two-time Heineken Cup winner will join the South African franchise.
# coup
African Union 'deeply concerned' by attempted coup in Guinea-Bissau
People were seen fleeing on the edge of the capital near the airport as heavy gunfire erupted.
# Arrests
Dozens arrested to suppress protests on Myanmar coup anniversary
Opponents of military rule in the country have called for a “Silent Strike” aimed at emptying the streets of Myanmar’s cities and towns.
# coup
Rangers complete surprise loan deal for Juventus' Aaron Ramsey
The Welshman has opted for a switch to the Scottish champions despite interest from the Premier League and elsewhere.
# coup
Military junta seizes control of Burkina Faso, say soldiers
Burkina Faso has seen a series of anti-government protests as anger has mounted over the handling of an Islamic insurgency.
# Sudan
Egyptian president urges Sudanese to talk as he denies backing coup
Egypt fears that prolonged deadlock would further destabilise its southern neighbour.
# Sudan
Sudan security forces fire tear gas as thousands protest coup
The UN Security Council is to meet on Wednesday to discuss the latest developments in the country.
All time
# coup
World Cup winner Nyakane to join Racing 92
The Springbok will join Racing in December before Georges-Henri Colombe leaves the Parisian side for La Rochelle at the end of the season.
# Sudan
Sudan Prime Minister Hamdok reinstated nearly one month after coup
The country’s military and civilian leaders announced this morning that they had reached a deal to reverse the military takeover.
# coup
'Marquee signing' Vermeulen will have big Ulster impact, says Ferris
The arrival of the South African icon is a huge boost to the northern province.
# Hoax
Woman charged in Australia over alleged coup hoax featuring fake recording of police chief
Australian police said the recording is fake and have arrested two people.
# attempted coup
Guinean government dissolved and borders shut, army colonel says
The whereabouts of President Alpha Conde were not known.
# Coming Home
Man United reach deal with Juventus to sign Cristiano Ronaldo
‘Everyone at the club looks forward to welcoming Cristiano back to Manchester,’ said United in an official statement.
# Myanmar
Myanmar junta chief says new elections will be held in two years
The country has been in turmoil since the army ousted the civilian leader in February.
# coup
Pat's 'delighted' to secure ex-West Ham midfielder's services
It was confirmed earlier in the week that Alfie Lewis has joined the club for the rest of the season.
# Myanmar
Junta trial of Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi gets underway
The Nobel Peace Prize laureate is being charged with accepting illegal payments of cash and gold, among other charges.
# coup
Irish citizens advised to consider leaving Myanmar as protest death toll rises
At least 90 people were killed by security forces yesterday.
# coup
Police officers fleeing Myanmar seek asylum in India
The military crackdown in Myanmar has forced scores of refugees over the border into India.
# military crackdown
UN fears 'crimes against humanity' in Myanmar
At least 70 people have reportedly been “murdered” since the 1 February coup.
# military coup
Myanmar security forces fire at protesters as UN says 38 dead in 'bloodiest' day
The junta has ignored the global condemnation, responding to the uprising with escalating strength.
# military coup
Fresh protests in Myanmar after junta cuts off internet, deploys troops
The country’s new military leadership has so far been unmoved by a torrent of international condemnation.
# military coup
Myanmar protesters return to streets despite police violence
Protesters are calling for power to be restored to Aung San Suu Kyi’s deposed civilian government.
# coup
Shelbourne set to snap up in-demand Cork City star Saoirse Noonan
Noonan would significantly strengthen the Tolka Park side’s attacking options for the 2021 season.
# Myanmar
Police fire rubber bullets at anti-coup demonstrators as crowds continue to defy military
International condemnation of the coup continues to grow.
# Yangon
Thousands of people rally against military coup in Myanmar demanding release of Suu Kyi
Yesterday, new military authorities cut most access to the internet, making Twitter and Instagram inaccessible.
# Myanmar
Myanmar junta blocks internet access as protests widen over coup
Since the coup, social media platforms have been major sources of independent news as well as organising tools for protests.
# Myanmar
Myanmar military tightens grip on power as key aide of Aung San Suu Kyi arrested
Win Htein, aged 79, was detained at his home in Yangon.
# military coup
Myanmar's generals order access to Facebook be restricted as UN chief says coup must fail
One of the country’s main telecom providers confirmed that authorities ordered it to “temporarily block” Facebook access.
# Aung San Suu Kyi
Myanmar generals in firm control after coup as US threatens sanctions
US President Joe Biden led the chorus of global outrage, calling for a quick restoration of democracy.
# impeachment
Donald Trump denounces impeachment inquiry as a 'coup'
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo vowed to prevent or delay five State Department officials from testifying in the investigation.
# coup
Coleman's spot under threat as Everton sign Monaco right-back on season-long loan
The World Cup winner completed his medical at Goodison Park on Wednesday evening.
# coup
Bernard Jackman takes reins at Bective Rangers in bid to steer them back into AIL
The former Ireland international will take charge of the Leinster Senior League Division 1A outfit from next season.
# caracas
Venezuela: Violent clashes on the streets as Maduro hangs on despite 'coup'
Venezuela’s opposition leader Juan Guaido claims to have military backing to oust Maduro.