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Analysis: Why are coups making a comeback in Africa?

In just over a year, West Africa has experienced three successful coups (two in Mali and one this week in Guinea), one unsuccessful coup attempt in Niger, and an arbitrary military transfer of power in Chad following the assassination of its president.

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Opinion: US trained Khashoggi's killers. A review of all military training programs is necessary

Recent revelations have exposed the United States' role in providing military and paramilitary training to at least some of the alleged hitmen behind two of the most high-profile assassinations of the past decade -- the murder of Saudi journalist and political dissident Jamal Khashoggi, and the recent killing of Haitian President Jovenel Moise. These revelations, reported by The New York Times and The Washington Post, cast a harsh light on US security cooperation programs and the private firms operating with the approval of the State Department that train thousands of foreign military personnel every year.

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This is the story of Haiti that matters most

Haiti's pivotal historical role in Black political self-determination is essential to accurate portrayals of the country, and yet it is almost always absent from most stories about Ayiti, rocked by another earthquake that has killed more than 2100 people and hit thereafter by punishing floods from Tropical Storm Grace. These disasters come shortly after the assassination of Jovenel Moise, Haiti's president.

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How suspected attackers of Haitian president ended up in Taiwanese embassy

The hunt for the attackers was kicked off by the Haitian security forces shortly after the assassination of Haiti's president. It unfolded into a two-day battle in multiple sites in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, including the Taiwanese embassy. CNN's Matt Rivers retraces the wild chase that followed the killing of the Haitian president.

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Assassination plunges Haiti into political chaos. What's next?

The assassination of Haiti's President has left the country with a power vacuum. Two men claim to be the legitimate Prime Minister, the parliament is effectively defunct and the man who would be next in line as President recently died of Covid. CNN's Melissa Bell explains.

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Video appears to show moments after assassination

A video on social media appears to show the moments after the assassination of Haitian President Jovenel Moise. CNN cannot verify the authenticity of the audio or the video. Four suspects connected to the assassination were killed by police, and another two have been detained, Haiti's ambassador to the United States said.

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Moïse's assassination is a tragic reminder of Haiti's unraveling democracy

In a devastating development in Haiti's constitutional standoff, a group of gunmen allegedly posing as agents of the Drug Enforcement Agency forcibly entered President Jovenel Moïse's private residence and assassinated him in the early hours of Wednesday. The macabre act will prolong the uncertainty as Haiti tries to avert pandemonium.

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