Looks Like Turkey Is Having a Coup [UPDATING]

Gabrielle Bluestone · 07/15/16 03:52PM

Turkey’s Prime Minister Binali Yildirim confirmed Friday that a faction of the military launched an attempted coup amidst reports of low-flying jets, tanks, and blocked bridges. The military, for its part, claimed in a statement that the government has been overthrown.

Burkina Faso Transitional Government Dissolves After Military Coup

Andy Cush · 09/17/15 10:02AM

Members of the Burkina Faso military announced this morning that the military had seized power from the West African nation’s transitional government in a coup, unseating the interim president and prime minister and dissolving the government in the process.