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Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “Mali turmoil and unrest escalate after coup” – below is their description.
Mali’s interim president, Colonel Assimi Goita, is expected to take the oath in the coming hours.
Mali’s coup leaders have been under growing pressure from the international community since their takeover, with the African Union suspending Mali’s membership and threatening harsh economic sanctions.
And the French president is suggesting pulling out troops from Mali if instability continues.
Al Jazeera’s Nicolas Haque reports.
–Al Jazeera English YouTube Channel
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In This Story: Coup
A coup d’état or just coup is the removal and seizure of a government and its powers. Typically, it is an illegal, unconstitutional seizure of power by a political faction, the military, or a dictator.