Global News 1/7/19: Foiled Gabon coup attempt, Sudan protests, new Ukrainian Church recognized…

Gabon soldiers took over state media headquarters this weekend to declare a coup. The government says that the situation is now under control. Screenshot from Gabon Television.

Gabon soldiers took over state media headquarters this weekend to declare a coup. The government says that the situation is now under control. Screenshot from Gabon Television.

Review what happened over the weekend, including a foiled coup attempt in the central African state of Gabon, an officially recognized Orthodox Church split, and massive protests in Sudan.

  • Gabon coup attempt: Government says situation under control (BBC) Read More

  • New Ukrainian Church officially recognized, gains independence from Russia (The Wall Street Journal) Read More

  • Sudanese flood Khartoum streets, demanding president go (AP) Read More

  • Spain rescues 549 migrants from boats in the Mediterranean (AP) Read More

  • Gun use surges in Europe, where firearms are rare (The Wall Street Journal) Read More

  • Pentagon plans to scale back in Somalia, latest sign Trump wants to cut troops abroad (NBC News) Read More

  • Envoys denounce Venezuela’s Maduro and urge him to cede power (NY Times) Read More

  • Rahaf al-Qunun: Saudi woman ends airport hotel standoff (BBC) Read More

  • Syria conflict: Bolton says US withdrawal is conditional (BBC) Read More 

  • Congo election results delayed past Sunday deadline (Reuters) Read More

  • Nigerian military raids newspaper after Boko Haram article (Reuters) Read More

  • Brazil deploys troops to stop violence in Fortaleza (BBC) Read More 

  • At least 30 gold miners killed in tunnel collapse in northern Afghanistan (Reuters) Read More

  • Cardinal's trial puts French Church in glare of Catholic abuse scandal (Reuters) Read More

  • UK Labour support to crash if it supports Brexit: poll (Politico) Read More