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Guinea’s President surrounded by soldiers in a coup attempt

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Guinea’s government has reportedly been overthrown in a suspected military coup after a military officer broadcasted a statement

In the statement, the official says “we will no longer entrust politics to a man, we will entrust it to the people, we come only for that, it is the duty of a soldier to save the country”.

It’s believed the country’s President Alpa Conde has been arrested and removed from power, with the constitution, the entire government and all other institutions suspended.

Guinea is a country in West Africa, bordered on the west by the Atlantic Ocean

The country’s land and sea borders have also reportedly been shut, with gunfire erupting in the capital of Conarky

Heavily armed soldiers are currently present around all government buildings, and the British embassy to Guinea has warned that there was “sustained gunfire in several locations” and have been asking people to remain vigilant.

The United Nations Secretary General has also called for the president’s release.

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Pink-coloured pigeon rescued in New York

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Pigeons come in a whole range of colours, but it seems pink isn’t one of them

That’s exactly what happened in New York though, where a bright-coloured bird was rescued.

Wildlife groups believe the pigeon was dyed as part of a gender reveal ceremony.

The feathery friend was suffering from malnutrition when it was found in Madison Square Park.

In a statement, the Wild Bird Fund says they should never be dyed because of risks like starvation and even death.

It went on to say the “poor bird has it bad enough unable to find food in the wild, fly well or escape predators.”

“But being a bright, unusual colour makes him even more of a target.”

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Iranian couple jailed for online dancing video

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An Iranian couple have been given jail sentences totalling 10 years after posting a video online.

 
The two individuals, both in their 20s, were charged for supposedly promoting corruption, prostitution and propaganda.

Authorities have been cracking down on public disobedience.

It follows the death of a woman who was detained by the country’s infamous morality police.

Mahsa Amini died in police custody in September last year, arrested for violating the rule requiring women to cover their hair with a hijab, or headscarf.

Anti-government protests swept across the country after the incident.

The two individuals in the dancing video were reportedly detained after posting the clip to their social media accounts – which have a combined following of more than two million people.

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Donald Trump claims deposition as “biggest witch hunt”

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Donald Trump has described the investigation into his company as the “biggest witch hunt” in the history of the United States during a formal deposition.

In September 2022, the New York Attorney General Letitia James, announced she would be looking into the Trump organisation’s business practices.

James alleges the former president “falsely inflated his net worth by billions of dollars to unjustly enrich himself and cheat the system”.

The lawsuit also takes aim at some of Trump’s children, and executives of his business.

During the deposition tape, Trump can be seen reading a lengthy statement.

During this, the former president asserts his constitutional right to not answer questions, while accusing James of investigating him out of political spite.

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