Eritrea Coup Attempt Fails

Rebel soldiers take over state TV

By Matt Cantor,  Newser Staff

Posted Jan 22, 2013 6:26 AM CST

(Newser) – Rebelling soldiers in the tiny African country of Eritrea briefly took control of state-run television yesterday, reportedly seeking to wrest control of the country from its president of 20 years. But government troops shut down the effort, which failed to spark like action from the...   Read full story »


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