Opposition leaders say that the Assad government does not want to end the crackdown because the crisis would escalate.
Soldiers in Guinea-Bissau have launched a coup takeover or a coup attempt that is, taking over roads, broadcasting facilities and government offices.
The takeover attempt began late Thursday the night before campaigning was due to begin for a presidential run-off election.
Shots and explosions were heard in the capital, Bissau, and soldiers attacked the home of front-runner presidential candidate Carlos Gomes, Jr. A statement attributed to Guinea-Bissau’s “Military Command” said the army does not want to take power. The Western African bloc ECOWAS said it condemns any coup attempt.
在首都比绍，人们能听到枪击声和爆炸声。士兵袭击了排名第一的总统候选人Carlos Gomes, Jr的住所。一份被认为来自几内亚比绍“军事指挥部”的声明称，军队并不想掌权。西非国家集团ECOWAS表示谴责任何的政变企图。