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Coup attempt fails in Sao Tome: prime minister

Coup attempt fails in Sao Tome and Principe: prime minister
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A coup attempt has failed in Sao Tome and Principe, the prime minister of the island nation off the western coast of Africa told AFP on Friday.

Patrice Trovoada said in a video message that overnight four men, including the former president of the outgoing National Assembly, tried to attack army headquarters.

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