Zimbabwe Military Says Putting President Under House Arrest Is Not A Coup05:50
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A man walks past an armoured personnel carrier that stations by an intersection as Zimbabwean soldiers regulate traffic in Harare on Nov. 15, 2017. Zimbabwe's military appeared to be in control of the country on Nov. 15 as generals denied staging a coup but used state television to vow to target "criminals" close to President Mugabe. (AFP/Getty Images)
A man walks past an armoured personnel carrier that stations by an intersection as Zimbabwean soldiers regulate traffic in Harare on Nov. 15, 2017. Zimbabwe's military appeared to be in control of the country on Nov. 15 as generals denied staging a coup but used state television to vow to target "criminals" close to President Mugabe. (AFP/Getty Images)
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In Zimbabwe, the military has placed President Robert Mugabe under house arrest, but says the actions are not a coup.

Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson discusses the latest with Eyder Peralta (@eyderp), NPR's East Africa correspondent.

This segment aired on November 15, 2017.

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