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Mugabe Resists Pressure To Resign As Detention Pictures Emerge

Zimbabwe’s state-run media have published photos of Robert Mugabe meeting the general who led an army takeover two days ago, as the veteran autocrat resisted pressure to step down on

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Zimbabwe Army Chief’s Trip To China Last Week Raises Questions On Coup

When one of the architects of Zimbabwe’s low-key coup landed in Beijing last week he was met by two of the most senior members of the world’s largest military force.

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Zimbabwe Latest: Mugabe In Crunch Talks Over His Future

South African government ministers are in Harare for crisis talks with ousted President Robert Mugabe and military leaders who have seized control. They are trying to reach a deal on

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Turkey Remands Over 48,000 Gulen-Linked Suspects

More than 48,000 people have been remanded in custody in Turkey over alleged links to the Fethullah Gulen network since July 15, 2016, Turkish Interior Minister, Suleyman Soylu, said on

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Pope To Auction €185,000 Lamborghini Gift For Charity

Pope Francis was offered Wednesday a Lamborghini Huracan, but the Vatican said there was no future as a popemobile for the Italian supercar. The Huracan, which has a top speed

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Zimbabwe Crisis: Army Takes Over, Says Mugabe Is Safe

The military has taken control in Zimbabwe but said President Robert Mugabe, in power since 1980, was safe. After seizing state TV, an army spokesman announced it was targeting people

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Snake Pastor Feeds People Cockroaches

South Africa’s notorious snake pastor Penuel Mnguni has fed cockroaches to two brothers in his congregation, alleging that the insects turned into cheese for the one and spices for the

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Pope Offers ‘Prayerful Solidarity’ To Iran-Iraq Earthquake Victims

Pope Francis has offered “prayerful solidarity” to victims of the earthquake which killed more than 400 people in a border region between Iran and Iraq. A Vatican statement noted that

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Parliament To Get Binding Vote On Final Brexit Deal

Parliament is to be given a take-it-or leave-it vote on the final Brexit deal before the UK leaves the EU. Brexit Secretary David Davis said the terms of the UK’s

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Zimbabwe Military Chief Chiwenga In Zanu-PF Purge Warning

Zimbabwe’s army chief has warned those responsible for “purging” the country’s ruling Zanu-PF party to stop, or the military will step in. The rare intervention comes just a week after

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