Monday 20 November 2017
 
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Zimbabwe ruling party sacks Mugabe

Zimbabwe's ruling party has sacked Robert Mugabe as its leader, as pressure intensifies for him to step down as president, a BBC report said.   Zanu-PF appointed ex-Vice-President Emmerson Mnangagwa, who was fired by Mugabe two weeks ago, in his place.

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Mugabe resists call to resign

Zimbabwe's long-time President Robert Mugabe, put under house arrest by the military, is reportedly refusing to step down immediately, despite growing calls for his resignation, a BBC report said.   The military said on Friday it was "engaging" wit

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Army takes control in Zimbabwe, Mugabe 'under arrest'

Zimbabwe’s military took control of the country early Wednesday and detained its longtime leader, President Robert Mugabe, capping a political showdown over Mugabe’s apparent attempts to install his wife as his successor. In a televised announcement after tanks and tr

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Over 300 killed as quake rocks Iran-Iraq border area

A 7.3-magnitude earthquake rattled the northern border region between Iran and Iraq, killing over 328 people and injuring 3,950 others and triggering landslides that were hindering the rescue effort, said a BBC report. Tremors were felt all over the region, including the Gulf countries

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