Monday 20 November 2017

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.


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


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


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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