• Mugabe steps down after 37 years as Zimbabwe's leader

    Mugabe steps down after 37 years as Zimbabwe's leader

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    Mugabe, 93, was placed under house arrest by the military several days ago. Mugabe had been teetering on the brink of political ruin since the country's military seized power in the capital Harare , on Wednesday. Two days after that, on November 17, Mugabe made his first public appearance since the alleged house arrest. Mugabe's resignation marks a major turning point in Zimbabwe's history.
  • Hariri arrives in Cairo for meeting with Sisi

    Hariri arrives in Cairo for meeting with Sisi

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    In a televised interview last week from his home in Riyadh , he said Hezbollah's support of Iran against Saudi Arabia was a threat to Lebanon's stability. Hariri, a long-time ally of Saudi Arabia, left Lebanon on November 3 and announced his shock resignation from the Saudi capital the next day, accusing Iran and the Hezbollah militant group backed by Tehran of destabilizing his country.
  • Trump administration ends temporary protection for Haitians

    Trump administration ends temporary protection for Haitians

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    In May, then-Homeland Security Secretary John F. Kelly said that he would extend the protections for Haitians for six months, but warned Haitians in the program they should get travel documents and start preparing to leave. "Tomorrow hundreds of Unite Here and other union workers and Haitian immigrants from Southern and Central Florida will confront Mar-A-Lago to tell Trump that as his family gathers for the holidays, we will not allow him to quietly destroy 50,000 other families", says ...
  • Kenya's supreme court has upheld the reelection of president Uhuru Kenyatta

    Kenya's supreme court has upheld the reelection of president Uhuru Kenyatta

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    While delivering his verdict, Chief Justice David Maraga threw out the cases by three petitioners that sought to invalidate the results of the October 26 election rerun, saying their arguments were without merit. The election went ahead and Kenyatta won by a landslide, though voting did not take place in a number of opposition districts. In a statement, Odinga said the ruling "did not come as a surprise", nor did it alter his opposition to a government he regards as illegitimate.
  • 'We don't need a liberal:' Trump discounts Moore accusations

    'We don't need a liberal:' Trump discounts Moore accusations

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    Before the allegations came to light, Moore was heavily favoured to defeat Democrat Doug Jones, a former federal prosecutor, in the special election on December 12. "He says it didn't happen and you have to listen to him, also". "The women are Trump voters". Mr. Trump also suggested he'd soon reveal whether he'll campaign for Moore.
  • Turkey bans all LGBT events in Ankara

    Turkey bans all LGBT events in Ankara

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    Such an approach aimed at the maintaining public order, the Ankara administration believes. Authorities in Ankara had already banned a German gay film festival on Wednesday, the day before it was due to start, citing public safety and terrorism risks.
  • Woman Proudly Displays 'F**k Trump' On Her Truck, Pays The Price

    Woman Proudly Displays 'F**k Trump' On Her Truck, Pays The Price

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    Karen Fonseca , 46, chose to add another sticker to her truck, insulting the sheriff who spoke out against her original Trump sticker, KHOU reports . Despite it all, the Fonsecas have maintained that their truck's message, though insulting to the president and his supporters, is an exercise of their right to freedom of speech.
  • Signals detected from Argentina's missing submarine

    Signals detected from Argentina's missing submarine

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    The satellite call attempts were registered between 9am and 3pm on Saturday, lasting between four and 36 seconds, but there was no voice contact. The navy said an electrical outage on the diesel-electric-propelled vessel may have downed its communications, though protocol calls for submarines to surface if communication is lost.
  • Donald Trump's national security adviser calls him a 'kindergartner'

    Donald Trump's national security adviser calls him a 'kindergartner'

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    The top national security official dismissed the president variously as an "idiot" and a "dope" with the intelligence of a "kindergartner", the sources said . According to Axios, GOP megadonor Sheldon Adelson got wind of what was discussed at that dinner, and subsequently concluded that McMaster wasn't sufficiently pro-Israel and should thus be removed from the Trump administration.
  • Trump declares North Korea state sponsor of terrorism, triggers sanctions

    Trump declares North Korea state sponsor of terrorism, triggers sanctions

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    President Trump has added North Korea to the list of nations designated by the US government as state sponsors of terror - joining Sudan, Syria and Iran. The effort to reinstate North Korea to the terror list intensified after American college student Otto Warmbier died in June, shortly after being released from North Korean custody.