Zimbabwe awaits news on Mugabe's future

November 16, 2017 3:14 am0 comments
Zimbabwe awaits news on Mugabe's future

Media playback is unsupported on your device Zimbabweans are waiting to see what steps the military will take next after seizing control of the country. President Robert Mugabe under house arrest. A Roman Catholic priest known to him for years is trying to mediate a deal on his future with […]

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Zimbabwe takeover seems like a coup, African Union says

November 15, 2017 3:29 pm0 comments
Zimbabwe takeover seems like a coup, African Union says

Media playback is unsupported on your device The Zimbabwean military’s takeover of power and detention of President Robert Mugabe “seems like a coup”, key regional bloc the African Union says. Its head, Alpha Conde, said the AU demands an immediate return to constitutional order. The military denies staging a coup, […]

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Zimbabwe crisis: Army takes over, says Mugabe is safe

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Zimbabwe crisis: Army takes over, says Mugabe is safe

Media playback is unsupported on your device 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 close to Mr Mugabe. South Africa’s President Jacob Zuma later said he had […]

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Australians decisively support same-sex marriage

November 14, 2017 4:04 pm0 comments
Australians decisively support same-sex marriage

Australians have voted in favour of legalising same-sex marriage in a historic non-binding poll. The vote showed 61.6% of people favour allowing same-sex couples to wed, the Australian Bureau of Statistics said. More than 12.7 million people – about 79.5% of eligible voters – took part in the eight-week postal […]

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Theresa May accuses Vladimir Putin of election meddling

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Theresa May accuses Vladimir Putin of election meddling

Media playback is unsupported on your device Theresa May has launched her strongest attack on Russia yet, accusing Moscow of meddling in elections and carrying out cyber espionage. Addressing leading business figures at a banquet in London, the prime minister said Vladimir Putin’s government was trying to “undermine free societies”. […]

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Parliament to get binding vote on final Brexit deal

November 13, 2017 4:33 pm0 comments
Parliament to get binding vote on final Brexit deal

Media playback is unsupported on your device 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 exit, such as money, citizen rights and any transition must become law via […]

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