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Mugabe refuses to stand down in talks with military

Mugabe refuses to stand down in talks with military

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe, the world's oldest head of state, refused to resign during a crunch meeting Thursday with military generals who have seized control of the country.

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Mugabe refuses to stand down in talks with military Zimbabwe crisis: Mugabe under house arrest as military takes control East Libyan forces make new push to end Islamist resistance in Benghazi Bombs kill at least 17 people in Mogadishu Rwanda gets first cricket stadium Anger in Ghana after seven die in fuel station fire, blasts

Middle East

Iran, Russia, Turkey leaders to hold Syria summit next week UN braces for likely Russian veto of Syria gas attacks probe Strong earthquake hits Iraq and Iran, killing at least 332 Scores more Saudis detained in $100 billion corruption sweep Syria to join Paris climate pact, isolating US Lebanon's Hariri visits UAE as home crisis escalates

Europe

Greece in mourning as several still missing after deadly flood EU readies sanctions on Venezuela, approves arms embargo EU pushes for tax blacklist after Paradise Papers leak Thousands march against coal ahead of climate conference in Bonn Sacked Catalonia leader calls for opposition to Madrid's rule Spanish PM dissolves Catalan parliament and calls fresh elections

Asia - Pacific

Xi Jinping becomes most powerful leader since Mao after change to China constitution Floods and landslides kill 43, leave 34 missing in Vietnam Two women deny murdering North Korean leader's half-brother Nissan recalls 1.2 million Japan vehicles for re-inspections Mass grave of 28 Hindus found in Myanmar Myanmar's Suu Kyi denies going 'soft' on military

US & Canada

Several people killed as truck drives down New York City bike path 13 dead as wildfires torch California wine country US states declare emergency ahead of Tropical Storm Nate

Latin America & Caribbean

EU readies sanctions on Venezuela, approves arms embargo U.S. orders expulsion of 15 Cuban diplomats Hurricane Maria left over 15 dead in Dominica

South Asia

Suicide bomber kills nine near Afghan political meeting At least 31 dead in central Nepal bus accident Aid group warns of death among Rohingya in Bangladesh

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Venezuelan women protest against President Maduro

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Protesters Storm Macedonia Parliament

Macedonian police fired stun grenades on Thursday evening to disperse protesters outside the parliament and clear the way for the evacuation of lawmak ...

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Is Lenin still In? The 100 years after the October Revolution

This month marks the 100th anniversary of the Russian Revolution of October 1917. As we in the United States try to imagine a revolutionary opposition ...

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