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Counting begins in Zimbabwe's first post-Mugabe election

Counting begins in Zimbabwe's first post-Mugabe election Mon, 30 Jul, 2018

Counting was underway in Zimbabwe's first election since Robert Mugabe was ousted after 37 years in power as observers warned of possible shortcomings in Monday's landmark poll.
Trump says willing to meet with Iran leaders 'any time'

Trump says willing to meet with Iran leaders 'any time' Mon, 30 Jul, 2018

US President Donald Trump said Monday he is happy to meet with Iran's leaders "any time" and without preconditions, one week after tensions soared between Washington and Tehran.
Georgia legalises personal use of marijuana

Georgia legalises personal use of marijuana Mon, 30 Jul, 2018

The Georgian Constitutional Court on Monday abolished fines for using marijuana but stipulated that growing and selling the drug would remain an offence.
Myanmar floods kill at least five, displace 54,000 people

Myanmar floods kill at least five, displace 54,000 people Sun, 29 Jul, 2018

Rising floodwaters have killed at least five people and forced tens of thousands from their homes across swathes of Myanmar. Dramatic images showed vast areas of farmland completely submerged in muddy waters stretching to the horizon, with only the rooftops of some houses visible.
Hamilton wins in Hungary to build championship lead

Hamilton wins in Hungary to build championship lead Sun, 29 Jul, 2018

Lewis Hamilton strengthened his push for a fifth world title by increasing his championship lead to 24 points on Sunday as he claimed a convincing victory for Mercedes in the Hungarian Grand Prix.
Spain rescues over 200 migrants at sea

Spain rescues over 200 migrants at sea Sun, 29 Jul, 2018

Spain said it had plucked more than 200 migrants from the Mediterranean Sea on Sunday as the country's interior minister headed to Mauritania to try to boost cooperation in the fight against illegal immigration.
Saudi-led coalition says destroyed Yemen rebel missile launch sites

Saudi-led coalition says destroyed Yemen rebel missile launch sites Sun, 29 Jul, 2018

 A military coalition led by Saudi Arabia said Sunday it had destroyed sites used by Huthi rebels in neighbouring Yemen to launch missiles at the kingdom.
Malians vote for president amid worsening insecurity

Malians vote for president amid worsening insecurity Sun, 29 Jul, 2018

 Malians voted on Sunday to decide whether or not to give President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita a second term, amid widespread ethnic and jihadist violence that has dramatically worsened since he came to power five years ago.
Floods force thousands from homes in Myanmar

Floods force thousands from homes in Myanmar Fri, 27 Jul, 2018

Floodwaters have forced thousands from their homes in southeast Myanmar, local police said Friday, as authorities and volunteers scrambled to provide food and aid to the victims.
Black and white Zimbabwe farmers try to bridge a sharp divide

Black and white Zimbabwe farmers try to bridge a sharp divide Fri, 27 Jul, 2018

Two years ago, a black Zimbabwean farmer saw a white farmer thrown off land by a violent mob. Now the two work together in a partnership that they say could be a model to save the country's ruined agricultural sector.
Blame game blows up over deadly Greek wildfires

Blame game blows up over deadly Greek wildfires Fri, 27 Jul, 2018

Grief and shock over Greece's deadliest wildfires were clouded Friday by a bitter debate over who was to blame, as the opposition rejected the government's suggestion that the blazes were started deliberately.
Pakistan's Imran Khan wins vote but no majority

Pakistan's Imran Khan wins vote but no majority Fri, 27 Jul, 2018

Imran Khan has won a disputed Pakistan election but has fallen short of an outright majority, according to official results announced Friday that indicate he will need to enter into a coalition to form a government.

North Korea marks war anniversary as US remains flown out

North Korea marks war anniversary as US remains flown out Fri, 27 Jul, 2018

In mist-covered hills, North Korean soldiers, sailors and civilians gathered Friday at a heroes' cemetery to commemorate their brothers in arms on the anniversary of the end of the Korean War.
Counting ongoing in suspenseful Pakistan election

Counting ongoing in suspenseful Pakistan election Wed, 25 Jul, 2018

Vote-counting was ongoing Wednesday in a knife-edge Pakistan general election as former cricket hero Imran Khan sought power on a day marred by a bloody suicide bombing and allegations of military interference.

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