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Zimbabwe coup: I need more time as president, says Mugabe

Robert Mugabe has asked for “a few more days, a few more months” as he faces calls to stand down. It comes after he made ...

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Qatar sets $200 as minimum wage

Qatar has set a temporary minimum wage for migrant workers worth around $200 a month, its labour minister said Thursday, a benchmark reform following widespread ...

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Mugabe resists military pressure to resign …as AU rejects coup in Zimbabwe

The Zimbabwean’s President, Robert Mugabe, has refused to resign after a military coup, insisting that he remains the only legitimate ruler of the country. But ...

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France will replace US funding for UN climate science – Macron

By Arthur Neslen French president Emmanuel Macron sent a pulse of excitement racing through the Bonn climate summit with a speech seizing the mantle of ...

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Military action in Zimbabwe seems like coup, says African Union …as Mugabe remains under house arrest

The African Union has expressed concern about the ongoing political crisis in Zimbabwe, calling on the country’s military to halt their actions in what “seems ...

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Zimbabwean Army threatens to overthrow Mugabe

Zimbabwe’s army chief has warned those responsible for “purging” the country’s ruling Zanu-PF party to stop, or the military will step in. The rare intervention ...

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Theresa May nears exit as 40 MPs sign letter of no confidence

A total of 40 MPs reportedly agreed to sign, coming up short of the 48 needed to force a new leadership election — which could ...

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Zimbabwe renames Harare airport to honour Mugabe

Zimbabwe has renamed its airport in Harare Robert Gabriel Mugabe Airport, in honour of its 93-year-old leader. The authorities also announced an upgrade at a ...

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New WikiLeaks release exposes CIA hacking tools

Whistleblowing website WikiLeaks has released a fresh batch of secret documentation allegedly pilfered from inside the US Central Intelligence Agency (CIA). Dubbed “Vault 8”, the publication is being ...

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Pope bans cigarettes sales in Vatican

Pope Francis has outlawed the sale of cigarettes at the Vatican in a bid to lead by example on healthy living. “The Holy Father has ...

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