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Source: Mugabe agrees to terms of resignation
An official source with direct knowledge of negotiations says that Zimbabwe's long-time president Robert Mugabe has agreed to the terms of his resignation and a letter has been drafted.

Thousands take to the streets to protest Mugabe
Thousands of Zimbabweans took to the streets of Harare on November 18 to protest President Robert Mugabe and demand that he step down.

The Chinese connection to the Zimbabwe 'coup'
A visit by Zimbabwean army commander Constantino Chiwenga to China would not normally be seen as unusual, given Beijing's status as Zimbabwe's largest foreign investor and longtime ally.

Analysis: The 'tyrant' who could be Zimbabwe's next president
The elevation of Emmerson Mnangagwa to the presidency of Zimbabwe would amount to an act of political survival matched only by the man he'd replace, Robert Mugabe.

Tesla reveals semi-truck and new sports car
You'll often hear automakers brag of a sports car's zero-to-60 performance but less often for a big-rig truck. On Thursday night, Tesla boasted of both.

Moody's loves Modi's plans for India

Where you pay $900K just to view apartments
At one Hong Kong apartment complex, it will cost you close to $1 million to just get your foot in the door.

This $1 trillion pension fund wants out of oil

  U.S. on track to triple bombs dropped on Afghanistan
The U.S. has dropped 3,554 bombs on the Taliban this year ? already nearly three times the 2016 total ? as part of President Donald Trump's shift in strategy.
U.S. military on Okinawa confined to bases after fatal accident
U.S. Forces Japan comprises about 50,000 service members, and their presence has been a source of tension among local residents for years.
Argentina unsure signals were from missing sub
Argentina said adverse weather spurring waves up to 26 feet made a maritime search for the ARA San Juan and its 44 crew members difficult.
World's oldest despot speaks to nation ? but doesn't resign
Robert Mugabe addressed the political turmoil in Zimbabwe in a speech to the nation Sunday ? but did not say he was resigning.
$1m in raspberries left to rot as Brexit labor shortage bites
With Brexit looming, produce growers in the U.K. are suffering from a sharp drop in seasonal workers from around the E.U. who make the harvest possible.
U.S. Navy team joins hunt for missing Argentine submarine
Navy sailors with Undersea Rescue Command departed San Diego with a Submarine Rescue Chamber and four aircraft to join the hunt for submarine ARA San Juan.
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As Hillary Clinton hovers, are Democrats moving on?

As Hillary Clinton hovers, are Democrats moving on?In some ways, the Democrats are on a roll. First, they beat expectations by easily winning the Virginia governorship earlier this month and nearly taking over the state legislature?s lower house. Now they have a shot at claiming a much more improbable prize: a US Senate seat in a special election Dec. 12 in deep-red Alabama, following allegations of sexual misconduct by Republican candidate Roy Moore.

Time to tally up Africa?s progress in governance

Time to tally up Africa?s progress in governanceOne charge thrown at President Robert Mugabe as he faces impeachment in Zimbabwe is that ?he can hear the voices of the people, but is refusing to listen.? In Africa?s long journey toward democracy, one sign of success is when a ruler?s own party demands such accountability. Zimbabwe?s progress on that point is a mark of hope for the continent. Overall, Africa is doing better on the quality of its governance, according to a Nov. 20 report by the Mo Ibrahim Foundation.

Amongst Bedouins, modern life blunts demand for ancient daggers

Amongst Bedouins, modern life blunts demand for ancient daggersNawwaf Khazaeeya lives each day on a knife?s edge.

A steady forward march for captive elephants

A steady forward march for captive elephantsWhen Ulara Nakagawa saw the 69-year-old elephant Hanako at Tokyo?s Inokashira Park Zoo in 2015, she knew she had to do something. Nakagawa started an online petition to send Hanako to an elephant sanctuary. Nakagawa started the organization Elephants in Japan in Hanako?s honor to improve elephants? lives.

  Zimbabwe latest: Mugabe faces impeachment by parliament
The embattled Zimbabwean leader is to face impeachment proceedings from his own party.
US moves to block AT&T's takeover of Time Warner
The Department of Justice has filed a lawsuit to stop the media and telecoms tie-up.
TV host Charlie Rose suspended
It comes after eight women accused him of sexual harassment in a newspaper report.
Trump declares North Korea 'sponsor of terror'
Donald Trump's move will trigger "very large" additional sanctions, the US president says.
Argentina navy: Missing sub 'had called to report breakdown'
The Argentine navy boat vanished off the coast last Wednesday and no trace has been found.
Germany's Merkel 'prefers new vote' after coalition talks fail
The German chancellor would opt for fresh elections over leading a minority government.
Whitefish Energy: Power company halts Puerto Rico work
Whitefish Energy says payments have been delayed from Puerto Rico's bankrupt power authority.
US to scrap Haitian immigrants' protected status
Haitians will have 18 months to return to the country or legalise their status in the US.
Paris and Amsterdam to host key EU agencies
Ministers pick new homes for medicine and banking agencies which will move from London.
Nebraska approves Keystone XL pipeline
A remaining obstacle to the 1,179-mile pipeline is removed with approval from a Nebraska commission.
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South Korea, Japan say listing North Korea as terror sponsor will pressure Pyongyang to denuclearize
SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea and Japan on Tuesday welcomed U.S. President Donald Trump putting North Korea back on a list of state sponsors of terrorism, saying it would ramp up pressure on Pyongyang to denuclearize the Korean peninsula.

Merkel signals readiness for new election after coalition talks collapse
BERLIN (Reuters) - Chancellor Angela Merkel said she would prefer a new election to ruling with a minority after talks on forming a three-way coalition failed overnight, but Germany's president told parties they owed it to voters to try to form a government.

Zimbabwe's Mugabe faces impeachment after military takeover
HARARE (Reuters) - Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe faces the start of impeachment proceedings on Tuesday that could see him ousted within the week, against the backdrop of a military takeover dubbed "Operation Restore Legacy".

Chinese rights lawyer jailed two years for inciting subversion
BEIJING (Reuters) - A prominent Chinese rights lawyer was sentenced to two years jail on Tuesday after being found guilty of inciting subversion of state power, the latest in a series of similar verdicts amid a sweeping crackdown on activism.

Myanmar hopes for deal with Bangladesh on Rohingya refugees: Suu Kyi
NAYPYITAW (Reuters) - Myanmar's de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi said on Tuesday she hopes talks with Bangladesh this week will result in a memorandum of understanding on the "safe return" of Rohingya Muslims who fled to Bangladesh in the past three months.