Category: Country

Zimbabwe army has Mugabe, wife in custody, controls capital

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An armed soldier patrols a street in Harare, Zimbabwe, Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2017. Zimbabwe’s army said Wednesday it has President Robert Mugabe and his wife in custody and is securing government offices and patrolling the capital’s streets following a night of unrest that included a military takeover of the state broadcaster. (AP Photo)

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Powerful earthquake on Iran-Iraq border kills over 400

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In this photo provided by the Iranian Students News Agency, ISNA, a rescue worker searches debris for survivors with his sniffing dog after an earthquake at the city of Sarpol-e-Zahab in western Iran, Monday, Nov. 13, 2017. A powerful earthquake shook the Iran-Iraq border late Sunday, killing more than two hundreds people, Iranian state media said. (Pouria Pakizeh/ISNA via AP)

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Magnitude 7.3 Earthquake Iraq – Magnitude 6.5 Costa Rica

M 7.3 – 32km S of Halabjah, Iraq

Time:  Location:  34.886°N 45.941°E;    Depth:  23.2 km

 

M 6.5 – 16km SE of Jaco, Costa Rica

Time:  Location:  9.526°N 84.505°W;    Depth:  19.8 km

Taking Saudis’ side, Egypt warns Iran against regional ‘meddling’

Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi participates in a meeting with a group of young people from around the world in the Red Sea resort of Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt on November 7, 2017. (MENA via AP)

Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi participates in a meeting with a group of young people from around the world in the Red Sea resort of Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt on November 7, 2017. (MENA via AP)

Sissi says he does not war, but will not tolerate threats against Arab countries by Tehran or Hezbollah

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Striking protesters disrupt roads, trains in Catalonia

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Demonstrators block a highway during a general strike in Borrassa, near Girona, Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2017. A worker’s union has called for a general strike Wednesday in Catalonia. The regional government was sacked by Madrid and many of its members jailed in a rebellion probe after pushing ahead with secession from Spain. (AP Photo/Emilio Morenatti)

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Saudi crown prince accuses Iran of ‘direct aggression’

Saudi Crown Prince and Defense Minister Mohammed bin Salman in Moscow's Kremlin, Russia, May 30, 2017. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin, pool, File)

Saudi Crown Prince and Defense Minister Mohammed bin Salman in Moscow’s Kremlin, Russia, May 30, 2017. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin, pool, File)

Tehran’s supply of ballistic missiles to Yemen’s Houthi rebels ‘could be considered an act of war,’ Mohammed bin Salman says

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Homelessness soars on West Coast as cities struggle to cope

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In this Sept. 19, 2017 photo, people line up for free food being given out in an area of downtown Los Angeles known as Skid Row. Official counts taken earlier in 2017 in California, Oregon and Washington show nearly 169,000 homeless people in the three states, according to an Associated Press tally of every jurisdiction in those states that report homeless numbers to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

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