Category: Government

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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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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In blow to Israel, Interpol admits Palestine as full member

China's President Xi Jinping speaks during the 86th Interpol General Assembly at the Beijing National Convention Center in Beijing on September 26, 2017 (AFP PHOTO / POOL / Lintao Zhang)

China’s President Xi Jinping speaks during the 86th Interpol General Assembly at the Beijing National Convention Center in Beijing on September 26, 2017 (AFP PHOTO / POOL / Lintao Zhang)

75 of 133 voting member states back Ramallah’s membership bid in secret ballot, despite vociferous Israeli and US objections

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US flies mission north of DMZ, sends message to North Korea

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In this image provided by the U.S. Air Force, a U.S. Air Force B-1B Lancer, assigned to the 37th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron, deployed from Ellsworth Air Force Base, S.D., prepares to take off from Andersen AFB, Guam, on Saturday, Sept. 23, 2017. The Pentagon says B-1B bombers from Guam and F-15 fighter escorts from Okinawa, Japan, have flown a mission in international airspace over the waters east of North Korea. The U.S. says it’s the farthest north of the Demilitarized Zone that divides the Korean Peninsula that any American fighter or bomber has flown this century.(Staff Sgt. Joshua Smoot/U.S. Air force via AP)

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In combative UN debut, Trump comes out swinging against Iran, North Korea

US President Donald Trump addresses the 72nd Annual UN General Assembly in New York on September 19, 2017. (AFP Photo/Brendan Smialowski)

US President Donald Trump addresses the 72nd Annual UN General Assembly in New York on September 19, 2017. (AFP Photo/Brendan Smialowski)

US president blasts ‘murderous’ Tehran’s support for terror groups in the Middle East, condemns ‘Rocket man’ Kim Jong Un and his treatment of Jewish-American Otto Warmbier

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North Korea fires unidentified missile over Japan

In this July 28, 2017, file photo distributed by the North Korean government on Saturday, July 29, 2017, shows what was said to be the launch of a Hwasong-14 intercontinental ballistic missile at an undisclosed location in North Korea. (Korean Central News Agency/Korea News Service via AP, File)

In this July 28, 2017, file photo distributed by the North Korean government on Saturday, July 29, 2017, shows what was said to be the launch of a Hwasong-14 intercontinental ballistic missile at an undisclosed location in North Korea. (Korean Central News Agency/Korea News Service via AP, File)

Pyongyang continues weapons testing in defiance of international sanctions over its banned missile and nuclear programs

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