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Zimbabwe army has Mugabe, wife in custody, controls capital

Wednesday, 15 November 2017, 12:34 Last update: about 9 days ago Associated Press

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...

Australians endorse gay marriage, ensuring Parliament bill

Wednesday, 15 November 2017, 12:01 Last update: about 9 days ago Associated Press

Nearly two-thirds of Australians supported gay marriage in a postal survey that ensures Parliament will consider legalizing same-sex weddings this year, although the form any law would take and its...

Rescuers search debris after Iran-Iraq quake kills 430

Tuesday, 14 November 2017, 12:09 Last update: about 10 days ago Associated Press

Rescuers on Tuesday used backhoes and heavy equipment to dig through the debris of buildings toppled by a powerful earthquake on the border between Iran and Iraq, with weeping women crying out to God...

Powerful earthquake on Iran-Iraq border kills over 330

Monday, 13 November 2017, 12:47 Last update: about 11 days ago Associated Press

A powerful 7.3 magnitude earthquake that struck the Iraq-Iran border region killed over 330 people in both countries, sent people fleeing their homes into the night and was felt as far west as the...

11th day of 11th month: War dead honored on Armistice Day

Saturday, 11 November 2017, 15:31 Last update: about 13 days ago Associated Press

Millions of people in Britain and France paused to remember the victims of war Saturday on Armistice Day, which marks the anniversary of the end of World War I. Across Britain, people stopped in...

US cities, states defy Trump, still back Paris climate deal

Saturday, 11 November 2017, 14:21 Last update: about 13 days ago Associated Press

A group of U.S. states, cities, businesses and universities said Saturday they are still committed to curbing global warming even as U.S. President Donald Trump's administration is walking away from...

Anger rises as toxic air chokes India's capital

Saturday, 11 November 2017, 11:11 Last update: about 13 days ago Associated Press

As thick smog crept over India's capital this past week and smudged landmarks from view, Nikunj Pandey could feel his eyes and throat burning. Pandey stopped doing his regular workouts and said...

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