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    Robert Mugabe resigns in what marks the end of an era
    Robert Mugabe resigns in what marks the end of an era
    Robert Mugabe resigned as president of Zimbabwe on Tuesday, parliament speaker Jacob Mudenda told lawmakers, ending a 37-year rule defined by...
    Ruling party wins presidential vote in breakaway Somaliland
    Ruling party wins presidential vote in breakaway Somaliland
    "The tallying process of the election was concluded and Kulmiye party candidate Muse Bihi Abdi... won the election and will be the president," said...
    Timeline: How Zimbabwe's 'coup' unfolded
    Timeline: How Zimbabwe's 'coup' unfolded
    Here is a timeline of the developing political crisis in Zimbabwe, where the country's 93-year-old president, Robert Mugabe, insists he is still in...
    Daughter of Angola's ex-president sacked as state oil chief
    Daughter of Angola's ex-president sacked as state oil chief
    Angolan President Joao Lourenco on Wednesday fired his predecessor's daughter, Isabel dos Santos, from her influential post as head of the Sonangol...
    'Yes' hopes for Australia gay marriage as vote exposes divisions
    'Yes' hopes for Australia gay marriage as vote exposes divisions
    Australians will finally learn the result of a controversial national poll on same-sex marriage Wednesday, with an expected "yes" vote set to...
    Schools shut as toxic smog hits Delhi
    Schools shut as toxic smog hits Delhi
    Delhi authorities shut all schools in the Indian capital on Wednesday as pollution hit nearly 30 times the World Health Organisation's safe level,...
    Pakistani wife kills husband and 12 members of his family with poisoned lassi
    Pakistani wife kills husband and 12 members of his family with poisoned lassi
    A Pakistani woman who gave her husband poisoned milk ended up killing him and 12 of his family when the tainted liquid was turned into a yoghurt...
    UPDATE: Former Trump campaign chief Manafort reports to FBI - US media
    UPDATE: Former Trump campaign chief Manafort reports to FBI - US media
    Washington was abuzz this weekend over reports that a grand jury has charged at least one person stemming from the US probe of Russia's attempts to...
    After sexual misconduct accusation, Kevin Spacey comes out as gay
    After sexual misconduct accusation, Kevin Spacey comes out as gay
    Kevin Spacey came out as gay early Monday and apologised to actor Anthony Rapp, who accused the Hollywood star of making a sexual advance on him at...
    Ratty rituals turn students off rugby
    Ratty rituals turn students off rugby
    Bizarre university rituals — including having to fish dead rats out of buckets — are contributing to a dramatic drop-off in the number...
    Couple’s fate sealed with a kiss in Tunisia
    Couple’s fate sealed with a kiss in Tunisia
    A Frenchman and a Tunisian woman were convicted this week on appeal in Tunis for “public indecency” after an altercation with police, who...
    ‘Somalis must stand united and fight’
    ‘Somalis must stand united and fight’
    Somali President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed vowed to step up the war against al-Shabab, when he addressed thousands at a rally in Mogadishu on...