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Anglo to invest $400m in Zimbabwe
Anglo to invest $400m in Zimbabwe
Anglo American is to make what is believed to be the largest foreign investment in Zimbabwe to date, the London-based Times reported on...
Cuban cricket team caught out by US ban
Cuban cricket team caught out by US ban
More than a century ago, a young war correspondent called Winston Churchill was dispatched to Cuba by the Daily Graphic to cover the...
Bomb blast wounds 12 tourists in Maldives capital
Bomb blast wounds 12 tourists in Maldives capital
A homemade bomb exploded near a mosque in the Maldives' capital, Male, on Saturday, wounding 12 foreign tourists, the islands' government said.
UN push to stop Afghan expulsions in Taliban row
UN push to stop Afghan expulsions in Taliban row
United Nations officials were on Wednesday night working to prevent the expulsion from Afghanistan of two senior Western diplomats who have been...
US accused of holding suspects on prison ships
US accused of holding suspects on prison ships
The United States is operating "floating prisons" to house those arrested in its war on terror, according to human rights lawyers, who claim there...
Bush urges Arab allies to confront Iran
Bush urges Arab allies to confront Iran
United States President George Bush on Sunday ratcheted up rhetoric over Iran, lambasting it as "the world's leading sponsor of state terror", and...
Merkel won't attend opening of Beijing Olympics
Merkel won't attend opening of Beijing Olympics
The German Chancellor, Angela Merkel, on Friday became the first world leader to decide not to attend the Olympics in Beijing.
Two foreign aid workers kidnapped in Somalia
Two foreign aid workers kidnapped in Somalia
Two United Nations aid workers, a Briton and a Kenyan, were abducted by armed men Tuesday in southern Somalia, the latest in a string of attacks...
Sudan charges UK teacher with insulting religion
Sudan charges UK teacher with insulting religion
A British teacher detained in Sudan after her class called a teddy bear Muhammad was charged on Wednesday with insulting Islam in a move that...
Mugabe in Rome for food summit
Mugabe in Rome for food summit
Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe flew into Rome for a global food summit on Sunday, his first official trip abroad since elections condemned by...
Mugabe stops poll results going public
Mugabe stops poll results going public
Robert Mugabe on Monday was desperately trying to cling to power, despite his clear defeat in Zimbabwe's presidential election, by blocking the...
Mugabe clings on despite election defeat
Mugabe clings on despite election defeat
Robert Mugabe was desperately trying to cling to power on Sunday night, despite his clear defeat in Zimbabwe's presidential election, by blocking...

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