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Jubilant Zimbabweans celebrated late into the night after Robert Mugabe resigned as president.
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Zimbabwe’s military seized power early on Wednesday targeting “criminals” around President Robert Mugabe but gave assurances on national television that the 93-year-old leader and his family were “safe and sound”, Reuters reported.
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A train crash in the Democratic Republic of Congo has killed 33 people, UN radio station Okapi reports.
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At least 396 people were killed when a magnitude 7.3 earthquake jolted the northern border region between Iran and Iraq on Sunday, state media in the two countries said, and rescuers were searching for dozens trapped under rubble in the mountainous area.
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A sessions court in Kolkata on Wednesday sentenced a Bangladeshi man to life in prison for raping a septuagenarian nun during a robbery at a convent in West Bengal's Ranaghat in March 2015, media reports said.
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US President Donald Trump has lavished praise on Chinese leader Xi Jinping, a marked contrast to his previous criticism of China on the flashpoint issues of North Korea and trade, BBC reported.
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A private television station in the Afghan capital came under attack on Tuesday by a number of gunmen who broke into the building after an explosion, Reuters repoted quoting officials.
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A huge new leak of financial documents has revealed how the powerful and ultra-wealthy, including the Queen's private estate, secretly invest vast amounts of cash in offshore tax havens.
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Saudi Arabia prince died when a helicopter he was travelling in crashed near the border with Yemen, BBC reported.
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A gunman dressed in black tactical gear massacred at least 26 worshippers and wounded 20 others at a white-steepled church in Texas on Sunday, carrying out the latest in a series of mass shootings that have plagued the United States, according to Reuters.
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The death toll rose to at least 27 on Sunday from the typhoon that pummeled central and southern Vietnam just days before the region is due to host the APEC summit of Asia-Pacific leaders, Reuters reported.
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