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Rebel Zanu-PF councillors suspended - The Herald

The Zanu-PF Masvingo provincial leadership has suspended four recently-elected councillors at Chiredzi Town Council from the party, accusing them of letting down the revolutionary party by allowing the opposition MDC-Alliance to bag the council ...and more »

World Leaders Recommit to Peace in Honor of Mandela - Voice of America

World leaders Monday recommitted themselves to the search for peace as they gathered for a United Nations summit marking the 100th anniversary of Nelson Mandela's birth. The session was being held ahead of Tuesday's start of the annual debate of the ...

Maldives: UN hails peaceful elections, as opposition wins out - UN News

The United Nations on Monday commended “the commitment” to democracy in the Indian Ocean republic by voters in the Maldives, after opposition leader Ibrahim Mohamed Solih defeated incumbent Abdulla Yameen in Sunday's presidential elections.

Mattis dismisses Iran's revenge threat as tensions climb after attack - Reuters

WASHINGTON/LONDON (Reuters) - U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis on Monday dismissed Iran's threats of revenge after Saturday's deadly attack at a military parade in southwestern Iran and said it was “ludicrous” for Tehran to allege U.S. involvement.

More bodies could be trapped inside capsized ferry in Tanzania: PM - The Herald

DAR ES SALAAM. — Tanzanian Prime Minister Kassim Majaliwa said on Monday more bodies could be trapped inside the ferry that capsized in Lake Victoria on Thursday, killing at least 226 people. “Work to pull the ill-fated ferry out of the lake started ...

Giving Syria S-300 Surface To Air Missile Systems Won't Halt Israeli Strikes - The Drive

If the missiles actually arrive and stay, they would represent a clear escalation, but Israel won't stop its strikes because of them. By Joseph TrevithickSeptember 24, 2018. The War Zone · Air Defense · assad · deconfliction · IADS · Iran · ISR ...

Travel 'disruption' to flights, coaches and buses anticipated in event of no-deal Brexit - ITV News

Flights could be grounded and bus and coach services to EU countries suspended in the event of a no-deal Brexit, the government has warned. A tranche of documents released on Monday on the prospect of no-deal laid bare the "likelihood of chaos at ports ...

Merkel apology papers over cracks in coalition as deal struck on fate of German intelligence chief - Telegraph.co.uk

Angela Merkel on Monday made a public apology as her government reversed a decision to promote a controversial intelligence chief despite allegations he had interfered in politics. Hans-Georg Maassen is to be removed as head of Germany's BfV domestic ...

Luka Modric named best male player and Marta best female player at Fifa awards - BBC Sport

Luka Modric was named the world's best male player at the Best Fifa Football Awards in London. The Real Madrid midfielder, 33, beat former team-mate Cristiano Ronaldo, now with Juventus, and Liverpool's Mohamed Salah to the award. Modric won his ...

Britain 'concerned' after Hong Kong bans pro-independence party - Telegraph.co.uk

The UK government has demanded China respect the autonomy of Hong Kong after Beijing banned a political party in the city that supports independence from China. “We are concerned by the decision” of the government, the Foreign Office said in a ...