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Robert Mugabe: From war hero to resignation as president

Zimbabwe’s leader Robert Mugabe has resigned as president of Zimbabwe, ending a 37-year rule. In a letter, he wrote “I Robert Gabriel Mugabe in terms of section 96 of the constitution of Zimbabwe hereby formally tender my resignation… with immediate effect”. Note: This story is auto-generated from ‘BBC News’ syndicated feed and has not been […]

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Zimbabwe activist’s tears of joy

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‘Free’: Zimbabwe’s day of celebration

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Gabby Douglas: Olympic champion reveals abuse by USA team doctor Larry Nassar

Gabby Douglas is a three-time Olympic gold medallist Gabby Douglas has become the third member of the USA’s London 2012 Olympic gold medal-winning team to say she was abused by team doctor Larry Nassar. Douglas, 21, had been accused of blaming victims last week, after saying that women should “dress modestly” to avoid enticing “the […]

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Libya migrant ‘slave market’ footage sparks outrage

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The International Migration Organization says it has gathered evidence of slavery in Libya The African Union (AU) has expressed outrage after footage emerged appearing to show sub-Saharan migrants being sold at slave markets in Libya. On the video, released by CNN this week, young men are seen being auctioned […]

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Egypt singer held for ‘inciting debauchery’ in music video

Image copyright Shyma Image caption Shyma wrote that she had not anticipated the backlash against her video An Egyptian singer has reportedly been detained for a week after she appeared in a music video in her underwear while suggestively eating a banana. Shaimaa Ahmed, a 25-year-old known professionally as Shyma, was arrested by Egyptian police […]

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Mugabe’s likely successor Mnangagwa due back in Zimbabwe

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionHow news of Robert Mugabe’s resignation was greeted across Zimbabwe Zimbabwe’s former vice-president, whose sacking led to the shock resignation of long-time leader Robert Mugabe, could be sworn in as the new president within hours, the ruling party says. Emmerson Mnangagwa, who fled to South Africa two […]

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US Navy aircraft carrying 11 crashes off Japan

Image copyright Reuters Image caption The aircraft was ferrying passengers to the USS Ronald Reagan in the Philippine Sea A US Navy aircraft carrying 11 crew and passengers has crashed into the sea off the coast of Japan. The cause of crash is unknown and the names those onboard are being withheld while next of […]

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