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Zimbabwe's Mugabe faces deadline to resign, or impeachment

AP World News - Mon, 11/20/2017 - 05:00
HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Longtime President Robert Mugabe faced a midday deadline set by the ruling party to resign or face impeachment proceedings, while Zimbabweans stunned by his lack of resignation during a national address vowed more protests to make him leave. 2017-11-19T23:28:00-05:00 2017-11-20T04:28:07-05:00
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Kenya top court upholds Kenyatta's win in repeat election

AP World News - Mon, 11/20/2017 - 05:00
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Kenya's Supreme Court on Monday upheld President Uhuru Kenyatta's re-election in a repeat vote that the opposition boycotted while saying electoral reforms had not been made. The decision appeared to put an end to a months-long political drama never before seen in Africa that has left dozens dead. 2017-11-19T23:19:00-05:00 2017-11-20T04:19:03-05:00
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Suu Kyi blames world conflicts partly on illegal immigration

AP World News - Mon, 11/20/2017 - 05:00
NAYPYITAW, Myanmar (AP) — Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi said the world is facing instability and conflict in part because illegal immigration spreads terrorism in a speech Monday that comes as her country is accused of violently pushing out hundreds of thousands of unwanted Rohingya Muslims. 2017-11-19T22:28:00-05:00 2017-11-20T03:28:49-05:00
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Zimbabwe's Mugabe clings to power but resignation letter reported to be ready

Reuters World News - Mon, 11/20/2017 - 04:40
HARARE (Reuters) - Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has agreed to stand down after 37 years in power, CNN reported on Monday, after he avoided any mention of resignation in a rambling national address on Sunday night.
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Supreme Court upholds result of Kenya's presidential vote

Reuters World News - Mon, 11/20/2017 - 04:22
NAIROBI (Reuters) - Kenya's Supreme Court on Monday unanimously upheld the re-election of President Uhuru Kenyatta in last month's repeat presidential vote, paving the way for him to be sworn in next week.
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U.S. consular office in Zurich evacuated: Blick newspaper

Reuters World News - Mon, 11/20/2017 - 04:15
ZURICH (Reuters) - A United States consular office in the Swiss financial capital Zurich was evacuated on Monday when staff found a suspicious package in the entrance, the Blick newspaper reported, citing staff from the facility.
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Iraqi Federal Court rules Kurdish referendum unconstitutional

Reuters World News - Mon, 11/20/2017 - 03:26
BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Iraq's Supreme Federal Court ruled on Monday that a referendum held on Kurdish independence was unconstitutional and that the results of the vote were void, a court spokesman said.
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South Korea fears further missile advances by North this year in threat to U.S.

Reuters World News - Mon, 11/20/2017 - 03:10
SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea may conduct additional missile tests this year to polish up its long-range missile technology and ramp up the threat against the United States, South Korea's spy agency said on Monday, adding that it was monitoring developments closely.
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Zimbabweans, baffled by Mugabe, worry about nation's fate

AP World News - Mon, 11/20/2017 - 03:00
HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Zimbabweans are worried about their country's fate after the increasingly isolated President Robert Mugabe did not resign in a televised speech as many had expected. 2017-11-19T20:42:00-05:00 2017-11-20T01:42:20-05:00
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Kenya top court upholds Kenyatta's win in repeat election

AP World News - Mon, 11/20/2017 - 03:00
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Kenya's Supreme Court on Monday upheld President Uhuru Kenyatta's re-election in a repeat vote that the opposition boycotted while saying electoral reforms had not been made. The decision appeared to put an end to a months-long political drama never seen in Africa that has left dozens dead. 2017-11-19T21:56:00-05:00 2017-11-20T02:56:58-05:00
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The Latest: Kenya court upholds Kenyatta win in repeat vote

AP World News - Mon, 11/20/2017 - 03:00
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — The Latest on Kenya's election turmoil (all times local): 2017-11-19T21:46:00-05:00 2017-11-20T02:46:19-05:00
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Kenya's Supreme Court upholds repeat presidential vote

Reuters World News - Mon, 11/20/2017 - 02:45
NAIROBI (Reuters) - Kenya's Supreme Court on Monday upheld the re-election of President Uhuru Kenyatta in last month's repeat presidential vote.
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Twenty Chinese Uighurs use blankets to escape Thai cell

Reuters World News - Mon, 11/20/2017 - 02:32
BANGKOK (Reuters) - Twenty ethnic Uighur Muslims from China broke out of a detention center near the Thai-Malaysia border, Thai officials said on Monday, after digging holes in the wall and using blankets as ladders.
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Soros says Hungary's government lies in attacks against him

Reuters World News - Mon, 11/20/2017 - 02:27
BUDAPEST (Reuters) - U.S. financier George Soros spoke out about a Hungarian government campaign against him for the first time on Monday, saying in a statement that the attacks contained "lies and distortions" and were designed to create a false external enemy.
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North Korea may have ICBM capable of reaching U.S. this year, says South Korea

Reuters World News - Mon, 11/20/2017 - 01:51
SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea's spy agency said on Monday it is possible North Korea can develop an intercontinental ballistic missile capable of reaching the U.S. mainland this year and that it is monitoring developments closely.
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Zimbabwe's Mugabe has until noon to stand down or face impeachment

Reuters World News - Mon, 11/20/2017 - 01:44
HARARE (Reuters) - Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has until noon (5.00 a.m. EST) on Monday to stand down or the ruling ZANU-PF will begin impeachment proceedings after the 93-year-old leader defied expectations he would resign.
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New Delhi's polluted air doesn't deter distance runners

AP World News - Mon, 11/20/2017 - 01:00
NEW DELHI (AP) — People breathing New Delhi's acrid air for the past month have suffered burning eyes and rasping throats, so the notion of thousands of distance runners gulping down lungful after lungful may have seemed strange. But even as the polluted air threatens health, India seems to be embracing physical fitness. 2017-11-19T14:42:00-05:00 2017-11-19T19:42:45-05:00
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Cambodia's opposition gives up posts after ban

Reuters World News - Mon, 11/20/2017 - 00:55
PHNOM PENH (Reuters) - Elected officials from Cambodia's banned opposition party have begun handing over their duties after a court ordered the party dissolved, the government said on Monday.
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U.S. marine accused in drink drive case as Japanese man dies

Reuters World News - Mon, 11/20/2017 - 00:53
TOKYO (Reuters) - A Japanese man was killed in a truck collision involving a 21-year-old U.S. marine who was well over the legal alcohol limit for driving, police said of a case that was likely to stoke resentment over the U.S. military presence on the southern island of Okinawa.
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China draws three-stage path for Myanmar, Bangladesh to resolve Rohingya crisis

Reuters World News - Mon, 11/20/2017 - 00:22
NAYPYITAW (Reuters) - China has proposed a three-phase plan for resolving the Rohingya crisis, starting with a ceasefire in Myanmar's Rakhine State so that refugees can return from Bangladesh, China's Foreign Ministry said ahead of meeting of European and Asian officials in Myanmar on Monday.
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