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President Mnangagwa lashes out at 'terrorist opposition' in Zimbabwe

President Emmerson Mnangagwa said in a televised address on Tuesday that “dark forces” were attempting to derail his presidency and vision for Zimbabwe.

A policy adviser fired by the UN agency fighting AIDS is appealing her dismissal for misconduct, ...

Mothers should breastfeed their babies even if they have contracted Covid-19, the World Health ...

Ex-wife of Jeff Bezos donates $1.7 bn of Amazon fortune to charity

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Mackenzie Scott last year signed a "giving pledge" to donate the bulk of her wealth to social causes.

Zimbabwe agrees to pay $3.5 billion compensation to white farmers

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Zimbabwe agreed on Wednesday to pay $3.5 billion in compensation to white farmers whose land was expropriated by the ...

Joe Biden to make vice presidential pick next week

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Joe Biden, the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee, said Tuesday that he will pick his running mate next week ...

Zimbabwe lands minister dies days after driver succumbs to Covid-19

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Zimbabwe’s minister of lands, agriculture and rural resettlement, retired air marshal Perrance Shiri, died in the early ...

China records highest new-case count in three months

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China reported 101 new coronavirus cases Wednesday, its highest single-day figure in three months, as gyms, bars and ...

Emergency teams battle Australia's worst virus outbreak in aged homes

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Australia has sent defence and emergency medical teams, usually deployed to disaster zones, to aged care homes in the ...

Turkey parliament passes controversial social media bill

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Turkey's parliament on Wednesday passed a controversial bill which gives the government greater control of social ...

Zimbabwe calls US ambassador 'thug' as anti-government protests loom

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Zimbabwe's ruling ZANU-PF party on Monday called the United States ambassador a "thug" and accused him of funding the ...

Spain lockdown leaves one million jobless but not 'unemployed'

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The coronavirus epidemic has destroyed the jobs of over a million Spaniards, but with lockdowns preventing them from ...

Trump bets on Covid-19 vaccine for political shot in arm

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US President Donald Trump vowed to defeat the coronavirus by "unleashing American scientific genius" as he toured a ...

UK tells people: eat less to reduce Covid-19 death risk

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British people should eat less to lose weight as being obese increases the risk of dying from the novel coronavirus, ...

Zimbabwe's Covid-19 death toll more than doubles within a week

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Doctors reject food parcels from the government, saying they need better salaries and working conditions

Tropical Storm Hanna threatens flash floods on Covid-hit Texas coast

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Hurricane Hanna's winds lashed the south Texas coast early Sunday, knocking out power to thousands before it was ...

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