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  • Robert Mugabe Resigns as Zimbabwe’s President
    Robert_mugabe_resigns_as_zimbabwe%e2%80%99s_president 2017-11-21 18:07:12 UTC
    HARARE (Reuters) - Robert Mugabe resigned as Zimbabwe’s president on Tuesday a week after the army and his former political allies moved against him, ending four decades of rule by a man who turned from independence hero to archetypal African stro...
  • Iran Declares End of "Islamic State," ISIS
    Iran_declares_end_of_%22islamic_state%22_isis 2017-11-21 18:24:28 UTC
    BEIRUT (Reuters) - Iranian President Hassan Rouhani declared the end of "Islamic State," ISIS, on Tuesday in an address broadcast live on state TV. A senior commander of Iran’s Revolutionary Guards, Major General Qassem Soleimani, also declared...
  • Zimbabwe’s Ruling 'ZANU-PF' to Discuss Mugabe's Impeachment
    Zimbabwe%e2%80%99s_ruling_zanu-pf_to_discuss_impeaching_mugabe 2017-11-20 20:20:15 UTC
    HARARE (Reuters) - Zimbabwe’s ruling ZANU-PF will discuss the impeachment of President Robert Mugabe on Monday, its chief whip said, after a noon deadline expired for the 93-year-old to resign and bring the curtain down on nearly four decades in p...
  • Germany Faces a Period of Political Wrangling and Uncertainty
    Governing_in_the_context_of_uncertainty_in_germany__europe's_anchor 2017-11-20 20:28:44 UTC
    BERLIN (Reuters) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s failure to forge a three-way coalition government has plunged Europe’s largest economy into uncharted waters, raising pressure on the three-term conservative chancellor to maintain stability. ...
  • Germany faces snap election as Merkel fails to form a new government
    Germany_close_to_a_new_general_election_as_merkel_fails_to_form_a_government 2017-11-20 09:41:11 UTC
    BERLIN (Reuters) - Conservative Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Monday she would meet the German president to inform him that she had failed to form a coalition government with the Greens and the pro-business Free Democrats (FDP). The decision...
  • Russian Elites Invested $100 Million in Trump's Business
    Russian_elites_invested__100_million_in_trump_businesses 2017-11-20 05:54:57 UTC
    MIAMI/MOSCOW – During the 2016 presidential campaign, Donald J. Trump downplayed his business ties with Russia. And since taking office as president, he has been even more emphatic. “I can tell you, speaking for myself, I own nothing in Russia,...
  • Germany's FDP Calls of Preliminary Coalition talks
    Germany's_free_democrats_(fdp)_calls_of_preliminary_coalition_talks 2017-11-20 00:33:49 UTC
    BERLIN (Reuters) - The pro-business Free Democrats (FDP) unexpectedly walked out of the talks with German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservatives and the Greens, saying that the three parties could not find compromises on key issues like immigrat...
  • Lebanon's Hariri Arrives In Paris as Macron Plays Mediator
    Lebanon_crisis-_hariri_arrives_in_paris_as_macron_plays_mediator 2017-11-19 19:03:36 UTC
    PARIS (Reuters) - Saad al-Hariri, who resigned as Lebanon’s prime minister this month while in Saudi Arabia, said on Saturday he would clarify his position when he returns to Beirut next week. Hariri’s resignation on Nov. 4 threw Lebanon into p...
  • Mugabe and his wife “ready to die rather than step down”
    Mugabe_and_his_wife_were_%e2%80%9cready_to_die_rather_than_step_down%22 2017-11-18 19:03:21 UTC
    HARARE (Reuters) - Zimbabwe’s ruling ZANU-PF party will meet on Sunday to dismiss President Robert Mugabe and reinstate the vice-president he dismissed, Emmerson Mnangagwa, two party sources told Reuters on Saturday. The sources said a party ...
  • Zimbabwe: Robert Mugabe’s Fate Hung in the Balance
    Robert_mugabe%e2%80%99s_fate_hung_in_the_balance 2017-11-17 04:19:43 UTC
    HARARE (Reuters) - Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe’s fate hung in the balance on Friday as he apparently resisted efforts to make him step down following a seizure of power by the army, until this week a key pillar of his 37-year-rule. The U...
  • Germany Replaces US as Country with Best International Image
    Germany_replaces_us_as_country_with_best_international_image 2017-11-17 03:56:39 UTC
    Germany has replaced the US as the country with the best "brand image," according to a new study of 50 countries released Thursday. The Nation Brands Index survey, carried out by German-based market research firm GfK and the British political c...
  • Germany for the removal of all US nuclear warheads stationed on its soil
    Germany_for_the_removal_of_all_us_nuclear_warheads_stationed_on_its_soil 2017-11-16 06:24:19 UTC
    BERLIN (Reuters) - Greens want the next coalition government to push for the removal of all nuclear warheads stationed in Germany, a document seen by Reuters showed on Wednesday. The United States is believed to have 20 nuclear warheads at a mi...
  • Lebanese PM Hariri is being held "hostage by Saudi Arabia"
    Lebanese_pm_hariri_is_being_held_hostage_by_saudi_arabia 2017-11-15 19:49:37 UTC
    BEIRUT (Reuters) - France said on Wednesday that Lebanese Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri, who Lebanon’s president says is being held hostage by Saudi Arabia, will visit France with his family in coming days. Hariri travelled to Riyadh on Nov. 3 ...
  • Zimbabwe: Military appears to prevent Mugabe’s wife from succeeding him
    Zimbabwe-_military_appears_to_prevent_mugabe%e2%80%99s_wife_from_succeeding_him 2017-11-15 18:50:18 UTC
    ZIMBABWE/ HARARE (Reuters) — Military seized the state broadcaster and a general appeared on television to announce the takeover. But it has avoided calling the move a coup. Armored vehicles blocked roads to the main government offices, parliam...
  • Zimbabwe military seized power, Robert Mugabe Arrested
    Zimbabwe_military_seized_power__robert_mugabe_arrested 2017-11-15 19:18:51 UTC
    ZIMBABWE/ HARARE (Reuters) — Zimbabwe’s military said it had seized power in a targeted assault on “criminals” around President Robert Mugabe who were causing social and economic suffering, but gave assurances the 93-year-old leader and his family...
  • Strong German Growth Data Lifts Euro
    Solid_european_economic_outlook_kept_euro_strong_against_dollar 2017-11-14 22:08:49 UTC
    NEW YORK (Reuters) - The euro was set for its strongest session in more than four months on Tuesday, boosted by strong economic growth in Germany, but world stocks fell for the fourth straight day as oil prices fell and investors worried about U.S...
  • Germany intends to set up a mandatory registry of lobbyists
    Germany_intends_to_set_up_a_mandatory_registry_of_lobbyists 2017-11-14 21:57:06 UTC
    BERLIN (Reuters) - German parties exploring a coalition government agreed on Tuesday to set up a mandatory registry of lobbyists and may require private firms to disclose breaches of cyber defenses, according to a draft paper on security seen by R...
  • Justin Trudeau charming residents of the Philippines capital
    Justin_trudeau_charming_residents_of_the_philippines_capital 2017-11-12 17:58:35 UTC
    MANILA (Reuters) - Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau hopped from one table to the next, chatted with people and posed for selfies on Sunday at a fastfood chain store in Manila, charming residents of the Philippines capital for the second time...
  • BREXIT: UK will not say how much it owes the EU
    Brexit-_uk_will_not_say_how_much_it_owes_the_eu 2017-11-12 16:50:04 UTC
    LONDON (Reuters) - Britain will not offer a figure or a formula for how much it believes it owes the European Union, Brexit minister David Davis said on Sunday, after the EU demanded that London spell out its approach to the final bill to unblock ...
  • German Analyst Calls on the Major Parties in US to Wake Up
    German_analyst_calls_on_the_major_parties_in_u.s._to_wake_up 2017-11-12 09:24:02 UTC
    By Michael Knigge — Even after saying and typing the words President Donald Trump hundreds or even thousands of times since his stunning presidential election victory one year ago, it still feels awkward. And that's the way it should be. Becaus...
  • Germany’s Strong Economic Growth Creates Tax Surplus of 30 Billion Euros
    Germany%e2%80%99s_strong_economic_growth_creates_tax_surplus_of_30_billion_euros 2017-11-09 23:36:47 UTC
    BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany’s new tax estimates show the next federal government will have around 30 billion euros available for tax cuts and additional spending over the next four years, Finance Minister Peter Altmaier said on Thursday. The tax...
  • UN Climate Summit: US Governors, Mayors and Business Leaders Go to Germany to Show they Care about Saving the Planet
    Un_climate_summit-_us_governors__mayors_and_business_leaders_go_to_germany_to_show_they_care_about_saving_the_planet 2017-11-09 19:52:53 UTC
    BONN/ GEMANY — U.S. governors, mayors and business leaders have come to the UN climate summit in Germany to show they care about saving the planet. They say Trump's climate inaction is a slap in the face to the American people. Following the US...
  • Iranians that Hold Dual Nationality Are the Target of Imprisonment in Iran
    Iranians_holding_dual_nationality_are_the_target_of_imprisonment_in_iran 2017-11-09 18:51:49 UTC
    LONDON (Reuters) - Iran’s Revolutionary Guards have arrested at least 30 dual nationals during the past two years, mostly on spying charges, according to lawyers, diplomats and relatives, twice as many as earlier reported by local or international...
  • North Korea: Impact of Sanctions on Women and Children
    North_korea-_impact_of_sanctions_on_women_and_children 2017-11-08 18:25:26 UTC
    GENEVA (Reuters) - North Korea said on Wednesday it was working to uphold women’s rights and gender equality but that sanctions imposed by major powers were taking a toll on vulnerable families. Han Tae Song, ambassador of the Democratic People...
  • The Paradise Papers: Queen's Private Estate in Hot Water
    The_paradise_papers-_queen's_private_estate_in_hot_water 2017-11-06 18:53:23 UTC
    Reporters have published a raft of secret documents that reveal the strange investments and tax avoidance indulged in by the powerful and wealthy. The revelations come from the same team that uncovered the Panama Papers. But it appears for now tha...