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US ‘deeply concerned’ about political situation in Zimbabwe

Americans told to shelter in place amid apparent coup attempt. The U.S. government urged the Zimbabwe military for an "expedient transition to democratic,...

Zimbabwe leader Robert Mugabe seemed invincible but era ends

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe seemed almost untouchable for much of his nearly four-decade rule. Shrewd and ruthless, he stayed in power despite advancing age, growing opposition, international sanctions and the dissolving economy of a once-prosperous nation. ...

Zimbabwe calm as Mugabe is urged to step down peacefully

HARARE, Zimbabwe — Zimbabweans faced another day of uncertainty amid quiet talks to resolve the country's turmoil and the likely end of President Robert Mugabe's decades-long rule. Seizing on the political limbo to speak out, a range of voices on Thursday urged Mugabe to step a...

Mugabe Urged to Leave Peacefully

(Newser) – Zimbabweans faced another day of uncertainty Thursday amid quiet talks to resolve the country's turmoil and the likely end of President Robert Mugabe's decades-long rule. Seizing on the political limbo, a range of voices urged Mugabe to step aside and for the country...

Zimbabwe's Mugabe resisting army pressure to quit, sources say

HARARE,  (Reuters) – President Robert Mugabe is insisting he remains Zimbabwe’s only legitimate ruler and balking at mediation by a Catholic priest to allow the 93-year-old former guerrilla ...

After coup, will Zimbabwe see democracy or dictatorship?

For decades, Robert Mugabe ruled Zimbabwe in a ruthless, even reckless manner. Over nearly 40 years, he turned the “jewel of Africa” into an economic basket case that’s seen inflation of up...

An excerpt from 'Collusion'

The End of History Not The greatest geopolitical catastrophe of the twentieth century. —Vladimir Putin, on the breakup of the USSR Moscow, summer 1991. Mikhail Gorbachev was in power. Offici...

Zimbabwe calm as Mugabe is urged to go peacefully

Zimbabwe calm as Mugabe is urged to go peacefully HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Zimbabweans faced another day of uncertainty amid quiet talks to resolve the country's political turmoil and the likel...

Zimbabwe: Grace Mugabe's Fast Rise Rubbed Zimbabwe the Wrong Way

For 37 years, Robert Mugabe withstood challenges to his rule from former allies, from sanctions, from the opposition that nearly toppled him in the 2008 election. Today, it appears he has finally...

Southern Africa: After Military Action, Will Zimbabwe See Democracy or Dictatorship?

For decades, Robert Mugabe ruled Zimbabwe in a ruthless, even reckless manner. Over nearly 40 years, he turned the "jewel of Africa" into an economic basket case that's seen inflation of up to 80...

SADC Organ Troika meets over tensions in Zimbabwe | SA News

President Jacob Zuma, in his capacity as chair of the Southern African Development Community (SADC), has called an urgent Organ Troika meeting to discuss the unfolding political and security situ...

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