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  • Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe reelected; opponents cry foul

    Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe reelected; opponents cry foul
    JOHANNESBURG, South Africa — Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe, who at 89 has ruled the country for 33 years, was reelected president in an election declared a "farce" by rival Morgan Tsvangirai. Zimbabwe's electoral commission announced Saturday...
  • New Iranian leader Rouhani assails sanctions, demands 'respect'

    TEHRAN — Iran’s new president, Hassan Rouhani, said Sunday that his nation would not be intimidated by threats and demanded “respect” from the global community. “If you want the right response, it should not be through...
  • Nobel winner Tawakul Karman of Yemen denied entry to Egypt

    Nobel winner Tawakul Karman of Yemen denied entry to Egypt
    Yemen's Nobel Peace Prize winner, Tawakul Karman, was turned away at Cairo's airport Sunday when she arrived with the intention of joining protests against the military coup that toppled President Mohamed Morsi. According to various news accounts,...
  • Egypt's government, pro-Morsi protesters may be near compromise

    CAIRO — After weeks of deadly clashes, Egypt’s military-backed government and supporters of deposed president Mohamed Morsi may be edging toward a compromise that could ease the latest unrest threatening the nation’s erratic path...
  • 2 Chicago men charged in Zimbabwe plot

    2 Chicago men charged in Zimbabwe plot
    They called themselves the "Chicago connection" and appeared confident that their contacts with Illinois politicians would help persuade newly elected President Barack Obama to lift longtime economic sanctions against leaders in Zimbabwe, according to...
  • President Mugabe of Zimbabwe tells defeated rivals: "Go hang"

    JOHANNESBURG, South Africa — It was vintage Robert Mugabe. The Zimbabwean president, famous for his acerbic tongue, told defeated election rivals on Monday to commit suicide, declaring that they could "go hang." Mugabe and his ZANU-PF party won...
  • Zimbabwe leader Mugabe sworn in for seventh term; decries West, gays

    PRETORIA -- Robert Mugabe was sworn in Thursday for another five-year term as the president of Zimbabwe, despite allegations from political opponents and Western states that the election was rigged. The 89-year-old, who has ruled the country since its...
  • On stage and in memory, oppression of the past still haunts Zimbabwe [Commentary]

    Earlier this year, I saw a powerful play set in Zimbabwe in the 1890s (when it was called Rhodesia) that brought back some disturbing memories of my visit there about 15 years ago. "The Convert," the first in a trilogy being written by Zimbabwean award-...
  • The road not taken by Mandela

    The road not taken by Mandela
    A black activist who went to prison for opposing a white supremacist government, only to end white rule and become leader of the nation? That's the inspiring story of Nelson Mandela. It's also the ignoble one of Robert Mugabe, whose terrible example in...
  • El mundo rinde homenaje a Mandela en su funeral

    El mundo rinde homenaje a Mandela en su funeral
    Los líderes mundiales, desde el presidente de Estados Unidos, Barack Obama, al líder cubano Raúl Castro, rendirán homenaje a Nelson Mandela en su funeral el martes en Sudáfrica, en el que se recordará su legado de acercar a los enemigos superando...
  • African views on Mandela vary by country [Commentary]

    African views on Mandela vary by country  [Commentary]
    Africa is a continent, not a country. However, most of the world refers to Africa as one collective, with little attention paid toward borders; a practice most Africans resent. And it has never been quite as prevalent as in the last few days since...