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  • Mystery blogger exposing threats to fair election in Zimbabwe

    Mystery blogger exposing threats to fair election in Zimbabwe
    JOHANNESBURG, South Africa -- Amid fears that Zimbabwe is headed for another disputed election, the observer to whom almost every Zimbabwean is turning for guidance is an anonymous "concerned father" and alleged renegade member of President Robert Mugabe'...
  • Hassan Rouhani gets supreme leader's approval as Iran's new president

    Hassan Rouhani gets supreme leader's approval as Iran's new president
    TEHRAN -- Hassan Rouhani became the seventh president of the Islamic Republic of Iran on Saturday, officially receiving the endorsement of the nation’s supreme leader at a formal ceremony here in the capital. Rouhani, 64, a cleric considered a...
  • 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...
  • 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

    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...
  • New Iranian leader Rouhani assails sanctions, demands 'respect'

    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...
  • Zimbabwe opposition asks court to order new election

    Zimbabwe opposition asks court to order new election
    HARARE, Zimbabwe — Lawyers for Zimbabwe's outgoing prime minister, Morgan Tsvangirai, said Friday they have filed an appeal with the Constitutional Court against the July 31 election results that gave longtime President Robert Mugabe 61% of the...
  • President Mugabe of Zimbabwe tells defeated rivals: "Go hang"

    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

    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...
  • In Zimbabwe, the hunters are now the hunted

    The "green bomber" dropped into Club M5 the other day to get a bottle of Lion beer to go, but he wasn't fast enough. Right away he was surrounded by five members of the opposition, people he used to beat up, in a township bar where he used to be king....
  • World leaders

    World leaders George Habash, 82; founder of Arab nationalism and architect of infamous airline hijackings in the 1960s and 1970s (Jan. 26) Suharto, 86; former dictator of Indonesia who ruled ruthlessly for 32 years (Jan. 27) Dan Shomron, 70; former...