Robert Mugabe Resigns as Zimbabwe’s President, Ending 37-Year Rule

  HARARE, Zimbabwe — Robert Mugabe, who has ruled Zimbabwe since independence in 1980, resigned as president on Tuesday shortly after lawmakers began impeachment proceedings against him, according to the speaker of Parliament. The speaker read out a letter in which Mr. Mugabe said he was stepping down “with immediate effect” for

Walking with Lions in Zimbabwe

  Taking a stroll with the king of the jungle (or savannah) might sound like one of the most dangerous activities going - but it's actually part of a revolutionary conservation project. We were out on Zimbabwe’s open savannah, my eyes swimming in the heat, and the lion was right in front

Department of Homeland Security lifts airline laptop ban

The Department of Homeland Security has lifted the ban on laptops on flights into the US from Middle Eastern and North African countries. The controversial ban, introduced by the Trump administration back in March, was almost extended to all international flights, but has now been scrapped altogether. Airports have introduced enhanced

The U.S. extended sanctions on Sudan — but North Korea might be the real target

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President Trump's administration was widely expected to lift several U.S. sanctions against Sudan this week. It would have been a key moment in U.S.-Sudan relations — some of these sanctions go back decades, imposed under President Bill Clinton in response to Sudan's human rights violations and alleged sponsoring of terrorism and later extended after

The U.S. extended sanctions on Sudan — but North Korea might be the real target

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President Trump's administration was widely expected to lift several U.S. sanctions against Sudan this week. It would have been a key moment in U.S.-Sudan relations — some of these sanctions go back decades, imposed under President Bill Clinton in response to Sudan's human rights violations and alleged sponsoring of terrorism and later extended after

The U.S. extended sanctions on Sudan — but North Korea might be the real target

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President Trump's administration was widely expected to lift several U.S. sanctions against Sudan this week. It would have been a key moment in U.S.-Sudan relations — some of these sanctions go back decades, imposed under President Bill Clinton in response to Sudan's human rights violations and alleged sponsoring of terrorism and later extended after

The U.S. extended sanctions on Sudan — but North Korea might be the real target

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President Trump's administration was widely expected to lift several U.S. sanctions against Sudan this week. It would have been a key moment in U.S.-Sudan relations — some of these sanctions go back decades, imposed under President Bill Clinton in response to Sudan's human rights violations and alleged sponsoring of terrorism and later extended after

The U.S. extended sanctions on Sudan — but North Korea might be the real target

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President Trump's administration was widely expected to lift several U.S. sanctions against Sudan this week. It would have been a key moment in U.S.-Sudan relations — some of these sanctions go back decades, imposed under President Bill Clinton in response to Sudan's human rights violations and alleged sponsoring of terrorism and later extended after

The U.S. extended sanctions on Sudan — but North Korea might be the real target

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President Trump's administration was widely expected to lift several U.S. sanctions against Sudan this week. It would have been a key moment in U.S.-Sudan relations — some of these sanctions go back decades, imposed under President Bill Clinton in response to Sudan's human rights violations and alleged sponsoring of terrorism and later extended after