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Zimbabwe's government intensified its crackdown on dissent yesterday by charging the leader of the country's largest labour organisation with subversion, as the courts ruled that the shutdown of the Internet was illegal. Zimbabwe police...

The mutiny triggered protests in a poor neighbourhood just a few miles from Venezuela’s presidential palace. It was dispersed with tear gas as residents set fire to a barricade of trash and chanted demands that President Nicolás Maduro...

PARIS (AP) — France’s data privacy watchdog fined Google 50 million euros or US$57 million on Monday, the first penalty for a U.S. tech giant under new European data privacy rules that took effect last year. The National Data...

WASHINGTON (AP):In a bid to break the shutdown stalemate, President Donald Trump offered to extend temporary protections for young people brought to the US illegally as children and those fleeing disaster zones in exchange for his long-promised...

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — The celestial curtain will be rising soon on a lunar extravaganza. Tonight, the Earth will slide directly between the moon and the sun, creating a total lunar eclipse. There won't be another until 2021. It will...

TLAHUELILPAN, Mexico (AP) — They were warned to stay away from the geyser of gasoline gushing from the illegally tapped pipeline in central Mexico, but Gerardo Perez says he and his son joined others in bypassing the soldiers. As they neared...

KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — Congo's capital was calm today with residents attending church after the Constitutional Court confirmed the presidential election victory of Felix Tshisekedi. It was not clear if the population would heed runner-up...

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Here comes a total lunar eclipse and supermoon, all wrapped into one. The moon, Earth and sun will line up this weekend for the only total lunar eclipse this year and next. At the same time, the moon will be ever...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats are vowing to investigate whether President Donald Trump directed his former personal attorney Michael Cohen to lie to Congress about a Moscow real estate project, calling that possibility a “concern of the...

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Zimbabwe on Friday faced a “total internet shutdown,” a media group said, after a days-long violent crackdown on people protesting a dramatic fuel price increase. Badly injured people streamed into a...
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