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Zimbabwe poised to swear in new president

Zimbabwe’s recently fired vice president was set to return as early as Wednesday to be sworn in as the country’s new leader, after Robert Mugabe announced his stunning resignation during impeachment proceedings against him.

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New US sanctions target North Korean, Chinese companies

The Trump administration imposed new sanctions on a slew of North Korean shipping firms and Chinese trading companies in its latest push to isolate the rogue nation over its nuclear weapons development and deprive it of revenue.

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Saudi Arabia recalls ambassador to Berlin

Saudi Arabia has recalled its ambassador to Berlin in protest over comments made by the German foreign minister perceived as suggesting Lebanon’s Prime Minister Saad Hariri had been held against his will in Riyadh, Saudi state media said Saturday.

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25 injured in Singapore train crash

At least 25 people were injured in a train collision in Singapore on Wednesday, officials said, in the latest incident to hit the troubled metro system.

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5.4-magnitude quake hits southern SoKor

A rare 5.4-magnitude earthquake hit South Korea’s southeast Wednesday afternoon, the second most powerful quake on record, in a country that seldom experiences significant tremors.

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Israel PM offers aid Iran quake victims

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has offered aid to the victims of the weekend’s deadly earthquake in Iran insisting enmity between the two governments does not prevent humanitarian sympathy.