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Nov 22, 2017

RT @ErikaSolomon: Hariri says he has offered resignation to Pres Aoun who asked him to wait for consultations, says he will postpone resignation

Nov 20, 2017

RT @davidpilling: ICYMI: This is the best story I've filed from #Zimbabwe: Top aide describes #Mugabe ‘munching corn’ as Zimbabwe pre…

Nov 19, 2017

Ibbo Mandaza on BBC pointing out army always insisted wasn't a coup and addressed Mugabe as Commander in Chief and president

Nov 19, 2017

Mugabe is a ruthless political operator who has out manoeuvred his rivals for four decades. It would appear he survives another night

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