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Zimbabwe's Mugabe poised to stand down after 37 years in power

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has agreed to stand down after 37 years in power, CNN reported Monday, after he avoided any mention of resignation in a rambling national address Sunday night. A resignation letter has now been drafted, CNN said, citing sources familiar with his negotiations with the generals who seized ...

Zimbabwe's Mugabe passes deadline to resign, now faces impeachment

Nov 20, 2017

Zimbabwe's Mugabe passes deadline to resign, now faces impeachment

Longtime President Robert Mugabe ignored a midday deadline set by the ruling party to step down or face impeachment proceedings, while Zimbabweans stunned by his defiance during a national address vowed more protests to make him leave. The ruling party's Central Committee was meeting to ...

Nov 20, 2017

Arab League stance on Iran 'worthless,' Tehran says

Iran on Monday dismissed as "worthless" a resolution by Arab League foreign ministers that accused the Islamic republic of "aggression" against Arab states. "The solution to the region's problems, many of which are down to Saudi Arabia's sterile policy, is not to publish such worthless ...

Time has come for justice, Mladic's victims say

/ Nov 20, 2017

Time has come for justice, Mladic's victims say

The time has finally come for Ratko Mladic to face justice, victims' families said Monday en route from Sarajevo to The Hague for Wednesday's expected verdict in a U.N. court against the Bosnian Serb wartime military chief. "The time has finally come to condemn the ...

James Bond villain? Steven Mnuchin takes that as a compliment

/ Nov 20, 2017

James Bond villain? Steven Mnuchin takes that as a compliment

Steven Mnuchin has fought back against a fair share of criticism since becoming Treasury Secretary, sparring with Democrats who questioned his role in the housing crisis and calling media reports that chastised him "fake news." But now, he's embracing attacks. Images last week of Mnuchin ...

10 African-Americans named Rhodes scholars, the most ever

Nov 20, 2017

10 African-Americans named Rhodes scholars, the most ever

The latest group of U.S. Rhodes scholars includes 10 African-Americans — the most ever in a single Rhodes class — as well as a transgender man and four students from colleges that had never received the honor before. The Rhodes Trust on Sunday announced the ...