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Yemen's Houthis kill former President Saleh
A senior Houthi official confirmed to Xinhua on Monday that former President Ali Abdullah Saleh, his nephew, relatives and the general secretary of Saleh's party were killed.
Ex-Egyptian PM denies he was kidnapped
The former Egyptian prime minister Ahmed Shafiq has denied reports that he was kidnapped, in a phone interview on live TV.
May fails to halt speculation over €50B Brexit deal
ritish Prime Minister Theresa May and her senior ministers remained tight-lipped Wednesday over the amount Britain will have to pay to leave the European Union.
Kenya's Kenyatta swears in for second term
Kenyan president-elect Uhuru Kenyatta took the oath of office on Tuesday, promising to prioritize unity in his second and final five-year term.
Mexican finance minister launches presidential run
Jose Antonio Meade stepped down as Mexico's finance minister on Monday in order to register as a pre-candidate for the 2018 presidential elections, for the ruling Revolutionary Institutional Party (PRI).
Merkel says to lead CDU in case of new elections
German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Monday that she would lead CDU again in case of new elections, after the exploratory talks for a government coalition failed Sunday night.
Zimbabwe's ruling party fires Mugabe
Zimbabwe's ruling Zanu-PF party on Sunday recalled President Robert Mugabe from position of party leader, saying he must resign as president by noon Monday or impeachment proceedings will start.
US senator apologizes after groping accusation by radio anchor
U.S. Senator Al Franken released an apology Thursday after being accused by a Los Angeles radio anchor of kissing and groping her forcibly during a 2006 tour in the Middle East before he took public office.
Panamanian president Juan Carlos Varela
Panamanian President Juan Carlos Varela will pay a state visit to China from Nov. 16 to 22 at the invitation of Chinese President Xi Jinping.
Zimbabwean commander says military will step in
Zimbabwe's top military commander on Monday urged the ruling Zanu-PF party to put its house in order, saying the military would step in if the revolution that brought independence was under threat.
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