Zimbabwe's Mugabe has until noon to stand down or face impeachment

Zimbabwe's Mugabe has until noon to stand down or face impeachment HARARE (Reuters) – Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has until noon (5.00 a.m. EST) on Monday to stand down or the ruling ZANU-PF will begin impeachment proceedings after the 93-year-old leader defied expectations he would…

Merkel fourth term in doubt as German coalition talks fail

Merkel fourth term in doubt as German coalition talks fail BERLIN (Reuters) – Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Monday her efforts to form a three-way coalition government had failed, thrusting Germany into a political crisis and pushing Europe’s largest economy closer to a possible new…

Kenya's Supreme Court upholds repeat presidential vote

Kenya's Supreme Court upholds repeat presidential vote NAIROBI (Reuters) – Kenya’s Supreme Court on Monday upheld the re-election of President Uhuru Kenyatta in last month’s repeat presidential vote. Source This Post sponsored by: Business For Sale Buy a Business Sell a Business on BizLocal.com BizLocal.com…

Soros says Hungary's government lies in attacks against him

Soros says Hungary's government lies in attacks against him BUDAPEST (Reuters) – U.S. financier George Soros spoke out about a Hungarian government campaign against him for the first time on Monday, saying in a statement that the attacks contained “lies and distortions” and were designed…

U.S. marine accused in drink drive case as Japanese man dies

U.S. marine accused in drink drive case as Japanese man dies TOKYO (Reuters) – A Japanese man was killed in a truck collision involving a 21-year-old U.S. marine who was well over the legal alcohol limit for driving, police said of a case that was…

Pinera wins first round of Chile election, faces runoff

Pinera wins first round of Chile election, faces runoff SANTIAGO (Reuters) – Conservative billionaire Sebastian Pinera will face center-left Senator Alejandro Guillier in a runoff for Chile’s presidency next month, after a first round vote on Sunday that Pinera won, but with fewer votes than…

Twenty Chinese Uighurs use blankets to escape Thai cell

Twenty Chinese Uighurs use blankets to escape Thai cell BANGKOK (Reuters) – Twenty ethnic Uighur Muslims from China broke out of a detention center near the Thai-Malaysia border, Thai officials said on Monday, after digging holes in the wall and using blankets as ladders. Source…

Cambodia's opposition gives up posts after ban

Cambodia's opposition gives up posts after ban PHNOM PENH (Reuters) – Elected officials from Cambodia’s banned opposition party have begun handing over their duties after a court ordered the party dissolved, the government said on Monday. Source This Post sponsored by: Business For Sale Buy…