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A young supporters of Zimbabwe's President in waiting Emmerson Mnangagwa adjusts his beret as he awaits his arrival at the Zanu-PF party headquarters in Harare, Zimbabwe Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2017. Mnangagwa has emerged from hiding and returned home ahead of his swearing-in Friday. Crowds have gathered at the ruling party's headquarters for his first public remarks. Mnangagwa will replace Robert Mugabe, who resigned after 37 years in power when the military and ruling party turned on him for firing Mnangagwa and positioning his wife to take power. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis)
November 23, 2017 - 1:39 am
HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — As Zimbabwe prepares to swear in a new leader after 37 years, attention is turning to the fate of Robert Mugabe and his wife. The 93-year-old Mugabe, who resigned on Tuesday as lawmakers began impeaching him, has not been seen outside a few photographs since his stunning...
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Currency traders watch monitors at the foreign exchange dealing room of the KEB Hana Bank headquarters in Seoul, South Korea, Thursday, Nov. 23, 2017. Asian stock markets were largely flat on Thursday with investors in the U.S. markets going on a Thanksgiving holiday and the Fed minutes largely in line with investor expectations that the Fed will soon raise interest rates for a third time next month. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
November 22, 2017 - 11:21 pm
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Asian stock markets were largely flat on Thursday with investors in the U.S. markets going on a Thanksgiving holiday and the Fed minutes largely in line with investor expectations that the Fed will soon raise interest rates for a third time next month. Japan was closed on...
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November 22, 2017 - 11:16 pm
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Papua New Guinea authorities are ratcheting up pressure on more than 300 asylum seekers to abandon a decommissioned immigration camp, where refugees reported their shelters, beds and other belongings have been destroyed. Police Chief Superintendent Dominic Kakas says 50...
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This combination of images made from Nov. 13, 2017, surveillance video released by the United Nations Command shows a North Korean soldier running from a jeep and then shot by North Korean soldiers in Panmunjom, North Korea, before collapsing across the border in South Korea. A North Korean soldier made a desperate dash to freedom in a jeep and then on foot, being shot at least five times as he limped across the border and was rescued by South Korean soldiers, according to dramatic video released by the U.S.-led U.N. command Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2017. (United Nations Command via AP)
November 22, 2017 - 11:12 pm
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — It's 3:11 p.m. on a cold, gray day on the North Korean side of the most heavily armed border in the world, and a lone soldier is racing toward freedom. His dark olive-green jeep speeds down a straight, tree-lined road, past drab, barren fields and, headlights shining,...
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FILE - In this Monday, Oct. 2, 2017, file photo, the USS Ronald Reagan aircraft carrier arrives in Hong Kong. A U.S. Navy C-2 Greyhound plane carrying 11 crew and passengers crashed into the Pacific Ocean on Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2017, while on the way to the USS Ronald Reagan the Navy said. (AP Photo/Vincent Yu, File)
November 22, 2017 - 10:36 pm
TOKYO (AP) — The Latest on the crash in the Pacific of a U.S. Navy plane flying to the USS Ronald Reagan (all times local): 12:30 p.m. The U.S. Navy says the search continues for three sailors after an aircraft crashed Thursday in the Philippine Sea. Eight sailors were rescued and are in good...
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November 22, 2017 - 9:44 pm
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — A dozen celebrated Australians on Thursday sent an open letter to their government warning that asylum seekers could die at a decommissioned immigration camp on Papua New Guinea where food, water power and medical care were cut off more than three weeks ago. The 12 former...
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In this Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2017 photo released by the Argentine Navy on Nov. 22, members of the Argentine Air Force search for a missing submarine in the South Atlantic near Argentina's coast. Argentine families of 44 crew members aboard a submarine that has been lost in the South Atlantic for seven days are growing increasingly distressed as experts say the crew might be reaching a critical period of low oxygen on Wednesday. (Argentine Navy via AP)
November 22, 2017 - 9:18 pm
MAR DEL PLATA, Argentina (AP) — Ships and planes hunting for a missing Argentine submarine with 44 crew members will return to a previously search area after officials said Wednesday that a noise made a week ago in the South Atlantic could provide a clue to the vessel's location. The Argentina navy...
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In this Nov. 15, 2017, photo, Ajay Kumar, 46, a fruit vendor sells apples outside a railway station in New Delhi, India. Kumar has been doing this job for more than 30 years, supporting his wife and four children. He said on days this month when the pollution has been bad he’s covered his face and worn goggles. And the smog made him ill. “I had a fever and a cough. My eyes hurt, my throat hurt and it was difficult to walk,” he said. “But I still had to muster the courage to work for my children, to feed them. Work has to be done. Work is important.” (AP Photo/Altaf Qadri)
November 22, 2017 - 8:57 pm
NEW DELHI (AP) — India's capital has been choking under a thick layer of smog this month, the worst the air quality has been all year in a city that's among the most polluted in the world. While some people work indoors and get a measure of relief from the pollution during the day, others in the...
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Officials prepare for a gathering outside the ruling party ZANU PF headquarters in Harare, Wednesday Nov. 22, 2017 where returning recently fired vice president and now president elect, Emmerson Mnangagwa is expected to address crowds of supporters. Mnangagwa has retuned to Harare to be sworn in as the country's new leader Friday, after Robert Mugabe announced his resignation in the middle of impeachment proceedings again him Tuesday. (AP Photo/Christopher Torchia)
November 22, 2017 - 8:48 pm
HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — The Latest on Zimbabwe's political turmoil (all times local): 7:55 p.m. Zimbabwe's incoming leader Emmerson Mnangagwa says he was in constant contact with military leaders during the tumultuous two weeks between his firing by Robert Mugabe and his return to the country to...
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November 22, 2017 - 7:34 pm
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Five high-ranking officials arrested in Venezuela amid an anti-corruption sweep of its state-owned oil company carry American passports, people with knowledge of the case said Wednesday. The men's U.S. citizenship affords them rights under international law, the State...
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