Zimbabwe President Mugabe Resigns After Launch of Impeachment Debate

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 16:51:09 EST


President Robert Mugabe stepped down after ruling Zimbabwe for 37 years, one week after the military took control of the government.



Merkel's Embattled Ex-Partner Could Determine German Chancellor's Fate

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 14:25:33 EST


The fate of German Chancellor Angela Merkel, reeling from the collapse of coalition talks, could hinge on the center-left Social Democratic Party, which has shed almost half its voters and lost every ...



At the Riyadh Ritz, Detained Saudis Negotiate for Freedom

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 14:04:36 EST


Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has become a regular visitor to the Ritz-Carlton on the western side of his nation’s capital, which is now a luxurious detention center for wealthy Saudis caught up in...



Putin Hosts Assad in Sochi Ahead of Syria Summit

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 17:41:48 EST


Russian President Vladimir Putin held a rare meeting with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad ahead of a summit aimed at shaping a political settlement to end the six-year civil war in the country.



U.S. Throws Out Playbook on China Trade

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 14:02:45 EST


Gone are the days of “engagement” with China. As the chief U.S. trade negotiator readies a barrage of punitive measure, both Republicans and Democrats cheer him on.



China's Former Internet Czar Comes Under Investigation for Corruption

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 17:27:52 EST


Lu Wei, a propaganda officer for China’s Communist Party who in recent years personified its effort to shape the global internet, became the first major political figure to come under corruption scrut...


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