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  3 months | Senior Chinese military official commits suicide amid corruption probe

              A senior Chinese military official committed suicide last week while being investigated for corruption, the defense ministry said on Tuesday, the latest development in the anti-corruption campaign under President Xi Jinping.   




  3 months | Britain’s Prince Harry to marry American actress Meghan Markle

              Britain's Prince Harry, the grandson of Queen Elizabeth II, is engaged to be married to American actress Meghan Markle, the royal palace announced on Monday, ending months of speculation about their relationship. (more)   



 3 months | Saudi-led coalition to reopen critical aid route in Yemen

              The Saudi-led coalition which is fighting against the Houthi militia in Yemen says it will partially reopen the Port of Hodeida and Sanaa airport to allow the resumption of urgent humanitarian aid. Millions of people are facing famine.   



 3 months | Zimbabwe’s President Robert Mugabe resigns after 37 years in power

              Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe has resigned, ending his regime after nearly four decades in power. It follows a military takeover and an ultimatum to resign the presidency or face removal from office.   

  Harare, Zimbabwe     


 3 months | Zimbabwe’s President Robert Mugabe defies calls to resign

              Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe delivered an address to the nation on Sunday night but refused to resign, saying instead that they can not be guided by bitterness and vowing to preside over next month's congress of the ruling party.   

  Harare, Zimbabwe     



 3 months | WATCH LIVE: Zimbabwe’s President Mugabe to address the nation

              Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe will deliver an address to the nation on Sunday evening, state TV reports. It comes amid growing pressure for him to step down after 37 years in power. The exact time is not yet clear, but Al Jazeera is expected to provide live video.   

  Harare, Zimbabwe     


 3 months | Singapore bans all commercial trade with North Korea

              Singapore has banned all commercial trade with North Korea, according to a notice sent to traders, making them the second country this year to fully suspend trade amid mounting pressure over North Korea's nuclear program.   



 3 months | U.S. bans airlines from flying near North Korea due to missile launches

              The United States, citing the threat from North Korea's unannounced missile launches, has banned U.S. airlines from flying over a large part of the Sea of Japan. It comes just months after a missile came relatively close to an airliner with hundreds of people on board.   

  North Korea     


 3 months | Saudi Arabia detains more than 200 in anti-corruption crackdown

              The number of people detained during Saudi Arabia's crackdown on corruption has risen to more than 200, officials confirmed on Thursday, saying that more than $100 billion was misused through years of corruption and embezzlement.   

  Saudi Arabia     


 3 months | Syria to join Paris climate accord, leaving U.S. isolated

              Syria, which is engulfed in a six-year-long civil war, announced Tuesday that it is ready to join the Paris climate deal, leaving the United States as the only country in the world which does not support the agreement. (more)   

  Bonn, Germany     


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