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Zimbabwe President Ends Foreign Tour After Protests

Zimbabwe President Emmerson Mnangagwa broke off a foreign tour on Sunday as criticism grew over a brutal crackdown on protests at home, saying he wanted "to get Zimbabwe calm, stable and working again." "In light of the economic situation, I will be returning home after a highly productive week of bilateral trade and investment meetings," he said on Twitter, scrapping plans to attend the Davos summit this week. "We will be ably represented in Davos by Minister of Finance, Mthuli Ncube. The… Read Full Article

January 20, 2019

A look at the best news photos from around the world.

Death Toll Reaches 79 in Mexico Fuel Pipeline Fire

They were warned to stay away from the geyser of gasoline gushing from the illegally tapped pipeline in central Mexico, but Gerardo Perez says he and his son joined others in bypassing the soldiers. As they neared the spurting fuel he was overcome with foreboding. Perez recalls telling his son: "Let's go ... this thing is going to explode."   And it did, with a fireball that engulfed locals scooping up the spilling gasoline and underscored the dangers of an epidemic of fuel theft from… Read Full Article

Why are there fuel shortages in Mexico?

After a deadly pipeline blast, a new policy designed to crack down on fuel theft is drawing scrutiny.

DR Congo election: African leaders congratulate Tshisekedi

The presidents of South Africa and Kenya congratulate Felix Tshisekedi after last month's disputed poll.

Zimbabwe protests: Crackdown is just a 'taste of things to come'

At least 12 people reportedly died in protests sparked by a sharp rise in fuel prices.

Greece Rally Over Macedonia Name Deal Turns Violent

Protests turned violent Sunday between Greek demonstrators and police as tens of thousands of people converged on Athens to oppose a name-change deal with Macedonia. Greece has long protested the name Macedonia, adopted by its northern neighbor after it split from Yugoslavia. Greeks say Macedonia's new name -- the Republic of North Macedonia -- represents an attempt to appropriate Greek identity and cultural heritage, because Macedonia is also the name of Greece’s northern province made… Read Full Article

Macedonia and Greece: Clashes in Athens over neighbour's name change

Tens of thousands rally in Athens to oppose ratification of a deal on the Macedonia name issue.

Israel's PM Netanyahu signs deals with Chad's President Deby

Israel and Chad renew diplomatic ties in Israel's latest move to strengthen links with Africa.

Israel's PM Netanyahu signs deals with Chad's President Deby

Israel and Chad renew diplomatic ties in Israel's latest move to strengthen links with Africa.