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Mugabe ‘resisting calls to resign’

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Zimbabwe’s long-time President Robert Mugabe is reportedly refusing to step down immediately, amid growing calls for his resignation.

The 93-year-old was put under house arrest during a military takeover on Wednesday, after a power struggle over who would succeed him.

The military said on Friday it was “engaging” with Mr Mugabe. Continue reading Mugabe ‘resisting calls to resign’


Gun attack injures Israelis, near Jerusalem holy site

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Three Israelis have been injured after attackers opened fire on policemen near a holy site in Jerusalem.

Police say three assailants were killed after the shooting outside the hilltop known to Jews as the Temple Mount and to Muslims as Haram al-Sharif.

Two of the Israeli men hurt are in a critical condition, medics say.

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Police say the gunmen opened fire as they walked from the sacred compound towards the Lions’ Gate area of the Old City walls.

The attackers were then pursued onto the Temple Mount/Haram al-Sharif, where they were shot dead.