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| Ramaphosa to travel to Zimbabwe with govt, ANC delegations for Mugabe's funeral

South Africa will be sending a delegation from both the ANC and its government to former Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe's funeral at the weekend....

| Ramaphosa to travel to Zimbabwe with govt, ANC delegations for Mugabe's funeral

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| Zimbabwe's opposition vows anti-govt protests despite warnings Zimbabwe's main opposition party vowed Wednesday to go ahead with protests this week against the worsening economy, dismissing government threats to stop the demonstrations....
14:52, 08/15/2019

| Zimbabwe union rejects govt pay deal as anger over economy grows The main Zimbabwe public sector union has rejected a pay offer from the government, which is trying to avert threats of strike action amid growing anger over the country's ailing economy....
20:17, 08/24/2019

Zimbabwe plans Mugabe's funeral and burial next weekend The Zimbabwean government plans a state funeral for longtime ruler Robert Mugabe in a sports stadium in Harare next Saturday, with a burial ceremony a day later, it said in memo sent to embassies on Sunday....
22:00, 09/08/2019

Zimbabwe Bids Farewell To Ex-President Robert Mugabe With State Funeral Zimbabwe gave former leader Robert Mugabe a state funeral on Saturday with African leaders paying tribute to a man lauded as a liberation hero but whose 37-year rule was defined by repression and......
14:17, 09/14/2019

Mugabe's funeral and burial planned for next weekend: Zimbabwe government memo Zimbabwe will hold a state funeral for former president Robert Mugabe on Saturday, Sept. 14, before a burial ceremony on Sunday, Sept. 15, according to a government memo sent to diplomatic missions and seen by Reuters....
07:51, 09/09/2019

Foreign leaders, supporters honour Zimbabwe’s Robert Mugabe at state funeral Mugabe led Zimbabwe for 37 years, from independence until he was ousted by the army in November 2017. He died in a Singapore hospital on Sept. 6 aged 95....
02:00, 09/15/2019

| Paris welcomes first delegations preparing for 2024 Olympics With five years to go before the Olympic and Paralympic Games, the first foreign delegations began a two-day Paris visit to check out venues and possible base camps....
17:17, 07/02/2019

Niki Lauda funeral: Grieving widow and son place F1 helmet on coffin as hundreds gather for funeral in Vienna The grieving widow and son of racing legend Niki Lauda placed his Formula 1 helmet on his coffin as hundreds of mourners gathered for his funeral in Vienna....
14:00, 05/29/2019

August bank holiday travel: Drivers urged to travel 'after 9pm' as one of the busiest days of year on roads gets under way Bank holiday revellers have been urged to drive "after 9pm" as motorists are warned to expect heavy traffic on one of the busiest travel days of the year....
22:51, 08/23/2019

August bank holiday: Drivers urged to travel 'after 9pm' as one of the busiest travel days of the year looms Bank holiday revellers have been urged to drive "after 9pm" as motorists are warned to expect heavy traffic on one of the busiest travel days of the year....
06:51, 08/23/2019

|Ramaphosa,BuharitomeetinOctoberfortalks Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari will meet with President Cyril Ramaphosa in October for talks on trade and the security of citizens, Nigeria's presidency said....
19:38, 08/11/2019

|Ramaphosa:GovtcastingwidenetforInfrastructureFund Asked about the China Development Bank, President Cyril Ramaphosa said consideration would be given to source funding from a number of international finance institutions, both state-owned and private....
02:17, 07/24/2019

|Ramaphosa'stop7quotesasheintroduceshisnewdawn President Cyril Ramaphosa put the economy centre stage in his address to the nation on Wednesday night when he announced a leaner national executive, cutting the number of ministries from 36 to 28. Here are his top 7 quotes:...
10:51, 05/30/2019

|PresidentialcouncilwillstraightenoutSOEs-Ramaphosa The Presidential State-owned Enterprise Council will work to create better coherence between government's ailing entities to fine-tune each one's mandate and sharpen efficiencies, President Cyril Ramaphosa said on Thursday evening....
21:00, 06/20/2019

|Ramaphosa'seconomicrevampatstakeasSAvotes Since taking office, President Cyril Ramaphosa has sought to clamp down on corruption, spearheaded a drive to lure new investment and appointed new managers to oversee mismanaged government institutions....
12:00, 05/08/2019

|Ramaphosa:TheNPAmustprosecuteVBSMutualBanklooters,notme President Cyril Ramaphosa said he knows there is growing impatience across the nation for justice to be administered on those behind the looting of VBS Mutual Bank....
11:51, 08/23/2019

|DanielSilke:Ramaphosa’srealbattleswillstartafterhewins Fundamentally, the hard work for the president will only begin after he wins the election. And much of that work will be within his own party, says Daniel Silke....
20:34, 05/06/2019

|Ramaphosa'stakeonEskomcrisiswasattheheartofSONA-economist Acknowledging that Eskom's finances are in dire straits was one of the most important issues addressed by President Cyril Ramaphosa in SONA, says an economist....
01:34, 06/22/2019

|Ramaphosa'srescuemission:Presidentmeetsexecsfromover20SOEs Following the recent resignations of Vuyani Jarana and Phakamani Hadebe, President Cyril Ramaphosa has met with chief executives of the country’s state-owned companies to where the hurdles they face in carrying out their mandate....
22:51, 06/05/2019

|Fitforapresident:Ramaphosa'sproudtailorhopeslocalswillfollowsuit It took a day to make the suit worn by President Cyril Ramaphosa for his State of the Nation Address, and the company that created it hopes the nation will be inspired to buy locally-made goods....
01:34, 06/22/2019

|WewillnotabandonB-BBEE-Ramaphosa President Cyril Ramaphosa has told MPs that while the pace of investment and economic transformation has been slow, it has not been insignificant, and the African National Congress-led government will not be abandoning B-BBEE....
00:51, 07/19/2019

|Ramaphosa's3keypost-electioninvestorissues With the election process completed, investors' focus will now shift to President Cyril Ramaphosa's ability and political will in addressing issues of concern, says the chief economist at Citadel....
04:34, 05/17/2019

|Ramaphosa'sSONAwaslittlemorethandreamsandWakanda-Maimane Democratic Alliance leader Mmusi Maimane called President Cyril Ramaphosa's latest State of The Nation Address fanciful with lofty dreams, but unimaginative in terms of how Ramaphosa seeks to realise his vision....
16:17, 06/25/2019

|LordPeterHain:InvestorsbewilderedbyattacksonGordhan,Ramaphosa International investors are "bewildered" by attacks on President Cyril Ramaphosa and Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan, Lord Peter Hain told Fin24 on Tuesday....
00:34, 08/01/2019

|Ramaphosa:PolicyonSARB'hasnotchanged' President Cyril Ramaphosa has issued a statement reaffirming the mandate of the South African Reserve Bank and describing the current spat as "not helpful"....
17:00, 06/06/2019

|Ramaphosa:Africaneeds'virtuouscycle'ofintegrationforeconomicgrowth The African Continental Free Trade Agreement has been lauded by some leaders at the WEF on Africa as a significant step in improving integration on the continent....
10:51, 09/06/2019

|Ramaphosa'sCabinet:Thegood,thebadandtheinterestingfortheeconomy You could almost see markets tick up when President Cyril Ramaphosa made his Cabinet announcement on Wednesday: as soon as he confirmed that Tito Mboweni would stay on as finance minister and Pravin Gordhan in public enterprises, the rand strengthene...
14:00, 05/31/2019

Ramaphosa names cabinet for his 'clean-up' South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has picked a new Cabinet that is largely devoid of the taint of corruption and incompetence — and warned that ministers will be "closely monitored."...
22:00, 05/30/2019

|Foreigninvestorshave'nothingtofear'fromlandexpropriation-Ramaphosa President Cyril Ramaphosa has said that the government would not ask foreign investors to put money into SA and then 'tomorrow take your land away', saying this was 'not something that any sensible person does'....
13:00, 05/15/2019

|Ramaphosa:Wewillruna'cleanshop'inourNHIFund President Cyril Ramaphosa says government will keep a "hawk's eye" on finances for the National Health Insurance fund to safeguard it from corruption....
11:51, 08/23/2019

Ramaphosa names the cabinet for his 'clean-up' South Africa's President Cyril Ramaposa has picked a new cabinet that is largely devoid of the taint of corruption and incompetence and warned they will be 'closely monitored'....
18:17, 05/30/2019

Why Ramaphosa Needs Decisive Win in South Africa Vote South Africa’s national elections on May 8 are critically important to the future of the continent’s most advanced economy. Opinion polls suggest the ruling African National Congress party will likely win enough votes to remain in power, with the mak...
12:51, 05/01/2019

South Africa's Ramaphosa says Eskom too vital to fail South Africa's President Cyril Ramaphosa pledged on Thursday to speed up 230 billion rand ($16.11 billion) of support for ailing power utility Eskom, which he said was too vital to be allowed to fail....
22:17, 06/20/2019

Cyril Ramaphosa sworn in as South Africa’s president South African President Cyril Ramaphosa on Saturday urged the country to pursue “an extraordinary feat of human endeavor” as he was sworn in for a five-year term....
16:00, 05/25/2019

South Africa's Ramaphosa starts crackdown on corruption South African President-elect Cyril Ramaphosa is showing signs of cracking down on corruption Wednesday as the country's new parliament voted him to lead the country for a five-year term....
17:51, 05/22/2019

South Africa’s Ramaphosa starts crackdown on corruption South African President-elect Cyril Ramaphosa is showing signs of cracking down on corruption Wednesday as the country’s new parliament voted him to lead the country for a five-year term...
20:17, 05/22/2019

South Africa's Ramaphosa targets reforms after election win South African President Cyril Ramaphosa led the African National Congress (ANC) to victory in Wednesday's election, but a drop in its share of the vote underlines the challenge he faces restoring confidence in his party....
16:00, 05/11/2019

South Africa's Ramaphosa faces obstacles to reform Even with a decisive election victory for South Africa’s ruling party this week, the country’s President Cyril Ramaphosa could still struggle to push through the tough reforms needed to galvanize Africa's most developed economy, say analysts and some...
09:17, 05/06/2019

South Africa swears in Cyril Ramaphosa as president The 66-year-old was unanimously elected as president by parliament after his African National Congress won the legislative vote on May 8. The new president faces a huge challenge to revive the country's ailing economy....
14:34, 05/25/2019

Outrage as US journalist describes Ramaphosa as 'unidentified leader' A White House journalist who described the president of South Africa as an "unidentified leader" has received a backlash from South African social media users and press....
01:34, 09/14/2019

Ramaphosa heralds 'new era' as he begins South African presidency New leader says country’s challenges can be solved as he is sworn in for five-year termCyril Ramaphosa told South Africans on Saturday that “a new era had dawned” as he was sworn in for a five-year term as president, but said the troubled country was...
15:34, 05/25/2019

Ramaphosa takes oath as South Africa’s president PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) — Cyril Ramaphosa has been sworn in for a five-year term as South Africa’s president. He took the oath of office on Saturday in front of some 30,000 people at a stadium in the capital, Pretoria. It followed his rulin...
15:51, 05/25/2019

President Cyril Ramaphosa calls for perpetrators arrest South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has called for the arrest of those involved in a spate of attacks targeting foreign-owned businesses in the country....
17:34, 09/06/2019

South Africa election: ANC hails Ramaphosa for staving off defeat Party set for reduced majority but officials say president saved it from a crushing lossPresident Cyril Ramaphosa saved the African National Congress (ANC) from a crushing defeat in this week’s general election, senior officials in South Africa’s rul...
16:34, 05/10/2019

Ramaphosa asks court to seal certain documents in legal battle Lawyers for South African President Cyril Ramaphosa have asked a court to not make public certain information contained in the record of the country's corruption watchdog because it was obtained unlawfully, the Presidency said on Saturday....
23:00, 08/10/2019

Ramaphosa's economic reforms in focus as ANC adjusts to smaller majority Boosting South African growth and overhauling bloated power firm Eskom are post-election priorities for the African National Congress, but a reduced majority may force President Cyril Ramaphosa to compromise on those and other economic reforms....
16:34, 05/13/2019

Ramaphosa says South Africa must stop attacks on foreigners, nearly 300 arrested South African President Cyril Ramaphosa told officials and business leaders on Wednesday that he was committed to quelling attacks on foreigners that have threatened to cast a cloud over an economic forum aimed at boosting intra-African trade....
20:17, 09/04/2019

NEWSMAKER-South Africa's Ramaphosa targets reforms after election win South African President Cyril Ramaphosa led the African National Congress (ANC) to victory in Wednesday's election, but a drop in its share of the vote underlines the challenge he faces restoring confidence in his party....
14:34, 05/11/2019

South Africa counts votes as Ramaphosa's ANC looks to retain power South African elections officials counted ballot papers in the early hours of Thursday, a day after a vote seen as the toughest test yet for the African National Congress (ANC) party 25 years after it swept to power at the end of white minority rule....
04:34, 05/09/2019

South African lawmakers elect Ramaphosa as state president South African lawmakers on Wednesday elected Cyril Ramaphosa as state president in the first sitting of parliament since the ruling African National Congress won a majority of parliamentary seats in an election earlier this month....
17:17, 05/22/2019

Cyril Ramaphosa Sworn-In As President Of South Africa Vowing "New Era" Cyril Ramaphosa vowed a "new era" Saturday after he was sworn in as president of South Africa at a colourful ceremony in the capital, as he looks to revitalise his push to revive the economy and fight......
04:51, 05/27/2019

South Africa Lawmakers Re-Elect Cyril Ramaphosa As President South African lawmakers on Wednesday re-elected Cyril Ramaphosa as the nation's president, two weeks after the ruling ANC party returned to power in legislative elections....
21:00, 05/22/2019

The Latest: UK govt: Brexit negotiations will ‘intensify’ The British government says Brexit negotiations with the EU will “intensify” in hope of striking a new divorce deal before the U.K.’s scheduled departure date of Oct. 31...
16:00, 09/16/2019

Govt borrowing leaps by 33% in tax year's first quarter Higher spending and debt interest payments pushed government borrowing up by a third in the first three months of the tax year, according to official figures....
15:00, 07/19/2019

| Mugabe: Ramaphosa expresses condolences after death of anti-colonialism 'champion' President Cyril Ramaphosa has expressed his condolences to Zimbabweans on behalf of South Africa, following the news of the death of former Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe....
11:17, 09/07/2019

Cyril Ramaphosa's Party Wins South Africa Elections With Majority South African President Cyril Ramaphosa's ruling ANC won re-election on Friday with an absolute majority in parliament, results showed, but with diminished support, complicating economic revival and......
20:51, 05/10/2019

Promising jobs and justice, Ramaphosa sworn in as South Africa's president Trade unionist-turned-businessman Cyril Ramaphosa was sworn in as South Africa's president on Saturday, vowing to create jobs and tackle deep-rooted corruption that has strangled economic growth....
14:51, 05/25/2019

Departures at South African state firms could drag out Ramaphosa's reforms President Cyril Ramaphosa's mission to fix two of South Africa's most troubled state companies, power firm Eskom and South African Airways (SAA), could take longer than planned after their chief executives quit within a week of each other....
17:51, 06/04/2019

The Guardian view on South Africa’s elections: Ramaphosa needs a mandate | Editorial The president inherited a country on the ropes. The stakes are highIt is 25 years since Nelson Mandela cast his vote for the first time, in the elections crowning South Africa’s journey from apartheid to freedom. “We have moved from an era of pessimi...
02:17, 05/06/2019

In South Africa Election, Ramaphosa Faces Verdict From Disillusioned Voters Many question whether the president can outflank party rivals and root out the corruption that has come to define the party of Nelson Mandela, the African National Congress....
07:51, 05/08/2019

South Africa's Ramaphosa retains Mboweni, Gordhan in new, leaner cabinet South Africa's President Cyril Ramaphosa on Wednesday retained Tito Mboweni as finance minister in a new, leaner cabinet, following on from a pre-election pledge to reform and revive an ailing economy and attract foreign investors....
06:17, 05/30/2019

South Africa's Ramaphosa says finding he misled parliament 'deficient' in fact and in law South Africa's President Cyril Ramaphosa said on Friday the anti-corruption watchdog's finding that he deliberately misled parliament about donations to his party election campaign was "unfortunate" and "deficient both factually and in law"....
17:51, 07/19/2019

Fight to Revive South Africa Awaits Ramaphosa After Bruising Election His election secured, the real fight begins for South African President Cyril Ramaphosa to protect his economic-overhaul plans—and his job—from party infighting....
17:34, 05/10/2019

Ramaphosa says South Africa must quell attacks on foreigners as summit starts South African President Cyril Ramaphosa told officials and business leaders on Wednesday that he was committed to quelling attacks on foreigners that have threatened to cast a cloud over an economic forum aimed at boosting intra-African trade....
13:51, 09/04/2019

Netanyahu hours away from deadline for forming coalition govt Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu had until late Wednesday to form a new ruling coalition with a recalcitrant ally or face the possible end of a decade of combative leadership of Israel....
15:34, 05/29/2019

UPDATE 3-Fitbit targets 1 mln new users with Singapore govt tie-up Fitbit Inc said on Wednesday it signed a contract with the Singapore government to provide fitness trackers and services in a health program it said could reach up to one million users....
11:51, 08/22/2019

Gulf of Mexico U.S. oil output cut by 53% ahead of storm - U.S. govt Energy companies have cut crude oil production in the U.S.-regulated areas of the Gulf of Mexico by 53.39%, or 1 million barrels per day (bpd), ahead of Tropical Storm Barry, the U.S. Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) said on Thur...
22:00, 07/11/2019

Russian boxing powerbroker says govt not backing $16M offer The Russian boxing powerbroker behind a $16 million cash offer aimed at keeping the sport in the Olympics has denied the government is funding his campaign        ...
14:00, 05/16/2019

Social Democrats in Denmark get support to form new govt COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Left-wing parties in Denmark say they will back the center-left Social Democrats to form a one-party minority government. The 18-page deal would make the Social Democrats’ female leader, 41-year-old Mette Frederiksen,...
13:51, 06/26/2019

Hong Kong protesters try to smash their way into govt building Protesters in Hong Kong tried to smash their way into a government building as thousands took to the streets to mark the 22nd anniversary of the former British colony's return to China....
13:00, 07/01/2019

Albania opposition set to continue anti-govt protests TIRANA, Albania (AP) — Albania’s center-right opposition has decided to continue protests calling for the resignation of the government and for an early parliamentary election. The leadership of the Democratic Party-led opposition decided to ho...
12:17, 05/12/2019

Albanian opposition set to continue anti-govt protests Albania’s center-right opposition has decided to continue protests calling for the resignation of the government and for an early parliamentary election...
13:51, 05/12/2019

In Central Govt Jobs Representation Of SC, ST More Than Reservation Limit "However", he added, "reservation of Other Backward Classes (OBC) has shown an increasing trend since it started in September, 1993. As per available information, representation of OBCs, as on......
15:34, 07/17/2019

India govt wants antitrust review of Big Four accountants-source The Indian government wants the country's antitrust body to assess whether the so-called "Big Four" auditing firms and their affiliates are hurting competition in any manner, a senior government official told reporters....
08:51, 07/22/2019

Govt Assures IOA, IOC Eligible Athletes Will Be Allowed To Participate The government Tuesday gave a written guarantee to the IOA and IOC that all eligible athletes will be allowed to participate in international events held in the country....
18:51, 06/18/2019

| 'Enough is enough', says Nigerian govt over violent attacks in South Africa Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari's government on Tuesday summoned South Africa's envoy and said it would dispatch a delegation to Pretoria to express "deep concern" over attacks on Nigerians in a wave of xenophobic violence....
02:00, 09/04/2019

| UK govt schedules new vote for Monday on snap election British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's government says it would make a second attempt next week to call an early general election, to try to break the political deadlock over Brexit....
19:00, 09/05/2019

PUBG Mobile Ban Difficult, Says Govt, So What's Next? Experts Weigh In During a hearing this month, MeitY informed Bombay High Court that it is technically difficult to ban the game from all the sources unless the creator withdraws the game from circulation or puts some......
22:51, 08/27/2019

| Seized Iranian tanker could be released after 'guarantees', says UK govt British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt has moved to ease tensions with Tehran, saying the Iranian oil tanker being held by authorities in Gibraltar will be released if there is a guarantee it is not heading to Syria....
10:00, 07/14/2019

South Africa's graft watchdog finds Ramaphosa deliberately misled parliament South Africa's anti-corruption watchdog said on Friday that President Cyril Ramaphosa had "deliberately misled" parliament about a 500,000 rand ($35,900) donation he received for his 2017 election campaign for the leadership of the ruling ANC....
17:51, 07/19/2019

South Africa's Ramaphosa seeks judicial review of graft watchdog's allegations South African President Cyril Ramaphosa said on Sunday he would seek an urgent judicial review of a report in which the country's graft watchdog concluded that he misled parliament over a campaign donation....
21:17, 07/21/2019

South Africa's Ramaphosa wins court case against anti-graft watchdog South African President Cyril Ramaphosa won a court case against the anti-corruption watchdog on Thursday over a matter concerning ally Pravin Gordhan, ahead of a fresh battle over findings against the president himself....
13:34, 08/08/2019

South Africa's Ramaphosa seeks review of 'flawed' graft watchdog report South African President Cyril Ramaphosa on Sunday said he will seek an urgent judicial review of what he described as an irretrievably flawed report in which the country's graft watchdog said he misled parliament over a campaign donation....
23:34, 07/21/2019

Jacob Zuma relishes his day in court as Cyril Ramaphosa faces ‘very dark hour’ As South Africa’s former president appears before a corruption inquiry, there are fears he could stir up trouble for his successorJacob Zuma, South Africa’s former president, will make an unprecedented appearance before a judicial inquiry for a five-...
11:51, 07/14/2019

‘Trust in Cyril Ramaphosa’? South Africa Election Tests A.N.C. Leader’s Strength Many question whether the president can outflank party rivals and root out the corruption that has come to define the party of Nelson Mandela, the African National Congress....
23:17, 05/21/2019

South Africa's graft watchdog tells Ramaphosa to discipline minister Gordhan South Africa's anti-corruption watchdog said on Friday that President Cyril Ramaphosa should discipline Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan for establishing an "intelligence unit" while serving as tax commissioner and for misleading parliament...
18:34, 07/05/2019

South Africa: Ramaphosa denies graft allegations linked with campaign funding South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has pledged to battle a report accusing him of misleading lawmakers on campaign funding. A state watchdog body has linked Ramaphosa's campaign to money laundering....
04:34, 07/22/2019

McDonnell scuppers unity govt plan with attack on SNP 'Tories' Labour's John McDonnell has ruled out joining a national unity government with the SNP to delay Brexit if Boris Johnson is brought down over his plans for no-deal....
06:34, 08/08/2019

The Latest: Brexit: Senior Cabinet official quits UK govt LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Brexit (all times local): 7:55 p.m. A senior member of Prime Minister Theresa May’s Cabinet has quit over Brexit, in a new blow to the embattled British leader. Leader of the House of Commons Andrea Leadsom says she ...
21:51, 05/22/2019

Russian govt to consider state support for sanctioned van maker GAZ - TASS Russia's Industry and Trade Ministry plans to ask the government to consider state support for van maker GAZ, which is under U.S. sanctions, TASS news agency cited Industry and Trade Minister Denis Manturov as saying on Friday....
16:17, 05/17/2019

Facebook bans race rap video after Singapore govt complains Social media sites have pulled the angry hip-hop video after authorities in Singapore warned it could stoke racial tensions. Some residents have accused officials in the wealthy Asian city-state of double standards....
18:00, 08/02/2019

Gove suggests govt could ignore law blocking no-deal Brexit Boris Johnson's government has been branded an "elective dictatorship" after one of his top ministers raised the prospect of ignoring legislation passed by MPs aimed at blocking a no-deal Brexit....
06:00, 09/02/2019

Govt 'out of step' after rejecting proposals to tackle throwaway fashion Calls for a levy on clothing sales to tackle labour abuses and environmental damage caused by "throwaway fashion" have been rejected by the government....
07:00, 06/18/2019

India sees little scope for Jet Airways revival - govt sources The Indian government sees little hope of a bidder emerging for debt-laden Jet Airways Ltd , which halted operations last month, two senior finance ministry officials said....
18:51, 05/05/2019

French govt slammed over pollution, slow climate response PARIS (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron sees himself as a global climate crusader but even a watchdog that he created says his government is lagging on its promises to the planet. The High Council for the Climate issued its first report Tuesday...
13:51, 06/26/2019

IOA Will Talk To Govt After May 23 To Sort Pakistan Visa Issue: Mehta The International Olympic Committee (IOC) had revoked the Olympic qualification status of a shooting event in New Delhi after India refused to grant visa to two Pakistani athletes....
02:00, 05/17/2019

UPDATE 1-India govt wants antitrust review of Big Four accountants -source The Indian government wants the country's antitrust body to assess whether the so-called "Big Four" auditing firms and their affiliates are hurting competition in any manner, a senior government official told reporters....
10:17, 07/22/2019

Story on 710 Libya govt fighters killed is incorrect and is withdrawn The story on 710 Libya govt fighters killed is incorrect and is withdrawn. The figure refers to those killed in fighting in 2014 between rival factions in the country and not to the number of people killed in the current conflict in Tripoli. A correc...
00:34, 05/05/2019

Moldova caretaker govt to resign but demands an early vote CHISINAU, Moldova (AP) — A caretaker Democratic Party-led government in Moldova says it will resign in order to end a power struggle that has heightened political tensions in the impoverished ex-Soviet republic. But the party led by the powerful olig...
18:34, 06/14/2019

Crashed jet in Mexico had 13 aboard according to flight plan-state govt The regional government of the Mexican state of Coahuila said on Monday that a private jet plane that crashed between Las Vegas, Nevada and the northern Mexican city of Monterrey had 13 people on board, according to the flight plan....
22:34, 05/06/2019

Govt cancels no-deal Brexit ferry contracts - at a £50m cost Sky News understands that the Department for Transport has cancelled the no deal ferry contracts it signed in the run up to 29 March at a cost of around £50m to the taxpayer....
13:34, 05/01/2019

India to see 'big-bang' reforms in Modi's second term, says govt think tank In the first 100 days of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's second term, 'big-bang' economic reforms that should please foreign investors are likely to be pursued, according to a top official at the government's main think tank....
18:00, 05/31/2019

Protest leader defends 'teammates' over invasion of HK govt building An activist spearheading protests in Hong Kong has defended "teammates" who stormed a government building in the city, as he warned opposition to a controversial extradition bill was far from over....
12:34, 07/02/2019

Albanian opposition clash with police at anti-govt rally Thousands of supporters of the Albania’s center-right opposition have protested in Tirana, calling for the left-wing government to resign and for an early parliamentary election...
02:51, 05/12/2019

CVC Awaits Sanction To Prosecute 123 Corrupt Govt Staff; 45 From Banks The Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) is awaiting sanction from different organisations to prosecute 123 government employees, including IAS officers and those working in central probe agencies like......
12:51, 06/10/2019

| Somalia urges South African govt to protect its citizens Somalia has called on the South African government to protect its citizens in the country as a wave of attacks targets foreigners and their businesses....
04:51, 09/06/2019

UPDATE 1-U.S. govt staff told to treat Huawei as blacklisted A senior U.S. official told the Commerce Department's enforcement staff this week that China's Huawei should still be treated as blacklisted, days after U.S. President Donald Trump sowed confusion with a vow to ease a ban on sales to the firm....
05:51, 07/03/2019

Austria's coalition govt collapses over scandalous Ibiza video Austria's government has collapsed following the release of a video that shows the leader of the junior coalition party negotiating deals with the purported niece of a Russian oligarch. ...
01:34, 05/21/2019

Muslims leave Sri Lanka govt to allow probe of terror claim Eleven Muslim politicians resigned from top government positions in Sri Lanka to enable an investigation into allegations some of them were linked to the extremists behind Easter bombings...
04:00, 06/04/2019

U.S. govt staff told treat Huawei as blacklisted-email A senior U.S. official this week told the Commerce Department's enforcement staff that China's Huawei should still be treated as blacklisted, days after U.S. President Donald Trump sowed confusion with a vow to ease a ban on selling to the firm....
05:51, 07/03/2019

Brazilians' view of Bolsonaro govt dims further, survey shows More Brazilians disapprove of far-right President Jair Bolsonaro's government than those who approve, a survey on Friday showed, the first time this has happened since the former Army captain was sworn into office on January 1....
14:51, 05/24/2019

RPT-U.S. govt staff told treat Huawei as blacklisted-email A senior U.S. official this week told the Commerce Department's enforcement staff that China's Huawei should still be treated as blacklisted, days after U.S. President Donald Trump sowed confusion with a vow to ease a ban on selling to the firm....
14:00, 07/03/2019

UPDATE 2-U.S. govt staff told to treat Huawei as blacklisted A senior U.S. official told the Commerce Department's enforcement staff this week that China's Huawei should still be treated as blacklisted, days after U.S. President Donald Trump sowed confusion with a vow to ease a ban on sales to the firm....
10:51, 07/03/2019

Criticism as Turkey puts 16 on trial for anti-govt protests ISTANBUL (AP) — A trial in Turkey against 16 people accused of terror charges and organizing anti-government protests in 2013 began Monday with rights groups calling the allegations baseless. The 657-page indictment claims the defendants “attem...
12:17, 06/24/2019

Protest in Hungary over govt plan to seize research network BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — A few thousand mostly academics and students held a protest march against a plan by Prime Minister Viktor Orban’s government to seize control of the research network of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences. Critics say the...
19:51, 06/02/2019

Spain extradites Pole convicted of recording govt talks Polish police say a businessman who fled to Spain after being convicted in an illegal eavesdropping case that led to the fall of a Polish government has been extradited to Poland....
19:00, 06/07/2019

| Ramaphosa deploys special envoys to African heads of state over tensions in South Africa President Cyril Ramaphosa is sending special envoys to deliver messages of solidarity to several heads of state and governments across Africa amid tensions and violence in the country....
23:51, 09/15/2019

How does travel medical insurance differ from travel insurance and do you need it? The chances of facing a major medical problem on vacation are small but the financial consequences of a serious event are potentially quite large.       ...
04:00, 07/12/2019

'No stone unturned' to help British Steel amid collapse fears - govt Ministers will leave "no stone unturned" in supporting the UK steel industry, MPs have been told, as the country's second largest producer teeters on the brink of collapse....
07:00, 05/22/2019

UPDATE 1-Acacia says sidelined from Barrick-Tanzania govt tax dispute talks Acacia Mining Plc said on Wednesday it remained out of the discussions between Barrick Gold Corp and the Government of Tanzania on a tax dispute, a day after the Canadian miner bid to take full control of the company....
10:51, 05/22/2019

Over half of euro zone govt bonds have sub-zero yields on Tradeweb platform The pool of euro zone government bonds with negative yields has surged so far in June to 4.3 trillion euros or around 55% of the total, the highest proportion since August 2016, Tradeweb data showed on Thursday....
13:34, 06/20/2019

UK govt plans to publish Withdrawal Agreement Bill in early June The British government plans to publish the legislation to enact Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit deal in the week beginning June 3, government whip Mark Spencer said on Thursday....
13:00, 05/23/2019

Equifax breach impacted the online ID verification process at many US govt agencies Impacted agencies include the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), the Social Security Administration (SSA), the US Postal Service (USPS), and the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA)....
14:17, 06/17/2019

Retirees defy Puerto Rico govt, get pension deal with board A group of retired public employees has defied Puerto Rico's government and reached a deal with a control board overseeing the island's finances as it works to restructure more than $50 billion in pension liabilities....
23:00, 06/12/2019

Govt urged to crack down on 'gambling' loot boxes in games like FIFA Loot boxes that have seen players rack up huge bills in popular games like FIFA should be recognised as a form of gambling and banned from being sold to children, according to a damning new report....
19:51, 09/12/2019

Govt Has No Intent To Orphan ICE-Based Automotive Ecosystem: Anand Mahindra Even as the Indian auto sector is going through one of its worst times with slumping sales and poor demand, the central government has not abandoned the internal combustion engine (ICE) based......
17:51, 08/13/2019

British govt worker 'detained in China' after telling girlfriend to 'pray for me' The Foreign Office has said it is "extremely concerned" following reports a British consulate official was detained in China after telling his girlfriend to "pray for me"....
13:34, 08/20/2019

Govt loans British Steel £120m so it can avoid 'financial strain' Business secretary Greg Clark has confirmed a £120m government bridging loan to the UK's second-biggest steel producer after it requested emergency support to make a repayment to an EU-run environment scheme....
19:00, 05/01/2019

| British envoy to Zambia blasts govt over graft in leaving speech Britain's outgoing ambassador to Zambia on Tuesday denounced "rampant corruption" in the southern African nation and said donors were right to slash aid....
23:51, 08/27/2019

Spain's caretaker prime minister starts talks to form govt Spain's caretaker prime minister is meeting with the conservative leader in his first encounter with opposition politicians in efforts to form a government....
14:51, 05/06/2019

Spain’s caretaker prime minister starts talks to form govt MADRID (AP) — Spain’s caretaker prime minister is meeting with the conservative leader in his first encounter with opposition politicians in efforts to form a government. Pedro Sánchez’s Socialist Party won the April 28 national election,...
15:34, 05/06/2019

Govt urged to crackdown on 'gambling' loot boxes in games like FIFA Loot boxes that have seen players wrack up huge bills in popular games like FIFA should be recognised as a form of gambling and banned from being sold to children, according to a damning new report....
06:51, 09/12/2019

Nitin Gadkari Says Govt Has No Intention Of Banning Petrol Or Diesel Vehicles Gadkari said there is a concern that the government will ban internal combustion engine vehicles, but it is well aware of the contribution that Indias automobile industry is making to the countrys......
11:34, 09/05/2019

Albanian opposition demands fresh polls in anti-govt rally TIRANA, Albania (AP) — Albanian opposition parties are holding a protest in Tirana, calling for the government to resign and for an early parliamentary election. Thousands of supporters of the center-right opposition from around the country gathered ...
23:17, 05/11/2019

UPDATE 1-India, U.S. to engage regularly to resolve trade issues, says govt India and the United States will engage regularly to resolve outstanding trade issues, the Indian government said, after U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross met his Indian counterpart Suresh Prabhu on Monday....
20:34, 05/06/2019

UPDATE 1-Alberta govt in talks about offloading crude-by-rail contracts The Alberta government has started talks with the private sector about Canadian oil producers taking over crude-by-rail contracts signed by the previous government, Alberta Premier Jason Kenney said on Tuesday....
20:17, 06/11/2019

| Mozambique govt, opposition Renamo sign historic peace pact Mozambican President Filipe Nyusi and Renamo opposition leader Ossufo Momade on Thursday signed a landmark agreement aimed at formally ending decades of military hostilities, state TV said....
00:34, 08/02/2019

UPDATE 1-Brazil govt, Petrobras lobby ahead of key privatization court ruling Brazilian state-run oil company Petrobras and sectors of the government are mobilizing in the lead-up to a Supreme Court session later on Thursday that could have a profound effect on privatizations in the country....
19:51, 05/30/2019

Fires from drone attacks on two Aramco sites under control -Saudi govt spokesman Drone attacks on two Saudi Aramco factories in Abqaiq and Khurais on Saturday caused fires that the company's security forces brought under control, a spokesman for Saudi Arabia's interior ministry said in a statement....
17:17, 09/14/2019

Govt faces legal action over claims pregnancy drug 'damaged babies' Parents who say their babies were damaged by a pregnancy test drug have warned manufacturers and the government that they are preparing to take legal action....
19:51, 08/13/2019

Alberta govt in talks with private sector about offloading crude-by-rail contracts The Alberta government has started talks with the private sector about Canadian oil producers taking over crude-by-rail contracts signed by the previous government, Alberta Premier Jason Kenney said on Tuesday....
20:17, 06/11/2019

China's Ant Financial, Vanguard form Shanghai-based venture - govt records Chinese fintech company Ant Financial Services has formed a joint venture with a Shanghai unit of U.S.-based asset management firm The Vanguard Group, government records showed....
13:00, 06/10/2019

RPT-Indian central bank to review data storage rules for payment firms-govt India's central bank will look into concerns about data storage rules that have been raised by companies, a government statement said on Tuesday, months after entities such as Mastercard and Visa were forced to store more of their data locally in the...
10:17, 06/18/2019

Hong Kong protesters storm key road next to govt offices amid chaotic scenes Chaotic scenes erupted in Hong Kong early on Wednesday as thousands of demonstrators stormed a key road next to government offices to protest against a proposed extradition bill that would allow people to be sent to mainland China for trial....
03:51, 06/12/2019

|Zimbabwe'sforexinflowsfalljustwhentheyareneededmost Zimbabwe's foreign currency inflows fell by a quarter for the six months to June 2019, as the country is needing to pay for key imports from fertilizers and maize to electricity....
18:34, 09/16/2019

|Zimbabwe’sEconetWirelessshutsAfricanpayTVunitamidcrisis Zimbabwe’s Econet Wireless will shut its African pay-TV unit due to the country’s economic condition and shortage of foreign currency, group Chief Executive Officer Douglas Mboweni has said....
17:00, 08/04/2019

| Bangladesh to host Zimbabwe despite ICC ban Bangladesh will host Zimbabwe for a tri-nations Twenty20 tournament in September despite the African nation being suspended by the game's world body....
12:00, 08/08/2019

|Zimbabwe'sy/yinflationwon'tbepublishedtillFebruary Zimbabwe will defer publication of year-on-year inflation until February next year due to the change in the currency regime, Finance Minister Mthuli Ncube told Parliament on Thursday....
21:00, 08/01/2019

Bangladesh To Host Zimbabwe Despite ICC Ban The International Cricket Council (ICC) suspended Zimbabwe in July over a failure to keep the sport free from government interference, putting the country's participation in multi-nation events in......
15:34, 08/08/2019

What would you have as your funeral song? When people say their goodbyes to me, the last thing I’d want is to be remembered as a Westlife fanLet’s skip the death bit and cut straight to the funeral – the fun part, for some. It seems like a peculiar indulgence to imagine one’s own final send-...
16:00, 05/03/2019

How to Livestream a Funeral If you died tomorrow, how many people would feel compelled to travel for your funeral, and how far would they have to come? It’s now fairly commonplace to leave your hometown and move across the country or abroad, at least for a while, and to find yo...
23:34, 08/09/2019

Zimbabwe's Mugabe: from liberator to oppressor Zimbabwe's Robert Mugabe was feted as an African liberation hero and champion of racial reconciliation when he first came to power in a nation divided by nearly a century of white colonial rule....
10:17, 09/06/2019

| Zimbabwe's opposition MDC backs Chamisa Zimbabwe's main opposition party has elected Nelson Chamisa unopposed to remain as leader at its first congress since the death of its founder, Morgan Tsvangirai, the party says....
00:51, 05/28/2019

| Zimbabwe bans third opposition protest Zimbabwean police have outlawed anti-government protests that had been scheduled to take place on Tuesday in Gweru, the country's third largest city, the main opposition Movement for Democratic Change has said....
07:51, 08/21/2019

Millions in Zimbabwe facing starvation, UN says More than two million people in Zimbabwe are facing starvation after a severe drought that affected food harvests, the World Food Programme said in a report....
05:51, 08/13/2019

| 9 subsistence miners die in Zimbabwe blasts At least nine miners died in Zimbabwe following blasts in a shaft north of the capital Harare where they were illegally digging for gold, police say....
04:17, 05/29/2019

Mnangagwa promised a new Zimbabwe but has anything changed? Last year, during Zimbabwe's national elections, the ruling party erected dozens of banners all over the country, emblazoned with lofty promises and a giant photo of the man who won that contest, Emmerson Mnangagwa....
02:00, 07/06/2019

Urn with man’s ashes stolen after funeral YORK, Pa. (AP) — Family members say someone stole an urn with a man’s ashes after his funeral in Pennsylvania. A service for 42-year-old Sam Abreght was held over the weekend at the Salvation Army in York. His cremains were divided into three u...
13:34, 06/19/2019

Dog Racing Died Without A Funeral SARASOTA, FLORIDA — The sun hadn’t yet risen over the Sarasota Kennel Club, and Deb Linn was wrist deep in 100 pounds of bloody meat. She had been been up since 4:30 a.m., when she made the 45-minute commute south from Ellenton, a small town where th...
23:17, 08/21/2019

Robert Mugabe, Former President of Zimbabwe, Dead at 95 Robert Gabriel Mugabe, the former Zimbabwean president whose promising emergence eventually steered his country into economic collapse, has died at the age of 95....
05:17, 09/07/2019

Zimbabwe: Between land ownership and food security A land dispute in Zimbabwe has highlighted a major hurdle in the country’s new agricultural policies. There is a need for better food security and an economic upturn, but also for a more transparent land reform....
18:51, 06/04/2019

Mugabe to Be Buried at Hilltop Shrine in Zimbabwe HARARE, Zimbabwe — Robert Mugabe will be buried at a hilltop shrine reserved exclusively for Zimbabwe’s ruling elite, an official said Saturday, as the southern African nation began several days of official mourning. Mugabe, who was 95 wh...
19:51, 09/07/2019

| Obituary: Zimbabwe's Robert Mugabe a revolutionary At his best, Robert Mugabe could rank beside such revolutionaries as Nelson Mandela and Che Guevara. In the 1970s, he was Africa's teacher-turned Marxist rebel against white rule who declared: "Our votes must go together with our guns."...
12:17, 09/06/2019

| In Zimbabwe, hospitals battle with Mugabe's legacy For Zimbabwe's doctors, few institutions reflect their country's decay under Robert Mugabe than their public hospitals, once vaunted but now under-equipped and crumbling....
15:51, 09/10/2019

Five things to know about Zimbabwe's Robert Mugabe Mugabe, the former leader of Zimbabwe, has died at the age of 95. Mugabe resigned in 2017 after a 37-year rule.        ...
23:17, 09/06/2019

Activists say 'new Zimbabwe' resembles Robert Mugabe's Zimbabwe’s commitments to respecting and upholding rights are under scrutiny as critics of the government are increasingly abducted and tortured. Such practices were common during the reign of Robert Mugabe....
20:34, 08/29/2019

| As economy flounders, now passports run short in Zimbabwe Zimbabwe's passport-issuing service has ground to a halt, officials said Monday, leaving many citizens trapped in the country as its economic crisis worsens....
20:34, 07/01/2019

Zimbabwe opposition lawmaker to appear in court away from capital The court appearance of a Zimbabwean opposition politician facing up to 20 years in jail was moved hundreds of kilometers away from the capital, where supporters had gathered outside a court on Wednesday in protest....
20:00, 07/10/2019

Violence escalates in Zimbabwe over banned protests Tensions between Zimbabwe's main opposition party and President Emmerson Mnangagwa's government escalated into violence in the country's capital on Friday after a court ruled against a planned opposition protest....
20:00, 08/19/2019

Zimbabwe’s Mugabe to be buried in 30 days, at new site The burial of Zimbabwe’s founding president, President Robert Mugabe, will be delayed for a month until a special site can be built at the national Heroes’ Acre monument, a family spokesman says...
21:01, 09/13/2019

Mugabe mourners injured at Zimbabwe viewing Several people have been injured in a crush to see Robert Mugabe's body at a viewing in Harare. The incident comes as uncertainty over his final resting place highlights tensions between his family and the government....
07:51, 09/13/2019

Zimbabwe state doctors threaten strike Zimbabwe’s state doctors have rejected the government’s offer of a 60% salary increase and plan to go on strike on Sept.3 if their demand for their salaries to be paid in U.S. dollars is not met....
15:51, 08/26/2019

Salah’s Egypt opens African Cup with 1-0 win over Zimbabwe CAIRO (AP) — Egypt has opened the African Cup of Nations by beating outsider Zimbabwe 1-0 in Cairo. Trezeguet provided relief for the host nation on Friday with his goal just before halftime, when he weaved in from the left wing, played a one-two wit...
03:34, 06/22/2019

| One year on - What has changed for Zimbabwe post Mugabe? A year ago, with Zimbabwe's longtime ruler Robert Mugabe out of the picture, the troubled African country seemed to have taken a turn for the better....
02:34, 08/01/2019

| Mugabe gets low-key farewell in Zimbabwe home village The remains of former Zimbabwe president Robert Mugabe, who died on September 6, has arrived in his home village for a subdued farewell at a dusty sports field after a weekend state funeral with African leaders in the capital....
05:51, 09/17/2019

Robert Mugabe, Even in Death, Divides Zimbabwe The family of the former strongman, who led his country for over three decades, sought a private ceremony. But the government wanted a public affair....
01:34, 09/14/2019

'Four Weddings and a Funeral' debuts on Amazon The hunger for titles that can knife through the six-layered cake of media clutter has led to a lot of bad ideas, few less inspired than appropriating "Four Weddings and a Funeral" a quarter-century later and turning it into a 12-episode series. Disc...
12:34, 08/03/2019

'Four Weddings and a Funeral' debuts on Hulu The hunger for titles that can knife through the six-layered cake of media clutter has led to a lot of bad ideas, few less inspired than appropriating "Four Weddings and a Funeral" a quarter-century later and turning it into a 12-episode series. Disc...
14:34, 08/09/2019

Bills' Lawson to pay for 11-year-old's funeral Buffalo Bills defensive end Shaq Lawson says he will pay for the funeral of an 11-year-old South Carolina girl who died after someone fired more than 35 shots at her home....
23:17, 06/27/2019

9/11 activist hailed for bravery at funeral A former police detective who fought for the extension of health benefits for Sept. 11 responders has been remembered as a hero at his funeral Wednesday. Detective Luis Alvarez died Saturday after a three-year battle with colorectal cancer. (July 3) ...
04:34, 07/04/2019

| Amnesty International suspends Zimbabwe office over 'fraud' Amnesty International has suspended its local branch in Zimbabwe after uncovering evidence of fraud, in the first such move by the rights advocacy group....
13:00, 05/31/2019

Doctors in Zimbabwe protest after union leader goes missing HARARE – Hundreds of Zimbabwean doctors protested in central Harare on Monday over the disappearance of the leader of their union, but riot police blocked them from marching to President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s office. Peter Magombeyi, president o...
20:51, 09/16/2019

| Zimbabwe sees thaw in chilly ties with West Zimbabwe's frosty relations with Western powers are thawing despite tensions caused by a brutal repression of protests, the country's foreign minister says....
11:51, 09/15/2019

Longtime Zimbabwe leader Robert Mugabe dies at 95 Robert Mugabe, the former leader of Zimbabwe forced to resign in 2017 after a 37-year rule whose early promise was eroded by economic turmoil, disputed elections and human rights violations, has died in Singapore. He was 95. (Sept. 6)   &#...
06:17, 09/07/2019

UPDATE 1-Zimbabwe owes $200 mln to foreign fuel suppliers Zimbabwe owes $200 million to foreign fuel suppliers including Glencore , Total and Trafigura, making new imports difficult as companies require cash upfront, the central bank governor said on Thursday....
13:17, 05/30/2019

Zimdancehall: The Music That Moves Zimbabwe’s Uneasy Streets The distant descendant of reggae is the dominant sound of the streets and tells a story about the African country since the fall of longtime despot, Robert Mugabe....
15:17, 09/07/2019

Robert Mugabe to be buried at shrine to Zimbabwe's heroes Former leader ‘deserves’ to be laid to rest at Heroes Acre, in Harare, says governmentRobert Mugabe will be buried at a hilltop monument reserved exclusively for Zimbabwe’s national heroes, an official said, as the southern African nation began sever...
23:34, 09/07/2019

Zimbabwe’s Grace Mugabe regains prominence for husband The controversy around the burial of Zimbabwe’s founding president, Robert Mugabe, centers on his widow, Grace, who remained behind a black veil as she succeeded in getting President Emmerson Mnangagwa to build a special new gravesite for her husband...
00:34, 09/14/2019

Robert Mugabe's body returns to divided Zimbabwe The body of Zimbabwe founding leader Robert Mugabe has arrived back in the country, to be welcomed with a guard of honor. However, discord prevails over both the former strongman's legacy and his proposed burial site....
07:51, 09/12/2019

Mourning for Zimbabwe’s Mugabe marred by dispute, stampede Controversy over where and when former Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe will be buried and a stampede which injured several people trying to view his body marred the mourning for the deceased leader Thursday...
21:03, 09/12/2019

Zimbabwe after Mugabe: dashed hopes and economic chaos When Robert Mugabe was deposed as Zimbabwe's president in 2017, Karen Sundirai was convinced the country would quickly recover from years of economic turmoil and authoritarian rule....
07:17, 09/07/2019

Robert Mugabe, longtime Zimbabwe leader, dies at 95 Mugabe, who was forced to resign in 2017 after a 37-year rule whose early promise was eroded by economic turmoil and human rights violations, has died at the age of 95.        ...
23:17, 09/06/2019

Zimbabwe arrests senior opposition official over demonstration Police in Zimbabwe arrested a senior opposition official on Thursday on charges of failing to stop a banned protest last week in the capital, his lawyer said....
21:17, 08/22/2019

| Zimbabwe deploys security forces over banned march Troops and police were out in force in Zimbabwe's second city of Bulawayo on Monday blocking a planned opposition march, three days after brutally dispersing a banned protest in the capital Harare....
21:51, 08/20/2019

| Mugabe VP flees Zimbabwe anti-corruption probe Zimbabwe's former vice president on Monday fled from anti-corruption questioning after he was summoned over alleged criminal abuse of office, officials said....
21:51, 08/20/2019

Zimbabwe: Police beat protesters as economy tanks Zimbabwe has gone from bad to worse since longtime autocrat Robert Mugabe was toppled. The opposition is planning weeks of protests against the government over a severe economic crisis and political repression....
20:17, 08/16/2019

| Bangladesh beat Zimbabwe to qualify for tri-series final Mahmudullah struck a quick-fire half-century as Bangladesh beat Zimbabwe by 39 runs to qualify for the final of their Twenty20 tri-series in Chittagong....
19:51, 09/18/2019

Malawi win, Zimbabwe lose - Netball World Cup round-up Australia record a huge win over Zimbabwe to go top of Group A and qualify for the second stage of preliminaries on day two of the World Cup in Liverpool....
11:51, 07/14/2019

Zimbabwe public workers threaten strike over wages Zimbabwe's public workers on Tuesday said they would go on strike if the government failed to increase their wages to at least $475 per month for the lowest paid employee, as resurgent inflation returned....
16:51, 07/16/2019

Zimbabwe’s participation in World T20 qualifiers in doubt after ICC suspension • Zimbabwe suspended over concerns of ‘political interference’• ICC also approve concussion replacements at board meetingZimbabwe’s participation in the upcoming World T20 qualifiers is in doubt after the International Cricket Council (ICC) suspended...
03:51, 07/19/2019

| Zimbabwe summons US envoy in protest over sanctions on diplomat Zimbabwe has summoned the US ambassador to Harare to protest US travel sanctions imposed on its envoy to Tanzania over his alleged role in a military crackdown that left six civilians dead last year....
11:34, 08/03/2019

Zimbabwe crisis deepens under President Emmerson Mnangagwa Zimbabwe has struggled since longtime ruler Robert Mugabe's reign came to an end in 2017. Analysts describe President Emmerson Mnangagwa's first year in office as a period of indecisive and experimental policies....
17:00, 07/29/2019

Zimbabwe shuts out foreign currency to tighten economy With official inflation up markedly, Zimbabwe abandons the use of foreign money at home. It is intended to strengthen the local currency and ween the country off the US dollar and the South African rand....
15:34, 06/25/2019

Violence in Zimbabwe Is Escalating. But We Won’t Stop Fighting for Our Freedoms Imagine coming home and finding your entire house ransacked, your valuables stolen and your children tied to poles, their backs bleeding from being whipped with a sjambok. The sight rips your soul out and makes you want to find whoever did this to yo...
19:17, 08/23/2019

Hosts Egypt beat Zimbabwe in AFCON opener Egypt have started their Africa Cup of Nations with a 1-0 win over Zimbabwe. Dominant for much of the match, the favorites struggled to break down outgunned but well-drilled opponents....
06:34, 06/22/2019

In Zimbabwe, Robert Mugabe’s Star Had Already Faded: ‘We Have Moved On Without Him’ As Zimbabweans learned of the death of their former leader, who held the country in his grip for decades after its independence, the reaction was muted....
18:34, 09/06/2019

Reaction to the death of former Zimbabwe president Robert Mugabe Robert Mugabe, the bush war guerrilla leader who led Zimbabwe to independence in 1980 and crushed his foes during nearly four decades of rule as his country descended into poverty, hyperinflation and unrest, died on Friday aged 95....
17:00, 09/06/2019

Robert Mugabe, former Zimbabwe president, dies aged 95 Final years in power were characterised by financial collapse, violent intimidation and vicious power struggleHow Mugabe became Africa’s fallen angelIn pictures: from liberation fighter to deposed leaderRobert Mugabe, a hero of Africa’s independence ...
14:51, 09/06/2019

Factbox: Key political figures in post-independence Zimbabwe Robert Mugabe, the former guerrilla leader who led Zimbabwe for more than three decades, died aged 95 on Friday. Here are some of the key political figures that have played prominent roles in Zimbabwean politics since independence from Britain in 198...
12:52, 09/06/2019

| SEE: Prisons under siege as Zimbabwe's economic woes persist The Chikurubi Maximum Security Prison in Harare is crumbling at the seams, assailed by overcrowding and a critical shortage of medicines, food and other basics as the economically-crippled country battles to care for its inmates....
23:51, 06/18/2019

‘We Have Moved On Without Him’: Robert Mugabe’s Star Had Faded in Zimbabwe As Zimbabweans learned of the death of their former leader, who held the country in his grip for decades after its independence, the reaction was muted....
12:51, 09/06/2019

Egypt v Zimbabwe: Africa Cup of Nations 2019 – as it happened Trezeguet’s goal gives hosts winning start 10.57pm BST Mission accomplished for the hosts. They started this match with real vibrancy but soon ran out of ideas against a well organised and very tidy Zimbabwe side. Both teams lacked sharpness up front...
10:34, 06/22/2019

Zimbabwe players threatening to boycott African Cup opener Zimbabwe players are threatening to boycott the opening game of the African Cup of Nations against host Egypt because they haven’t been paid. Zimbabwe players and a team official who spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity becau...
13:00, 06/21/2019

In Zimbabwe, Promise of Mobile Money Fades When the Power Goes Out Ecocash, the cellphone platform used for eight out of 10 transactions in Zimbabwe, regularly breaks down, making buying milk, filling up a car or setting a utility bill a test of endurance. ‘This country has gone to the dogs,’ complains one man after...
20:17, 09/01/2019

Why Post-Mugabe Zimbabwe Remains Mired in Misery This was supposed to be Zimbabwe’s chance at a fresh start. Strongman Robert Mugabe was forced from office in late 2017 after a 37-year rule that left the economy in ruins. His ouster sparked celebrations in the streets and hopes of a recovery for th...
21:17, 08/27/2019

| One-stop clinics, a rare lifesaver for Zimbabwe's sick Blessing Chingwaru could barely walk without support when he arrived at the specialist Rutsanana clinic in Harare complaining of chest pains and fatigue....
12:17, 07/22/2019

| Anglo American opens Zimbabwe's first platinum smelter Mining giant Anglo American has opened a $62-million platinum smelter in Zimbabwe, the country's first such refinery, as President Emmerson Mnangagwa vowed to boost the country's valuable platinum sector....
03:00, 05/17/2019

Dumiso Dabengwa, a Force in Zimbabwe’s Liberation, Is Dead at 79 He was feared as the K.G.B.-trained “Black Russian,” but he became a unifying figure among the rival guerrilla armies that had opposed white minority rule....
04:00, 05/28/2019

Zimbabwe's President Mnangagwa 'not ready for genuine dialogue' In an exclusive interview with DW, Zimbabwe's former finance minister and opposition politician Tendai Biti says he fears 'an implosion' in the country....
17:17, 05/23/2019

Albinism pageant joyfully breaks down prejudice in Zimbabwe HARARE, Zimbabwe — Ayanda Sibanda, a model with albinism, has invariably been called “yellow” or “white” by friends and even some relatives. But she hardly recalls anyone referring to her by her actual race. “I am black, that’s what I thought, but th...
20:34, 05/27/2019

Raw ivory sales: Zimbabwe, Botswana and Namibia call for end to ban Southern African countries to appeal to watchdog for permission to sell stockpiled ivory worth more than £230mZimbabwe, Botswana and Namibia are making a fresh appeal for a global watchdog to lift restrictive measures on the trade in raw ivory.The wa...
15:34, 05/21/2019

| Zimbabwe acquits 7 unionists arrested ahead of protests A Zimbabwean court acquitted seven leaders of the country's main trade union coalition arrested ahead of an anti-government protest last year, lawyers said....
19:51, 04/28/2019

Funeral planned for murdered pregnant woman Funeral arrangements have been made for 19-year-old Marlen Ochoa-Lopez, who was nine months pregnant when she was killed and had her unborn baby cut from her womb....
19:34, 05/19/2019

Lebanese bid farewell to ex-cardinal at state funeral Lebanon is bidding farewell to the former patriarch of Lebanon's Maronite Christian church at a state funeral attended by the country's top political and spiritual leaders....
20:51, 05/16/2019

Funeral reflects bipartisan work of former US Sen. Cochran JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A second funeral for former U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran reflects the Mississippi Republican’s reputation for working across party lines. Republican Sen. Richard Shelby of Alabama and Democratic Sen. Patrick Leahy of Vermont are...
09:51, 06/04/2019

If you only watch one episode of Four Weddings And A Funeral, make it this one The latest episode of Hulu’s Four Weddings And A Funeral, “Game Night,” features one of the series’ eponymous weddings, but it’s not the church-set, bride-walking-down-the-aisle nuptials we’re used to seeing on this show or even anywhere else on tele...
15:51, 08/28/2019

Attack Outside Funeral in Nigeria Leaves at Least 65 Dead The Nigerian president directed the military to hunt down the perpetrators of the attack, which local officials tied to the Islamist extremist group Boko Haram....
08:34, 07/29/2019

The Latest: Longtime NY prosecutor’s funeral set for Tuesday NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the death of longtime New York City prosecutor Richard A. Brown (all times local): 3:30 p.m. Funeral services will be held Tuesday for a New York City prosecutor whose 40-plus years in criminal justice stretched from the...
01:34, 05/05/2019

Correction: Thad Cochran Funeral story Two U.S. senators from opposing parties praised their former colleague, Republican Thad Cochran of Mississippi, as one of their closest friends and as a gentleman who cared about the people of his state and worked across party lines....
22:34, 06/05/2019

Mississippi Capitol hosts funeral of former US Sen. Cochran JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Flags in Mississippi are flying at half-staff to honor a Republican former U.S. senator who brought billions of dollars to the state. The first of two funeral services for Thad Cochran is taking place Monday at the Mississippi C...
10:51, 06/03/2019

NFL notebook: Lawson to pay for funeral of slain girl Buffalo Bills defensive end Shaq Lawson will pay for the funeral of an 11-year-old girl who was killed this week when gunshots hit her home in Anderson, S.C....
10:51, 06/28/2019

Former US Sen. Cochran draws bipartisan praise at funeral Two U.S. senators from opposing parties praised their former colleague, Republican Thad Cochran of Mississippi, as one of their closest friends and as a gentleman who cared about the people of his state and worked across party lines....
01:34, 06/05/2019

Hulu’s Four Weddings and a Funeral Wants to Say Something About the Rom-Com But Can’t Find the Words Constructing a great romantic comedy is harder than it looks. Without straying much from the formula—first the meet-cute, then many false starts, all culminating in happily ever after—the creators have to provide some element of novelty. ...
07:34, 07/24/2019

Alternate Endings: how the funeral business is being 'disrupted' From memorial reefs to rocket launches, a new documentary follows six families planning memorials as varied and original as their loved onesOn Halloween 2017, the producer/directors Perri Peltz and Matthew O’Neill attended an expo for the National Fu...
22:17, 08/14/2019

Zimbabwe police beat anti-government protesters in capital HARARE, Zimbabwe — Zimbabwe’s police used tear gas, arrests and beatings Friday to quell anti-government protests in the capital, Harare. Seven people were injured, including one in critical condition and 80 people were arrested, said Nelson Chamisa,...
21:17, 08/16/2019

Fin24.com | Zimbabwe establishes monetary policy committee in stability bid The committee is a step toward setting a benchmark interest rate and introducing inflation targeting as Zimbabwe’s newly introduced currency plunges....
00:17, 09/12/2019

Zimbabwe's intellectual despot: how Mugabe became Africa's fallen angel A complex character who ruthlessly pursued his goals, Mugabe leaves a mixed legacy: an independence leader who built his country up, then helped destroy itThree great questions dominated the 37-year rule of Robert Gabriel Mugabe, who has died aged 95...
10:17, 09/07/2019

| 'Zimbabwe has lost a father of the nation' - SA leaders mourn Mugabe South African leaders have expressed their condolences at the death of former Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe. He died at a hospital in Singapore on Friday....
11:17, 09/07/2019

Under eye of 'fascist' government, Zimbabwe opposition scraps Harare protest Zimbabwe's main opposition MDC party succumbed on Friday to pressure from what it labeled a fascist government, calling off a street protest as armed police set up roadblocks and barred access to its Harare offices....
11:51, 08/16/2019

Mugabe body being flown to Zimbabwe, burial place undecided The body of Zimbabwe’s ex-ruler Robert Mugabe is being flown to Harare where it will be displayed at historic locations before burial at a location still undecided because of friction between the ex-leader’s family and the government...
12:34, 09/11/2019

Robert Mugabe’s Body Believed to Be Leaving Singapore for Zimbabwe (SINGAPORE) — A vehicle believed to be carrying the body of former Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe left a Singapore funeral parlor Wednesday morning to be returned to his homeland for burial in the African nation he ruled for decades. Police e...
11:00, 09/11/2019

Violence escalates in Zimbabwe as court rules against opposition protests Tensions between Zimbabwe's main opposition party and President Emmerson Mnangagwa's government escalated into violence in the country's capital on Friday after a court ruled against a planned opposition protest....
06:51, 08/17/2019

Body of Zimbabwe's Mugabe to leave Singapore for burial at home The body of Zimbabwe's former president Robert Mugabe will be flown home from Singapore on Wednesday, five days after he died in hospital in the city-state, according to an event schedule....
05:17, 09/11/2019

Explainer: Why Zimbabwe faces worst power cuts in three years Zimbabwe is experiencing its worst power cuts in three years, lasting up to 10 hours daily in some areas and threatening mining output in one of the world's biggest platinum and gold producers....
19:34, 05/16/2019

| Mugabe's body may return to Zimbabwe as burial tensions emerge Robert Mugabe's nephew says that a delegation is expected to leave Zimbabwe to collect the hero-turned-despot's body from Singapore where he died two days ago....
19:17, 09/09/2019

Zimbabwe’s ex-president Robert Mugabe dies aged 95 Former leader of Zimbabwe Robert Mugabe, who was forced to resign in 2017 after a military takeover, has died aged 95.        ...
23:17, 09/06/2019

Opinion: Robert Mugabe's dead, but Zimbabwe's woes persist Zimbabwe's youth felt betrayed by the greed of Robert Mugabe and his generation. The former autocrat may be dead, but there are those in government who carry on his legacy, Blessing Vava writes in this guest commentary....
22:51, 09/06/2019

Trézéguet goal sinks Zimbabwe and gets hosts Egypt up and running • Egypt 1-0 Zimbabwe• Mohamed Salah makes return to action in Africa Cup of NationsTrézéguet scored the only goal as the hosts, Egypt, opened their Africa Cup of Nations campaign with a 1-0 victory over Zimbabwe in Cairo with Mohamed Salah returning ...
10:34, 06/22/2019

Zimbabwe Cricket Board Suspended, Interim Panel Formed An interim committee to run cricket has been announced and will have David Ellman-Brown, Ahmed Ibrahim, Charlie Robertson, Cyprian Mandenge as its members....
09:51, 06/22/2019

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Nigeria through to next round as Zimbabwe's wait goes on German coach Gernot Rohr's Nigeria are through to the last-16 after the Super Eagles beat Guinea in Group B. In Group A, Uganda and Zimbabwe shared the spoils, while Egypt face DR Congo in the late game....
22:34, 06/26/2019

Why Post-Mugabe Zimbabwe Remains Mired in Misery: QuickTake This was supposed to be Zimbabwe’s chance at a fresh start. Strongman Robert Mugabe was forced from office in late 2017 after a 37-year rule that left the economy in ruins. His ouster sparked celebrations in the streets and hopes of a recovery for th...
10:17, 08/26/2019

Zimbabwe bails senior opposition official arrested over protest A Zimbabwean court freed a senior opposition official on bail on Monday, after charging him with failing to stop an anti-government protest that authorities had banned....
15:51, 08/26/2019

| Amnesty slams Zimbabwe's Mnangagwa over 'ruthless' rights crackdown Zimbabwe's President Emmerson Mnangagwa has led a "ruthless" and systematic crackdown on human rights during his first year in office, according to an Amnesty International report on Monday....
05:51, 08/27/2019

Zimbabwe FA, players threaten Nations Cup pullout over wage row – reports "The Zimbabwe Football Association (ZIFA) and the players were locked in talks over unpaid salaries on Thursday with both parties threatening to withdraw from the Africa Cup of Nations ahead of their final pool match, local media has reported."...
17:17, 06/28/2019

| Zimbabwe leader blasts conservation watchdog over ivory trade Zimbabwe's President Emmerson Mnangagwa has lambasted the regulator of global wildlife trade CITES over the continued ban in international ivory trade....
23:51, 08/27/2019

| Zimbabwe police beat protesters defying 'rogue' government Riot police in Zimbabwe on Friday fired teargas and beat demonstrators who defied a protest ban, as the opposition accused President Emmerson Mnangagwa's government of surpassing Robert Mugabe's regime in brutality....
17:51, 08/17/2019

| Night work: Power cuts add to Zimbabwe's mounting woes Zimbabwe's worsening electricity shortages mean power is often only available for a few hours in the middle of the night -- forcing furniture maker Richard Benhura to start work at 11:00 pm....
11:00, 06/30/2019

Power crisis turns night into day for Zimbabwe's firms and families Around 9 p.m., a siren pierces the pitch-black night at the Willowvale industrial park in Zimbabwe, signaling that power has been restored after a day-long outage....
21:34, 08/01/2019

Zimbabwe police arrest 10 union officials as clampdown deepens Zimbabwe police arrested 10 union officials on Friday as they tried to petition the finance minister over low pay for teachers, witnesses said, extending a government clampdown on dissent that has hobbled the country's main opposition....
15:51, 08/23/2019

| Zimbabwe doctors strike over poor wages and working conditions At least half of the doctors working for Zimbabwe's two leading hospitals have not reported for duty for the third straight day, as medical practitioners embarked on a strike to press for higher wages....
04:51, 09/06/2019

Factbox: Reaction to the death of former Zimbabwe president Robert Mugabe Robert Mugabe, the guerrilla leader who led Zimbabwe to independence in 1980 and ruled with an iron fist until his own army ended his almost four-decade rule, has died aged 95....
10:17, 09/06/2019

Zimbabwe's controversial founding father Robert Mugabe dies Zimbabwe's founding father Robert Mugabe who ruled the country for almost four decades as an autocrat died Friday at the age of 95, his predecessor President Emmerson Mnangagwa announced....
12:51, 09/06/2019

Zimbabwe opposition to review strategy in face of 'political asphyxiation' Zimbabwe police on Tuesday blocked a street protest for the third time in five days, as the main opposition party said hopes were vanishing that the government might become more tolerant of dissent than the one it replaced....
17:51, 08/20/2019

Zimbabwe bans opposition demonstrations, police on high alert Zimbabwean police have banned street demonstrations planned by the main opposition on Friday and anyone who takes part would be committing a crime, a police spokesman said, likely escalating political tension in the southern African nation....
23:51, 08/15/2019

Tears and tributes as leaders, supporters bid farewell to Zimbabwe's Mugabe Zimbabwe's founder Robert Mugabe was honored as an icon, principled leader and African intellectual giant at a state funeral on Saturday, after a week of disputes over his burial threatened to embarrass President Emmerson Mnangagwa....
18:51, 09/14/2019

Mugabe to be buried at Zimbabwe national shrine in about 30 days, nephew says Robert Mugabe will be buried at a Zimbabwean national shrine in Harare in about 30 days, his nephew said on Friday, contradicting comments earlier in the day that the burial will be on Sunday....
22:01, 09/13/2019

| Now Zimbabwe considers repatriation plan for affected citizens in SA - reports The Zimbabwean government has become the second to announce the voluntary evacuation of some citizens from South Africa after two of their nationals died during xenophobic violence, according to media reports....
00:17, 09/12/2019

Millions in Zimbabwe facing starvation after severe droughts, UN agency says More than two million people in Zimbabwe are facing starvation after a severe drought that affected food harvests, the World Food Programme said in a report....
14:34, 08/08/2019

| UN launches new Zimbabwe appeal as millions face food crisis The UN food agency has launched a $331-million appeal for aid donations to feed millions of people in crisis-hit Zimbabwe, which is reeling from a drought and the high cost of food....
11:34, 08/08/2019

| Activists 'abducted' ahead of Zimbabwe protests: rights groups At least six opposition and rights activists were abducted and tortured by unidentified assailants in Zimbabwe ahead of planned protests against worsening economic problems, rights groups charged Thursday....
21:51, 08/15/2019

| Zimbabwe doctors march to support 'abducted' union activist Hundreds of Zimbabwean doctors and nurses have marched in Harare to protest the suspected kidnapping of a doctors' union leader by security forces for organising a slew of strikes....
05:51, 09/17/2019

Political reform hopes dim in Zimbabwe as police block another protest Zimbabwe police deployed in force on Tuesday to block a street protest for the third time in five days, as the main opposition party said hopes were vanishing that the government might become more tolerant of dissent than the regime it replaced....
12:34, 08/20/2019

| JUST IN: Trump govt to resume death penalty, sets dates for five death-row inmates US Attorney General Bill Barr has announced the federal government will resume implementing capital punishment after a 16 year hiatus and set execution dates for five convicted murderers....
17:51, 07/25/2019

Four Weddings and a Funeral review – is it a remake? I hadn't noticed A 10-part series loosely based on the 1994 romcom plays more like an easily digestible greatest hits collection of Working Title’s back catalogue In these reboot/remake/remix-heavy times, there’s something bizarre and inevitable about Mindy Kaling re...
12:34, 07/26/2019

Funeral service held for 2 of Cyprus killer's 7 victims Senior Greek Orthodox priests have presided at the funeral service of a mother and daughter who were among the seven people a military officer confessed to killing in Cyprus....
02:00, 06/14/2019

Funeral to honor Wisconsin firefighter who died in shootout APPLETON, Wis. (AP) — A Wisconsin fire chief is encouraging citizens to line a funeral procession route to honor a firefighter killed in the line of duty last week. The processional honoring Mitch Lundgaard begins at 1 p.m. Monday followed by a publi...
19:17, 05/20/2019

Hundreds pay respects at funeral of 9/11 hero Luis Alvarez Hundreds of mourners, including cops, firefighters and Jon Stewart turned out Wednesday in Queens to say a final goodbye to Luis Alvarez, an NYPD detective who spent his final days desperately fighting to restore vital funds to 9/11 responders. Immac...
16:51, 07/03/2019

‘Four Weddings and a Funeral’ updated for new 10-episode Hulu series Nathalie Emmanuel may be the world’s most famous sidekick as Daenerys’ right-hand woman, Missandei, on “Game of Thrones” — but now the spotlight shines on her in Hulu’s “Four Weddings and a Funeral.” Created by Mindy Kaling, the 10-episode series, pr...
00:34, 07/31/2019

How the Four Weddings and a Funeral Series Compares to the Beloved Film Over 20-years have passed since the famous Four Weddings and a Funeral hit the theaters in 1994. In the many years since then, the rom-com has turned into a staple on the list of must-see films......
07:34, 08/01/2019

Ice Cube, others mourn director Singleton at private funeral LOS ANGELES (AP) — Family, friends and dignitaries including Ice Cube, Stevie Wonder and Congresswoman Maxine Waters are among those who have mourned director John Singleton at his funeral. Monday’s private service was at a funeral home in Sout...
23:00, 05/06/2019

Stadium 'only a quarter full' for Mugabe's state funeral African leaders are paying their respects to Zimbabwe's founder Robert Mugabe at his state funeral, while many ordinary people are opting to stay away....
21:34, 09/14/2019

Funeral set for Navy recruit who died at boot camp MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — Friends and family are remembering an 18-year-old Navy recruit from Alabama who died at boot camp. A funeral is scheduled Monday for Kelsey Nobles of Mobile. She died last month after collapsing during training at the Navy Recruit...
15:34, 05/06/2019

Funeral For Soldier Killed In Iraq Scheduled For Today MADISON COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– The funeral for a soldier who died while serving in Iraq will be held Monday in Madison County. It follows a day of mourning, as family and friends gathered for the visitation for Specialist Ryan Dennis Orin Riley ...
11:34, 05/06/2019

South African president booed at Mugabe’s funeral Mugabe, 95, Zimbabwe’s strongman for nearly four decades, died Sept. 6 in Singapore after a lengthy illness. Thousands attended his funeral at a stadium in Harare, the nation’s capital....
19:51, 09/14/2019

Lebanon's Aoun affirms post-war settlement before funeral Lebanon's president on Friday reaffirmed the reconciliation among Lebanese after the 1975-90 civil war, before the funeral of a cabinet minister's aide killed last week as political tensions flared....
18:34, 07/05/2019

Madhya Pradesh Man Heads To Vote Right After Father's Funeral With shaven head and white clothes, a man reached the polling centre in Madhya Pradesh's Chhatarpur straight from his father's last rites to vote for the fifth phase of national election being held in......
10:34, 05/06/2019

Horse bucks off NYPD mounted cop on way to funeral for late DA An NYPD officer with the Mounted Division was thrown off his horse in the middle of a Queens crosswalk Tuesday — but got right back up and hoofed it away unscathed. Six mounted units headed to late District Attorney Richard Brown’s funera...
00:00, 05/08/2019

Latest: Several leaders join mourners at Sen. Lugar funeral INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Latest on the funeral of Sen. Richard Lugar (all times local): 1:30 p.m. Numerous national leaders are among several hundred mourners who have gathered for the funeral of longtime U.S. Sen. Richard Lugar. Vice President Mike P...
19:51, 05/15/2019

‘Get to know each other’: Captain’s plea to cops at Johnny Rios’ funeral The funeral of Police Officer Johnny Rios on Saturday became an appeal for cops to care for themselves and each other, marking a somber end to a week that saw two NYPD officers take their own lives. Cops in dress blues lined the streets and filled th...
03:34, 08/18/2019

Thousands attend Cyprus communist ex-president's funeral Demetris Christofias admired Cuba and advocated detente with Turkish Cypriots Thousands have flocked to pay their respects to Demetris Christofias, Cyprus’ former president, and for five years the EU’s only communist leader, in a rare outpouring of g...
22:17, 06/25/2019

A Viking Funeral for All the 2020 Losers Who Probably Won't Make the Next Debate The second round of Democratic debates is finally over. This means two things: one, I will not watch a cable news channel until the next one. I mean, Jesus Christ, CNN. Two: roughly half of these people will not be with us for the next round of debat...
10:00, 08/02/2019

The Affair kicks off its final season with 2 birthdays and a funeral Frankly, I am as dubious as anyone going in to The Affair’s fifth and final season. Mainly because I loved the fourth one so much, the episode with Alison’s death reveal a shocking and sad series high point. Even though I get that the show creators l...
06:51, 08/26/2019

‘She lit up every room she walked into’: Bianca Devins remembered at funeral Tearful mourners flocked to an upstate church Friday to honor the life of a teenage social media star who was knifed to death in a gruesome attack chronicled by her alleged killer on Instagram. Some 200 people — including devastated relatives and thr...
02:00, 07/20/2019

The Latest: Pence giving eulogy at ex-Sen. Lugar’s funeral INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Latest on memorial services for former Sen. Richard Lugar (all times local): 10:25 a.m. Vice President Mike Pence will be traveling to his home state for Wednesday’s funeral of longtime Indiana Sen. Richard Lugar. Pence ...
17:34, 05/14/2019

Opposition leader’s body returning to Congo for funeral KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — The body of longtime Congolese opposition leader Etienne Tshisekedi is headed home more than two years after his death now that his son is president. Family members had accused the former government of Joseph Kabila of blocking...
15:17, 05/30/2019

Opposition leader's body returning to Congo for funeral The body of longtime Congolese opposition leader Etienne Tshisekedi is headed home more than two years after his death now that his son is president....
17:00, 05/30/2019

Funeral service held for 86 Muslims killed by Serbs Several thousand people have attended a mass funeral service in northwestern Bosnia for 86 Muslims who were slain by the Serbs in one of the worst killings of the country’s 1992-95 war...
18:17, 07/20/2019

'God decided to take them together': El Paso funeral for couple married for 60 years Raul and Maria Flores’s three children tell their parents’ story as a devastated community bands together to healRelatives and friends cried and held each other as they paid their last respects Monday during a funeral for Raul and Maria Flores, a cou...
15:17, 08/13/2019

Hockey luminaries attend Red Kelly’s funeral in Toronto TORONTO (AP) — Family, friends and many of hockey’s most luminous names bid farewell to Red Kelly at the NHL great’s funeral Friday. The eight-time Stanley Cup champion played 20 seasons with the Detroit Red Wings and Toronto Maple Leafs....
23:51, 05/10/2019

Funeral planned for 6-year-old girl who died at US border PHOENIX (AP) — The parents of 6-year-old girl who died while attempting to cross the U.S.-Mexico border say her body will be flown to New York for a funeral. A civil rights group working with the family of Gurupreet Kaur says the girl’s dad has...
23:00, 06/24/2019

Falcons' Jamon Brown pays for infant's funeral Atlanta Falcons guard Jamon Brown paid for the funeral expenses of a 1-month-old infant who died after his father allegedly hit him in a post-video game rage last week....
02:51, 05/16/2019

Funeral home matching families and unclaimed ashes An Iowa funeral home is calling on families to pick up the unclaimed cremated remains of nearly 100 people that it has been keeping in a locked closet for years. (Aug. 29)        ...
06:51, 08/30/2019

Governor reveals dead politician's affair at his funeral The governor of Nairobi has ignited an explosive debate amongst Kenyans over the issue of children born out of wedlock to powerful politicians and their lovers....
18:34, 08/19/2019

Funeral for Congo’s Etienne Tshisekedi, president’s father KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — A funeral Mass is being celebrated for Etienne Tshisekedi, the Congolese opposition icon whose son is now president of the sprawling Central African country. The elder Tshisekedi died more than two years ago in Brussels at 84 b...
19:34, 06/01/2019

Funeral for Congo's Etienne Tshisekedi, president's father A funeral Mass is being celebrated for Etienne Tshisekedi, the Congolese opposition icon whose son is now president of the sprawling Central African country....
00:00, 06/02/2019

Everyone’s Obsessed With the Hilarious Family in This Elaborate Funeral for a Pet Lizard The internet has gathered to witness a young girl’s funeral for her pet lizard — which she took gravely seriously though none of the guests seemed terribly grief-stricken. In the series of Snapchat videos posted to Twitter on Saturday, fa...
17:00, 08/05/2019

'Four Weddings and a Funeral' series drops the movie's bouquet The hunger for titles that can knife through the six-layered cake of media clutter has led to a lot of bad ideas, few less inspired than appropriating "Four Weddings and a Funeral" a quarter-century later and turning it into a 12-episode series. Disc...
10:34, 07/31/2019

Community raising money for funeral of slain teen TUCSON-The local community gathered for a car wash on Saturday to raise money for the family of a slain Tucson teenager. The car wash, held off Irvington Road and I-10, was for 18-year-old Julian Zepeda. According to police, Zepeda was shot and kille...
06:51, 06/02/2019

Funeral set for Chicago woman strangled, baby cut from womb STICKNEY, Ill. (AP) — The visitation, funeral and burial will take place this week for a Chicago woman who was strangled and her baby cut from her womb . According to Mount Auburn Funeral Home in the Chicago suburb of Stickney, Marlen Ochoa-Lopez wil...
19:00, 05/19/2019

Thousands attend funeral of Lebanon's war-era Maronite patriarch Lebanese political leaders and thousands of other people gathered on Thursday for the funeral of the former Maronite patriarch, Cardinal Nasrallah Sfeir, who pushed for Syrian forces to leave Lebanon after its civil war....
21:34, 05/16/2019

Indonesians bury former president Habibie at state funeral Former Indonesian President Habibie, who allowed democratic reforms and an independence referendum for East Timor following the ouster of dictator Suharto, has been buried in a state funeral...
11:17, 09/12/2019

U.S. to seek rollback of Indian tariffs-Indian govt source United States will seek rollback of Indian tariffs imposed on some agricultural products such as almonds when the two sides meet on Friday, a senior Indian government source told Reuters....
08:17, 07/12/2019

Robert Mugabe's Family Agree To Bury Him In Zimbabwe's "Heroes" Monument The family of former Zimbabwe leader Robert Mugabe have agreed to bury him at a monument for national heroes in Harare, a family spokesman said on Friday though the date for the ceremony was still......
20:00, 09/13/2019

Zimbabwe rights groups say six activists abducted, beaten ahead of protests Six Zimbabwean political activists were abducted from their homes at night and beaten by armed men this week, a coalition of rights groups said on Thursday, ahead of planned street demonstrations by the main opposition party....
19:17, 08/15/2019

| Zimbabwe begins national mourning for hero-turned-despot Mugabe Zimbabwe is due to begin a period of national mourning following the death of Robert Mugabe, the former guerrilla hero turned despot who ruled Zimbabwe for 37 years....
11:17, 09/07/2019

Countries Agree to Limit Sale of Wild Elephants From Zimbabwe and Botswana (GENEVA) — Countries have agreed to limit the controversial sale of wild elephants caught in Zimbabwe and Botswana, to the delight of conservationists but the dismay of some of the African countries involved. Wildlife experts say the Tuesday vo...
05:51, 08/28/2019

Robert Mugabe: days of mourning begin in Zimbabwe after leader's death Flags flew half-mast but no public events or funeral plans have been announced yetDays of official mourning have begun in Zimbabwe for Robert Mugabe, who had become a “national hero” despite decades of rule that left the country struggling.Mugabe, an...
15:17, 09/07/2019

Zimbabwe power cuts may deepen as water levels fall at Kariba Dam Zimbabwe's largest hydroelectric plant, Kariba Dam, will suspend output in 14 weeks if water levels continue to fall at the current rate, the energy minister said on Thursday, paving the way for deeper power cuts in the country....
21:34, 05/30/2019

‘Hungry kids collapse as looters take millions’: life in today’s Zimbabwe Far from seeing reform after Robert Mugabe was toppled, the country has fallen into crisis as millions are ‘reduced to paupers’In the streets of Mbare, the children play, neighbours talk and a wintry sun lights neat houses with carefully tended veget...
00:34, 08/11/2019

Zimbabwe FA, players threaten Africa Cup of Nations pullout over wage row – reports "The Zimbabwe Football Association (ZIFA) and the players were locked in talks over unpaid salaries on Thursday with both parties threatening to withdraw from the Africa Cup of Nations ahead of their final pool match, local media has reported."...
20:34, 06/28/2019

Plane leaves Zimbabwe for Singapore to bring home Mugabe's body A plane has left Zimbabwe for Singapore carrying government officials and relatives to bring home the body of Robert Mugabe, but it was still not clear where the former leader would be buried, a family spokesman said on Monday....
21:51, 09/09/2019

Zimbabwe police fire tear gas, beat up MDC supporters defying protest ban Zimbabwean police fired tear gas and beat up more than a 100 opposition supporters with batons on Friday after they defied a protest ban in central Harare, witnesses said....
11:51, 08/16/2019

Diamonds fail to sparkle at Netball World Cup in win over Zimbabwe | Erin Delahunty Australia 73-37 ZimbabweCaitlin Bassett shoots 49/53 as Diamonds win againAgainst an opponent it’s never faced, world number one Australia looked lost and confused at times in Liverpool on Saturday and despite beating Zimbabwe 73-37, Lisa Alexander’s...
12:00, 07/13/2019

Robert Mugabe's Family, Zimbabwe Wrangle Over Burial At National Monument Zimbabwe ex-president Robert Mugabe's family and the government appeared to be deadlocked on Thursday over his final resting place after relatives snubbed a plan for him to be buried at a national......
15:51, 09/12/2019

Zimbabwe's Mnangagwa fires minister for 'inappropriate behavior' after corruption charge Zimbabwe President Emmerson Mnangagwa has fired his tourism minister, who was last month charged with corruption involving $95 million, a senior government official said on Thursday....
23:34, 08/08/2019

Chaos in Harare as Zimbabwe riot police violently disperse protesters Court rejects opposition party’s attempt to overturn ban on demonstration in capitalRiot police have charged hundreds of protesters in Zimbabwe and fired teargas, hours after a court ruled out an attempt by the opposition to overturn a ban on a plann...
13:17, 08/16/2019

UN boosts humanitarian appeal to help tackle Zimbabwe’s ‘worst-ever’ hunger crisis With Zimbabwe now experiencing its “worst-ever hunger crisis”, the UN food relief agency has revised its humanitarian appeal to step up food assistance to people most affected by drought, flooding, and economic stagnation. ...
19:00, 08/07/2019

| OPINION: Repression and dialogue in Zimbabwe: twin strategies that aren't working Emmerson Mnangagwa's strategy of coercion and dialogue has hit a series of hurdles. These include the continued opposition by the MDC and on-going scepticism of international players about the regime's so-called reformist narrative, writes Brian Raft...
17:17, 08/22/2019

| Zimbabwe demands right to sell $300m of ivory to fund game reserves Zimbabwe has demanded the right to sell its stockpile of ivory to raise money for conservation, wildlife authorities says, joining other southern African nations in calling for the global ban on the trade in tusks to be relaxed....
23:34, 06/11/2019

Jharkhand Brothers Cast Their Vote Before Performing Mother's Funeral Showing their commitment to democracy, two brothers in Jharkhand on Sunday decided to cast their votes before the funeral of their mother, who passed away on Saturday night....
20:00, 05/12/2019

Daughter calls for compassion for mom’s alleged killer twin at funeral The adolescent daughter of a slain New Jersey woman put aside her grief on Friday to urge compassion for her mom’s twin sister, who’s accused of fatally plunging a carving knife into her sibling’s chest. During remarks at her mom...
22:00, 06/28/2019

Funeral set for civil rights icon and chef Leah Chase NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A public viewing and funeral have been set for civil rights icon and chef Leah Chase. NOLA.com/The Times-Picayune reports that the viewing is planned for 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Saturday at the Xavier University Convocation Center in ...
22:34, 06/04/2019

Hymns drop off top 10 funeral music choices in favour of Ed Sheeran Traditional favourites are squeezed out as mourners opt for more personalised tributesHymns have been completely squeezed out of the top ten musical choices at funerals, with mourners instead opting for contemporary songs such as Ed Sheeran’s Superma...
05:17, 05/02/2019

"Political Funeral" Of Anti-BJP Front On May 23: UP Deputy Chief Minister Ahead of counting of votes for Lok Sabha polls, UP Deputy Chief Minister Dinesh Sharma on Wednesday claimed that May 23 will witness the "political funeral" of the anti-BJP alliance of opposition......
11:17, 05/22/2019

Funeral Mass Held For Granddaughter Of Robert F. Kennedy In Massachusetts A private funeral mass was held on Monday for the 22-year-old granddaughter of Robert F. Kennedy, who died last week after being found unresponsive at the family's compound in Hyannis Port,......
15:34, 08/06/2019

Family raising funds for Indiana girl scout’s funeral (WTHR/NBC News)  An 11-year-old Girl Scout was killed and three others were seriously injured when their group was struck by a falling tree at an Indiana camp Monday. Police have identified the Girl Scout who died as 11-year-old Isabelle Meyer from J...
11:17, 06/27/2019

Tucson family travels to El Paso for funeral of shooting victim TUCSON – Antonio Basco lost his wife, Margie, in the El Paso Walmart shooting that claimed 22 lives. With no family in the area, he worried no one would come to her services. So he invited the public. It’s an invitation that called Tucsonan Ang...
05:34, 08/20/2019

O’Neill urges Congress to extend 9/11 aid at Luis Alvarez’s funeral NYPD Commissioner James O’Neill, speaking at Wednesday’s funeral for retired Detective Luis Alvarez, urged Congress to fulfill the dying wish of the 9/11 responder, who spent his final days on Capitol Hill fighting to replenish a vital fu...
19:34, 07/03/2019

Iceland holds funeral for first glacier lost to climate change Nation commemorates the once huge Okjokull glacier with plaque that warns action is needed to prevent climate changeIceland has marked its first-ever loss of a glacier to climate change as scientists warn that hundreds of other ice sheets on the suba...
20:34, 08/19/2019

Iceland holds funeral for glacier lost to climate change Mourners in Iceland have gathered to commemorate Okjokull, a 700-year-old glacier that was declared dead five years ago and has shriveled to a small patch of ice atop a volcano. Prime Minister Katrin Jakobsdóttir and Environment Minister Gudmundur In...
20:34, 08/19/2019

Kylie Rae Harris Honored During Funeral 1 Week After Fatal Car Crash One week after her tragic death, Kylie Rae Harris' loved ones gathered together to honor her memory. A celebration of life for the country star, who passed away on Sept. 4 at the age......
01:00, 09/13/2019

New York firefighter who died on 9/11 gets second funeral service after new remains recovered A New York City firefighter who was killed 18 years ago during the 9/11 attacks was remembered in a second funeral service Tuesday, a week after additional remains were identified. ...
19:51, 09/11/2019

F1 greats past and present attend Niki Lauda's funeral The funeral of Formula One legend Niki Lauda took place in Vienna on Wednesday, where some of the sport's most recognizable faces were in attendance....
16:51, 05/29/2019

Top MTA cop busted blowing off work, using cruiser for suspected funeral gig: report He was caught dead handed. A top MTA cop was busted using his cruiser to get to funeral homes where he had unsanctioned side gigs as a pallbearer — and blowing off his real job for hours at a time, the agency revealed Wednesday. And when then-MTA Pol...
07:17, 07/11/2019

Former Louisville football players help pay for Jared Lorenzen's funeral Several former University of Louisville players have donated money toward the cost of Kentucky football legend Jared Lorenzen's funeral.       ...
01:34, 07/09/2019

Cuban officials attend funeral service for Cardinal Ortega Cuban government and Communist Party officials attended funeral services for Roman Catholic Cardinal Jaime Ortega on Sunday in a testament to his success in elevating the Church's position on the Caribbean island after the fall of the Soviet Union....
04:34, 07/29/2019

"Well-Planned Murder": Unnao Survivor's Family At Second Aunt's Funeral The funeral for the Unnao rape survivor's aunt, killed in an accident in Rae Bareli district, was conducted in her village, about 70 kilometres from Uttar Pradesh's Barabanki on Thursday....
18:00, 08/01/2019

Fall in number of UK deaths hits profits at funeral provider Funeral provider Dignity has warned that its profits could fall short this year after a "significantly lower-than-expected number of deaths" in the first quarter....
14:00, 05/13/2019

De Blasio, Cuomo no-shows at 9/11 hero Luis Alvarez’s funeral The notable absences came little more than a month after both officials were no-shows at a solemn, May 30 ceremony to dedicate a Ground Zero memorial to the 2,000-plus victims killed by exposure to toxins during the recovery effort....
22:34, 07/03/2019

Cancer patient raises thousands after seeking funds for funeral A cancer patient who was told she had just 6-months to live turned to a fundraising website to raise money for her own funeral — and was overwhelmed at getting almost triple what she needed for a proper service. Chalise Scholl, 37, of Peoria, I...
23:00, 06/25/2019

His Only Relative Was Killed in the El Paso Massacre. He Has Invited the City to Her Funeral. Antonio Basco said he would welcome anyone at his wife’s funeral service this week. People who never knew her are buying flowers, and planning to attend....
04:17, 08/15/2019

In new trailer, Hulu’s Four Weddings And A Funeral series has little in common with original Mindy Kaling is continuing her expansion into new series and movies by creating Four Weddings And A Funeral for Hulu. Given Kaling’s established love of the rom-com and um, the show title, you would think that this new production would be a bit of a ...
21:00, 07/01/2019

Tunisia bids farewell to president Essebsi at state funeral Tunisians bid farewell to their first democratically elected president Beji Caid Essebsi at a state funeral on Saturday attended by foreign leaders including French President Emanuel Macron and Qatar's Emir, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani....
22:51, 07/27/2019

Grieving Asif Ali Rejoins Pakistan Squad After Daughter's Funeral Asif Ali called on Pakistan fans to support the side, who open their World Cup campaign with a match against the West Indies in Nottingham on Friday....
18:17, 05/25/2019

Dozens attend funeral for mom, four kids killed in Harlem fire Dozens of mourners flocked to a Harlem church Monday to honor the lives of the mother and four children killed this month in a horrific fire that consumed their NYCHA apartment building....
01:17, 05/21/2019

‘My Little Pony’ casket donated for funeral of missing 4-year-old from Houston EDNA, TEXAS (WRAL/CNN Newsource) — Maleah Davis, the 4-year-old girl found dead after she went missing in early May, will be buried in a colorful, one-of-a-kind casket. The casket is white and covered with rainbows, the color pink, “My Little P...
02:00, 06/21/2019

Funeral held for West Point cadet who died in training NEW YORK (AP) — A West Point cadet killed during a training exercise has been laid to rest at the academy’s cemetery. The funeral for Christopher J. Morgan was held Saturday at the United States Military Academy. WABC-TV reports speakers includ...
14:51, 06/16/2019

Mindy Kaling's Four Weddings and a Funeral Trailer Is Here to Satisfy Your Rom-Com Itch Are you ready for romance? The first trailer for Four Weddings and a Funeral, Mindy Kaling's new anthology series based on the movie of the same name, is here and it's got Kaling's......
20:17, 07/01/2019

Private funeral mass held for granddaughter of Robert F. Kennedy A private funeral mass was held on Monday for the 22-year-old granddaughter of Robert F. Kennedy, who died last week after being found unresponsive at the family's compound in Hyannis Port, Massachusetts, a family spokesman said....
04:00, 08/06/2019

Justice Sotomayor remembers former DA Robert Morgenthau as ‘a treasure’ at funeral US Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor was among hundreds to bid farewell Thursday to legendary Manhattan DA Robert Morgenthau, who died over the weekend less than two weeks before his 100th birthday. Sotomayor, speaking at the former DA’s fu...
01:17, 07/26/2019

Robert Mugabe: death of a liberation 'icon' who crushed his foes as Zimbabwe unraveled Robert Mugabe, the bush war guerrilla who led Zimbabwe to independence and crushed his foes during nearly four decades of rule as his country descended into poverty, hyperinflation and unrest, died on Friday. He was 95....
07:17, 09/07/2019

Robert Mugabe, liberation 'colossus' who crushed foes as Zimbabwe unraveled, dead at 95 Robert Mugabe, the bush war guerrilla leader who led Zimbabwe to independence in 1980 and crushed his foes during nearly four decades of rule as his country descended into poverty, hyperinflation and unrest, died on Friday. He was 95....
12:52, 09/06/2019

| Police disperse crowd as Zimbabwe opposition calls off mass protests after court ban Opposition mass protests against deepening economic problems in Zimbabwe were called off after a court upheld an 11th hour ban imposed by the police....
17:51, 08/17/2019

Robert Mugabe dies aged 95: Updates from Zimbabwe and around the world after death of dictator Robert Mugabe, former prime minister and president of Zimbabwe whose rule was mired in accusations of human rights abuses and corruption, has died aged 95....
09:17, 09/07/2019

| WATCH | Zimbabwe deploys security forces to prevent banned march in Bulawayo Security forces and police are out in force in Zimbabwe's second city of Bulawayo to prevent a planned opposition march, days after brutally dispersing a similar banned protest in Harare....
15:00, 08/19/2019

Zimbabwe court says main opposition leader illegitimate, party to challenge ruling Zimbabwe’s High Court on Wednesday declared Nelson Chamisa an illegitimate leader of the main opposition MDC party and ordered the movement to convene an extraordinary congress to choose a new leader after a month....
22:00, 05/08/2019

UPDATE 2-Zimbabwe power cuts may deepen as water levels fall at Kariba Dam Zimbabwe's largest hydroelectric plant, Kariba Dam, will suspend output in 14 weeks if water levels continue to fall at the current rate, the energy minister said on Thursday, paving the way for deeper power cuts in the country....
15:51, 05/30/2019

Ex-Zimbabwe president Robert Mugabe auctioning off luxury cars, farm equipment Zimbabwe’s former leader has reportedly put dozens of vehicles and farm equipment up for auction, raising speculation that his family’s business empire could be in financial straits....
20:00, 05/10/2019

Zimbabwe's women boycott Olympic football qualifier against Zambia over unpaid fees The troubles in women's football in Zimbabwe continue as the national team refuse to play the second leg of their Olympic qualifier against Zambia in Harare....
08:34, 09/02/2019

Robert Mugabe: death of a liberation 'colossus' who crushed his foes as Zimbabwe unraveled Robert Mugabe, the bush war guerrilla who led Zimbabwe to independence in 1980 and crushed his foes during nearly four decades of rule as his country descended into poverty, hyperinflation and unrest, died on Friday. He was 95....
17:00, 09/06/2019

Zimbabwe platinum mines to ride out power cuts, gold output less secure Power imports are cushioning platinum mining companies against Zimbabwe's worst blackouts in three years, but gold mines could face production cuts as they continue to rely on an unstable national grid, industry officials said....
15:00, 05/15/2019

Robert Mugabe's body returns home to Zimbabwe for mourning, burial The body of Zimbabwe's former President was being returned to his homeland to lie in state before his burial in the African nation he ruled for decades.        ...
09:51, 09/11/2019

LEADING OFF: Skaggs' funeral, White Sox debut full netting LEADING OFF: Skaggs' funeral, White Sox debut full netting, Jones faces former Orioles teammates, Yankees-Twins, Athletics-Astros, Woodruff injured       ...
13:00, 07/22/2019

Hundreds flock to El Paso shooting victim’s funeral after public invite Hundreds of mourners from around the country flocked to the funeral of a stranger on Friday — an El Paso Walmart shooting victim whose husband had invited the public to help him mourn her. Margie Reckard, 63, died when a racist gunman opened fire at ...
16:51, 08/17/2019

Partner of El Paso shooting victim overwhelmed by hundreds of strangers at funeral Hundreds of strangers braved 100-degree heat on Friday to pay respects to a woman they had never met, but had died tragically in the El Paso shooting, leaving behind only her longtime companion....
16:51, 08/17/2019

Iceland activists, officials hold funeral for death of Okjokull glacier Okjokull was Iceland's first glacier to disappear, but all of the nation's masses of ice will be gone within 200 years.        ...
16:34, 08/19/2019

Military service members attend funeral of 5-year-old who died of cancer A 5-year-old Arkansas boy who died of cancer was laid to rest in a funeral attended by active-duty service members paying tribute to the little “soldier.” River “Oakley” Nimmo — who dreamed of becoming an “Army man...
19:34, 06/26/2019

Man who lost wife in El Paso mass shooting invites public to her funeral A man who lost his wife in the El Paso Walmart shooting rampage is inviting the general public to her funeral — because he doesn’t have any other family in town who can attend. Margie Reckard, 63, was married to Antonio Basco, 61, for 22 years ...
16:51, 08/14/2019

Buffalo Bills player to pay for funeral of girl, 11, shot dead: 'It could have been my little sister' Buffalo Bills defensive end Shaq Lawson was troubled by the shooting death of a young girl in his home state over the weekend, telling local media Wednesday that he intends to pay for her funeral. ...
15:51, 06/28/2019

Bills DE Shaq Lawson to pay for funeral of 11-year-old girl killed in shooting Shaq Lawson, a Buffalo Bills defensive end and former Clemson player, will pay for the funeral of Ja'Naiya Scott, who was killed in a shooting.       ...
16:00, 06/27/2019