HARARE, Nov 15: Zimbabwe’s army said Wednesday it has President Robert Mugabe and his wife in custody and is securing government offices and patrolling the capital’s streets following a night of unrest that included a military takeover of the state broadcaster.

Not-so-friendly skies!

November 15, 2017 15:47 pm

AMSTERDAM, Nov 15: If you suffer a fear of flying, look away now. Because this is the dramatic moment a commercial carrier suffers a direct lightning hit - just moments after launching into the skies.

HARARE, Zimbabwe, Nov 15: In an extraordinary statement after taking over the state broadcaster amid a night of unrest, Zimbabwe’s army early Wednesday sought to reassure the country that “this is not a military takeover” and that although President Robert Mugabe was safe and sound, the military was targeting “criminals around him” who have sent the nation spinning into economic despair.

Soldiers deployed across the Zimbabwe capital Harare and seized the state broadcaster on Wednesday after 93-year-old President Robert Mugabe's ruling ZANU-PF party accused the head of the military of treason, prompting frenzied speculation of a coup.

MANILA, Nov 14: President Donald Trump headed for home Tuesday following an extensive tour of Asia that he said had been “tremendously successful” and had put the world on notice that the “rules have changed” for countries that want to trade with the U.S.

TEHRAN, IRAN, Nov 14: Rescuers dug with their bare hands Monday through the debris of buildings felled by an earthquake that killed more than 430 people in the border region of Iran and Iraq, with nearly all the casualties occurring in an area rebuilt after their ruinous 1980s war.

KATHMANDU, Nov 14: Chinese ambassador to Nepal Yu Hong has said that there is a great potential of cooperation between China and South Asia in terms of infrastructure development under the framework of Belt and Road Initiative.

KABUL, Afghanistan, Nov 13:  An Afghan official says a Taliban attack in western Farah province has killed eight police officers.

TEHRAN, Iran, Nov 13: A powerful earthquake shook the Iran-Iraq border late Sunday, killing 207 people and injuring over 2,500 in the mountainous region of Iran alone, Iranian media reported.

BAGHDAD/ANKARA, Nov 13: A magnitude 7.3 earthquake hit the region around the border between Iran and Iraq on Sunday, killing at least 145 people state media in the two countries said, as rescuers searched for dozens trapped under rubble.