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Chaos erupts in Zimbabwe"s capital amid growing political unrest and rumors of a coup

AP Photo/Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi The Zimbabwean capital Harare erupted in chaos early Wednesday morning local time, with reports of explosions in the city. Soldiers have also taken control of the headquarters of state broadcaster ZB.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderNov 14th, 2017

Chaos erupts in Zimbabwe"s capital amid growing political unrest but army says its not a "takeover"

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Category: topSource: businessinsiderNov 14th, 2017

What is a Coup? Robert Mugabe ‘Safe and Sound’ as Zimbabwe Military Targets ‘Criminals’ in Government

The military took over the state broadcaster amid reports of gunfire and explosions rock the capital Harare......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekNov 15th, 2017

Wall St. Dives Amid Washington Turmoil

Investors show sign of skittishness amid growing political turmoil in the capital......»»

Category: dealsSource: nytMay 17th, 2017

People in North Carolina are freaking out over rumors of a Republican "power grab" to pack its Supreme Court

AP Photo/Andrew HarnikNorth Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory conceded his bid for reelection on Monday, but Democrats say they're afraid he is planning a political coup to keep power in conservative hands. Speculation is growing in the Tar Heel State that Republ.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderDec 7th, 2016

Indian Government Seeks To Quell Panic: "No Plan To Restrict Gold Holdings"

Amid increasing social unrest, a collapsing currency (against the dollar), and an economy at a standstill, there has been another growing fear in India that has spooked many around the world. The rumors and speculation of an Indian gold import ban (or ev.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeNov 26th, 2016

Lebanon"s Premier in Paris Amid Political Crisis at Home

Lebanon’s Saad Hariri met French President Emmanuel Macron in the French capital, two weeks after his abrupt resignation while in Saudi Arabia triggered a domestic political crisis......»»

Category: topSource: wsjNov 18th, 2017

Fate of Zimbabwe"s Mugabe hangs in the balance amid coup confusion

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe’s fate hung in the balance on Friday as he apparently resisted efforts to make him step down following a seizure of power by the army, until this week a key pillar........»»

Category: topSource: thehindubusinesslineNov 17th, 2017

President Mugabe"s fate hangs in balance amid Zimbabwe coup confusion

The unfolding drama in Zimbabwe was thrown into confusion when a smiling Mugabe was pictured shaking hands with country's military chief, the man behind the coup.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardNov 17th, 2017

Bitcoin hits $13,000 on Zimbabwe exchange

Political turmoil and an apparent coup have pushed the price of Bitcoin as high as $13,000 on a digital currency exchange in Zimbabwe -- nearly twice the going rate in global markets......»»

Category: topSource: moneyNov 16th, 2017

A military coup is afoot in Zimbabwe: What"s next for the embattled nation?

Those waters, in the shadow of Robert Mugabe's heritage, will take a few more generations of hard political work to clear.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardNov 15th, 2017

Setting the stage for a coup: Will Zimbabwe see democracy or dictatorship?

Choices that Zimbabwe's political leadership makes will have immense consequences for the future of a country whose development stagnated under 40 years of authoritarian rule.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardNov 15th, 2017

Mugabe Is Confined to His Home as Zimbabwe"s Military Moves In on the Capital

Zimbabwe’s military seized control of state television and the international airport and launched operations to subdue the political establishment, even as it denied it was ousting longtime leader President Robert Mugabe......»»

Category: topSource: wsjNov 15th, 2017

Zimbabwe"s Military Moves on Capital

Zimbabwe’s military seized control of state television and the international airport and launched operations to subdue the political establishment, even as it denied it was ousting longtime leader President Robert Mugabe......»»

Category: topSource: wsjNov 15th, 2017

The Wall Street Journal: Military takes control in Zimbabwe, denies coup

Soldiers took over Zimbabwe’s state television early Wednesday, saying they were working to restore stability in the country, as gunshots were heard near President Robert Mugabe’s residence and at least one explosion sounded in the capital......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 14th, 2017

Gunfire and Explosions Heard in Zimbabwe"s Capital

Gunshots were heard near the residence of Zimbabwe’s President Robert Mugabe amid reports of multiple explosions in the capital, as a battle to succeed the world’s oldest head of state entered a dangerous new phase......»»

Category: topSource: wsjNov 14th, 2017

Zimbabwe "Coup" Escalates: US Embassy Closes, Explosions Rock Harare, Military Seize State Broadcaster

Following at least three explosions across Zimbabwe's capital city tonight - following what appears to be the start of a military coup as tanks rolled in - the US embassy in Harare has been closed. Additionally, reports.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeNov 14th, 2017

Zimbabwe Military Coup Underway? Tanks Converge On Capital

There could be a military coup just getting underway in Zimbabwe. The.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkNov 14th, 2017

Military Coup Reportedly Under Way In Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe is on edge amid speculation that a military coup is in progress, with.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeNov 14th, 2017

Zimbabwe: Tanks Head for Harare as Robert Mugabe Row With Army Chief Fuels Coup Rumors

Mugabe recently fired his former vice-president Emmerson Mnangagwa, sparking accusations he was preparing to hand over power to his wife......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekNov 14th, 2017

Amid 90% cut in health bill, Uber campaigning to enrol drivers in Obamacare

Uber describes its programme as a response to a growing need for drivers rather than a political act.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardNov 9th, 2017