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Zimbabwe"s Military Commandeers State TV

Soldiers took over Zimbabwe’s state television, 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: wsjNov 15th, 2017

Latin American history suggests Zimbabwe"s military coup will turn violent

Armed forces have taken control of the government and the state broadcaster; Mugabe's wife has fled the country.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardNov 17th, 2017

Military, Mediators Talk to Mugabe on Zimbabwe"s Future

President Robert Mugabe was in a closed-door meeting with the country’s top general and international mediators at Zimbabwe’s State House Thursday for talks that could spell the end of his 37-year rule......»»

Category: topSource: wsjNov 16th, 2017

Zimbabwe"s Military Asserts Control; President Mugabe Confined to His Home

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

Category: topSource: wsjNov 15th, 2017

The Wall Street Journal: Zimbabwe leader Mugabe under house arrest as army tightens grip on capital

President Robert Mugabe says he’s “fine,” according to South African authorities, as the military widened operations to take over government and civic institutions such as state television, though it denies it is carrying out a takeover......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 15th, 2017

Zimbabwe"s Military Seizes Power, Holds President Mugabe

We noted yesterday that Zimbabwe military commander, General Constantino Chiwenga, said on state television that he was not launching a military coup, while Mugabe and his family were saf.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeNov 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

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

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

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

Tanks Approach Zimbabwe"s Capital as Power Struggle Intensifies

Soldiers in armored personnel carriers moved into the outskirts of Zimbabwe’s capital on Tuesday and the ruling party accused the head of the military of treason, as the battle to succeed the world’s oldest head of state entered a dangerous new phase......»»

Category: topSource: wsjNov 14th, 2017

Army to Take Over Security in Rio

Brazil’s military is expected to take over public security duties in Rio de Janeiro, where violent crime has soared amid a fiscal crisis in the state government and a deep recession in the oil sector......»»

Category: topSource: wsjFeb 16th, 2018

Russians Among Those Killed in U.S. Airstrike in Eastern Syria

Russian military contractors were among those killed in a rare U.S. airstrike in Syria last week, U.S. and Russian officials said, highlighting the continued risks as Moscow and Washington vie for influence in the region after the defeat of Islamic State......»»

Category: topSource: wsjFeb 13th, 2018

New, Old Headaches to Greet Tillerson on Middle East Trip

A rare confrontation between Israel and Syria’s Iran-backed military added unexpected new complications to plans by Secretary of State Rex Tillerson for a five-city trip through the Middle East, where he already was set to confront strains......»»

Category: topSource: wsjFeb 11th, 2018

Egypt Starts Anti-ISIS Operation in Restive Sinai

Egypt’s military said it launched airstrikes against armed groups in the Sinai Peninsula as a part of a new offensive following months of attacks by Islamic State militants that have killed hundreds......»»

Category: topSource: wsjFeb 9th, 2018

Trump"s bromance with Emmanuel Macron just got tighter — with an invite to make a full state visit to Washington

Christophe Archambault (Associated Press) Reports Wednesday suggest Emmanuel Macron has been asked to make the first state visit of Donald Trump's presidency. Trump visited Paris in 2017, and was taken with its grand military parade. .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderFeb 7th, 2018

A US first strike option against North Korea is a very bad idea. Here"s why

South Korean government has worked hard to engage North Korea in structured dialogue in an effort to defuse the nuclear-armed state's continued military threats.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardFeb 6th, 2018

Super Bowl Security Has Turned Minneapolis Into A Military Police State

Authored by Aaron Nelson via .....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeFeb 4th, 2018

15 killed, 16 injured in Islamic State attack on Kabul military academy

Some 16 Afghan army personnel were also wounded in the predawn attack, for which the IS claimed responsibility, the country's Defence Ministry said in a statement......»»

Category: topSource: business-standardJan 29th, 2018

U.S. Military Kills 150 Isis Fighters with Airstrikes, Showing War Against Militants Is ‘Far From Over’

The U.S.-led coalition has conducted thousands of airstrikes against the Islamic State militant group......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekJan 24th, 2018