Is Zimbabwe's military takeover the world's strangest (non) coup?
(CNN) From the moment it began -- with an army spokesman in military fatigues sitting at a TV desk insisting that he was not announcing a military takeover -- Zimbabwe's political crisis has not played out like any ordinary coup. Indeed, its leaders ...
In Zimbabwe it's hello China, goodbye Britain
Zimbabwe latest: Mugabe 'let wife Grace usurp power'
Zimbabwe's Mugabe faces impeachment after ignoring deadline to quit
No British judge on world court for first time in its 71-year history
That the runoff for the last place on what is known as the world court was between Britain and India, a nation likely to feature as a more significant trading partner post-Brexit, may have been a contributory element in the final calculations. There ...
Britain loses seat on world court for first time since 1946
World Digest: Nov. 20, 2017
The European Union went back to its roots Monday by picking cities from two of its founding members — France and the Netherlands — to host key agencies that will have to move once Britain leaves the bloc in 2019. During voting so tight that both ...
New York Times
Disrupting the World of Private School With Tech and Guinea Pigs
New York Times
The for-profit school that drew the most attention in recent years for its ambition and eye-popping tuition was Avenues: The World School, which opened in 2012. Avenues promised to prepare students for a global world by offering bilingual instruction ...
Journalist Explains How Panama Papers Opened Up The World's Illicit Money Networks
Reporter Jake Bernstein helped break the story of the Panama Papers, the leaked documents that detail the offshore tax havens of the super rich. His new book is Secrecy World. Panama Papers. Facebook; Twitter; Email. NPR thanks our sponsors.
Argentina's navy says fresh noises are not from missing submarine
An Argentinian national flag with messages in support of the 44 crew members of the missing ARA San Juan submarine at the Mar del Plata naval base. Photograph: Marcos Brindicci/Reuters. Argentina ...
Argentina navy: Missing sub 'had called to report breakdown'
Republic of Ireland's Cyrus Christie reveals racist abuse after World Cup loss
The Republic of Ireland defender Cyrus Christie has revealed that he has received racist abuse on Twitter following his country's failure to qualify for the World Cup. In a statement posted on social media, Christie highlighted “a number of racist ...
Siege of Eastern Ghouta: A blot on world's conscience
Gaziantep, Turkey - It was a tiring surgical operation, but for the nurses at the Damascus Specialist Hospital in Eastern Ghouta, the work was still not done. After the procedure was over, workers came over to collect used tubes, syringes, gloves and ...
The New Yorker
Mikaela Shiffrin, the Best Slalom Skier in the World
The New Yorker
The first wave of her new anxiety came a year ago, when the International Ski Federation (F.I.S.) World Cup tour came to the Eastern United States, for the first time in a quarter of a century. The circuit typically passes over New England's relatively ...