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Robert Mugabe resigns as president of Zimbabwe

“I Robert Gabriel Mugabe in terms of section 96 of the constitution of Zimbabwe hereby formally tender my resignation… with immediate effect,” said speaker Jacob Mudenda, reading the letter.

Tencent overtakes Facebook in market value

China’s social media and video game giant Tencent overtook Facebook in market value on Tuesday as investors sent the company soaring to the top five list of the world’s biggest firms.

Iran declares ‘victory’ over IS

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Tuesday declared “victory” over the Islamic State group in Iraq and Syria as the jihadists cling to just a few remaining scraps of territory.

Sharapova named in India luxury housing fraud probe

Five-time Grand Slam champion Maria Sharapova is under investigation by Indian police for cheating and criminal conspiracy after the collapse of a luxury housing project that she endorsed, a lawyer said Tuesday.
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