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Zimbabwe parliament sets new date for Mugabe hearing

Zimbabwe’s parliament said on Monday that former President Robert Mugabe was scheduled to answer questions this week related to diamond mining operations during his tenure, but an official said senior ruling party politicians opposed this. Mugabe was originally scheduled to appear before the mines committee on May 9, which would …

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Kevin Spacey: LA prosecutors consider sexual assault charge

Prosecutors in Los Angeles are reviewing a historical sexual assault accusation against actor Kevin Spacey, officials have confirmed. Police have filed evidence about an allegation involving an incident with a man in West Hollywood in 1992. More than 30 men have come forward with allegations of sexual misconduct against the …

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US to probe Trump campaign ‘infiltration’

The US Department of Justice will investigate whether FBI agents spied on President Donald Trump’s 2016 election campaign for “inappropriate purposes”. In a tweet, Mr Trump said he wanted to know whether his predecessor’s administration ordered such a move. The call comes after US media reports suggesting the FBI had an …

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Kenyan student protest leader shot dead

The leader of a student protest movement in Kenya has been shot dead, local media reports. Evans Njoroge, the secretary-general of Meru University students’ union, was reportedly taking part in a demonstration against high fees and bad conditions when he was killed. According to Kenyan newspaper The Star, running battles …

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