Zimbabwe police beat, detain opposition protesters

HARARE: Zimbabwe riot police detained more than a dozen opposition protesters and beat up others at a demonstration on Wednesday over high unemployment, an AFP correspondent witnessed.

Amid Ebola fears, Air France urged to stop flights

PARIS: France’s government is asking Air France to suspend flights to the largest city in Sierra Leone in response to the Ebola epidemic in the region that has killed more than 1,400 people.

UK police arrest man in Pakistani politician murder case

LONDON: British police on Wednesday arrested a 30-year-old man in connection with the 2010 murder of influential Pakistani politician Imran Farooq in London.

German women earn half that of male counterparts: study

FRANKFURT: The average income of German women is around half that of their male counterparts, a new study showed on Wednesday.

Afghan candidate pulls out of election audit

KABUL, Afghanistan: One of two men vying to become the president of Afghanistan, Abdullah Abdullah, pulled his observers Wednesday from an audit of the country’s disputed election over concerns of wid

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