Category: American Headlines

Zimbabwe’s ruling party set to sack Mugabe, sources say

HARARE (Reuters) – The leaders of Zimbabwe’s ruling ZANU-PF party will meet on Sunday to approve the dismissal of President Robert Mugabe, the only leader the southern African nation has known since independence 37 years ago, two party sources have said. Protesters march calling for Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe to step down in Cape Town,…

Comcast, Verizon approached Twenty-First Century Fox to buy some assets: sources

(Reuters) – Comcast Corp and Verizon Communications Inc have both approached Twenty-First Century Fox Inc to express interest in buying Fox assets that were the subject of recent talks between Fox and Walt Disney Co, two people familiar with the situation told Reuters on Thursday. FILE PHOTO: The Twenty-First Century Fox Studios flag flies over…

Soldiers seize Zimbabwe state broadcaster, anti-Mugabe coup talk intensifies

HARARE (Reuters) – Soldiers deployed across the Zimbabwe capital Harare and seized the state broadcaster on Wednesday after 93-year-old President Robert Mugabe’s ruling ZANU-PF party accused the head of the military of treason, prompting frenzied speculation of a coup. Soldiers stand beside military vehicles just outside Harare, Zimbabwe November 14,2017. REUTERS/Philimon Bulawayo Just 24 hours…

Qualcomm draws up plans to rebuff Broadcom’s $103 billion offer: sources

(Reuters) – U.S. chipmaker Qualcomm Inc (QCOM.O) is making preparations to reject rival Broadcom Ltd’s (AVGO.O) $ 103 billion bid as early as this week, four people familiar with the matter said on Sunday, setting the stage for one of the biggest-ever takeover battles. A building on the Qualcomm campus is seen, as chip maker…

Erdogan rejects ‘moderate Islam’ as a Western tool to weaken Muslims

The idea of ‘moderate Islam’ was invented by the West and is being used to weaken the ancient religion, Turkey’s President Recep Erdogan has said in reference to Saudi Arabia’s reforms, while also lashing out at the EU’s “discrimination” of Muslims. Last month, the Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia, Mohammed bin Salman, vowed to restore…