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Man's best friend: The dogs who sniff out explosives in Kabul

Jul 21, 2019 - 11:00 AM

It takes about two years to train an explosives dog, and the process is intense for both the handler and the canine

In this photo taken on April 7, 2019, an explosive detection dog is kept on leash during a practice session at the Mine Detection Centre (MDC) in Kabul. Naya, a three-year-old Belgian malinois, focuses intently as she leaps over hurdles and zooms through tunnels on an obstacle course at a training centre on a hill overlooking Kabul. WAKIL KOHSAR / AFP

Mnangagwa wins Zimbabwe's 1st post-Mugabe election

Aug 03, 2018 - 8:38 AM

Moments before the official announcement, MDC spokesman Morgan Komichi denounces the vote count as 'fake' as he took to the stage at the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission results center before being removed by police

WINNER. In this file photo, Zimbabwe President and candidate Emmerson Mnangagwa stands after casting his ballot at Sherwood Primary School in Kwekwe on July 30 2018, during Zimbabwe's 2018 general elections to elect the president and members of Parliament. Photo by Jekesai Njikizana/AFP

Young presidential candidate hopes to change Zimbabwe

Jul 30, 2018 - 10:36 AM

Upbeat and energetic, 40-year-old Nelson Chamisa, faces the task of unseating a ruling party that has held an iron grip on Zimbabwe since it became independent in 1980

YOUNG LEADER. MDC-Alliance leader and opposition presidential candidate of Zimbabwe Nelson Chamisa greets supporters as he arrives at a campaign rally in Chitungwizea, outside Harare on July 26, 2018. Photo by Marco Longari/AFP

From ‘mason’ to foreman: Erik’s story

Jan 31, 2017 - 3:38 PM

After hopping from job to job Erik found benefits and better opportunities under one development corporation

Chris Brown's Fil-Canadian promoter posts bail

Aug 14, 2015 - 7:47 AM

John Michael Pio Roda posts a P50 000 cash bond through his lawyer to bail him out of the Philippine immigration detention center

Chris Brown: 'I've done nothing wrong'

Jul 24, 2015 - 12:02 PM

Read what Chris Brown posted on Twitter about the situation

CHRIS BROWN. The singer says that he is innocent on Twitter. Screengrab from instagram/chrisbrownofficial

Zimbabwe opposition readies Mugabe challenge

Aug 05, 2013 - 9:56 PM

Morgan Tsvangirai to mount a legal and political challenge against the sham election that looks set to extend Robert Mugabe s 33 year rule of Zimbabwe

ZIMBABWE ELECTIONS. Supporters of Robert Mugabe's ZANU-PF party hold a coffin as they act out the fake funeral of opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai while celebrating Mugabe's recent election victory in Mbare on August 4, 2013. Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe was declared the winner of a controversial presidential election with 2,110,434 votes, giving him 61% of the total and his challenger Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai 34% amid allegations of blatant vote rigging. AFP PHOTO / ALEXANDER JOE

Mugabe re-elected in disputed Zimbabwe vote

Aug 04, 2013 - 8:23 AM

Western powers voice serious doubts that the election had been fair; Regional group says polls free and peaceful

HEAD TO HEAD. This combination of two recent pictures taken in Zimbabwe shows (at L) Zimbabwe's president and leader of the Zimbabwe African National Union -Patriotic Front (ZANU-PF) Robert Mugabe, and (at R) Zimbabwe's Prime Minister and Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) leader Morgan Tsvangirai. Photo by AFP / Jekesai Njikizana