Zimbabwe's military controls the capital and the state broadcaster and is holding President Robert Mugabe, 93, and his wife under house arrest

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Zimbabwe is under military control after army seizes power from Mugabe

- online.sky1876.com
15 Nov 2017
An armed soldier patrols a street in Harare, Zimbabwe, Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2017. Zimbabwe's army said Wednesday it has President Robert Mugabe and his wife in custody and is securing government offices and patrolling the capital's streets following a night of unrest that included a military takeover of the state broadcaster. (AP Photo)

Military in Zimbabwe capital after army chief's threat

15 Nov 2017
HARARE, Zimbabwe -- At least three explosions were heard in Zimbabwe's capital early Wednesday and military vehicles were seen in the streets after the army commander threatened to "step in" to calm political tensions over 93-year-old President Robert Mugabe's possible successor. The ruling party accused the commander of "treasonable conduct."
- ctvnews.ca

Military in Zimbabwe's capital after army chief's threat

- america.cgtn.com
15 Nov 2017
At least three explosions were heard in Zimbabwe's capital early Wednesday and military vehicles were seen in the streets after the army commander threatened to "step in" to calm political tensions over 93-year-old President Robert Mugabe's possible successor. The ruling party accused the commander of "treasonable conduct."

Military Now in Zimbabwe's Capital after Army Chief's Threat

15 Nov 2017
FILE -- In this Monday, Nov. 13, 2017, file photo, Zimbabwe's Army Commander, Constantino Chiwenga addresses a press conference in Harare. Armored personnel carriers were seen outside the capital a day after the army commander Chiwenga threatened to "step in" to calm political tensions over the president's firing of his deputy. (AP Photo/Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi, File)
- afro.com

Zimbabwe's Military Says There's Nothing

- foreignpolicy.com
15 Nov 2017
HARARE, Zimbabwe -- Zimbabwe's military seized control of the state broadcaster early Wednesday and took President Robert Mugabe, the world's oldest head of state, into custody as troops deployed across the capital at dawn. The military denied it had carried out a coup, saying Mugabe and his family are "safe" and their "security is guaranteed." But After 37 years in power, ...

Zimbabwe army says 'this is not a takeover' and Mugabe safe

15 Nov 2017
HARARE, Zimbabwe -- In an extraordinary statement after taking over the state broadcaster amid a night of unrest, Zimbabwe's army early Wednesday sought to reassure the country that "this is not a military takeover" and that although President Robert Mugabe was safe and sound, the military was targeting "criminals around him" who have sent the nation spinning into economic ...
- cp24.com

Zimbabwe army locks down capital as broadcaster after night of unrest

- newz247.com
15 Nov 2017
Breaking News - Zimbabwe (NEWZ247) In an extremely wide statement after taking on the state broadcaster within a night of unrest, Zimbabwe's military early Wednesday pursued to reassure the country that "this is not an army takeover" and that despite the fact that President Robert Mugabe was safe and sound, the military turned into focused on "criminals around him" who've ...

Zimbabwe is under military control as army seizes power

15 Nov 2017
Photos: Political upheaval grips Zimbabwe A tank patrols a street in Harare on Wednesday, November 15, after an apparent coup in Zimbabwe. Hide Caption 1 of 8 Photos: Political upheaval grips Zimbabwe Soldiers inspect a vehicle on a road leading to Mugabe's office in Harare on November 15. Hide Caption 2 of 8 Photos: Political upheaval grips Zimbabwe Residents in ...
- newssummedup.com

China Denies Involvement in Zimbabwe Military Coup

- 7ummitmagazine.com
15 Nov 2017
Zimbabwe's military deployed troops armed with heavy weapons to patrol the streets of the capital, Harare, and took control of the state broadcaster overnight. In a televised address, Major General SB Moyo, chief of staff logistics, said the intervention was "targeting criminals around" Robert Mugabe, Zimbabwe's leader since 1980, the year the country became independent. ...

Military outside Zimbabwe capital after army chief's threat

15 Nov 2017
The Associated Press saw three armoured personnel carriers with several soldiers in a convoy heading toward an army barracks just outside the capital, Harare. While military vehicle movement there is routine, the timing heightened unease in this southern African country that for the first time is seeing an open rift between the military and 93-year-old President Robert ...
- thespec.com

Zimbabwe army has Mugabe, wife in custody, controls capital Manila Bulletin

- news.mb.com.ph
15 Nov 2017
The military actions appear to put the army in control of the country. Army commander Constantino Chiwenga had threatened on Monday to "step in" to calm political tensions. Mugabe's ruling ZANU-PF party responded by accusing the general of "treasonable conduct." But now Chiwenga appears to be in control.

Zimbabwe army has Mugabe, wife in custody, controls capital

15 Nov 2017
The army has been praised by the nation's war veterans for carrying out "a bloodless correction of gross abuse of power." The military will return Zimbabwe to "genuine democracy" and make the country a "modern model nation," said Chris Mutsvangwa , chairman of the war veterans' association, told The Associated Press in Johannesburg.
- timesofindia.indiatimes.com

Zim army may delay elections, set up new unity government

- fin24.com
15 Nov 2017
The Zimbabwe Defence Forces will guarantee the safety of Mugabe, 93, and his family and is only "targeting criminals around him who are committing crimes that are causing social and economic suffering in the country in order to bring them to justice," Major-General Sibusiso Moyo said in a televised address in Harare, the capital. All military leave has been cancelled, he said.

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- sputniknews.com

Zimbabwe's army takes control of Harare, denies coup against Mugabe

- source.co.zw
15 Nov 2017
HARARE, November 15 (The Source) - Welcome to our rolling coverage of extraordinary events in Zimbabwe. The military in the southern African nation seized power early on Wednesday, saying it is targeting criminals around President Robert Mugabe but denies a coup. In a morning address, the military said 93-year old Mugabe, Zimbabwe's sole leader since independence in 1980, ...

Blasts Heard in Zimbabwe Capital as Army Splits With Mugabe

15 Nov 2017
Mnangagwa's ouster marked a dramatic shift in politics in Zimbabwe, where he had been a pillar of a military and security apparatus that helped Mugabe emerge as the nation's leader after independence from the U.K. in 1980. He was Zimbabwe's first national security minister.
- bloomberg.com

Zimbabwe finance minister arrested

- news24.com
15 Nov 2017
p>An embassy statement cites "the ongoing political uncertainty through the night." /p> p>The embassy will be closed to the public on Wednesday. /p> p>At least three explosions have been heard early on Wednesday in Harare and armed soldiers and military vehicles have been seen in the streets. /p> p>Zimbabwe for the first time is seeing an open rift ...

Robert Mugabe under house arrest after military takes control of Zimbabwe capital

15 Nov 2017
In a televised address to the nation early Wednesday, Maj. Gen. Sibusiso Moyo said the army had "guaranteed" the safety of Mugabe and his wife, but added the military would target "criminals" around Mugabe, in an apparent reference to the first lady's G40 group.
- 9news.com.au
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