Venezuela chief prosecutor, Tarek Saab, said on Tuesday two high-ranking military officers were arrested for their alleged involvement in drone explosions during a speech by President Nicolas Maduro earlier this month.
President Mnangagwa, Mugabe's former ally in the ruling ZANU-PF party, faces opposition leader Nelson Chamisa of the Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) in the landmark vote.
Election officials are under fire for the lack of a result two days after ballots closed, an unprecedented delay that observers say has undermined the legitimacy of the exercise.
Nawaz Sharif was sentenced in absentia last week to 10 years in prison by a corruption court.
Turkey's new government announced the appointment of former chief of staff General Hulusi Akar as defence minister.
The son of Cambodia's long-serving Prime Minister was promoted to two senior military posts on Saturday as his father looks to widen his family's influence.
Chinese President Xi Jinping told US Defense Secretary James Mattis Wednesday that China has no plans to create chaos in the world -- although he defended his country's claim to disputed islands in the South China Sea.
A war monitor reported Syrian military helicopters dropped barrel bombs on rebel-held areas of the southwest on Friday for the first time in a year.
Emmerson Mnangagwa, who became president following the military takeover, has promised to deliver on free and fair elections.
The United States wasted billions of dollars trying to stabilize fragile parts of Afghanistan from 2001-2017 and some efforts caused more harm than good, a US government watchdog said Thursday.
Pakistan's military has killed a senior member of militant group Lashkar-e-Jhangvi(LeJ) along with two suicide bombers in a raid in the southwestern province of Baluchistan, the army's media wing said.