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  • Zimbabwe's new liberation struggle

    The surprise sidelining of a longtime dictator has many in Zimbabwe looking inward on their role in propping him up. Their mental liberation may influence the ongoing power struggle

  • The budding Saudi revolution

    A powerful crown prince has upended the old pillars of governance with major arrests and the sidelining of religious clerics. But will he anchor new pillars in democratic ideas?


Photos of the Week Photos of the week 11/20

Mali, a British military working dog, gives his handler, Cpl. Daniel Hatley, a lick after receiving the PDSA Dickin Medal, the animal equivalent of the Victoria Cross, for his heroic action in Afghanistan, in London on Nov 17 .

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