Zimbabwe inquiry finds use of live bullets to stop election violence unjustified Tuesday, 18 Dec 2018

HARARE (Reuters) - The use of live bullets by the military to quell Zimbabwe's post-election violence in August was "disproportionate and unjustified" President Emmerson Mnangagwa said on Tuesday, reading from a report presented by a team investigating the clashes.  Full Article

Candidates to succeed Kabila after Congo's presidential election Tuesday, 18 Dec 2018 

KINSHASA (Reuters) - Democratic Republic of Congo will hold a presidential election on Sunday that could lead to the country's first democratic transfer of power, following decades marked by authoritarian rule, coups and deadly conflict.  Full Article  

Hacked diplomatic cables reveal Europe's anxiety about Trump, Russia, Iran - NYT 07:14 GMT 

(Reuters) - Hackers accessed the European Union's diplomatic communications network for years, downloading cables that reveal concerns about the Trump administration, struggles to deal with Russia and China and the risk of Iran reviving its nuclear programme, the New York Times reported late on Tuesday.  Full Article  

Korean Air to raise refund fees after K-pop fans get the picture, get off 00:11 GMT 

SEOUL (Reuters) - Korean Air Lines Co Ltd said on Tuesday it will raise refund penalties after K-pop fans got on a plane only to take pictures of a boy band on the flight, then demanded to get off before it departed and got refunds on their tickets.  Full Article  

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