November 20, 2017 16:17 IST

Zimbabwe's ruling party fires Mugabe

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Delegates celebrate after Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe was dismissed as party leader at an extraordinary meeting of the ruling ZANU-PF's central committee in Harare, Zimbabwe November 19, 2017. Credit: Reuters
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Zimbabwean War Veterans leader Chris Mutsvangwa (C) greets other delegates attending an extraordinary meeting of the ruling ZANU-PF party's central committee in Harare, Zimbabwe November 19, 2017. Credit: Reuters
3 of 5 Zimbabwe,Robert Mugabe,Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe
Delegates attend an extraordinary meeting of the ruling ZANU-PF party's central committee in Harare, Zimbabwe November 19, 2017. Credit: Reuters
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Soldiers stand guard outside a meeting of the ruling ZANU-PF party in Harare, Zimbabwe November 19, 2017. Credit: Reuters
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Protesters calling for Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe to step down cheer in front of a military vehicle in Harare, Zimbabwe, November 18, 2017. Credit: Reuters