South Korea to downsize army: A hasty move that could backfire?

South Korean President Moon Jae-in has approved a defence policy under which ground troop numbers will be cut down drastically. The decision follows the recent thaw in relations with nuclear armed North Korea, but critics doubt the rationale behind optimism. Jul 30, 2018
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Zimbabwe votes in historic post-Mugabe elections

The main contenders in the presidential vote are incumbent Emmerson Mnangagwa, of the ruling Zanu-PF party, and opposition leader Nelson Chamisa. This is the country's first election without long-time leader Robert Mugabe's name on the ballot. Jul 30, 2018