{FD} Figure known as ‘Crocodile’ could replace Zimbabwe president

Emmerson Mnangagwa, elected Sunday as the new leader of Zimbabwe's ruling political party and positioned to take over as the country's president, has engineered a remarkable comeback using skills he no doubt learned from his longtime mentor, President Robert Mugabe.

{FD} New Zimbabwe leader could be enforcer known as the Crocodile

Emmerson Mnangagwa, elected Sunday as the new leader of Zimbabwe's ruling political party and positioned to take over as the country's leader, has engineered a remarkable comeback using skills he no doubt learned from his longtime mentor, President Robert Mugabe.

{FD} British sailor dies in round-the-world yacht race after swept overboard in rough seas

A British sailor on one of the world's toughest yacht races died Saturday after he was swept overboard in rough seas, officials said.

{FD} Egypt orders detention of prominent activist over protest

A rights lawyer says an Egyptian court has ordered a prominent activist to remain in custody pending trial on charges of participating in an illegal protest against the government's transfer of two strategic Red Sea islands to Saudi Arabia.