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WHO U-turn on Mugabe

WHO withdraws invitation to President Mugabe of Zimbabwe to become UN goodwill ambassador

WHO withdraws invitation to President Mugabe of Zimbabwe to become a UN goodwill ambassador, less than two days after initially issuing it following international outcry.

Also in the programme: Plague outbreak in Madagascar, US-backed forces win race to retake Syria's largest oil field from the Islamic State group.

(Photo: Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe addresses the UN General Assembly on 21 September 2016 in New York City. Credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

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