The first group of 10 Democratic candidates running for the party's 2020 presidential nomination gathered on stage in Miami, Florida for a two hour debate Wednesday. As is typical in many debates of this kind, each candidate hoped to break through the crowded filed with a memorable phrase or lengthy quote that would resonate with both voters and political commentators. VOA's Richard Green has some key quotes on a variety of issues from each of the candidates.
After nearly 40 years in power, 93-year-old Robert Mugabe's autocratic tenure as president of Zimbabwe appears to have finally ended, after his once-loyal military seized control of the state-owned television network, placed the long-time ruler and his wife in custody and surrounded parliament. VOA's Richard Green has more on the rule of a man once hailed around the world as a revolutionary freedom fighter.