A man walks past an armoured personnel carrier that stations by an intersection as Zimbabwean soldiers regulate traffic in Harare.

A man walks past an armoured personnel carrier that stations by an intersection as Zimbabwean soldiers regulate traffic in Harare.

The government takeover in Zimbabwe is not a coup d’etat … according to the armed members of the country’s military who have placed Zimbabwe’s president Robert Mugabe under house arrest. How will the so-called “bloodless transition” of power play out?

In Germany, leaders of the world’s most powerful countries gathered to talk climate change, but the Trump administration’s delegates were met with protests. A huge far-right nationalist march disrupted an annual independence celebration in Poland. And Australia voted to legalize same-sex marriage.

We’ll also review the end of President Trump’s visit to Asia, which included a meeting with the controversial president of the Philippines.

And, how much would you pay for one of Leonardo DaVinci’s works?

Guests

  • Demetri Sevastopulo Washington bureau chief, Financial Times
  • Indira Lakshmanan Washington columnist for The Boston Globe and chair in journalism ethics at the Poynter Institute for Media Studies
  • Scott Tong Correspondent, Marketplace; author of the forthcoming book "A Village with My Name: A Family History of China’s Opening to the World"

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