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SA President Zuma must face corruption charges, court rules

1 day - 16 October 2017 | International

South Africa's President Jacob Zuma must face charges of corruption, fraud, racketeering and money laundering, the Supreme Court of Appeal has ruled.It agreed with a lower court ruling last year that prosecutors could bring back...

Israel plans 4 000 new settler homes

5 days ago - 12 October 2017 | International

Israel is to advance plans for nearly 4 000 settler homes in the occupied West Bank as part of a push to greatly boost settlement growth, an Israeli official said on Tuesday.The approvals are to...

Duterte loses shine

6 days ago - 11 October 2017 | International

Filipinos' satisfaction with President Rodrigo Duterte has made its steepest drop since he took office last year amid an outcry over unabated drug killings and unresolved allegations that he has unexplained wealth, an independent poll...

Missile test fears from N. Korea

6 days ago - 11 October 2017 | International

South Korea said yesterday it was maintaining full military readiness following intense speculation of a possible ballistic missile test by the North as it marks a key anniversary.Tensions over North Korea's weapons programme have soared...

Vaping illegal in Thailand

6 days ago - 11 October 2017 | International

A travel agent is urging others to tell their customers not to vape in Thailand as they could face up to 10 years in prison.Pat Waterton, manager at Langley Travel, said she was unaware of...

Remembering Che

1 week ago - 10 October 2017 | International

Tens of thousands of Cubans turned out on Sunday to pay tribute to Ernesto "Che" Guevara, the Argentine-born Marxist revolutionary and guerrilla leader, on the...

Zambia prepares for armyworm

1 week ago - 09 October 2017 | International

Zambian authorities expect a new armyworm outbreak in the coming crop season after the maize-eating pests ravaged southern Africa early this year, says a report.The...

Islamists attack Mozambican police

1 week ago - 09 October 2017 | International

Suspected Islamists attacked a string of police stations in a small town in northern Mozambique killing two policemen but 14 of the gunmen were slain,...

Khartoum still blacklisted

1 week ago - 09 October 2017 | International

The top US envoy in Sudan said on Saturday that conditions have to be “right” for holding talks with Khartoum on removing it from Washington's...

Liberia votes tomorrow

1 week ago - 09 October 2017 | International

Liberia, which elects a new president tomorrow, is an English-speaking nation in West Africa that is still scarred by a gruesome civil war and a...

Russia's first step in space race

1 week ago - 05 October 2017 | International

When the Soviet Union launched the first artificial satellite 60 years ago yesterday, it marked both the beginning of space exploration and the start of...

Girlfriend of Vegas shooter back in US

1 week ago - 05 October 2017 | International

The girlfriend of Las Vegas shooter Stephen Paddock returned to the United States yesterday from the Philippines, as authorities in Manila said they were looking...

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Australia offers to help US...

1 week ago - 04 October 2017 | International

Australia offered to help the United States reform its gun laws yesterday after a successful two-decade clampdown on firearms in the wake of its own...

Vegas cops baffled

1 week ago - 04 October 2017 | International

The victims just kept coming. In private cars, in ambulances waiting four or five deep, from the walking wounded to the barely alive, they arrived...

OJ Simpson freed

2 weeks ago - 02 October 2017 | International

Disgraced American football star OJ Simpson, whose racially charged 1995 murder trial riveted the nation, was released from jail on parole early yesterday after nine...

Colombia's last rebel group begins...

2 weeks ago - 02 October 2017 | International

After a half-century of armed struggle, the Colombian armed forces and the country's last guerrilla group, the ELN, began on Sunday a historic, if possibly...

Cash crunch risks grounding UN...

2 weeks ago - 02 October 2017 | International

UN humanitarian air operations in Sudan face being grounded because of an acute cash crunch, aid officials say, affecting the delivery of relief to thousands...

King of the bunnies departs

2 weeks ago - 29 September 2017 | International

Playboy founder Hugh M. Hefner, the pipe-smoking hedonist who revved up the sexual revolution in the 1950s and built a multimedia empire of clubs, mansions,...

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