International

Trump man worked for Putin

3 days ago - 24 March 2017 | International

President Donald Trump's former campaign chairperson, Paul Manafort, secretly worked for a Russian billionaire to advance the interests of Vladimir Putin a decade ago and proposed an ambitious political strategy to undermine anti-Russian opposition across...

Dutch appeal for calm amongst Turks

4 days ago - 23 March 2017 | International

Rotterdam mayor Ahmed Aboutaleb appealed for calm on Tuesday among the Dutch city's sizeable Turkish community, amid an international row over a referendum aimed at expanding Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's powers.The mayor's call comes...

No Africans at African summit

4 days ago - 23 March 2017 | International

An annual African trade summit in California had no African attendees this year after at least 60 people were denied visas, according to event leaders.The African Global Economic and Development Summit, a three-day conference at...

Govt denies genocide U-turn

1 week ago - 20 March 2017 | International

NAMPA/AFP Namibia is to file a US$30 billion lawsuit against Germany over genocide committed during colonial rule, when tens of thousands of people were killed, according to documents seen by...

Dutch liberalism triumphs

1 week ago - 17 March 2017 | International

Mark Rutte, the Dutch prime minister, has easily defeated his far-right rival Geert Wilders, partial vote counts show, in elections seen as a measure of populist support in Europe.With more than 93% of votes counted,...

Pirates demand ransom

1 week ago - 16 March 2017 | International

Armed pirates off the coast of Somalia who hijacked an oil tanker with eight Sri Lankan crew on board are demanding a ransom for the...

Secret Mexican mass grave found

1 week ago - 16 March 2017 | International

The top prosecutor in Mexico's Gulf coast state of Veracruz confirmed on Tuesday that more than 250 skulls have been found in what appears to...

US braces for snowstorm

1 week ago - 15 March 2017 | International

Snow began blanketing north-eastern United States on Tuesday as a winter storm packing blizzard conditions rolled into the region, prompting public officials to ask people...

‘Netanyahu is a liar’

1 week ago - 15 March 2017 | International

Iran's foreign minister Mohammad Javad Zarif accused Israel's Benjamin Netanyahu of ignorance about history and the Jewish faith on Tuesday after he said ancient Persian...

Holland is 'nazi remnant' - Erdogan

2 weeks ago - 13 March 2017 | International

Turkey told the Netherlands on Sunday that it would retaliate in the “harshest ways” after Turkish ministers were barred from speaking in Rotterdam in a...

Dutch far right grows

2 weeks ago - 10 March 2017 | International

Despite statistics showing there are fewer foreigners in the Netherlands than commonly believed, many voters feel Muslim immigrants are failing to integrate and running down...

Zoo rhino poached

2 weeks ago - 09 March 2017 | International

Intruders at a French zoo have shot dead a white rhino and hacked off its horns in a grisly overnight poaching incident, police and the...

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Trump to sign new travel...

2 weeks ago - 07 March 2017 | International

US President Donald Trump is preparing to sign a revised executive order temporarily barring the entry of people from certain Muslim-majority countries and halting the...

North Syria exodus

3 weeks ago - 06 March 2017 | International

More than 65 000 people have been forced to flee fighting in northern Syria, ravaged in recent weeks by dual offensives on the Islamic State...

Duterte one step closer to...

3 weeks ago - 03 March 2017 | International

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's campaign to bring back the death penalty for drug-related crimes has cleared a major hurdle, with supporters backing it in congress...

Women accused of killing North...

3 weeks ago - 02 March 2017 | International

Malaysia on Wednesday charged two women - an Indonesian and a Vietnamese – with murdering the estranged half-brother of North Korea's leader in an assassination...

IS fights to the end...

3 weeks ago - 01 March 2017 | International

Soldiers from Iraq's Rapid Response division move from house to house through the same openings Islamic State militants smashed through the walls in preparation to...

Samsung heir probed

3 weeks ago - 01 March 2017 | International

The heir to the Samsung empire and four other top executives from the world's biggest smartphone maker were indicted on Tuesday on multiple charges including...

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