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Three to die over Hamas commander killing

22 hours ago | International

A court in the Gaza Strip on Sunday sentenced three men to death over the assassination of a Hamas military commander that the Islamist movement accused Israel of masterminding.After a trial that lasted four days,...

Special counsel to probe Trump-Russia links

3 days ago - 19 May 2017 | International

The US Department of Justice Wednesday named a former head of the FBI as special counsel to lead the investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 election, and possible collusion with Donald Trump's team.The US...

Swedish prosecutors to update on Assange case Friday

4 days ago - 18 May 2017 | International

Swedish prosecutors investigating a rape accusation against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange will hold a press conference on Friday to discuss developments in the seven-year case.The prosecutor's office said Wednesday that officials would “talk about the...

Turkey detains dozens in post-coup investigation

5 days ago - 17 May 2017 | International

Turkey detained dozens of energy and education ministry staff on Tuesday in an investigation targeting the network of a US-based cleric whom Ankara accuses of orchestrating last July's attempted coup, state media said.Some 50000 people...

World braces for more cyber-attacks

6 days ago - 16 May 2017 | International

Governments and computer experts girded Monday for a possible worsening of the global cyber-attack that has hit more than 150 countries, as Microsoft warned against stockpiling vulnerabilities like the one at the heart of the...

Karabo Mokoena: A family's heartbreak

1 week ago - 15 May 2017 | International

“For someone like him just to take [her] life like that, I think it's unacceptable”.These were the words of Tshepo Mokoena the uncle of Karabo...

Hollande nears exit as party falls apart

1 week ago - 12 May 2017 | International

French President Francois Hollande chaired his final cabinet meeting Wednesday before handing over the reins to Emmanuel Macron, while the governing Socialist Party began to...

New S. Korean president in calls with China, Japan...

1 week ago - 12 May 2017 | International

New South Korean President Moon Jae-In spoke to the leaders of China and Japan yesterday, hours after a telephone call with his US counterpart Donald...

Mugabe in Singapore for health check

1 week ago - 11 May 2017 | International

Zimbabwe's 93-year-old President Robert Mugabe has flown to Singapore for a “routine medical check-up”, state media reported Tuesday.“President Mugabe left Zimbabwe for Singapore for his...

SA protesters bulldoze police cars

1 week ago - 11 May 2017 | International

Protesters used front loaders to flip police vehicles and tear up roadside barriers at the Richards Bay Harbour on Tuesday.Police fired shots at the earth-moving...

Trump sacks FBI director

1 week ago - 11 May 2017 | International

President Donald Trump on Tuesday fired FBI director James Comey, ousting the man heading a wide-ranging investigation into whether his aides colluded with Russia to...

NAMIBIA WELCOMES RELEASE OF CHIBOK GIRLS

1 week ago - 10 May 2017 | International

RELEASED: In this handout picture, some of the 82 released Chibok girls wait before a meeting with Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Villa...

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ERDOGAN SAYS MUSLIMS MUST TAKE...

1 week ago - 10 May 2017 | International

STAND UP: Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has called on Muslims to stand up for the Palestinian cause, saying each day Jerusalem remains under “occupation”...

FRENCH SAY NO TO RACISM

1 week ago - 09 May 2017 | International

WELL DONE: US President Donald Trump congratulated Emmanuel Macron on his victory in France's presidential election. Trump had backed neither Macron nor his far-right rival...

Texas parents to be judged...

2 weeks ago - 08 May 2017 | International

Parents seeking to adopt children in Texas could soon be rejected by public or private agencies with religious objections to them being Jewish, Muslim, gay,...

Turning point for Zuma

2 weeks ago - 03 May 2017 | International

The heckling and booing of President Jacob Zuma which led to the cancellation of labour federation Cosatu's Worker's Day rally has been hailed as a...

DRC voter registration delayed

2 weeks ago - 03 May 2017 | International

The Democratic Republic of Congo said on Monday it had indefinitely postponed voter registration in two provinces of its troubled central Kasai region after the...

Assad accused of chemical attack

2 weeks ago - 03 May 2017 | International

Syrian government forces used deadly nerve gas in Khan Sheikhun and in three other recent attacks, Human Rights Watch said on Monday, describing a "clear...

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