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Anti-FARC hardliner Duque closes in on Colombia presidency

1 day - 18 June 2018 | International

Ivan Duque is on course to become Colombia's youngest president in yesterday's run-off election, after a campaign fought largely over the future of the government's peace deal with the former rebel group FARC.A 41-year-old senator,...

Bemba free soon

5 days ago - 14 June 2018 | International

Jean-Pierre Bemba's lawyers argued Tuesday for his immediate release after international judges acquitted him of war crimes, as the former Congolese vice president edged closer towards freedom following a decade behind bars.Bemba was acquitted on...

Kabila will not seek new term

5 days ago - 14 June 2018 | International

The prime minister of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has said that President Joseph Kabila will not seek a third mandate in the country's delayed elections because of constitutional term limits that prevent him...

Trump's Trudeau revenge

5 days ago - 14 June 2018 | International

President Donald Trump said Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau “learned” from the mistake of criticising him and it's going to cost Canada “a lot of money”.Trump adviser Peter Navarro, meanwhile, said Tuesday he made a...

World's emptiest airport in Sri Lanka as last flight...

6 days ago - 13 June 2018 | International

Sri Lanka's jinxed second international airport was left without a single scheduled flight from Friday after the only airline using the remote facility scrapped its daily service.Dubai's flydubai gave no reason for the pull-out from...

Is it a new world?

6 days ago - 13 June 2018 | International

US President Donald Trump and North Korea's Kim Jong Un concluded an extraordinary summit on Tuesday with lofty promises by the American president to take...

Trump vs Trudeau

1 week ago - 12 June 2018 | International

France has warned that “fits of anger” could not dictate international cooperation after US President Donald Trump abruptly rejected a previously agreed joint statement in...

DRC Ebola almost under control

1 week ago - 12 June 2018 | International

The director general of the World Health Organisation said on Sunday he believed a swift end could be put to the outbreak of Ebola in...

Fur children count

1 week ago - 11 June 2018 | International

A major pet company has introduced what it calls Pawternity leave – three-day parental leave for employees getting a new puppy or kitten.Musti Group, the...

US, UK are 'colonial' in Syria – al-Assad

1 week ago - 11 June 2018 | International

Syria's President Bashar al-Assad denied Moscow is running the show in his war-torn country, saying in an interview, released Sunday, his government operates independently of...

Optimistic but wary

1 week ago - 11 June 2018 | International

Afghans exhausted by a nearly 17-year war that is older than many of the country's citizens breathed a sigh of relief on Saturday after the...

Field is level for Zim vote

1 week ago - 08 June 2018 | International

Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa has reportedly said that the electoral “playing field is perfectly level”, following the uninterrupted demonstration by the Movement for Democratic Change...

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Horror as father shoots son

1 week ago - 08 June 2018 | International

“I shot the child by mistake, I thought I was being hijacked.” This is what a man told the stepmother of his son, Luyanda Themba...

Nearly 200 missing, 75 dead...

1 week ago - 07 June 2018 | International

Nearly 200 people are missing and at least 75 have been killed since Guatemala's Fuego volcano began erupting over the weekend, officials said Tuesday.Seven communities...

Artefacts return home

1 week ago - 06 June 2018 | International

Tribal artefacts that have been hidden away in the archives of the British Museum in London for nearly 120 years are being returned to a...

The pardon and the Russian...

2 weeks ago - 05 June 2018 | International

An attorney for President Donald Trump stressed Sunday that the president's legal team would contest any effort to force him to testify in front of...

Fuego causes panic and chaos

2 weeks ago - 05 June 2018 | International

At least 25 people were killed when Guatemala's Fuego volcano erupted on Sunday, belching ash and rock and forcing the airport to close, the country's...

Cuban leader defends Maduro

2 weeks ago - 01 June 2018 | International

Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel rallied to the defence of embattled ally Nicolas Maduro on his first foreign visit Wednesday, calling on Latin American nations to...

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