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Two Chilean priests defrocked

4 days ago - 15 October 2018 | International

Pope Francis on Saturday defrocked two more Chilean prelates accused of sexually abusing minors, and to show greater transparency about how he's responding to the church's global sex abuse crisis, the pontiff publicly explained why...

Ramaphosa wants swift VBS action

4 days ago - 15 October 2018 | International

President Cyril Ramaphosa wants developments around the VBS scandal to be dealt with swiftly, adding that all the individuals implicated should face the music.The president said this on Saturday during his address at the Fundraising...

Germans march against racism

4 days ago - 15 October 2018 | International

Tens of thousands of people marched in Berlin on Saturday in a protest against racism after growing concern over a series of xenophobic incidents in the east of the country.Organisers said at least 150 000...

Goodbye Ghandi

4 days ago - 15 October 2018 | International

Over 3 000 people have signed a petition opposing a planned statue of Mahatma Gandhi in Malawi's commercial capital Blantyre, saying the Indian independence hero had done nothing for the southern African country.Work on the...

Light for Palu

1 week ago - 08 October 2018 | International

Aid poured into disaster-ravaged Palu on Sunday after days of delays, as efforts ramped up to reach 200 000 people in desperate need following a deadly quake-tsunami in the Indonesian city.Planeloads of food, clean water...

Prince excited about first visit to Namibia

3 weeks ago - 25 September 2018 | International

ELLANIE SMIT Prince William, who is on his maiden visit to Namibia, says he is excited to be in the Land of the Brave and...

Syrian local elections held

1 month - 17 September 2018 | International

Voting began across government-controlled parts of Syria on Sunday for the war-ravaged country's first local elections since 2011, state news agency SANA said. Polling...

Strawberries laced with needles

1 month - 17 September 2018 | International

An Australian state has offered a large reward for information after sewing needles were found in strawberries sold in supermarkets, in what the federal health...

Ramaphosa's bizarre power plan

1 month - 10 September 2018 | International

The list of investment deals and agreements punted by President Cyril Ramaphosa after his state visit to China this week includes a hugely improbable plan...

Far-right tipped to win big as Sweden votes

1 month - 10 September 2018 | International

The polls opened for Swedish legislative elections yesterday with the far-right expected to notch up a record score as voters unhappy about immigration punish one...

The writing is on the wall

1 month - 07 September 2018 | International

JEMIMA BEUKES Pressure is mounting from German civil society on their government to apologise for the 1904-08 Nama and...

Calls to criminalise German skull collectors

1 month - 06 September 2018 | International

Local historian Festus Muundjua has urged the German government to criminalise the private possession of human remains by that country's citizens.This follows the third repatriation...

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Müntefering’s apology torn apart

1 month - 03 September 2018 | International

JEMIMA BEUKES The Nama and Ovaherero people have taken Michelle-Jasmin Müntefering’s apology and admission of the 1904-08 Nama and Ovaherero genocide with a pinch of...

UN chief condemns escalating violence...

1 month - 03 September 2018 | International

United Nations chief Antonio Guterres on Saturday called for an end to violence in Libya in accordance with a UN-brokered ceasefire agreement.According to a health...

Explosions at a Syrian military...

1 month - 03 September 2018 | International

Explosions rocked a Syrian military airport near the capital Damascus late Saturday, with an NGO saying it was a “possible Israeli missile” but state media...

Pentagon moves to scrap Pakistan...

1 month - 03 September 2018 | International

The US military plans to cancel US$300 million in aid to Pakistan due to Islamabad's lack of “decisive actions” in support of American strategy in...

Mnangagwa sworn in as Zimbabwean...

1 month - 26 August 2018 | International

President-elect Emmerson Mnangagwa was today sworn in for his first five-year term as the President of Zimbabwe by Chief Justice Luke Malaba."I Emmerson Dambudzo Mnangagwa...

Fresh quake rocks Lombok

1 month - 20 August 2018 | International

A strong 6.3-magnitude earthquake rocked the Indonesian island of Lombok Sunday, sending people fleeing into the streets just two weeks after a tremor killed more...

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