International

Afghans need help

20 hours ago | International

The United Nations on Saturday launched a US$550 million (N$7.4 billion) humanitarian appeal for Afghanistan, where about a third of the population is in need of assistance.Around 9.3 million people will be in need of...

Massive anti-Trump marches

1 day - 23 January 2017 | International

More than two million people flooded US cities on Saturday as women opposed to Donald Trump led a peaceful, stunning rebuke against the new US president that was echoed in sister protests around the world.As...

Gambian crisis gets local perspective

5 days ago - 19 January 2017 | International

One of the country's foremost diplomats, Tuliameni Kalomoh, has described the political unrest unfolding in Gambia as catastrophic, saying president Yahya Jammeh should cede power.Kalomoh is supporting calls made by the West African regional block...

Obama pardons Manning

5 days ago - 19 January 2017 | International

The Obama administration on Tuesday shortened the prison sentences of 209 people and granted pardons to another 64.High-profile names on the list include Army leaker Chelsea Manning and the former vice chairman of the Joint...

MH370 hunt ends

6 days ago - 18 January 2017 | International

After nearly three years, the hunt for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 ended in futility and frustration on Tuesday, as crews completed their deep-sea search of a desolate stretch of the Indian Ocean without finding a...

Rebels with a cause?

1 week ago - 17 January 2017 | International

When throngs of women from around the nation converge on Washington for a march on the day after Donald Trump's inauguration, they will arrive driven...

Oman receives 10 from Guantanamo

1 week ago - 17 January 2017 | International

Oman said it received 10 inmates from the US military prison at Guantanamo Bay on Monday, in a move to reduce their number days before...

Trump attacks Lewis

1 week ago - 16 January 2017 | International

Donald Trump tore into civil rights legend John Lewis on Saturday for questioning the legitimacy of the Republican billionaire's White House victory, intensifying a feud...

Namibia the most tolerant country in Africa

1 week ago - 13 January 2017 | International

Namibia's high global rankings on political freedom and freedom of speech have catapulted it into a guide of the top 25 most tolerant, progressive and...

Trump concedes Russian hack

1 week ago - 13 January 2017 | International

President-elect Donald Trump speculated on Wednesday that US intelligence agencies might have leaked details about a classified briefing with him that included unsubstantiated allegations that...

'Yes we did'

1 week ago - 12 January 2017 | International

President Barack Obama addressed America and the world for the final time as president Tuesday, in a speech that was both a tearful goodbye and...

Dylann Roof sentenced to death

1 week ago - 12 January 2017 | International

A US jury on Tuesday condemned self-described white supremacist Dylann Roof to death over the massacre of nine black worshippers in a South Carolina church...

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Thousands throng Rafsanjani funeral

1 week ago - 11 January 2017 | International

Hundreds of thousands of mourners led by Iran's supreme leader gathered at Tehran University early yesterday for the funeral of former president Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani.State...

Thailand floods sever overland routes

1 week ago - 11 January 2017 | International

Overland routes to Thailand's flood-hit south were severed on Tuesday after two bridges collapsed following days of torrential rain that has killed at least 25...

Debt traps threaten Nepal quake...

2 weeks ago - 09 January 2017 | International

Victims of Nepal's 2015 earthquake are at risk of slipping into debt as they face a second winter in temporary shelters, according to a monitoring...

Pot smokers to defy Trump

2 weeks ago - 09 January 2017 | International

Marijuana legalisation advocates plan to pass out joints – 4 200 of them - at Donald Trump's inauguration, defying the president-elect and the seamless Republican...

Zimbabwe sells at least 35...

2 weeks ago - 09 January 2017 | International

Zimbabwe's wildlife agency said last week it has sold 35 elephants to China to ease overpopulation and raise funds for conservation, amid criticism from animal...

No apology from Charleston church...

2 weeks ago - 06 January 2017 | International

Dylann Roof, the self-described white supremacist who gunned down nine black churchgoers in a Charleston church, offered no apology or motive for his actions Wednesday...

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