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Don't panic... it's Tshwarangango II

2 days ago - 16 July 2018 | International

The defence ministry has requested members of the public not to panic when they see a number of Namibian Defence Force (NDF) vehicles travelling along the road to Botswana.The NDF is sending a motorised infantry...

Israel exchanges intense fire with Hamas militants in Gaza

2 days ago - 16 July 2018 | International

The Israeli military carried out its largest airstrike campaign in Gaza since the 2014 war on Saturday, as Hamas militants fired dozens of rockets into Israel throughout the day, threatening to trigger an all-out war...

More tax money to fund Zuma's case

2 days ago - 16 July 2018 | International

South African president Cyril Ramaphosa has agreed that taxpayers must once again cough up for former president Jacob Zuma's legal costs in a court case.This time it is for an appeal against the personal costs...

All eyes on Tham Luang

1 week ago - 09 July 2018 | International

Thai authorities began on Sunday a dramatic operation to rescue 12 boys and their football coach from the flooded Tham Luang cave in Thailand, where they have been trapped for more than two weeks.The group...

New nerve agent case in UK

1 week ago - 06 July 2018 | International

Britain held an emergency cabinet meeting on Thursday over a couple who were left critically ill after being exposed to the same nerve agent used on a former Russian spy earlier this year.Home Secretary Sajid...

Mugabe beneficiaries will not lose land – Zim oppostion

1 week ago - 06 July 2018 | International

Zimbabwe's main opposition, the Movement for Democratic Change Alliance, has reportedly ruled out repossessing land from those who benefitted from former president Robert Mugabe's chaotic...

Newsroom shooter sent letters

1 week ago - 05 July 2018 | International

A man charged with gunning down five people at a Maryland newspaper sent three letters on the day of the attack, police said, including one...

One death reported in latest Nicaraguan violence

1 week ago - 05 July 2018 | International

Truckloads of police and pro-government gunmen rolled into a town in northern Nicaragua Tuesday, clearing an opposition roadblock in clashes that left one person reported...

Polish Supreme Court's top judge to defy 'purge'

1 week ago - 05 July 2018 | International

Poland's Supreme Court chief justice vowed to show up at work on Wednesday in defiance of a retirement law pushed through by the right-wing government...

Australia halts Palestinian funding

2 weeks ago - 04 July 2018 | International

Australia said on Monday that it has ended direct aid to the Palestinian Authority because Australian donations could increase the self-governing body's capacity to pay...

Help needed for Raqa mass graves

2 weeks ago - 04 July 2018 | International

Human Rights Watch on Tuesday urged the international community to support Syrians excavating mass graves in Raqa after US-backed fighters ousted jihadists from the city.Fighters...

Al-Shabab commander surrenders

2 weeks ago - 04 July 2018 | International

A senior al-Shabab commander surrendered to Somali government forces on Monday after eight years of insurgency, an army official said.The Somali National Army (SNA) said...

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Israel will not take Syrian...

2 weeks ago - 03 July 2018 | International

Civilians fleeing Syria's war will not be allowed to enter Israel, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Sunday adding however that his government will continue...

Russian trade increases to US$3.6bn

2 weeks ago - 02 July 2018 | International

Russia's trade with sub-Saharan Africa, including Namibia, increased to US$3.6 billion in 2017 compared to US$3.3 billion in 2016 and N$2.2 billion in 2015.During a...

Trump under fire

2 weeks ago - 02 July 2018 | International

From coast to coast, in the rain or under the burning sun, tens of thousands of Americans marched and rallied across the country to protest...

Japan eases missile alert system

2 weeks ago - 02 July 2018 | International

Japan has lowered its military readiness level against North Korean missiles as Washington embarks on delicate nuclear negotiations with Pyongyang, a report said on Sunday,...

Dukwe SADC petitioners arrested

2 weeks ago - 29 June 2018 | International

A group of Namibian refugees in Botswana had their hopes of staying there dashed this week when they were detained and returned to the Dukwe...

Thunderstorm cleans up

2 weeks ago - 29 June 2018 | International

Thousands of live animals along with tons of meat, ivory, pangolin scales and timber were seized in a month-long global crackdown on the illegal wildlife...

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