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US blasts Maduro move to sideline opposition

14 hours ago | International

The US accused Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro on Monday of a dictatorial bid to wipe his opponents off the political map following his latest poll victory, after he announced the main opposition is barred from...

Fears over rising Rio violence

14 hours ago | International

While the fighting in Rio de Janeiro's crime war is done by commando-style police and heavily armed drug traffickers, a growing number of the victims look quite different: innocent, joyful children like Maria Eduarda.Firefights erupt...

Cyril rejects Zuma's deal

1 day - 12 December 2017 | International

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa has shot down President Jacob Zuma's proposal that the losing candidate in the ANC presidential race should, by default, become the deputy for the purpose of forging party unity.The crucial leadership...

Namibia condemns Trump

5 days ago - 08 December 2017 | International

US President Donald Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital was yesterday criticised by the Namibian government amid fears of a universal diplomatic backlash.Namibia, in a strongly-worded statement, reaffirmed Jerusalem as capital of both Palestine...

EU denies existence of tax blacklist

5 days ago - 08 December 2017 | International

The European Union's ambassador to Namibia has categorically denied claims that Namibia has been labelled as a tax haven and is blacklisted. Its identification as a possible tax haven and subsequent blacklisting has the implication...

Trump under fire, again

5 days ago - 08 December 2017 | International

Donald Trump's decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital has drawn sharp criticism, with the significant exception of Israel. Here are key reactions from around...

Trump flouting international law - Ndaitwah

5 days ago - 07 December 2017 | International

In a statement issued by the interational relations minister Netumbo Nandi Ndaitwah, Namibia has affirmed it recognises Jerusalem as both the capital of the state...

Lessons from Tomsk

6 days ago - 07 December 2017 | International

The Russian Federation in cooperation with the World Health Organisation (WHO), last month hosted the first-ever WHO Global Ministerial Conference under the theme 'Ending TB...

Teen gets a year, suspended, for Auschwitz graffiti

1 week ago - 06 December 2017 | International

A Polish court on Monday handed an American teenager a suspended one-year prison sentence for etching his name on a barrack at the former Nazi...

Putin hits back on RT restrictions in US

1 week ago - 06 December 2017 | International

Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed amendments into law that will enable foreign media outlets operating in Russia to be listed as “foreign agents”. The...

N. Korea vs USA

1 week ago - 05 December 2017 | International

North Korea on Sunday blasted the United States and South Korea as “warmongers” on the eve of their largest-ever joint air exercise, saying it could...

Macron passes buck on Libya

1 week ago - 01 December 2017 | International

During his four-day traverse across Africa to promote relations between France and African nations, French President Emmanuel Macron lost his temper when asked about human-trafficking...

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Europe's HIV epidemic growing

2 weeks ago - 29 November 2017 | International

The number of people newly diagnosed with HIV in Europe reached its highest level in 2016 since records began, showing the region's epidemic growing “at...

Russia joins search for missing...

2 weeks ago - 28 November 2017 | International

Eleven days after Argentina's missing San Juan submarine went silent following an explosion, a 14-nation search has failed to find the vessel at the bottom...

Hope and scepticism among Zim...

2 weeks ago - 23 November 2017 | International

When the sun rose over Zimbabwe yesterday morning, a 37-year-old reality was changed forever with the resignation of Robert Mugabe on Tuesday evening. He resigned...

Migrant slave trade in Libya

3 weeks ago - 22 November 2017 | International

Libya's eastern-based army on Monday accused the UN-backed government of migrant slave trade.“The army command detected activities of organised crime, transporting and selling illegal immigrants...

Odinga calls for help

3 weeks ago - 22 November 2017 | International

Kenyan opposition leader Raila Odinga called on Sunday for “international intervention” in the country's election crisis, saying at least 31 supporters have been killed by...

Woman confesses to killing four...

3 weeks ago - 22 November 2017 | International

A Japanese woman was arrested yesterday after police say she confessed to putting four newborns in concrete-filled buckets two decades ago and having been filled...

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