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Taking back Mosul

21 hours ago | International

Iraqi forces backed by jets, drones and gunships attacked Mosul airport Thursday, a key step in a renewed offensive against jihadists defending their stronghold on the city's west bank.Forces including federal police and the interior...

Pipeline will come

1 day - 23 February 2017 | International

Yesterday's deadline for the protesters to leave also may not spell the end of heavy law enforcement presence near where the Dallas-based developer is finishing the last big section of the pipeline, which will carry...

350 000 children trapped in west Mosul

4 days ago - 20 February 2017 | International

Around 350 000 children are trapped in western Mosul, Save the Children warned yesterday as Iraqi forces launched a fresh offensive on jihadists defending the strategic city.“Iraqi forces and their allies, including the US and...

Trump rallies with Israel

1 week ago - 17 February 2017 | International

US President Donald Trump on Wednesday halted Washington's quest for a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, saying he would back a single state if it led to peace.The new president warmly welcomed Israel's Prime...

Oroville Dam woes remain

1 week ago - 16 February 2017 | International

The stress of evacuation and an uncertain future were enough for Donald Azevedo and his family to opt to stay a few more nights in an emergency shelter rather than risk having to do it...

Trump vows response to N Korea

1 week ago - 15 February 2017 | International

The UN Security Council on Monday unanimously condemned North Korea's latest ballistic missile test as US President Donald Trump vowed to deliver a strong response...

N. Korea tests ballistic missile

1 week ago - 14 February 2017 | International

North Korea said yesterday it had successfully tested a new ballistic missile, triggering a US-led call for an urgent UN Security Council meeting after a...

Trump's 'winter house'

1 week ago - 13 February 2017 | International

President Donald Trump's South Florida estate is no longer just the place where he goes to escape.He has described the sprawling Mar-a-Lago property as the...

Somalia has US president

2 weeks ago - 10 February 2017 | International

A former prime minister who holds dual Somali-US citizenship was declared Somalia's new president Wednesday, immediately taking the oath of office as the long-chaotic country...

Turkish purge after putsch

2 weeks ago - 09 February 2017 | International

According to a decree published on Thursday in the Turkish Official Gazette 4 464 people had been fired, including 2 585 employees of the education...

Israel says settlers legal

2 weeks ago - 08 February 2017 | International

The new Israeli law finalised by the parliament has approved by 60 members of parliament to 52 against was slammed by the Palestinians as a...

Legal battles to test Trump visa ban

2 weeks ago - 07 February 2017 | International

President Donald Trump's temporary immigration ban faced on Monday the first of several crucial legal hurdles that could determine whether he can push through...

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US envoy eyes cuts to...

2 weeks ago - 06 February 2017 | International

Washington's new UN envoy Nikki Haley is putting in motion a far-reaching review of UN peacekeeping that is likely to lead to closures and downsizing...

Congo at crossroads as opposition...

3 weeks ago - 03 February 2017 | International

Longtime DR Congo opposition chief Etienne Tshisekedi died Wednesday at the age of 84 in Brussels, as talks aiming to end the nation's political crisis...

Key Gambia ministers sworn in

3 weeks ago - 03 February 2017 | International

Ten of the new Gambian government's 18 ministers were sworn in Wednesday, less than a week after freshly-elected President Adama Barrow arrived in the country...

Kenya agrees to rejoin South...

3 weeks ago - 03 February 2017 | International

Kenya has agreed to take part in a UN regional force for South Sudan, the UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres said on Wednesday, three months...

West Bank tensions are up

3 weeks ago - 02 February 2017 | International

Israel has unveiled plans for 3,000 new homes for Jewish settlers in the occupied West Bank, the fourth such announcement in the less than two...

Gerrie Nel quits

3 weeks ago - 01 February 2017 | International

The prosecutor who jailed Oscar Pistorius and former top cop Jackie Selebi has quit.News24 can reveal that career state advocate Gerrie Nel has given the...

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