World

1 year ago | August 27, 2017

27 dead after Boko Haram attacks on Nigerian villages

Maiduguri — Boko Haram extremists killed at least 27 people by shooting them and slitting their throats as they attacked ...

Up to 250 feared dead in DRC mudslide

Bunia — As many as 250 people are feared dead after a massive mudslide swept over a fishing village in the Democratic ...

US jails ex-Guinea minister over China bribes

New York — A former Guinean cabinet minister was sentenced to seven years in a US prison on Friday and ordered to pay ...

1 year ago | August 20, 2017

Trump ousts Bannon, his influential, divisive strategist

Washington — Steve Bannon, the blunt-spoken and divisive strategist who rose from Donald Trump’s conservative campaign ...

Barcelona attack: New manhunt for suspected driver

The driver last Thursday’s van attack that killed 13 people in a tourist area of Barcelona may still be alive and on the ...

1 year ago | August 13, 2017

North Korea: China urges Trump not to worsen situation

CHINA’S President Xi Jinping has urged Donald Trump and North Korea to avoid “words and actions” that worsen tensions, ...

1 year ago | July 23, 2017

Sisulu launches presidential campaign to ‘cleanse and save’ ANC

Soweto — ANC presidential hopeful Lindiwe Sisulu has broken with party tradition and launched a manifesto for her ...

Nigerian military blames homeless for botched air strike

Abuja — Nigeria’s military on Friday blamed an unexpected gathering of homeless people for a botched air strike that ...

1 year ago | July 16, 2017

Turkey marks year since ‘epic’ defeat of anti-Erdogan coup

TURKEY yesterday marked one year since the defeat of the coup aimed at ousting President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, seeking ...

France calls for swift lifting of sanctions on Qatari nationals

DOHA — France called yesterday for a swift lifting of sanctions that target Qatari nationals in an effort to ease a ...

Tony Blair says EU could compromise on freedom of movement

SOME EU leaders may be prepared to compromise on the free movement of people to help Britain stay in the single market, ...

Chinese Nobel laureate’s ashes scattered at sea

SHENYANG (China) — Deceased Chinese Nobel Peace Prize-winning dissident Liu Xiaobo’s ashes were scattered at sea ...

Iran blames Trump for instability, rejects ‘rogue’ label

DUBAI — Iran yesterday blamed what it called Mr Donald Trump’s “arbitrary and conflicting policies” for global security ...

1 year ago | July 9, 2017

Let’s regain our moral force: Ramaphosa on ANC

Cape Town — Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa on Friday evening said the ANC must work hard to “regain the moral force ...