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04 November 2018 7:17 AM Israel PM praises restoration of US sanctions on Iran

Israel's prime minister has praised the restoration of US sanctions on Iran that were lifted under the 2015 nuclear deal. Benjamin Netanyahu, a staunch opponent of the agreement concluded by the Obama administration, said on Saturday that US President Donald Trump had made an "historic" decision by restoring sanctions against "the murderous terror regime 35

02 November 2018 5:46 AM Markets LIVE: Rand races to R14.30/$, oil set for biggest weekly loss and global stocks extend gains

Oil is poised for the biggest weekly loss since February on concerns over growing supply at a time when speculation is increasing that US sanctions on Iran won’t cut the OPEC producers' exports to zero. While futures in New York edged higher on Friday on signs of a possible trade deal between the US and China, they’re still on course for a 5.7% weekly 27

30 October 2018 7:05 PM Nigerian group says troops shot, killed 27 Shiite Muslims

Nigeria's main Shiite Muslim movement says Nigerian troops shot and killed at least 27 of its members during a procession to the capital of Abuja. Islamic Movement of Nigeria spokesperson Ibrahim Musa said six people were killed on Saturday and another 21 on Monday. Nigeria's military said it killed six people and that the Shiite protesters fired first 24

25 October 2018 10:32 AM Hospitals detain patients over unpaid medical bills

An Associated Press investigation has found evidence of hospital imprisonments in Kenya and more than 30 countries worldwide, including the Philippines, India, China, Thailand, Bolivia and Iran. More than a year after Robert Wanyonyi first arrived at Nairobi's Kenyatta National Hospital after being shot in a robbery, he remains unable to leave 22

22 October 2018 4:21 AM Turkey vows to reveal 'naked truth' over Khashoggi death

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Sunday vowed to reveal within days the "naked truth" over the death of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, as Riyadh said it did not know the whereabouts of his body and that Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman had been unaware of any operation to murder him. The Turkish leader's statement came the day after Saudi authorities 32

16 October 2018 8:00 PM Trump says Saudi prince vows 'full' probe into missing journalist

US President Donald Trump said on Tuesday he had spoken with Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman and been assured that a "full" probe into the disappearance of a critical journalist was underway. "Just spoke with the Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia who totally denied any knowledge of what took place in their Turkish Consulate," Trump tweeted. He "told 98

10 October 2018 8:52 AM Governments must put an end to the death penalty

Amnesty International has called on governments to put an end to the death penalty. "Prisoners under sentence of death must be treated with humanity and dignity and held in conditions that meet international human rights law and standards," the organisation said in a statement on Wednesday, which is World Day Against the Death Penalty. Amnesty International 29

25 September 2018 11:03 AM Home Affairs announces new visa amendments in a bid to boost tourism

In a bid to boost tourism to the country, South Africa is finalising a number of visa waiver agreements with other countries, allowing travellers to enter the country without a visa. This announcement was made by Minister of Home Affairs, Malusi Gigaba on Tuesday in Pretoria. Citizens from countries which will now no longer require a visa to travel to SA include 67

11 September 2018 7:32 AM 30 000 flee in Syria as UN fears century's 'worst' crisis

Violence in northwest Syria has displaced more than 30 000 people this month alone, the UN said on Monday, warning that a looming assault could create the century's "worst humanitarian catastrophe". Idlib province and adjacent rural areas form the largest piece of territory still held by Syria's beleaguered rebels, worn down by a succession of government 36

08 September 2018 6:42 PM '11 dead' after rockets hit Iranian Kurdish offices in Iraq

Rockets have struck the headquarters of two Iranian Kurdish opposition parties in Iraq's semi-autonomous Kurdish region, with reports saying at least 11 people have been killed and 50 others wounded. The missiles hit the headquarters of the Kurdistan Democratic Party of Iran (KDPI) and the Democratic Party of Iranian Kurdistan (PDKI) on Saturday in the town of Koya, 300km north 95