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06 January 2019 2:35 PM John Bolton to Israel and Turkey to discuss Syria pullout

US National Security Adviser John Bolton was deployed to Israel to allay concerns about President Donald Trump's decision to withdrawal troops from Syria and discuss the process with Turkish officials. The pull-out announced last month was initially expected to be completed within weeks, but the timetable has slowed as the president acceded to requests 24

06 January 2019 12:09 PM Boeing stuck in Iran creates headaches for Norwegian airline

Oslo - Norwegian Air Shuttle said Friday one of its Boeing 737s has been stuck in Iran for three weeks after an unscheduled landing due to engine problems, as US restrictions reportedly create headaches for the airline and possibly passengers. The aircraft was en route from Dubai to Oslo with 192 passengers and crew members on board when it carried out a "safety 87

13 December 2018 5:54 PM 'Majority' back 48-team Qatar SWC, says Infantino

Doha - A "majority" of football federations support increasing the number of teams playing at the 2022 Soccer World Cup in Qatar from 32 to 48, FIFA president Gianni Infantino said in Doha on Thursday. Speaking at a press conference after a three-day FIFA summit in the Qatari capital, Infantino said the idea had widespread backing from associations across 42

06 December 2018 6:21 AM WATCH: Huawei CFO arrested in Canada

Beijing - Chinese telecoms giant Huawei said on Thursday it was unaware of any wrongdoing by its chief financial officer, who was arrested in Canada and faces extradition to the United States. Canada's justice ministry said Meng Wanzhou, the daughter of company founder Ren Zhengfei, was arrested in the western city of Vancouver on December 1. The ministry 42

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 57

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 34

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 30

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 31

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 40

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 103