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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 66

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 160

03 December 2018 11:43 AM Ban Ki-moon urges North Korea to take denuclearisation steps

Former UN secretary-general Ban Ki-moon has urged North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to take concrete steps toward complete denuclearisation and gain the trust of the international community if he wants sanctions lifted. Ban told The Associated Press on Monday that "this is the time" to achieve North Korea's denuclearisation after nearly a quarter century 76

26 November 2018 1:07 PM India marks 10 years since Mumbai attacks; US offers reward

As Mumbai marked the 10th anniversary of attacks that killed 166 in India's financial capital on Monday, the United States made a new reward offer for information on the 2008 siege. But US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Monday that those who planned the attack had not been convicted. He called on Pakistan to implement sanctions against those 69

21 November 2018 10:27 AM Axed SARS commissioner Moyane may testify at state capture inquiry

Axed SA Revenue Service commissioner Tom Moyane may take the stand at the judicial inquiry into state capture should his lawyer's application to cross-examine Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan succeed. Gordhan is presently testifying before Deputy Chief Justice Raymond Zondo. Moyane's lawyer, Eric Mabuza, said they had informed the commission 65

19 November 2018 5:47 PM US blacklists South African man for helping North Korea evade sanctions and purchase oil

The US Treasury placed a Russian-born South African man on its sanctions blacklist on Monday for allegedly helping North Korea avoid an international embargo on its energy purchases. The Treasury said Vladlen Amtchentsev worked with Velmur Management Pte and Transatlantic Partners Pte to buy fuel oil and gasoil to ship to North Korea even though that was forbidden 65

15 November 2018 4:53 PM Does not compute: Japan cyber security minister admits shunning PCs

A Japanese minister in charge of cyber security has provoked astonishment by admitting he has never used a computer in his professional life, and appearing confused by the concept of a USB drive. Yoshitaka Sakurada, 68, is the deputy chief of the government's cyber security strategy office and also the minister in charge of the Olympic and Paralympic 43

14 November 2018 4:58 PM North Korean delegation visits South to attend history forum

A five-member North Korean delegation is visiting South Korea to attend an academic forum on Japan's wartime actions. The delegation's arrival Wednesday comes as the two Koreas continue reconciliation efforts despite stalemated US-led nuclear diplomacy. They are among 300 people from nine countries who are to take part in Friday's forum near Seoul 45

12 November 2018 3:50 PM Running on Empty? Kim Jong Un's struggle to fuel his economy

Twenty-plus years after North Korean leader Kim Jong Il almost bargained nuclear weapons away for a pair of nuclear reactors, his son Kim Jong Un still has a nation plagued by chronic blackouts. That is the North's Achilles heel as Kim turns his attention from developing its nuclear weapons arsenal to building its economy. If stalled nuclear talks with Washington 48

08 November 2018 6:42 AM Nuclear meds can cure cancer, and it's nothing to be scared of

This according to the CEO of the South African Nuclear Energy Corporation (Necsa), Phumzile Tshelane. Speaking at a press conference in Rosebank on Wednesday, Tshelane said nuclear technology not only helps with quicker diagnosis of cancer, but can be used in treatment as well. "Firstly, the undergraduate degree programme [for doctors] doesn't include 93