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30 June 2018 11:01 AM 'Permanent' cease-fire begins in South Sudan's civil war

A cease-fire has begun at midnight in South Sudan as a weary nation wonders whether this latest attempt to end a five-year civil war will hold. President Salva Kiir and rival Riek Machar agreed on the "permanent" cease-fire this week after their first face-to-face talks in almost two years. They had faced a possible UN arms embargo and sanctions if fighting 41

27 June 2018 3:33 AM President says Iran in 'economic fight' with US

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said Tuesday his country is in a "fight" with the US, a day after protesters angered by Iran's tanking economy confronted police in front of parliament. In a televised speech, Rouhani blamed the US for Iran's woes and said the US is trying to damage the country by creating "an economic war". "The US cannot defeat our nation 72

25 June 2018 11:14 AM South Sudan foes in new peace talks to end deadly war

South Sudanese President Salva Kiir and arch-foe Riek Machar were set to hold a new round of peace talks on Monday after a first meeting last week faltered. Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir is hosting in Khartoum the second round of talks between the two bitter rivals, aimed at ending South Sudan's four-and-a-half year brutal civil war. A first round 43

21 June 2018 7:38 AM Spain tightens policies and fines on 'alcohol tourism' with new poster signs in Mallorca

Local authorities on Spain's holiday Island of Mallorca have put up 20 posters warning of heavy penalties for nudity, fighting and other alcohol-fuelled misbehaviour, it was announced on Wednesday. Revellers in the Balearic tourist town of Magaluf can be fined up to R7 000 (R6982.67 or 440 euros @R15.87/euro) for drinking in the street and about R6 350 if they strip 73

13 June 2018 7:23 AM Queiroz slams Nike over World Cup boots

Moscow - Iran coach Carlos Queiroz has called on Nike to apologise to his team after the US sportswear firm said it could not supply the players with boots for the 2018 Soccer World Cup due to sanctions. "US sanctions mean that, as a US company, Nike cannot supply shoes to players in the Iranian National team at this time," Nike had said in a statement 56

08 June 2018 8:00 AM UN Council sanctions six human traffickers operating in Libya: diplomats

The United Nations Security Council on Thursday slapped sanctions on six leaders of human trafficking networks operating in Libya, a first for the world body, diplomats said. The process moved ahead when Russia "lifted its hold placed on the Dutch proposal" to include the six people on the sanctions blacklist, a diplomat said, adding that the sanctions 37

08 May 2018 8:10 PM Netanyahu says 'fully supports' Trump's withdrawal from Iran deal

Jerusalem - Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu expressed his strong support for US President Donald Trump's "bold" decision Tuesday to withdraw from the Iran nuclear deal, which the Israeli leader has repeatedly criticised. "Israel fully supports President Trump's bold decision today to reject the disastrous nuclear deal with the terrorist regime in Tehran 159

01 May 2018 6:21 AM Wallaby sorry for urinating on pub bar

Sydney - Wallabies and Waratahs scrumhalf Nick Phipps admitted he was "a bloody idiot" and apologised on Tuesday after being kicked out of a pub for urinating on the bar. Phipps, who was reportedly heavily intoxicated and dressed as a cow, was ejected from the classy Woollahra Hotel in Sydney on April 21 as he celebrated his impending wedding with friends 3172

24 April 2018 10:54 AM Die Antwoord to play another show in Israel

Cape Town – It was announced on Monday that South African music duo Die Antwoord – made up of artists Ninja and Yolandi Visser - are going to perform in Israel at a venue called Live Park in Rishon LeZion. The concert is scheduled to take place on Thursday, 2 August and tickets are 244 Israeli New Shekels or R 845,73 at the current rate of conversion 1075

19 April 2018 5:04 PM Chiefs fined after fan trouble

Johannesburg - The Premier Soccer League Disciplinary Committee has handed down its sanctions against Kaizer Chiefs on charges of spectator misbehaviour resulting from the club’s failure to provide adequate security. This is after supporters of the club threw objects onto the pitch after their Absa Premiership fixture against Chippa United on 07 April 68