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19 April 2018 7:30 AM Russian airspace still open to US airlines despite chill in relations

Moscow - US airlines are still able to fly in Russian airspace, the transport ministry assured on Wednesday despite a transit agreement between Washington and Moscow expiring shortly. "The Transport Minister of the Russian Federation confirms that flights of American companies over Russian territory are still authorised according to the existing scheme 79

16 April 2018 6:53 AM Rand stable above R12/$ as geopolitics again sets tone for emerging markets

Cape Town - The rand was steady in early trade on Monday morning, changing hands at R12.07 to the dollar at 08:35. At close on trade on Friday, it was quoted at R12.08 to the greenback. The US Treasury is set to it impose fresh sanctions on Russia on Monday related to its involvement in Syria’s use of chemical weapons, according to US United Nations 74

04 April 2018 6:13 AM Steve Smith confirms he won't appeal 1-year ban

Cape Town - Disgraced Australian cricketer Steve Smith has confirmed that he will not appeal Cricket Australia's sanctions suspending him from international and Australian domestic cricket for the next 12 months. The former Australian captain and team-mates Cameron Bancroft and David Warner were involved in a ball tampering controversy in the recent 41

27 March 2018 6:35 PM Lehmann unaware of ball-tampering

Johannesburg - Australian coach Darren Lehmann had no knowledge of his team’s attempt to tamper with the ball, Cricket Australia’s CEO James Sutherland insists. Sutherland was speaking at a press conference at the Australian team’s hotel in Johannesburg on Tuesday night where he said captain Steve Smith, vice-captain David Warner and opening batsman 41

27 March 2018 9:11 AM US, Europe expel Russian envoys over UK spy attack

Paris – The United States and its European allies on Monday expelled scores of Russian diplomats in a coordinated action against Moscow which they accuse of poisoning an ex-spy in Britain. The United States expelled 60 alleged "spies" posted around the country and at the Russian mission to the United Nations. It also closed the Russian consulate in Seattle 51

26 March 2018 4:05 PM MCC calls for 'shift in attitude' over ball scandal

London - The Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) on Monday called for a "major shift in attitude" to preserve the game for future generations as the Australian ball-tampering scandal rocked the sport. Australian captain Steve Smith has been banned for one Test by the International Cricket Council (ICC) for his role in a plot that saw team-mate Cameron Bancroft 52

08 March 2018 4:44 PM MTN casts eye over empire as carrier mulls over where to chop

Johannesburg - MTN, Africa’s biggest mobile phone operator, is doing a spring clean of its empire. MTN said on Thursday it’s conducting a review to decide whether it really needs to be in all 22 of its markets across Africa and the Middle East. Some of them are tiny, others are war-torn while still more have regulators desperate to curb the Johannesburg-based 72

25 February 2018 7:50 PM North Korea slams latest US sanctions as 'act of war'

Seoul - North Korea on Sunday slammed the latest US measures against its regime as an "act of war", after US President Donald Trump announced the "heaviest sanctions ever" on the nuclear-armed regime. The measures, which Washington says are aimed at forcing Pyongyang to roll back its banned nuclear and weapons programmes, target more than 50 North Korea-linked 195

12 February 2018 9:51 AM WATCH: Imran Tahir racially abused at the Wanderers

Cape Town - Cricket South Africa (CSA) says Proteas spinner Imran Tahir was verbally and racially abused by a cricket fan at the Wanderers this past weekend. The alleged incident took place during the fourth one-day 'Pink' international between South Africa and India on Saturday. "Cricket South Africa has noted and is aware of the circulation of video 117

08 February 2018 5:25 PM Al-Qaeda still going strong as ISIS crumbles: UN report

United Nations – Al-Qaeda's global network remains "remarkably resilient", posing more of a threat in some regions than the Islamic State group, UN sanctions monitors said in a report seen by AFP on Wednesday. The report sent to the Security Council said that Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP), based in Yemen, served as a communications hub for the UN-designated 73