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Zuma's trials

Fri, 12/15/2017 - 5:07am
South Africa's president is a man whose rule has split his country down the middle.

Chinese man jailed for stamping on Genghis Khan portrait

Fri, 12/15/2017 - 4:25am
A man is convicted of inciting ethnic hatred after trampling on the Mongol ruler's portrait.

Senegal air traffic control strike at new Dakar airport

Fri, 12/15/2017 - 4:21am
Flights at the hub, opened only last week, are disrupted in a stoppage by air traffic controllers.

Russian court finds ex-minister Ulyukayev guilty of bribery

Fri, 12/15/2017 - 4:13am
Alexei Ulyukayev sought a $2m bribe during an oil privatisation deal, a court rules.

Australian sentenced to 46 years for torturing and killing niece

Fri, 12/15/2017 - 4:04am
The judge describes the crime as a "depraved and sadistic act" by a man his victim trusted.

Sonia Gandhi retires as India Congress party president

Fri, 12/15/2017 - 3:57am
Her son, Rahul Gandhi, has been elected unopposed as the new Congress leader.

Sumatran rhino 'hanging on by a thread'

Fri, 12/15/2017 - 3:33am
A genetic study shows the decline of one of the rarest mammals on Earth began during the last Ice Age.

Japan expands unilateral sanctions against North Korea

Thu, 12/14/2017 - 11:55pm
Nearly 20 entities have been targeted as Japan widens its blacklist of companies trading with Pyongyang.

EU leaders to move Brexit to next stage

Thu, 12/14/2017 - 11:39pm
Theresa May was applauded by European counterparts at a dinner on Thursday, ahead of the EU decision.

US woman used bitcoin to move cash to Islamic State, police say

Thu, 12/14/2017 - 11:16pm
She is accused of taking out fraudulent bank loans and buying bitcoin to funnel cash to IS.

Russia a 'risk' to undersea cables, defence chief warns

Thu, 12/14/2017 - 8:52pm
Chief of the defence staff Sir Stuart Peach warns disruption to undersea cables could be "catastrophic".

'Youthquake' is OED's word of the year

Thu, 12/14/2017 - 8:14pm
Oxford Dictionaries says the word, coined in the 1960s, sums up millennials driving political change.

Australia child abuse inquiry: Final recommendations released

Thu, 12/14/2017 - 7:51pm
A landmark inquiry makes more than 400 recommendations aimed at protecting children.

California firefighter dies as Thomas blaze rages

Thu, 12/14/2017 - 7:45pm
About 7,000 firefighters are trying to tackling the Thomas fire, the fourth biggest in state history.

Africa's week in pictures

Thu, 12/14/2017 - 7:33pm
A selection of the best photos from across and about Africa this week.

Odebrecht scandal: Peru president Kuczynski under pressure to quit

Thu, 12/14/2017 - 7:30pm
Pablo Kuczynski has reportedly lost the support of key cabinet members over corruption allegations.

Lock out

Thu, 12/14/2017 - 7:12pm
The internet of things poses new threats to our security, so how should we be fighting back?

'Bribing the desperate'

Thu, 12/14/2017 - 7:11pm
Berlin is offering asylum seekers thousands of euros to retrace their steps - but is it ethical?

Shroud of doubt

Thu, 12/14/2017 - 7:03pm
A journalist looks for the truth of his father's role in one of the largest clandestine missions in US history.

Class of 77

Thu, 12/14/2017 - 6:15pm
China's 1977 college entrance exams brought in a generation that would change the country forever.

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