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‘We need the tourists’

As foreign visitors fall, Durban businesses call visa laws'absolute madness'.

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Daredevil gran aims to inspire others

Parachute gran, 100, gives pep talk at Pretoria Girls' High, her former school.

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Bin Laden’s sister killed in jet crash

A sister of former al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden was killed along with her husband and mother when a private jet cr...

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Sex and then cookies? I don't think so

Chloe Hamilton takes a wry look at the relationship advice offered in women's magazines.

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Ideas, not walls, will make us safer

All of a sudden a raft of walls are going up… as if these massive fortifications will insulate nations from attack, writes Shannon Ebrah ...

Pacific trade talks conclude without ...

Trade ministers from 12 Pacific Rim nations failed to reach a deal after talks in Maui on the Trans-Pacific Partnership but vowed to keep work ...

Former Mt. Gox CEO arrested

Mark Karpeles was arrested in connection with the disappearance of hundreds of millions of dollars worth of the virtual currency.

Rain prevents play in Dhaka

No play was possible for the second consecutive day in the second and final Test between Bangladesh and South Africa.

Rats on a plane

An Air India plane was forced to return to New Delhi two hours into a flight to Milan after a ‘suspected rat sighting’.