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21 January 2016, 9:29pm
Man arrested for bomb hoax
Man arrested for bomb hoax
World

A 22-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of posting a bomb threat online, police said.

21 January 2016, 9:29pm
Widow urges Putin travel ban
Widow urges Putin travel ban
World

The widow of Alexander Litvinenko called for sanctions against Russia and a travel ban on President Vladimir Putin.

21 January 2016, 6:00pm
Toy sales boosted by Star Wars fever
Toy sales boosted by Star Wars fever
International

BB-8 droids and models of the Millennium Falcon helped generate sales of more than $700m in the United States last year.

21 January 2016, 11:25am
Zuma pulls out of WEF panel debate
Zuma pulls out of WEF panel debate
News

Rwandan PM Paul Kagame replaces his South African counterpart Jacob Zuma on a panel discussion at WEF16

21 January 2016, 09:42am
KitKat loses four-finger case
KitKat loses four-finger case
International

The makers of the KitKat chocolate bar cannot register its four-finger design as a trademark, a High Court judge has ruled.

21 January 2016, 09:24am
Homeless woman gives birth outside Vatican
Homeless woman gives birth outside Vatican
World

A homeless woman was offered accommodation in a Vatican institution after giving birth just outside St Peter's Square.

21 January 2016, 07:30am
Gordhan seeks to reassure investors
Gordhan seeks to reassure investors
South Africa

SA Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan tells Davos panel that the government is working to restore investor confidence.

21 January 2016, 07:09am
What exactly is a world passport?
What exactly is a world passport?
News

After American Mos Def’s arrest for using a world passport in South Africa, IOL explores what a world passport is

21 January 2016, 04:13am
Vigils held for Bacha Khan victims
Vigils held for Bacha Khan victims
World

Pakistan pledges to find those responsible for the attack on Bacha Khan university as the nation mourns.

20 January 2016, 11:22pm
Clooney hits out at ‘white Oscars’
Clooney hits out at ‘white Oscars’
Cape Times

Amid growing calls for a boycott of this year's Academy Awards because of the failure to nominate a single non-white actor, ...

20 January 2016, 10:37pm
Teacher killed by Taliban ‘a martyr’
Teacher killed by Taliban ‘a martyr’
World

A teacher who tried to protect his students by opening fire on Taliban militants at a Pakistani university was hailed as a “martyr”.

20 January 2016, 10:32pm
Bulgarian police rob migrants: HRW
Bulgarian police rob migrants: HRW
World

Bulgarian police officers summarily return migrants and asylum seekers to Turkey, often after stealing their belongings, HRW said.

20 January 2016, 10:32pm
Man jailed over Facebook royal ‘slur’
Man jailed over Facebook royal ‘slur’
World

Thailand's criminal court jailed a man for six years for Facebook comments deemed to be an insult to the country's king.

20 January 2016, 10:29pm
‘Cutting off wife's nose un-Islamic’
‘Cutting off wife's nose un-Islamic’
World

The Afghan Taliban said they were searching for a man who cut off his wife's nose, condemning the attack as “un-Islamic”.

20 January 2016, 8:52pm
Video: Gordhan shares SA’s economic outlook
Video: Gordhan shares SA’s economic outlook
Business News

Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan spoke to Oliver Cann about South Africa’s economic challenges and the outlook for the year ahead.