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21 Jan '16, 9:29pm
Widow urges Putin travel ban
Widow urges Putin travel ban

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

International
21 Jan '16, 6:00pm
Toy sales boosted by Star Wars fever
Toy sales boosted by Star Wars fever

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

News
21 Jan '16, 11:25am
Zuma pulls out of WEF panel debate
Zuma pulls out of WEF panel debate

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

International
21 Jan '16, 09:42am
KitKat loses four-finger case
KitKat loses four-finger case

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

World
21 Jan '16, 09:24am
Homeless woman gives birth outside Vatican
Homeless woman gives birth outside Vatican

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

South Africa
21 Jan '16, 07:30am
Gordhan seeks to reassure investors
Gordhan seeks to reassure investors

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

News
21 Jan '16, 07:09am
What exactly is a world passport?
What exactly is a world passport?

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

World
21 Jan '16, 04:13am
Vigils held for Bacha Khan victims
Vigils held for Bacha Khan victims

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

Cape Times
20 Jan '16, 11:22pm
Clooney hits out at ‘white Oscars’
Clooney hits out at ‘white Oscars’

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

World
20 Jan '16, 10:37pm
Teacher killed by Taliban ‘a martyr’
Teacher killed by Taliban ‘a martyr’

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

World
20 Jan '16, 10:32pm
Bulgarian police rob migrants: HRW
Bulgarian police rob migrants: HRW

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

World
20 Jan '16, 10:32pm
Man jailed over Facebook royal ‘slur’
Man jailed over Facebook royal ‘slur’

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

World
20 Jan '16, 10:29pm
‘Cutting off wife's nose un-Islamic’
‘Cutting off wife's nose un-Islamic’

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

Business News
20 Jan '16, 8:52pm
Video: Gordhan shares SA’s economic outlook
Video: Gordhan shares SA’s economic outlook

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

Business News
20 Jan '16, 7:27pm
‘Developing countries should set own agenda’
‘Developing countries should set own agenda’

Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies says developing countries must be given the policy space to develop their own agenda.