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5 days ago
50 000 targeted in Turkey purge
50 000 targeted in Turkey purge

Around 50 000 soldiers, police, judges, civil servants and teachers have been suspended or detained since the coup attempt in Turkey.

World
5 days ago
Nice attacker was ‘psychotic, not radical’
Nice attacker was ‘psychotic, not radical’

Acquaintances of Mohamed Lahouaiej Bouhlel described him as someone who ‘was not a practising Muslim, ate pork, drank alcohol, ...

World
5 days ago
Taiwan tour bus bursts into flames
Taiwan tour bus bursts into flames

A Taiwan tour bus carrying tourists from China crashed into a highway railing en route to the airport and burst into flames, killing all 26 on board.

World
5 days ago
Man shot dead after axe attack on German train
Man shot dead after axe attack on German train

Five people have been injured after they were attacked with an axe on a train in Germany by a man linked to Isis who was later shot dead by police.

People
5 days ago
Can you name any #FamousMelaniaTrumpQuotes?
Can you name any #FamousMelaniaTrumpQuotes?

Don't worry, they don't exist.

World
6 days ago
Did #MelaniaTrump copy Michelle Obama’s speech?
Did #MelaniaTrump copy Michelle Obama’s speech?

Aspiring first lady Melania Trump's speech at the Republican convention contained a section strikingly similar to a speech by Michelle Obama.

Special Features
6 days ago
Dire warnings as Aids conference begins
Dire warnings as Aids conference begins

More than 18 000 scientists, campaigners and donors have gathered in Durban for the International Aids Conference.

World
6 days ago
Leaders jeered as France mourns Nice victims
Leaders jeered as France mourns Nice victims

Crowds called for France’s president and prime minister to step down during a tribute to victims of the #NiceAttack.

World
6 days ago
Turkey widens purge after failed coup
Turkey widens purge after failed coup

Turkey has detained or suspended 20 000 members of the police, civil service, judiciary and army since last week’s failed coup.

Kwazulu Natal
6 days ago
KZN couple in Turkey coup ordeal
KZN couple in Turkey coup ordeal

Joan and Chris Stoyanov, of Richards Bay, told of their emotional roller-coaster ride when their Istanbul-bound plane was diverted without warning.

World
6 days ago
Bahrain slams UK, US ‘interference’
Bahrain slams UK, US ‘interference’

Bahrain said a court's decision to dissolve the al-Wefaq opposition group was ‘just’ and ‘transparent’.

World
6 days ago
Turkish air force chief confesses to coup plot
Turkish air force chief confesses to coup plot

Former Turkish air force chief Akin Ozturk has confessed to prosecutors his role in plotting the Ankara coup.

World
6 days ago
Nice attack premeditated: prosecutor
Nice attack premeditated: prosecutor

The man who killed 84 people in Nice had recently developed an interest in radical Islam, according to the Paris prosecutor.

International
6 days ago
Brexit: EU leaders could force May’s hand
Brexit: EU leaders could force May’s hand

Several European states want British Prime Minister Theresa May to know that their patience has limits.

Gauteng
6 days ago
#Turkey coup bid: ‘It felt liked the longest night ever’
#Turkey coup bid: ‘It felt liked the longest night ever’

Two South Africans have described the chaos that reigned in Turkey during the failed military coup d’état in the country over the weekend.