International News

9 hours ago | November 18, 2019

Hong Kong protesters try to free campus allies

HONG KONG —Hong Kong police used tear gas and water cannon yesterday against protesters who tried to break through ...

Four killed in California backyard shooting

Four people were shot dead and six others wounded while watching a football game in the backyard of a central California ...

Unions threaten to ground SA’s aviation industry

JOHANNESBURG — Striking unions threatened to shut down South Africa’s entire aviation industry on Sunday by extending ...

Trump might be willing to testify in impeachment inquiry

WASHINGTON — US President Donald Trump on Monday said that he might be willing to testify in the impeachment inquiry ...

1 day ago | November 17, 2019

I wasn’t some one-night stand, Johnson lover

A US businesswoman at the centre of controversy over whether Boris Johnson showed her inappropriate favouritism amid an ...

Trump ‘too busy’ to watch impeachment hearing

President Donald Trump said he skipped the first televised hearings in his impeachment investigation because he was “too ...

Drogba kicks off ‘million trees’ project

Football legend Didier Drogba helped launch a drive on Friday to plant a million trees to halt deforestation in cote ...

Duterte says life taking toll on his health

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has admitted that life is taking its “toll on my health”, as speculation swirls ...

DRC leader hopes to eradicate Ebola in his country by December

Democratic Republic of Congo President Felix Tshisekedi has voiced hope that the Ebola epidemic in his country would be ...

UK’s Prince Andrew denies having sex with Epstein accuser

Britain’s Prince Andrew has “categorically” denied having sex with an alleged teen victim of disgraced US financier ...

Ramaphosa marks 67th birthday

Birthday wishes have been pouring in for President Cyril Ramaphosa, who turned 67 yesterday. He returned to the country ...

SA foreigners’ UNHCR sit-in ends in violent eviction

Pretoria (SA) — Close to 200 people have been arrested after clashes between foreign nationals and security forces broke ...

3 days ago | November 15, 2019

Biden ‘rabid dog’ that must be beaten to death

North Korea has launched a visceral diatribe against US Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden, calling the former ...

Pelosi accuses Trump of bribery as impeachment inquiry proceeds

House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi has said that President Donald Trump has already admitted to bribery in ...