International News

5 months ago | July 7, 2022

UK’s Boris Johnson resigns after losing party’s support

The 58-year-old Conservative became prime minister in 2019 but has suffered a series of scandals. Boris Johnson, the ...

6 months ago | June 23, 2022

South Africa confirms first monkeypox case, not linked to travel

South Africa’s Health Minister Joe Phaahla said on Thursday that he had been notified by the country’s ...

6 months ago | June 9, 2022

UK charities seek to halt Rwandan migrant deportations

Human rights groups have submitted papers at the High Court in London to get an injunction to halt next week’s planned ...

Belgian king regrets colonial past in DRC, stops short of apology

King Philippe of Belgium, in a historic visit to DR Congo, said yesterday that his country’s rule over the vast central ...

6 months ago | June 1, 2022

Rafael Nadal beats Novak Djokovic in late-night thriller

Rafael Nadal demonstrated once again why he is the greatest player in French Open history by beating long-time rival ...

6 months ago | May 31, 2022

US-led West fuels Russia-Ukraine crisis, leaving pain for all

BEIJING — The months-long Russia-Ukraine crisis has shown no signs of abating, as the talks between Moscow and Kiev have ...

Defence in Senzo Meyiwa trial wants Netflix removed from courtroom

ADVOCATE Malesela Teffo, who represents four of the men accused of murdering Bafana Bafana goalkeeper, Senzo Meyiwa, on ...

7 months ago | May 23, 2022

‘Expect more monkeypox cases’

The World Health Organisation (WHO) says it expects to identify more cases of monkeypox as it expands surveillance in ...

International funders alleged to be behind eSwatini ‘winter revolution’

Johannesburg — There are claims that at the centre of the pro-democracy movement riots in eSwatini is a sponsored move ...

Iran denies ‘compromise’ in nuclear deal negotiations

Tehran, Iran — Iran’s foreign ministry has rejected reports of the country’s willingness to “compromise” its stance in ...

Biden says US ‘prepared’ for North Korea weapons test

Seoul — Before President Joe Biden left South Korea for Japan yesterday, he offered a brief message to Kim Jong Un, ...

7 months ago | May 11, 2022

Sri Lanka gives emergency powers to army, police

Sri Lanka has granted its military and police emergency powers to arrest people without warrants after a day of violence ...

British government returns to 2019 pledges after election setback

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has returned to his election pledges to tackle regional inequalities and maximise ...

Spain’s spy chief sacked over phone hacking scandal

Madrid – Spain’s government yesterday sacked the country’s spy chief as part of a widening scandal over the ...