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US warns against aiding Iranian tanker

An Iranian tanker at the centre of a confrontation between Iran and Washington sailed for Greece after it was freed from detention off Gibraltar,...

US concerned about Libya conflict

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo expressed American concerns over prolonged conflict in Libya in a phone call with his Egyptian counterpart and they...

Kenyan drug trafficker jailed in US

A US judge sentenced Kenyan drug trafficker Baktash Akasha to 25 years in prison after he pleaded guilty last year to conspiracy to import...

Seized Iranian tanker to be released

Britain’s Mediterranean territory Gibraltar decided to free a seized Iranian oil tanker, but did not indicate when or if the ship would set sail...

Turkish drones in Syria

Turkish drones have started operating in northern Syria where Washington and Ankara agreed to create a safe zone, Turkey’s Defence Ministry said. Turkey and...

Automakers warm up to friendly hackers at cybersecurity conference

At a conference where hackers can try picking locks and discover cyber vulnerabilities in a makeshift hospital, they can also endeavour to break into...

US turning Gulf region into a tinderbox

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif accused the United States of turning the Gulf region into a “matchbox ready to ignite”, according to Al...

FAA review sought after 737 MAX crashes

US Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao asked the new head of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to assess the agency’s performance in the wake of...

US/Taliban talks stalemate

Talks on a pact that would allow the United States to end its longest war and withdraw from Afghanistan ended without agreement and both...

US Congress summons 8chan owner

Online message board 8chan’s fortunes worsened as it was again left homeless by a technical services provider and its owner was called to testify...

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Check before you speak, Minister!

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South African Defence and Military Veterans Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula needs to verify her facts before she speaks, or risk further embarrassment to the South...