Tag Archives: South African

Libya's rival factions agree date to sign U.N. peace deal

TUNIS (Reuters) – Libya's rival factions on Friday agreed to Dec. 16 as a target date for signing a United Nations-backed national unity government agreement meant to end their conflict….

Jeremy Corbyn 'must tell Stop the War activists to halt abuse of MPs'

Jeremy Corbyn is facing calls from his own shadow cabinet to condemn "intimidation & abuse" of MPs by the Stop the War Coalition as he prepares to attend a fundraising…

Pistorius saga continues: Bail hearing set for Tuesday

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Oscar Pistorius must appear in court on Tuesday to apply for bail now that an appeals court has overturned his manslaughter conviction & instead found him guilty…

South African authorities deny issuing arrest warrant for Pistorius

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) – South African authorities on Friday denied issuing an arrest warrant for Oscar Pistorius, who was convicted on appeal of murdering his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, rejecting an earlier…

South African businesswoman becomes first black woman to launch an airline

Sizakele Petunia Mzimela, a South African businesswoman who goes by Siza Mzimela, recently became the first black woman to launch her own airline, called Fly Blue Crane. The airline started flying in…

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Paris climate activists plan human chain on global day of action

By Alister Doyle PARIS (Reuters) – Activists plan to join arms & form a "human chain" in Paris on Sunday to urge action on global warming, in a muted rally…

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PM: UK Should Join France In Syria Strikes

David Cameron has given the French Air Force the use of Britain's RAF base in Cyprus as he promised the UK would do "all in our power" in the war…

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Jordanian officer shoots dead two Americans, one South African at security training site

By Suleiman Al-Khalidi AMMAN (Reuters) – A Jordanian officer shot dead two U.S. government security contractors, a South African trainer & two Jordanians at a U.S.-funded police training facility near…

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Police Arrest Suspect ‘Armed With Shotgun’ In Canary Wharf

A man has been arrested in Canary Wharf on suspicion of carrying a shotgun. Police took the suspect into custody on Saturday afternoon after he was allegedly seen carrying a…

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South African police investigators create mock murder scene

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South African police said it was like a Hollywood movie. Police duped a businessman who allegedly wanted to kill his business partner, using photographs of a mock…