Trump warns Iran's supreme leader to be 'careful with his words'

2020-01-18 10:58

President Donald Trump on Friday warned Iran's supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, to be "very careful with his words."

Iraq warns of 'collapse' if Trump blocks oil cash

2020-01-13 19:53

Iraqi officials fear economic "collapse" if Washington imposes threatened sanctions, including blocking access to a US-based account where Baghdad keeps oil revenues that feed 90% of the national budget.

US House votes to restrain Trump's actions against Iran

2020-01-10 20:27

Democrat-controlled House passes nonbinding War Powers resolution, but similar measure faces an uphill battle in Senate.

Has Trump deterred Iran? Experts weigh in

2020-01-09 10:40

US Defense Secretary Mark Esper on Wednesday said the US strike that killed a top Iranian general had restored credibility to the US threat to Tehran to restrain itself militarily.

'Slap in the face' - Iran supreme leader on missiles fired at US troop bases in Iraq

2020-01-08 12:35

Iran's supreme leader said a "slap in the face" was delivered to the United States, when the Islamic republic fired missiles at US troop bases in Iraq on Wednesday.

UPDATE | Stampede at Soleimani's funeral leaves scores dead in Iran

2020-01-07 13:13

A stampede broke out Tuesday at the funeral of a top Iranian general killed in a US drone strike, leaving more than 40 people dead as huge crowds of mourners packed his hometown.

Investors are pulling billions out of Chinese stocks and the bleeding is unlikely to stop anytime soon

2019-08-22 11:02

"There is a confluence of uncertainty and it's rattling all markets."

Dad films daughter, 10, walking to school in freezing cold as punishment for bullying

2018-12-07 19:02

After Kirstin was suspended from using the school bus for three days due to bullying, her father decided to make her walk the route in the freezing cold.

The 50 best bars in the world in 2018

2018-10-06 20:10

The winner of The World's Best Bar Award went to Dandelyan, which is the bar of the Mondrian Hotel in London, this year. Here are is the rest of the world's best.

China, US trade war to cost South Africa jobs

2018-05-07 12:40

New tariffs imposed by US president Donald Trump in the trade war between the US and China could result in thousands of job losses in the steel and aluminium industries.


WATCH | Why Trump ordered the killing of Iran's Qassem Suleimani

2020-01-14 17:33

Qassem Suleimani, who was killed in a US drone strike in Baghdad, was widely considered to be the most powerful man in Iran after the supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei.

US condemns latest missile attack on Iraqi base

2020-01-13 10:43

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Sunday said he was "outraged" by another missile attack on an Iraqi airbase where US forces have been stationed, as neighboring Iran signalled a wish to de-escalate tensions.

Iraq set for conflict, even if US and Iran de-escalate - analysts

2020-01-09 12:48

Arch-foes Tehran and Washington may be temporarily calling it even after Iranian missiles targeted US forces in Iraq, but analysts predict violent instability will keep blighting Baghdad.

Iran state media claims 80 Americans killed by missiles, Guard Corps note 'great victory'

2020-01-08 13:51

Iranian state television claimed that Wednesday missile strikes on bases in Iraq killed 80 Americans, in a report citing what it called an informed Revolutionary Guards source.

EXPLAINER: Pertinent questions answered on Iran, US boiling tensions

2020-01-08 11:13

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said Tehran had taken what it considered to be proportionate measures and did not seek an escalation of war.

Soleimani was plotting 'big action' threatening American lives: Pompeo

2020-01-03 20:53

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Friday that Iranian military commander Qasem Soleimani was planning imminent action that threatened American citizens when he was killed in a US strike.

China threatens retaliation as Trump touts chances of trade deal

2019-05-08 21:49

The US and China sent conflicting signals over trade, with President Donald Trump expressing optimism about the prospect of a deal and Beijing warning that it will retaliate if the US follows through on a threat to hike tariffs.

PICS: Pearl Thusi is living it up in the U.S.

2018-10-11 10:51

As we try to get through the end-of-year slump, media personality Pearl Thusi is busy serving us all the style and holiday goals in the U.S.

Sim Tshabalala on land: ‘I’m not panicked’

2018-05-17 10:48

Engagement is needed on expropriation and nationalisation, says Standard Bank CEO Sim Tshabalala.

See 10 of the world's most Instagrammed tourist attractions

2017-05-10 09:11

A trip around the world in 10 hashtags.

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