WikiLeaks on South Africa

Fuel price breather as prices stay stable - AA

Better exchange rate performance and retreats in international oil prices will mean virtually unchanged fuel prices in August. This is according to the Automobile Association (AA), which was commenting on unaudited month-end fuel price data.


Bombers kill 126 in Yemen mosque attacks

2015-03-20 22:33

Suicide bombers in the Yemeni capital Sana'a blew themselves up during prayers at two mosques used by supporters of Shi'ite rebels, killing 126 people and wounding 260.


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US student hurt by police

2015-03-20 22:33

The violent arrest of a student trying to enter a bar in Virginia has prompted a probe and fuelled yet more US debate on how authorities treat black youths.

Russian mall fire leaves 15 dead

2015-03-13 19:44

A fire in a shopping mall in central Russia has left at least 15 people dead, with 17 more missing.

Al-Qaeda attacks Yemen army base, 4 dead

2015-03-09 17:31

At least two militants and two soldiers have died in an al-Qaeda assault on an army base in southern Yemen, officials and residents say, in another sign of unravelling security.

US wants Cuba embassy by April

2015-02-07 06:30

The United States is pressing Cuba to allow the opening of its embassy in Havana by April.

Lebanon puts new controls at Syria border

2015-01-06 05:00

Lebanon is enforcing new immigration controls at the Syrian border in a move to gain control of the steady stream of refugees.

Israeli attacked by men singing anti-Semitic songs PH

2015-01-05 22:28

German police are investigating an attack on an Israeli who was beaten by a group of young men after he asked them to stop singing anti-Semitic songs on the Berlin subway on New Year's Eve.

Thousands protest near the Kremlin

2014-12-30 22:22

Several thousand protesters have gathered near the Kremlin after police detained Putin's chief foe.

Jordan king warns ISIS fight is WW3

2014-12-05 22:36

Jordan's King Abdullah II has warned that the fight against Islamic State (ISIS) militants is the third world war.

Russia expanding power in Ossetia

2014-12-06 07:05

The Georgian president says Russia is planning to expand its authority over South Ossetia.

Michael Brown's stepdad investigated for comments

2014-12-03 08:00

Police are investigating Michael Brown's stepfather for angry comments made to a Ferguson crowd after a grand jury decided not to indict the police officer who fatally shot his stepson.

UK cops targeted black female officer - tribunal

2014-07-02 17:45

London's Metropolitan Police is disappointed by an employment tribunal's finding that the department discriminated against a black female officer because of her gender and race.

US compared ANC to Nats - WikiLeaks

2011-08-25 11:31

The ANC has slipped into anti-democratic practices reminiscent of the apartheid regime it fought to overthrow, says a US diplomatic cable released by WikiLeaks.

2 charged over links to Paris gunman

2015-03-13 19:43

Two suspects have been charged over links to the Paris terror gunman after a probe finds 100s of texts and DNA evidence.

‘Islamist motive for Nemtsov killing is nonsensical’

2015-03-09 17:30

A colleague of Boris Nemtsov, the Russian opposition figure shot dead near Moscow's Red Square, says suggestions he was killed by Islamists is nonsensical and useful for the Kremlin because they deflected accusations that officials were involved.

Chapel Hill killings, the result of a parking dispute?

2015-02-12 11:40

Police are trying to determine whether hate played any role in the killing of three Muslims a day earlier, a crime they say was sparked by a neighbour’s long-simmering anger over parking and noise.

Cartoonist lambastes Charlie's 'new friends'

2015-01-10 17:00

A prominent Dutch cartoonist at Charlie Hebdo has heaped scorn on the French satirical weekly's "new friends" since the massacre at its Paris offices, in particular far-right National Front leader Marine Le Pen.

Suicide blast hits EU vehicle in Kabul

2015-01-05 22:28

A Taliban suicide bomb has hit an EU police vehicle in Kabul days after the Nato combat mission ended in Afghanistan, killing at least one passer-by.

Strike-hit easyJet cancels flights

2014-12-30 22:22

British budget airline easyJet will cancel 30% of its flights in France due to a fresh two-day strike by cabin crew.

Greek ferry tragedy a murder mystery

2014-12-30 22:22

Ten passengers dead, dozens unaccounted for and no-one able to say with any certainty how many people were on board makes for a tragic mystery.

Obama nominates Ashton Carter for Pentagon

2014-12-05 21:11

US President Barack Obama has nominated Defence Department understudy Ashton Carter as his fourth defence secretary to replace Chuck Hagel.

Snowden’s revelations not true - UK watchdog

2014-12-06 09:02

British spies did not break laws guaranteeing human rights when they used mass monitoring techniques revealed by Edward Snowden.

Rain on a plane: Leak forces flight's turnaround

2014-07-02 17:45

Water flowed down the aisles and rained down on passengers of a double-decker Qantas Airways flight bound for Australia after a leak that forced the plane to return to Los Angeles.

Clinton says she would release medical records

2014-06-07 07:07

Hillary Clinton says if she runs for president again, she will release her medical records in the same manner of past presidential candidates.

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