Ramaphosa promises speedy but rational decisions on Mahikeng matters

President Cyril Ramaphosa on Friday evening assured residents of protest-stricken Mahikeng and the greater North West that government and ANC officials were working with urgency to resolve the issues that had been raised. Addressing a media briefing in Mahikeng, he said they had had extensive input on challenges and problems from various parties, including members […]

Berlin center evacuated over World War II bomb

Ben Knight, Deutsche Welle Published 7:27 a.m. ET April 20, 2018 | Updated 1:54 p.m. ET April 20, 2018 CLOSE The center of one the world’s major cities…evacuated because of 1,102 pound bomb. Veuer’s Nick Cardona has that story. Buzz60 Police block off the main train station as an unexploded 1,100-pound bomb from World War […]

Neo-Nazi gathering in Ostritz countered by peace rally

Elizabeth Schumacher, Deutsche Welle Published 8:06 a.m. ET April 20, 2018 Picture taken on April 18, 2018 from the Polish side shows the Neisseblick Hotel in the eastern German town of Ostritz in the background on the Polish border.(Photo: PAWEL SOSNOWSKI, AFP/Getty Images) The “Shield and Sword” festival (or “SS Festival” for short) in set […]

South Africa: Ramaphosa leaves Commonwealth summit to deal with protests

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionRubber bullets have been fired as police clash with anti-corruption and social justice protesters South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has cut short his attendance at the Commonwealth summit in London to deal with violent protests at home. Police fired rubber bullets on Friday to break up crowds […]

Spy poisoning: Salisbury residents warned of toxic ‘hotspots’

Image caption More robust hoardings have begun to replace police cordons, including at The Mill pub Toxic “hotspots” of the nerve agent used to poison a former spy and his daughter could still be present around Salisbury, a government scientist says. Ian Boyd was addressing a public meeting in the city, during which people expressed […]

Bus strike enters third day

The nationwide bus strike enters its third day on Friday as employers and unions return to the negotiating table to make another attempt at striking a deal. This was after no agreement was reached by the end of Thursday during talks facilitated by the Commission for Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration (CCMA). “Until we actually come […]