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Growth needs to be sustainable, says Gordhan
Growth needs to be sustainable, says Gordhan
There have been glimpses of stronger growth numbers, but the real challenge is how to put growth on a sustainable footing to avoid the...
From New Russia to love
From New Russia to love
In stately St Petersburg, down the block from the Hermitage’s Winter Palace, 750km or so from where Pussy Riot stood trial, 86 hard-working...
St Petersburg passes 'anti-gay' law despite outrage
St Petersburg passes 'anti-gay' law despite outrage
The local parliament in Russia's second city of Saint Petersburg on Wednesday passed a controversial law banning "homosexual propaganda", in...
Golf cart politics divide G8 leaders
Golf cart politics divide G8 leaders
To ride in a golf cart or not to ride? That was the question driving a wedge between Group of Eight leaders even before they sat down for talks on...
G8 launches new bid on global trade
G8 launches new bid on global trade
Group of Eight (G8) leaders on Monday launched a fresh bid to pin down an elusive global trade pact, seeking to give a positive outcome to a...
Blair leads call for France to cut back farm subsidies
Blair leads call for France to cut back farm subsidies
British Prime Minister Tony Blair was on Sunday night seeking to orchestrate concerted European pressure to prod a reluctant France into bigger...
Federer, Henin, Boks win Laureus Awards
Federer, Henin, Boks win Laureus Awards
Top-ranked tennis stars Roger Federer and Justine Henin received the Laureus Awards on Monday as the world's top sportsman and woman for 2007.
Davydenko fined for lack of effort
Davydenko fined for lack of effort
World number four Nikolay Davydenko has been fined $2 000 for not trying hard enough during his shock defeat by Croatian qualifier Marin Cilic...
G8: Middle East violence overshadows agenda
G8: Middle East violence overshadows agenda
World leaders were concluding an annual economic summit on Monday in hopes that their statement blaming Middle East fighting on Hamas and Hezbollah...
Putin accuses US of meddling in Russia vote
Putin accuses US of meddling in Russia vote
President Vladimir Putin accused Washington on Monday of plotting to undermine December parliamentary elections seen widely as a demonstration of...
Police beat anti-Putin protesters in St Petersburg
Police beat anti-Putin protesters in St Petersburg
Riot police wielding batons beat, kicked and chased anti-Kremlin protesters through the heart of St Petersburg on Sunday, a day after Russian...
Mbeki delivers Iran nuclear message to G8
Mbeki delivers Iran nuclear message to G8
Group of Eight (G8) leaders have been told Iran is seriously considering a package of incentives aimed at getting it to halt its nuclear programme,...

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