World

Soleimani air strike: Why this is a dangerous escalation of US assassination policy

The Trump administration is only the latest to push the boundaries of the law to take out foreign adversaries

China believes new virus behind mystery pneumonia outbreak

China believes a mysterious pneumonia outbreak that struck 59 people is caused by a new strain of virus from the same family as SARS

Japan urges Ghosn to return as fugitive tycoon defends escape

Ghosn made his first public appearance since his audacious December escape at a combative press conference in Beirut on Wednesday

Iran’s anti-US strikes: measured, but not final response

Tehran wanted to appear decisive to calm a clamour for revenge, without provoking President Donald Trump to unleash all-out armed conflict

Ukraine passenger jet crashes in Iran, killing at least 170

The Boeing 737 had left Tehran's international airport bound for Kiev

Stampede at Soleimani’s funeral leaves dozens dead

The crush in the southeastern city of Kerman came as Iran prepared to bury Revolutionary Guards commander Qasem Soleimani

Iraq parliament demands US troop ouster after Soleimani killing

Ties have deteriorated after an American precision drone strike killed Iran's Major General Qasem Soleimani

Trump warns Iran of ‘major retaliation,’ threatens sanctions on Iraq

Trump bluntly warned Iran against taking vengeance, repeating his insistence that US bombing targets could include Iran's cultural heritage sites

Fire-hit Australia gets $1.4bn recovery fund as troops deployed

Firefighters joined by fresh teams from the US and Canada were taking advantage of rainy and cooler conditions to tackle out-of-control blazes

Bright signs emerge amid global turmoil

While populist governments around the world have continued to run up public debts to pay for handouts to their supporters, others are pushing back

The end of Gandhi’s India

The current dispensation is becoming a majoritarian Hindu state as Narendra Modi promotes hatred and intolerance of Muslims and minorities

10 conflicts to watch in 2020

As Washington overpromises and underdelivers, regional powers are seeking solutions on their own — both through violence and diplomacy

Democracy in India faces meltdown

The nationalist government is using violence, repression an the law to deny Muslims citizenship

New future from Trump tyranny

The demagogic president has unwittingly created the opportunity for constitutional growth

Aung San Suu Kyi at the ICJ: when the personal is political

Myanmar’s leader personally faces allegations while avoiding the task of changing the country’s trajectory

Cherry blossoms prompt full-blown scandal for Japan’s PM

It's the latest headache for Japan's longest-serving premier, who has already weathered two cronyism scandals in recent years

Delhi: The city where food breaks down divisions

Delhi’s food — from the street fare to fine dining — stirs together what the ruling party seeks to divide: people across class, religion and caste

First bodies of UK truck victims arrive in Vietnam for burial

The bodies of 31 men and eight women were discovered in a refrigerated lorry in an industrial state in Essex, east of London, on October 23.

Press Releases

New energy mix on the cards

REI4P already has and will continue to yield thousands of employment opportunities

The online value of executive education in a Covid-19 world

Executive education courses further develop the skills of leaders in the workplace

Sisa Ntshona urges everyone to stay home, and consider travelling later

Sisa Ntshona has urged everyone to limit their movements in line with government’s request

SAB Zenzele’s special AGM postponed until further notice

An arrangement has been announced for shareholders and retailers to receive a 77.5% cash payout

20th Edition of the National Teaching Awards

Teachers are seldom recognised but they are indispensable to the country's education system

Awards affirm the vital work that teachers do

Government is committed to empowering South Africa’s teachers with skills, knowledge and techniques for a changing world

SAB Zenzele special AGM rescheduled to March 25 2020

New voting arrangements are being made to safeguard the health of shareholders