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John McCain, US war hero and political maverick, dead at 81

The senator's passing marked the end of a 35-year political career

Russian jets struck CIA-backed rebels in Syria: McCain

US Senator John McCain said Moscow's real priority was to "prop up" Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.

Egypt aid on a knife’s edge over US activists’ trial

US senators have warned Egypt that the risk of a rupture in ties is growing amid an escalating row over the trial of US pro-democracy activists.

Obama rescues the Grand Canyon

Environmental groups have praised US President Barack Obama's move to limit uranium mining near one of the world's natural wonders, the Grand Canyon.

Brutal battle looms for Romney

Republican frontrunner faces dirty tricks and a 'bare-knuckles' contest in South Carolina.

McCain gives Romney the nod

Mitt Romney managed an endorsement from US Sentaor John McCain after a new challenge from his rivals for the Republican presidential nomination.

Libya says army may halt fighting in Misrata

Nato air strikes may force Libya to halt fighting by its army in the besieged port of Misrata and let local tribes take over the battle.

Libya rebels welcome US drones, McCain visit

Rebels welcomed a US decision to deploy Predator drones and Senator John McCain to Libya on Friday, where Gaddafi's forces still have the upper hand.

Protectionist fears rise over ‘Buy American’ plan

Global protectionism fears were heightened after the US Senate voted to keep a "Buy American" clause in the huge US stimulus Bill.

‘Bailout’ top buzzword in dictionary contest

Reflecting what's on the minds of Americans, "bailout" and "socialism" have beaten "maverick" in a US dictionary word-of-the-year competition.

Obama in command on eve of US vote

Barack Obama stood on the threshold of history on Monday as polls gave the Democrat a solid lead over John McCain on the last day of campaigning.

Borrow, buy, burn, bail out

With the United States election just around the corner, who'd want to be in the shoes of either front-runner Barack Obama or John McCain?

History beckons Obama, McCain on election day

Americans choose on Tuesday between Barack Obama and John McCain in an epochal election that could enshrine their first black president.

Reviving the American dream

Not long ago it was fashionable to say that American elections didn't matter much to the rest of the world. After eight years of George W Bush...

Obama bids to close the deal with voters

Barack Obama was on Monday set to present his "closing argument" to voters as his epic White House duel with John McCain entered its final week.

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R2.3bn VBS trial expected to only begin in 2022

The state is expected to request a 16 week-long trial, as delays stymie progress in the saga.

Eastern Cape citizens don’t have to visit the labour department for UIF

This measure, aimed at slowing the spread of Covid-19, may shortly be introduced in other regions.

VBS case delays cause massive frustration

A certificate is needed from the head of the NPA for more arrests to be made

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