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US-China fentanyl case just ‘the tip of the iceberg’

Here is a look at the opioid crisis and the tensions it has caused between China and the United States

China summons US ambassador over Huawei arrest

The arrest of Meng Wanzhou, who faces US fraud charges related to sanctions-breaking dealings with Iran, has infuriated Beijing

China, US to resume trade talks in late August

The two countries are expected to launch a new round of tit-for-tat tariffs on $16-billion worth of goods from each country on August 23

Nato battles fatigue three months into Libya war

After three months of air strikes in Libya, the Nato alliance is showing growing signs of fatigue and discord with no end in sight in the conflict.

Nato ministers meet on Libya as air strikes intensify

North Atlantic Treaty Organisation foreign ministers gathered on Thursday in Berlin amid calls for increased air strikes on Muammar Gaddafi's forces.

Split leaves Nato on sidelines of Libya strikes

A push by several allies for the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation to take over operations in Libya ran into resistance from France on Monday.

West mobilises for Libya air strikes

A coalition of Western nations mobilised on Friday to launch quick air strikes against Libya after the United Nations approved military action.

Cold War foes sign nuclear pact

Two years after Washington vowed to "reset" ties with Russia, US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is due to launch a landmark nuclear pact.

EU hammers Iran with new sanctions

The European Union hammered Iran on Monday with fresh sanctions against its vital energy sector.

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Satanists say ‘hell no’ to gatherings during level three

Because of Covid-19, the newly formed South Africa Satanic Church will not emerge from the shadows under new lockdown rules

Judge trashes entire lockdown regime as constitutionally flawed

The high court ruling will delight gatvol South Africans but is unlikely to stand the test of time

The backlogs, denials and future of testing Covid-19

The National Health Laboratory Services finally admitted to a bottleneck last week, after denying there were any issues since April. According to the service, the backlog of 80 000 tests started in the first week of May

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Mining company uses rich seam of technology to gear up for Covid-19

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Covid-19 and Back to School Webinar

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5G technology is the future

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