NATO

More civilians now killed by US, Afghan forces than by insurgents — UN

The bloody milestone comes as the US steps up its air campaign in Afghanistan while pushing for a peace deal with the Taliban

Trump vows to outspend Russia without new missile pact

The United States last week started the process of exiting the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty

Macedonia lawmakers to vote on name change deal with Greece

Ever since its small neighbour proclaimed independence in 1991, Greece has maintained that the name Macedonia can only apply to its northern province

Afghan Taliban announce death of Haqqani network founder

Jalaluddin Haqqani became a CIA asset and received a personal visit from US congressman Charlie Wilson, who helped secure arms for the mujahideen

Turkey calls US ‘wild wolves’, vows to abandon dollar in trade

Ties between NATO members Washington and Ankara hit a new low last month as US President Donald Trump announced steep new tariffs

Trump slams ‘captive’ Germany at NATO summit

The two-day meet in Brussels is shaping up to be the alliance's most difficult in years, with Europe and the US engaged in a bitter trade spat

Does reintegrating jihadists into society help curb extremist acts?

Several nonmilitary approaches to dealing with terrorism have been developed in recent decades. Are they working?

Sisulu warns about threat of nuclear war between world’s major powers

'We continue to fight against injustice because we have to. We, who have suffered so much, can ill-afford suffering in any part of the world'

Russian hostility tops landmark post-Brexit Nato summit, followed by EU co-operation

The military alliance will also focus on support to counter the Islamic State and the Taliban, writes Andrew Hammond.

Afghan Taliban announces start of ‘spring offensive’

The start of the Afghan Taliban's annual offensive on Friday is expected to precede the bloodiest fighting season in a decade as Nato forces pull out.

Disagreement over Ukraine truce in ‘difficult’ talks

Negotiations broke up after more than five hours on Wednesday with the pro-Russian rebels reporting little to no progress.

Nato prepares for new security threats

Nato leaders have agreed to boost the military alliance's readiness to meet fresh security threats by setting up a new rapid reaction force.

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Mbalula defends changing taxi operating times

Regulations for taxis have been relaxed over the last few days of the lockdown prompting criticism. Transport minister Fikile Mbalula however, has defended the decision

A week in lockdown: SA Covid-19 cases at 1 505

The health department says it is awaiting confirmation on whether two deaths in Kwazulu-Natal are related to the coronavirus disease

Lockdown heroes feed hungry kids

Feeding schemes inundated with requests to assist during Covid-19 lockdown

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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