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Trump ‘walks’ as North Korea talks end abruptly without deal

The much-anticipated second meeting between the two leaders was supposed to build on their historic first summit in Singapore

Tensions escalate as Pakistan, India shoot down each other’s warplanes

While both sides have played down the threat of war, the rare aerial engagement over the disputed territory of Kashmir significantly raises the stakes

Trump promises North Korea ‘awesome’ future ahead of nuclear talks

Trump's enthusiastic tweet came hours before a second summit in Hanoi to build on the historic first meeting in Singapore in June

Pompeo heads to Pyongyang, seeking progress on Trump-Kim summit

Mike Pompeo departed from Tokyo, where he spent the first leg of a tour that will include stops in Pyongyang, South Korea and China

Britain sets out plans for ‘no-deal’ Brexit

Document details contingency planning if Britain leaves the European Union in March with no transition deal

Chernobyl’s stray dogs offered a new life in US

The 'Dogs of Chernobyl' programme, which started last year, offers dogs under one year-old up for adoption in the United States

Eskom should boost its output of in-house renewables

Pressing ahead with coal and nuclear power generation projects has come at a huge and unsustainable cost – to both Eskom and the country

Five facts that prove South Africa’s nuclear power plan should die

South Africa's obsession with nuclear energy under the leadership of President Zuma, is dangerous.

Russian embassy rubbishes alleged Putin interference in JZ’s reshuffle as ‘fake news’

The Sunday Times reported this weekend that a delegation from Russia had met with Zuma the day before he announced his 11th Cabinet reshuffle.

Energy exec on ice over nukes

Some say Yvonne Chetty may be a ‘scapegoat’ as more red flags emerge in nuclear-linked deal

Reality check for nuke power trip

The utility and the nuclear energy corporation were handed the nuke build baton but it needs treasury’s approval - the country is on the fiscal edge.

NEWS ANALYSIS: Zuma’s waning power exposed by stalled nuclear plan

Government's decision to stall plans championed by President Jacob Zuma to build nuclear plants has exposed his waning authority.

Government delays nuclear plant plans as economy stagnates

South Africa delayed plans to build new nuclear power plants over concern about their cost and the waning demand for additional electricity.

Fears mount over true motivations for SA’s planned nuclear deal

The decision on whether to proceed with the nuclear plan is destined to become the defining moment of the Jacob Zuma presidency.

Why Parliament’s public finance watchdog failed its mandate on nuclear

The Parliamentary Budget Office's final report was little more than a summary of other institutions' work.

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