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‘Syria attack will hurt global economy’

China warned on Thursday that military intervention in Syria would hurt the global economy and push up oil prices.

Putin trashed for heavy-handed crackdown on protesters

Russia's opposition is worried that Vladimir Putin is resorting to old tactics to crush dissent after riot police detained hundreds of protesters.

Anti-Putin protesters struggle with chaotic meetings

The groups behind anti-Vladimir Putin protests disagree on more than they agree on and chaotic meetings are often an exercise in conflict resolution.

Russia’s Kudrin pays price for going off script

Vladimir Putin's strategy for a smooth return to the Kremlin appears to have gone off script with the departure of Finance Minister Alexei Kudrin.

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Pay-TV inquiry probes the Multichoice monopoly

Africa’s largest subscription television operator says it is under threat amid the emerging popularity of global platforms like Netflix and Amazon Prime

Covid-overflow hospital in ruins as SIU investigates

A high-level probe has begun into hundreds of millions of rand spent by the Gauteng health department to refurbish a hospital that is now seven months behind schedule – and lying empty

​No apology or comfort as another Marikana mother dies without justice

Nomawethu Ma’Bhengu Sompeta, whose funeral will be held this weekend, was unequivocal in calling out the government for its response to the Marikana massacre

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