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Hope, scepticism as warring South Sudan leaders sign peace deal
Hope, scepticism as warring South Sudan leaders sign peace deal
South Sudan's President Salva Kiir and rebel leader Riek Machar signed a much-anticipated peace deal on Wednesday, the latest attempt to end five...
Human rights issues will test foreign policy
Human rights issues will test foreign policy
What in the world is South Africa? Or, to put it another way, what is South Africa to the world?
ANC hails SA's election to UN Security Council as 'victory for peace'
ANC hails SA's election to UN Security Council as 'victory for peace'
South Africa's return to the United Nation's Security Council is a "victory for peace", the ANC said on Saturday.
Israel comes under fire from world leaders for Gaza attack
Israel comes under fire from world leaders for Gaza attack
While much of the world have reacted with couched language to the killing of more than 50 unarmed Palestinian protesters in Israel, South Africa...
Syria, chemical weapons and the limits of international law
Syria, chemical weapons and the limits of international law
Consider this shocking fact: Despite horrific images of yet another chemical weapons attack...
Netanyahu praises Israeli army after killings of 17 Palestinians
Netanyahu praises Israeli army after killings of 17 Palestinians
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has praised Israel's security forces after the killings of 17 Palestinians in the Gaza Strip, just as...
Kenyan women live in fear of election violence
Kenyan women live in fear of election violence
Women peace builders representing more than 10 informal settlements in Nairobi have raised their concerns over the impending violence ahead...
Security Council fails to adopt Palestinian resolution
Security Council fails to adopt Palestinian resolution
Abbas to apply to ICCPalestinian president Mahmud Abbas is to apply immediately to join the International Criminal Court,...
Ambitious Angola takes to world stage
Ambitious Angola takes to world stage
Is Angola about to become a global player? Luanda's recent diplomatic charm offensive means the country is running unopposed for one of three African...
Al-Qaeda-linked militants release journalist captured in Syria
Al-Qaeda-linked militants release journalist captured in Syria
A United States journalist taken hostage by al-Qaeda-linked militants in Syria thanked those who supported him during his two years in captivity...
UN to vote on resolution to improve Syria aid access
UN to vote on resolution to improve Syria aid access
The United Nations Security Council will vote Monday on a resolution to allow aid access at four border crossings into rebel-held areas of Syria...
Somalia's president offers amnesty to pirates
Somalia's president offers amnesty to pirates
"We have been negotiating with the pirates indirectly through the elders," President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud told AFP. "Piracy has to...

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