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We can avoid Trump’s trade war
We can avoid Trump’s trade war
Defying common sense as well as business and financial elites, United States President Donald Trump seems to relish the prospect of a trade war. On...
California stands to suffer if US-China trade war worsens
California stands to suffer if US-China trade war worsens
Churning out everything from cars and computer chips to nuts and wine, California's mighty economy will suffer big time if the US-China trade war...
Why international lotteries are popular in South Africa
Why international lotteries are popular in South Africa
When the American Powerball lottery offered a record jackpot prize of $1.58-billion in January 2016, Americans who had never previously purchased a...
Editorial: South Africa, like the US, also locks up migrants
Editorial: South Africa, like the US, also locks up migrants
In 1938, before the Nazis had developed the “final solution” — which culminated in the Holocaust — the German government expelled...
Emerging markets in trade war crossfire
Emerging markets in trade war crossfire
The rand took a beating this week as it reached lows last seen six months ago and edged dangerously close to the R14-to-the-dollar mark. Experts...
Trump doubles down on family separations, cuddles flag
Trump doubles down on family separations, cuddles flag
On Tuesday, a defiant US President Donald Trump doubled down on his administration's controversial policy that leads to separating migrant children...
China accuses Trump of 'blackmail' after new tariffs threat
China accuses Trump of 'blackmail' after new tariffs threat
Beijing on Tuesday accused Donald Trump of "blackmail" and warned it would retaliate in kind after the US president threatened to impose fresh...
Iran’s mind won’t be on Great Satan
Iran’s mind won’t be on Great Satan
Esteemed football magazine FourFourTwo describes the 1998 match between Iran and the United States as the most politically charged game in World...
US court rules in favour of baker who denied gay couple a cake
US court rules in favour of baker who denied gay couple a cake
On Monday, a baker in Colorado won a US Supreme Court case after he refused to bake a wedding cake for a gay couple, claiming that it goes against...
New hurricane season jeopardises Caribbean recovery
New hurricane season jeopardises Caribbean recovery
June 1 marks the beginning of the 2018 Atlantic hurricane season – an ominous date for the Caribbean region, where many countries have not yet...
Hurricane Maria: Death toll 70 times more than estimated
Hurricane Maria: Death toll 70 times more than estimated
A new study conducted by the New England Journal of Medicine has revealed that Hurricane Maria led to 4 645 deaths in Puerto Rico, dwarfing...
A wrap of what's making headlines today
A wrap of what's making headlines today
General Kim Yong Chol—the highest-ranking North Korean to visit the US since 2000—will meet with US secretary of state Mike Pompeo....

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