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26
Jan

Today, the Trident Era Ends

When I was a child, I was always fascinated by stories about ancient civilizations. I devoured books about Atlantis, or the story of Heinrich Schliemann’s discovery of Troy, stories about the Greek, the Romans, the Inca Empire, or Ancient Egypt. And I was alw…

26
Jan

Iran’s Zarif hits back after Trump’s ‘No thanks’ Twitter post

President Donald Trump has said the United States will not lift sanctions on Iran in order to enter negotiations with it, in a response to the Iranian foreign minister who suggested Tehran was still willing to talk on the condition Washington “correct[ed] its…

26
Jan

Egyptian businessman Mohamed Ali steps away from politics

A former Egyptian army contractor whose online videos last year inspired rare street protests against President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi has said he will step back from politics after his calls for mass anti-government rallies on the ninth anniversary of Egypt’s …

26
Jan

Emilia-Romagna election: Polls open in key Italian regional vote

Polls have opened in Italy in a key regional election which the far-right hopes will destabilise the country’s fragile coalition government and help opposition leader Matteo Salvini return to power. The wealthy centre-north region of Emilia-Romagna has been …

26
Jan

CDC confirms 3rd case of new coronavirus in U.S.

A third case of the new coronavirus in the U.S. has been diagnosed in Orange County, California. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention confirmed the case in a traveler from Wuhan, China, the epicenter of the global outbreak. Let our news meet your …

26
Jan

CNN poll: Sanders adds to momentum with lead in New Hampshire

Bernie Sanders leads the race for the Democratic nomination in New Hampshire, according to a new CNN Poll conducted by the University of New Hampshire.

26
Jan

Democratic candidates head to Iowa to campaign before resumption of impeachment trial Monday

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25
Jan

News24.com | EFF retracts ‘Stratcom agent’ allegations against Gqubule and Harber, apologises after court order

The EFF has retracted allegations that veteran journalists Thandeka Gqubule and Anton Harber were “Stratcom” agents, following a court order handed down in the Gauteng High Court in Johannesburg on Friday. Judge Lebogang Modiba found EFF’s labelling of Gqubu…

25
Jan

News24.com | WATCH | Powerful quake kills 20 people in eastern Turkey

A powerful earthquake has killed at least 20 people and injured more than 1,000 in eastern Turkey, as rescue teams searched through the rubble of collapsed buildings for survivors on Saturday. At least 30 people were missing following the magnitude 6.8 quak…

25
Jan

News24.com | Twitter account impersonating NPA head Shamila Batohi suspended

@ShamilaBatohi was @NandiWabantu, and @NandiWabantu was @ShamilaBatohi In December 2019, fact-checking organisation Africa Check reported that the @ShamilaBatohi account was not officially sanctioned. Following the recent tweeted promise of high-profile arre…