Russian icebreaker

Race for Arctic could become uncivilized

The discovery of large hydrocarbon deposits in the Arctic has sparked international competition over resources in frozen waters. Regional powers are quickly filing claims for the sea shelf, with Russia…


Selling war with Russia

American senator, Republican John McCain, who is currently on a visit to Estonia, has urged to “provide weapons to Ukraine” speaking at a live show of one of the local…

British human rights in Iraq

Angry China cancels talks with interfering Britain

China on Tuesday condemned Britain for interfering in its domestic affairs, in response to a human rights report, a day after the British government said Beijing had called off human…

Angela Merkel

German High Court ruling would threaten Merkel, US influence

Much like the US Supreme Court, upon which Germany’s highest court was partially modeled after World War II, the German Federal Constitutional Court is the final interpreter of constitutional law….

Happy, not a baboon or a kaffir

White man sentenced to ‘death’ for k-word

A white man has been sentenced to “death” of a different kind for calling Metro FM communications manager Happy Ngidi a baboon and a kaffir. On Friday the Roodepoort Magistrate’s…


Russia to tender for Malaysian fighter jets

The Malaysian Defence Ministry plans to announce soon a tender for delivery of multipurpose fighters, Russia will participate in it with upgraded fighter Su-30MKM, Nikolay Dimidyuk, the director for special…

The adulterous Limpho Hani, exploiting her 'pain'

Free Clive! The adulterous Limpho Hani exploiting her ‘pain’

Clive Derby-Lewis, one of the men convicted of killing SACP secretary general Chris Hani, should be freed, the Front Nasionaal (FN) said on Saturday. Derby-Lewis is South Africa’s most famous…


White wing swan attacks students of colour

Warwick University has erected a fence around a campus lake to stop a spate of swan attacks on students. A 4ft tall bird, which boasts an 8ft wingspan, has been…


SA’s killing fields

South Africa still has one of the highest murder rates in the world with 31 murders per 100000 people in 2012 – five times the global average of 6.2 per…

Derby-Lewis and Walus

SACP wants amnesty denied to Derby-Lewis

At the past weekend the SACP in Gauteng marched to the Kgosi Mampuru correctional facility, handing over a memorandum to the Department of Correctional Services with demands including that any…