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Queen warns EU against split with Britain

Queen Elizabeth II again made political comments when she cautioned British and German politicians over the ‘dangers of division’ at a state banquet in Berlin. Buckingham Palace has denied the statement was political.

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Wilders broadcasts Mohammed cartoons

Dutch television has aired a slideshow of Prophet Mohammad cartoons, a month after the series was presented at a caricature competition in Texas that was attacked by two gunmen. Anti-Islam politician Geert Wilders is at the helm of the new … Read the rest



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One in 5 people in SA use drugs

The face of drug addiction in South Africa has changed, with organisations estimating that about one in five people use drugs on a regular basis.

The advent of newer drugs, mostly consisting of a mixture of existing substances and additives … Read the rest


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ANC to review ICC participation

The minister in the Presidency Jeff Radebe has announced that South Africa will review its participation in the International Criminal Court.

Small business development minister, Lindiwe Zulu, said during a parliamentary debate “Africa’s newest state‚ the Republic of South Sudan‚ … Read the rest


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SANDF soldiers open fire on marked police car

No arrests have been made after three South African National Defence Force (SANDF) soldiers allegedly opened fire on a marked police vehicle and that of a tracking company.

According to provincial spokesperson Colonel Leonard Hlati, detectives from Mbuzini are investigating … Read the rest



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Russian Romanov family to return

Vladimir Petrov, deputy of the Russian Legislative Assembly believes that return of the Imperial family to Russia will become a symbol of a “spiritual power revival of the Russian peoples”.

The deputy suggests the heirs of Romanov family to return … Read the rest


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Migrants exploiting Calais ferry strike

A strike has closed the port of Calais and the Channel Tunnel. Striking French ferry workers blockaded the French port with a wall of flaming tyres, before forcing the closure of the Channel Tunnel by getting on to the tracks.… Read the rest


Afghan refugees in Serbia heading for Hungary

Hungary refuses more immigrants

Hungary’s plans to build a wall that will prevent immigrants from entering the country.

The wall will run the entire length of the 109-mile border between the two countries, but Aleksandar Vucic, the Serbian prime minister, has said the four-metre … Read the rest


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Ebola is back in Sierra Leone

Two new cases of the deadly Ebola virus have been recorded in Sierra Leone’s capital city of Freetown, about three weeks after the most recent new cases were found, underscoring the difficulty of ridding the region of the disease.

“This … Read the rest