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Luca Zaia

Venetian nationalists accused of ‘terror’

Italian police on Wednesday arrested 24 people involved in a campaign to demand independence for Venice and its surrounding region and seized a tractor that they said the activists had…

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Mandela’s legacy: the Shell House massacre

by Dan Roodt Like Dan Roodt’s Facebook page Twenty years ago, on 28 March 1994, the ANC’s militia massacred a crowd of protesting Zulus in downtown Johannesburg, using automatic weapons against men…

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FBI: Cyber-attacks worse threat than terrorism

Cyber-attacks are increasingly becoming the primary threat against the United States, according to the head of the FBI. During his first testimony as the new FBI director, James Comey told…

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Sexwale’s detention signals US terror watch list still active

A former black South African government Minister has been detained in New York apparently because his name is on a terrorism watch list. Tokyo Sexwale became a member of the…

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Stasi Meets Steve Jobs

By Eric Margolis “Gentlemen do not read other gentlemen’s mail” sniffed US Secretary of State Henry Stimson in 1929 when told that American cryptographers had broken Japan’s naval and diplomatic…

Scene of the Amanzimtoti bomb

South Africa to address ‘outdated ANC terror lists’

The department of international relations would continue in its attempts to rectify the travel restrictions of former ANC urban terrorists in some international countries, it said on Monday. “The SA…

Samantha Lewthwaite and Germaine Lindsay pose with their son.

‘White widow’ rented property in South Africa

A British woman thought to be linked to the Nairobi mall attacks used an assumed South African identity to take out bank loans and rent property in Johannesburg, local media…

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Tony Blair’s daughter held at gunpoint

Tony Blair’s daughter Kathryn has been threatened at gunpoint in a botched robbery. The young barrister was walking her dog with her boyfriend and a group of friends when the…

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At least 12 die in US Navy Yard shooting

At least one gunman opened fire inside a building at the Washington Navy Yard on Monday morning. Police were looking for two other potential gunmen wearing military-style uniforms, including one…

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Mandela responding to treatment says Zuma

Former president Nelson Mandela is responding to treatment but is still in a critical but stable condition, says President Jacob Zuma. “We are encouraged that Madiba is responding to treatment…