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28 August 2014 00:48 (South Africa)
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To Africa, from Russia with love

  • Khadija Patel
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By J Brooks Spector

History: Parliaments of Hell and Fire


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By Daily Maverick Staff Reporter

An open letter to fellow activists across the globe


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By AP

Liberian slums barricaded as ebola sets new record


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By AFP

Beheading video puts spotlight on British jihadists


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By Reuters

Ukraine accuses Russia of cynicism over convoy; death toll rises sharply




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By J Brooks Spector

Hillary Clinton’s Faustian dilemma


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By Greg Mills

From vision to mission to reality: What Singapore can teach Africa


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By Reuters

Talks on ending Gaza war 'difficult', but truce holds


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By J Brooks Spector

The tragedy of the Yazidis: WHO are they, WHERE do they come from, WHY are they so persecuted?


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By Reuters

Iraq accuses Islamic State of Yazidi atrocity, US conducts new strikes


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By Reuters

Erdogan's presidential win starts race for new Turkish govt




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By J Brooks Spector

Forty years later, we still have Richard Nixon to kick around


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By Reuters

Mediators race against clock to extend Gaza truce


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By Reuters

Gaza ceasefire holds on second day, extension talks under way


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By J Brooks Spector

US-Africa Summit: Beyond money talk


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By Reuters

US general killed, German general wounded in Afghan attack


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By Reuters

US heightens embassy security, anticipating report on CIA interrogations




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By Reuters

Gaza: Israel withdraws troops, 72-hour truce begins


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By Reuters

Rupert Murdoch's Fox abandons Time Warner takeover bid


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By J Brooks Spector

It IS about the money, stupid: US/Africa Summit comes to life


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By Reuters

Israel, Palestinians accept Egypt's 72-hour truce bid


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By Reuters

African leaders want U.S. trade deal renewed for 15 more years


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By Reuters

Islamic State grabs Iraqi dam and oilfield in victory over Kurds




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By J Brooks Spector

A US/Israel bond: Reality, nature, future


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By DANIEL PINHASSI & GREG MILLS

Op-Ed: Gaza and Israel - clouds and silver linings?


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By Rebecca Davis

Letter from Stockholm: The rise of Sweden’s feminist party


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By Rebecca Davis

Letter from Stockholm: Inside Europe’s first gay old-age home


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By J Brooks Spector

Analysis: The day after the Gaza fighting stops


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By Reuters

Moscow fights back after sanctions; battle rages near Ukraine crash site




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