Abbas to decide on peace talks within a week

By Andy Rice 22 July 2010

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas announced on Thursday that he would decide in the next seven days whether to proceed with direct peace talks with Israel. If he agrees to the talks, the US has promised that a partial moratorium on building settlements in the West Bank would be extended.  Read more: Reuters



As Shaun Abrahams packs his bags, Ramaphosa appoints Silas Ramaite acting NPA head

By Greg Nicolson

The filming of The Beach permanently damaged the ecosystem on the Thai island it was located on.