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Trump has made Afghanistan decision after "rigorous" U.S. review

Sunday 20 August 2017 15:27

President Donald Trump has a made a decision on the United States' strategy for Afghanistan after a "sufficiently rigorous" review process, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said on Sunday.

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Kyrgios sweeps away Nadal in Cincinnati quarter-final

Saturday 19 August 2017 19:15

The excitable Nick Kyrgios made short work of top-seeded Spaniard Rafael Nadal in a dazzling 6-2 7-5 victory on Friday at the Cincinnati Open.

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Race, identity politics again take centre stage in US

Friday 18 August 2017 21:10

Race and identity politics has again dominated discussion in the United States.

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Men who had to take responsibility for younger siblings growing up were not concerned about conforming to dominant ideas about manhood
Research pokes holes in the idea that men don’t look after their kids

Friday 18 August 2017 08:33

South Africa has one of the highest rates of absent fathers in sub-Saharan Africa

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Hassan Rouhani says the world has clearly seen that under Trump, America has ignored international agreements.
Iran could quit nuclear deal in "hours" if new US sanctions imposed

Tuesday 15 August 2017 12:12

Iran could abandon its nuclear agreement with world powers "within hours" if the United States imposes any more new sanctions, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Tuesday.

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Elvis Presley music has been reissued and repackaged countless times since his death.
Elvis: 40 years since the death of 'the King'

Sunday 13 August 2017 10:09

Elvis Presley, American icon and King of rock 'n' roll, transformed popular culture, sold over a billion records and is idolized as ever on the 40th anniversary of his tragic death.

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Pieters shares lead with Johnson at Bridgestone Invitational

Sunday 6 August 2017 21:18

Late birdies from Thomas Pieters and Zach Johnson gave the duo a share of the lead after the third round of the World Golf Championship-Bridgestone Invitational.

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Anderson has a shot at the Citi Open title

Sunday 6 August 2017 17:26

World number eight, Alexander Zverev will take on Kevin Anderson in the final of the Citi Open in the United States.

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Trump blames Congress for Russia chill

Thursday 3 August 2017 21:42

President Donald Trump chafed on Thursday over the new dive in United States relations with Russia.

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Neymar set for world record move

Thursday 3 August 2017 05:55

Neymar is expected to arrive in Paris on Thursday to finalise his world record €222 million ($260 million) move from Barcelona to Paris Saint-Germain.

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There have been a string of close encounters between United States ships and Iranian vessels in the Gulf in recent months.
Iran rules out halt to missile tests as tension with US rises

Saturday 29 July 2017 21:00

A defiant Iran vowed on Saturday to press ahead with its missile programme and condemned new United States sanctions.

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'Stinging' defeat for Trump

Friday 28 July 2017 19:07

In a stinging defeat for United States President Donald Trump as the Republican controlled Senate has failed to repeal major elements of former President Barack Obama’s signature healthcare law.

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Trump lashes out at EU again on trade

Tuesday 25 July 2017 17:32

President Donald Trump once again lashed out at the EU on Tuesday for what he called its "protectionist" trade practices.

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Parents of UK baby Charlie Gard agree to let him die

Tuesday 25 July 2017 05:38

The parents of Charlie Gard dropped their legal battle to give the terminally ill British baby further treatment on Monday.

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Critics are accusing the museum of ' white-washing '.
Madamme Tussauds Beyonce figure too “white”

Sunday 23 July 2017 12:35

Wax museum Madame Tussauds in midtown New York City in the United States has removed a wax figure of superstar Beyoncé, following a wave of criticism on social media.

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SA must do more to meet Sustainable Development Goals: AG

Friday 21 July 2017 22:01

While institutions exist in South Africa to implement the Sustainable Development Goals, they are not yet working in a coherent manner to ensure success by the 2030 deadline.

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United States to ban Americans' travel to North Korea

Friday 21 July 2017 21:22

The United States government will ban Americans from traveling to North Korea due to "the serious risk of arrest".

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Sean Spicer resigns

Friday 21 July 2017 21:16

White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer has resigned, reportedly in protest at the appointment of a New York financier as the new White House Communications Director.

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Nelson Mandela International Day is celebrated on July 18, which is Madiba’s birthday.
‘Mandela’s values drive the UN’

Tuesday 18 July 2017 06:08

Nelson Mandela’s values of building a future where everyone can live in peace, prosperity and in harmony with nature remain central principles of the UN.

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Trump keeps Iran deal, but threatens non-nuclear sanctions

Tuesday 18 July 2017 05:40

Donald Trump backed away from a campaign promise to scrap a major nuclear security deal with Iran Tuesday

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