Tuesday, April 24, 2018

World

World

'This is my mum': after 40 years a stolen child finally returns home

It was 39 years since Kauka had last walked up the steep dirt road to her house in the Timor-Leste highlands, a lifetime since she was taken by an Indonesian soldier on her...

Travel guides to segregated US for black Americans reissued

A series of travel books written for African Americans travelling in the segregated US of the last century, which listed the places in which they were allowed to stay, shop and eat, is...

Cyril Ramaphosa vows to unite ANC after rise to leadership

Cyril Ramaphosa has sought to shore up his shaky mandate as the new president of the African National Congress (ANC), saying the party will emerge “united, renewed and confident” from the fractious conference...

Germany admits failings one year after Berlin Christmas market attack

Germany’s leaders have admitted that the government failed to provide adequate support to relatives of the victims of last year’s terrorist attack on a Berlin Christmas market, and acknowledged security gaps in the...

'Kill the messenger': How Fox News cried 'coup' over the Mueller investigation

On Saturday, Fox News host Jeanine Pirro began her weekly show by calling for a purge of the US justice department for the second week in a row. There was, she said, “a criminal...

Korean cryptocurrency exchange to close after second hacking in a year

A South Korean cryptocurrency exchange is to file for bankruptcy after it was hacked for the second time this year, highlighting concerns about security amid booming trade in bitcoin and other virtual currencies. ...

Can Ramaphosa unite ANC and give South Africans new hope?

Cyril Ramaphosa, who was elected leader of South Africa’s ANC on Monday, faces many challenges. As he will almost certainly become president of South Africa after polls scheduled in 2019, the problems extend...

US could broaden its use of nuclear weapons, Trump administration signals

The Trump administration signaled that it could broaden the use of nuclear weapons as part of a new security strategy, unveiled by the president on Monday. The wider role for nuclear weapons against “non-nuclear...

Seattle train crash: several dead in Amtrak derailment

An Amtrak train traveling for the first time on a new high-speed route derailed in Washington state on Monday, killing several people and sending numerous cars flying off an overpass on to a...

UK cannot have a special deal for the City, says EU's Brexit negotiator

Britain cannot have a special deal for the City of London, the European Union’s chief Brexit negotiator has told the Guardian, dealing a blow to Theresa May’s hopes of securing a bespoke trade...

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Debenhams to rent flagship store space to hot deskers

In the latest sign of retailers battening down the hatches Debenhams is considering renting space in its flagship London department store to a...