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Feb 26 2016

South Africa cuts growth outlook as drought weighs

Gordhan said this year's growth rates would hover around 0.9 percent, compared to initial predictions 1.7 percent. South Africa is regularly rocked by protests over ...

Feb 26 2016

'He's just jealous': Corbyn rebuffs Cameron's fashion advice

He said: "I've gotta do my tie up 'cos of the Prime Minister". A tweet then went out from Mr Corbyn's official account that quoted Albert Einstein. Outgoing general s...

Feb 26 2016

McConnell says Senate won't vote on Obama Court pick

Harry Reid called out his Republican counterpart, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, as the "guardian of gridlock" who's sabotaging the process to replace the late J...

Feb 26 2016

Australia warns of 'advanced' Indonesia terror threat

The advisory did not raise the overall threat level, which is at "exercise a high degree of caution". " An attack could occur anywhere at any time ", the statement sa...

Feb 26 2016

Syria could fall apart if fighting continues, warns America's Kerry

Progress is needed in the next two or three months or "it may be too late to keep it as a whole Syria", Kerry said. A political settlement is the only solution to the S...