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Is the ANC going the way of other liberation parties?

9 minutes agoBy Danai Nesta Kupemba, BBC NewsGetty ImagesBut whereas Namibia, along with South Africa, are seen as relatively open democracies, the governing parties in Zimbabwe,...

Jury begins deliberating in historic Hunter Biden case

Jurors in the Hunter Biden gun case have begun deliberating, and must now decide the fate of the US president's son.The 54-year-old is accused...

UN Security Council backs US Israel-Gaza ceasefire plan

The United Nations Security Council has voted to support a US-proposed Israel-Gaza ceasefire plan.It sets out conditions for a "full and complete ceasefire", the...

Apple boosts Siri with ChatGPT in AI overhaul

19 minutes agoBy Zoe Kleinman, Technology editor • Liv McMahon, Technology reporterReutersApple is to boost its Siri voice assistant and operating systems with ChatGPT as it seeks to catch...

Netanyahu walks political tightrope as US seeks Gaza deal

3 hours agoBy Jeremy Bowen, @BowenBBC, International Editor, BBC NewsReutersPerhaps Antony Blinken will urge him to call their bluff, to make the deal and satisfy millions of...

Vinicius Jr: Real Madrid foward’s racist abusers sentenced to eight months in prison

Real Madrid forward Vinicius Jr says he is a "tormentor of racists" after three Valencia fans were sentenced to eight months in prison for...

Czech PM says failed arson attempt ‘organised by Russia’

19 minutes agoBy Rob Cameron, BBC Prague CorrespondentGetty ImagesThe Czech prime minister, Petr Fiala, has said a failed arson attack that took place in Prague last...

YouTube prankster from Cyprus elected as MEP

A popular YouTuber from Cyprus has been elected as an independent MEP to the European Parliament.Fidias Panayiotou has previously described himself as a "professional...

German far-right celebrate win over Scholz’s party

"We demand a vote of confidence and new elections," Alice Weidel, leader of Germany’s far-right Alternative for Germany (AfD), told journalists on Monday. "People...

Last civilian hospital in Sudan city closed after RSF attack

Doctors at one of the last functioning hospitals in the besieged Sudanese city of el-Fasher say they've been forced to close down the facility...

Blinken heads to Middle East to sell Gaza ceasefire deal

9 minutes agoBy Tom Bateman, State department correspondentReutersUS Secretary of State Antony Blinken has arrived in Egypt as he attempts to build regional support for a...

A night of drama as EU moves to right

Getty ImagesBethany Bell in ViennaThe Freedom Party (FPÖ) leader, Herbert Kickl, has told a crowd of cheering supporters that his party's victory in the...

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