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More than half of South Africans doubt the future of the ANC: Ipsos

Ipsos conducted his "Pulse of the People" round from April 20 to June 7 of this year by randomly selecting and interviewing 3,619 South Africans. Participants were interviewed by trained interviewers in their native language in their homes across the country. Meanwhile one in five South Africans (20%) is confident about the future of the ANC. The first half of …

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Beijing should "soften" its behavior in the South China Sea, says Duterte

Duterte said Tuesday at the Malacanang Palace in Manila that the highly competitive region could become a "focal point". "I hope China at least mitigates its behavior, I do not want to quarrel with China," he added. For decades, the Philippines and China have been engaged in territorial disputes over parts of the South China Sea, as well as Vietnam, …

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The North and South Korean leaders meet in Pyongyang in September

It will be the third personal meeting between South Korean President Moon Jae-in and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. The two met in April and pledged to form closer ties and formally end the Korean War in an agreement called the Panmunjom Declaration. They then met in May in the demilitarized zone that separates the two Koreas. 19659003] Representatives …

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North, South Korea, to hold talks before possible Pyongyang peaks

SEOUL (Reuters) – Officials of North and South Korea are scheduled to hold high-level talks on Monday. A South Korean newspaper report suggests that the two sides may plan a summit in Pyongyang later this month. FILE PHOTO: South Korean President Moon Jae-in shakes hands with North Korean Kim Jong Un at his summit in the Panmunjom ceasefire in North …

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Mechanic takes off from Sea-Tac Airport, crashes on South Sound Island

Officials said a 29-year-old mechanic was launched from Seattle-Tacoma International Airport and crashed in Pierce County. "It was unfathomable, it was something out of a movie," a witness said. The smoke lingered. You could still hear the F-15s flying low. A 29-year-old mechanic started turboprop in a Horizon Air Q400 turboprop on Friday night at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport and crashed …

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China warns US Enlightenment over the South China Sea

Aboard a US Navy P-8A reconnaissance aircraft, CNN, 16,500-foot-deep coral reefs were seen to be garrisoned with five-story buildings, large radars, power plants and runways sturdy enough to carry large military personnel ] During the flight, the crew received six separate warnings from the Chinese military, telling them they were in Chinese territory and asked them to leave. "Go Immediately …

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Hurricane Hector predicts he will slip as a Category 4 storm south of Hawaii

CLOSE The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has just released its hurricane forecasts for 2018. Here's what you need to know. FAQs only This satellite image of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration shows a view of Hurricane Hector, Tuesday, August 7, 2018. A Tropical Stormwatch was in operation for the Big Island Hector was expected to pass Tuesday night …

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South Sudan rivals sign deal that wants to end the five-year war

Southern Sudan's main belligerents signed a peace agreement granting the rebels key positions in a transitional government, the ultimate requirement to end an almost five-year conflict that claimed tens of thousands of lives. Photographer: Ashraf Shazly / AFP via Getty Images The agreement will re-establish rebel leader Riek Machar as deputy to President Salva Kiir, appoint four more vice presidents …

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South Africa promises to end corruption. Are the new leaders part of the problem?

Some see a deep cynicism behind the conditions in the schools. When black South Africans are educated and move into the middle class, their loyalty to the party tends to dwindle, recent elections have shown. By maintaining a culture of dependence, critics claim that A.N.C. ensures its dominance. But Ms. Mhaule, the childhood personality of Mr. Mabuza, rejected any suggestion …

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Bombings in Afghanistan Mosque: 29 killed in the Shiite mosque south of Kabul

by Sayed Salahuddin 3. August at 15:11 KABUL – Burkese attackers opened fire on a Shiite mosque and on Friday launched a suicide bombing that killed at least 39 people and injured others in southeastern Afghanistan, officials said , The Taliban denied any connection to the attack during the Friday prayer in Gardez, about 50 miles south of Kabul, and …

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