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Qatar foreign minister: Gulf crisis has ‘moved from stalemate’

Qatar’s foreign minister has said he hopes for “progress” in the efforts to resolve the Gulf diplomatic crisis following talks with Saudi Arabia, adding that the parties have “moved from a stalemate” in the two-year dispute. Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al Thani made the comments on Friday while speaking at a foreign policy conference in Rome amid signs of thawing tensions between…

Man accused of raping and killing pregnant girlfriend struggles to look at injuries | Daily News

KwaZulu-Natal / 6 December 2019, 12:00pm / SNE MASUKU Durban – The man accused of raping and killing his pregnant girlfriend, and then dumping her body at the Lindelani cemetery, broke down in court on Thursday, unable to look at the pictures of her rape injuries. Simiso Chonco had looked away and blocked his face with one hand, as…

Iran rejects EU powers’ letter to UN as ‘desperate falsehood’

Iran has said it is determined to proceed with its ballistic missile programme, as it rejected as a “desperate falsehood” the letter from three European countries accusing Tehran of developing missiles capable of delivering nuclear warheads. The ambassadors for the United Kingdom, Germany and France to the UN Security Council called on UN chief Antonio Guterres to inform the…

Extent of Estina, Gupta links revealed in new state capture commission submission

Estina, the firm tasked with implementing the Vrede dairy farm project, had closer links to the Gupta family than previously thought.Evidence to this effect is contained in a damning new document, which sheds new light on the links. The document, a submission by UK-based investigative outfit Shadow World Investigations to the state capture commission of…

EFF to turn deadly farm into crèche

The EFF in Buffalo City in the Eastern Cape has promised to convert the farm of Gonubie murderer Fritz “Majeke” Joubert into a pre-school after invading the property and taking over its operations. Regional EFF chairperson Mziyanda Hlekiso told Sowetan yesterday the farm where the Joubert killed sangoma trainer Anele Hoyana had been taken over…

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