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2010-06-11

Business

Honda hit by another Chinese strike

About 500 striking workers at a car parts factory in southern China making locks for Honda cars have been refusing management demands to return to

About 500 striking workers at a car parts factory in southern China making locks for Honda cars have been refusing management demands to return to

Business

World Cup mixes work and play

For South African businesses, the World Cup presents the problem of letting fans watch the action without productivity being too badly effected

For South African businesses, the World Cup presents the problem of letting fans watch the action without productivity being too badly effected

News

Family death keeps Mandela away from World Cup

A little girl’s death has cast a shadow over World Cup celebrations in South Africa and kept ex-President Nelson Mandela away from the opening

A little girl’s death has cast a shadow over World Cup celebrations in South Africa and kept ex-President Nelson Mandela away from the opening

News

World Cup hosts draw 1-1 against Mexico

The greatest sporting event on earth is underway: the World Cup has kicked off with hosts South Africa drawing against Mexico 1-1. Bafana Bafana

The greatest sporting event on earth is underway: the World Cup has kicked off with hosts South Africa drawing against Mexico 1-1. Bafana Bafana

Business

Spain says we want nada from EU

Spain has strongly denied that it has made a request for economic aid from the European Union. That follows a newspaper report the EU is preparing to

Spain has strongly denied that it has made a request for economic aid from the European Union. That follows a newspaper report the EU is preparing to

Business

Club Med back in the black

Club Med’s shares soared after the French holiday resort group reported it is back in profit and is talking with a potential partner in China. Its

Club Med’s shares soared after the French holiday resort group reported it is back in profit and is talking with a potential partner in China. Its

Business

BP's shares bounce back

BP’s Chief Executive Tony Hayward has said no decision has yet been made about whether it will pay a politically-sensitive quarterly dividend on its

BP’s Chief Executive Tony Hayward has said no decision has yet been made about whether it will pay a politically-sensitive quarterly dividend on its

News

Decision day approaches in Belgian general elections

Electors in Belgium have just two days left to go to choose their candidates for the country’s parliamentary elections. The country is deeply

Electors in Belgium have just two days left to go to choose their candidates for the country’s parliamentary elections. The country is deeply

News

NATO warns Afghan success not yet assured

NATO has warned that success is not yet assured in the fight against the Taliban in Afghanistan. “There will be many difficult days ahead”, the

NATO has warned that success is not yet assured in the fight against the Taliban in Afghanistan. “There will be many difficult days ahead”, the

Culture

Intercontinental Jazz/Photography Expo

To celebrate the World Cup, an experimental musician from paris has put together a transcontinental jazz combo – Paris/Joburg – combining French and

To celebrate the World Cup, an experimental musician from paris has put together a transcontinental jazz combo – Paris/Joburg – combining French and

Culture

New Romanian Cinema

The label “New Romanian Cinema” or “Romanian New Wave Cinema” refers to a group of directors who grew up during the communist era, went through the

The label “New Romanian Cinema” or “Romanian New Wave Cinema” refers to a group of directors who grew up during the communist era, went through the

Culture

GEO-Graphics

A new exhibition has opened in Brussels, Belgium. “GEO-Graphics – A Map of Art Practices in Africa Past and Present” showcases African artworks from

A new exhibition has opened in Brussels, Belgium. “GEO-Graphics – A Map of Art Practices in Africa Past and Present” showcases African artworks from

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Calls for offshore drilling to resume following Gulf of Mexico spill

Politicians from Louisiana have called for the six month moratorium on offshore drilling in the Gulf of Mexico to be lifted in a bid to save the

Politicians from Louisiana have called for the six month moratorium on offshore drilling in the Gulf of Mexico to be lifted in a bid to save the

Europe

Tragedy overshadows Polish electoral campaigning

Poland is about to elect a new president. This comes two months after the fatal plane crash which killed not only Polish President Lech Kaczynski and

Poland is about to elect a new president. This comes two months after the fatal plane crash which killed not only Polish President Lech Kaczynski and

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Libya keeps Swiss waiting on freed businessman

Swiss officials are keeping their fingers crossed for the safe return of a businessman held by Libya for nearly two years. Max Göldi was released

Swiss officials are keeping their fingers crossed for the safe return of a businessman held by Libya for nearly two years. Max Göldi was released

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The Phillipines grapples with refugee problem

The Philippines are not just a tourist’s paradise. The country has been affected by decades of conflict between government and rebel forces

The Philippines are not just a tourist’s paradise. The country has been affected by decades of conflict between government and rebel forces

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Japan's PM warns debt must be slashed

Japan could face a Greek-style fiscal crisis if it does not slash its huge public debt, the country’s new prime minister warned on Friday. Tokyo’s

Japan could face a Greek-style fiscal crisis if it does not slash its huge public debt, the country’s new prime minister warned on Friday. Tokyo’s

News

Mandela to miss World Cup opener after relative killed

Nelson Mandela will not attend today’s World Cup opening ceremony after the death of his great granddaughter in a car crash. Zenani Mandela, who

Nelson Mandela will not attend today’s World Cup opening ceremony after the death of his great granddaughter in a car crash. Zenani Mandela, who

News

Mandela missing from S. Africa's moment of pride

Nelson Mandela’s grief at losing his great granddaughter will stand in stark contrast to his pride as the father of a nation that today becomes the

Nelson Mandela’s grief at losing his great granddaughter will stand in stark contrast to his pride as the father of a nation that today becomes the

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Poland floods : thousands of homes threatened

Floods in Poland : tens of thousands of people whose homes are threatened have been evacuated in recent days in southern regions of Poland.

Floods in Poland : tens of thousands of people whose homes are threatened have been evacuated in recent days in southern regions of Poland.