Wallabies ready for Boks

Australia and South Africa resume a long-standing rivalry when both sides meet in Sunday’s Rugby World Cup quarter-final at Wellington’s Regional

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Demo at Zambian copper mine

Hundreds of Zambian workers at a Chinese-owned copper mine have gone on strike demanding higher pay, just two weeks after a new president took office


Dinosaurs for sale

Three rare dinosaur skeletons have been put on show in Paris with the aim of auctioning them at Sotheby’s next week. The specimens, some almost


German air strike looms

German air traffic controllers are threatening to stage their first nationwide strike since the Second World War. Talks between unions and the


Civil war risk in Afghanistan

Ten years after the US-led military invasion of Afghanistan, and all sides are assessing what has been achieved. Many Afghans blame the allies