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Isis claims responsibility for Egypt church bombings

The Islamic State group has claimed responsibility for the Palm Sunday church bombings in Egypt that left more than 40 people dead

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Is South Africa in danger of Isis attacks?

Terror researcher, Jasmine Opperman, says for the fact that there are Isis members in the country make South Africa vulnerable.

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Kalushi bags best film award in Egypt

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Laptops banned from cabin luggage on some airlines

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Iraqi forces will inevitably defeat Isis in Mosul - correspondent

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Middle East correspondent Paula Slier says Mohammad al-Adnani was killed in a targeted air strike.

SA eclipses Egypt as Africa's largest economy. Is this good news?

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What does it mean now that South Africa has eclipsed Egypt as Africa's largest economy?

Bail application for 'terror twins' postponed to next week

Bail application for 'terror twins' postponed to next week

The case against the Joburg twins arrested on terrorism charges has been postponed to next week for a formal bail application.

Is South Africa vulnerable to ISIS terrorism activities on its soil?

Is South Africa vulnerable to ISIS terrorism activities on its soil?

ISIS recruitment in South Africa may be gaining momentum, with recent reports of people showing interest in joining the Islamic State.

Could the Zimbabwean government really have shut down WhatsApp?

Could the Zimbabwean government really have shut down WhatsApp?

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Why the AU's visa-free African Passport won't work

Why the AU's visa-free African Passport won't work

The passport will grant visa-free access to the 54 AU member states such as SA, Egypt, Angola, Kenya, Mauritius and Nigeria.

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Baghdad correspondent says Iraqis angry that government failed to protect them

News correspondent in Middle East says the devastating attack in Baghdad saw entire families killed in the shopping mall

Suspected Istanbul airport bombers were Russian, Uzbek and Kyrgyz

Suspected Istanbul airport bombers were Russian, Uzbek and Kyrgyz

The suspects came from an Isis stronghold and crossed the Turkey border with explosives, killing themselves and over 40 others.

Turkish Prime Minister blames ISIS for explosion that left 36 dead

Turkish Prime Minister blames ISIS for explosion that left 36 dead

Turkish Prime Minister, Binali Yildirim, has named Isis as the culprits behind the explosion which killed 36 people in Instanbul.

Search and rescue mission for Egyptian plane missing en route Paris to Cairo

Search and rescue mission for Egyptian plane missing en route Paris to Cairo

The Eqyptian plane has not been heard from for over four hours, after going off radar 15 minutes after entering Egyptian airspace.

SA man helps break world record for fastest drive from Nordkapp, Norway to Cape

SA man helps break world record for fastest drive from Nordkapp, Norway to Cape

The team traveled from Africa's most southern tip to the most northern point of Europe in under 9 days, and all for a good cause.

Aurora… Egypt overtakes SA… Presidential jet… start a business with no money…

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SA's economic growth prospects take centre-stage at 2016 WEF in Rwanda

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