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Pressure on S Africa's Zuma as ANC leadership meets

Pressure on S Africa's Zuma as ANC leadership meets

The ANC stood by Zuma at a similar meeting in November in a debate about whether he should step down. The ANC communications team is headed up by Gauteng ANC executive committee member Khusela Sangoni, who has been accused of "acting factionally".



Did you see Manchester bomber with blue suitcase?

More than 20 people were killed in an explosion following a Ariana Grande concert at the Manchester Arena late Monday evening. Abedi could be seen wearing jeans and trainers, a black bodywarmer and a baseball cap, with the straps of the backpack believed to contain the bomb visible on his shoulders.



Merkel says Europeans can't 'completely' rely on US

After the summit, Merkel said at an election rally in southern Germany that "the times in which we could completely depend on others are on the way out". "She is using the Trump moment to articulate a more pro-European policy", one German official said. Her message was also directed at Britain. They grew at North Atlantic Treaty Organisation when Trump repeated statements about members of the alliance owing vast amounts of money.



Trump trip leaves USA and allies lost in translation

Minority Whip Steny Hoyer (D-Md.) on Monday said President Trump's refusal to affirm the Paris climate agreement represents a "striking abdication of American leadership". The stalemate on climate change was mirrored by divisions between the United States and the other G7 countries over trade and migration at the annual summit, described by officials as the toughest in years.



Trump ignores question about Kushner back channel reports

Meanwhile, Kelly said any such discreet channels of communication could only be a good thing, and it doesn't bother him, in an interview with Fox News . The talks between Kushner and the Russians, if confirmed, would raise new questions about the Trump team's relationship with Moscow, which United States intelligence agencies say tried to sway the November election in the property tycoon's favour.



Sri Lanka deploys more troops as flood toll climbs to 180

Flooding and mudslides have claimed the lives of at least 201 people in Sri Lanka and eastern India and left almost half a million people displaced in south western Sri Lanka. Some 471,000 people remain displaced while over 75,000 people are now being housed in over 330 temporary relief accommodation. Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong and Minister for Foreign Affairs Dr.