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Zuma survives no confidence vote, Dubai exit plan exposed

Zuma survives no confidence vote, Dubai exit plan exposed

The motion was reportedly proposed by Joel Netshitenzhe and supported by some MPs and former ministers. While ANC spokesman Zizi Kodwa denied that the option of Zuma's ouster will feature at the three-day executive committee meeting that starts Friday, four members of the panel said they would force it onto the agenda.


Goldman Sachs Investment In Venezuela Sparks Criticism

Goldman Sachs Investment In Venezuela Sparks Criticism

Goldman Sachs paid about $ 865 million , or 31 cents on the dollar, for the bonds, the Wall Street Journal reported Sunday, citing five unidentified people familiar with last week's transaction. At the time being, Goldman Sachs' recent purchase of PDVSA bonds valuing at $2.8 billion until 2022, at a 70 percent rebate to the market price, has caused a huge upset.


Testimony of Ex-FBI Director Leaves Door Open to Speculation

Testimony of Ex-FBI Director Leaves Door Open to Speculation

A tweet from Trump after he was sacked prompted this move, Comey said. Though Comey noted he had had one classified conversation with Trump, which he called "brief and entirely professional", he did not admit to leaking information about it to the press.


Poland condemns Iran terrorist attack

Poland condemns Iran terrorist attack

Supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei castigated the U.S. and Saudi Arabia in a message of condolence to the families of the dead, having previously played down the attacks. "We have always been against terrorism", she says. The contest for regional dominance between Shiite Iran and Saudi Arabia, the Middle East's main Sunni power, spread to the heart of the Gulf this week as the Saudis led a drive to isolate Qatar , condemning their neighbour for its ties with Iran and accusing ...



Team Trump just can't get its story straight on Qatar

The Gulf countries have ordered Qatari diplomats and nationals out, raising fears Qatar could reciprocate by expelling migrant workers and expatriates. Its emir Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad Al-Sabah held talks on Wednesday with Qatari counterpart Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani, following talks with senior UAE officials and Saudi King Salman.


Saudi Arabia Apologise For Disrespecting One Minute's Silence Prior To Australia Game

Saudi Arabia Apologise For Disrespecting One Minute's Silence Prior To Australia Game

It looked as though it wasn't respectful, however, no disrespect was intended. The Saudi federation said in a statement that it "deeply regrets and unreservedly apologises for any offence caused ". Australian prime minister Malcolm Turnbull said: "The whole world, the whole free world, is united in condemnation of that terrorist attack and terrorism generally".