Sunday , October 22 2017

Politics

Ramaphosa targeted as South Africa’s ANC succession race turns ugly

Bloomberg The race to lead South Africa’s ruling party is turning increasingly nasty. Allegations that Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa, a front-runner for the post, had extra-marital affairs with at least eight women and paid expenses for some of them were splashed across the front page of the Sunday Independent, which ...

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N Korea claims test of H-bomb with ‘unprecedented power’

epa06180494 Ryoo Yong-Gyu, director of Earthquake and Volcano Monitoring Diision of South Korea's Meteorological Administration, speaks as a screen showing seismic activity from North Korea at the Korea Meteorological Administration center in Seoul, South Korea,, 03 September 2017. Reports state that North Korea is believed to have conducted its sixth nuclear test.  EPA-EFE/JEON HEON-KYUN

Bloomberg North Korea said it successfully tested a hydrogen bomb with “unprecedentedly big power” on Sunday that can be loaded onto an intercontinental ballistic missile, in its first nuclear test under US President Donald Trump’s watch. The test, ordered by Kim Jong Un, was a “perfect success” and confirmed the ...

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Trump says ‘looking into South Korea trade accord future’

Bloomberg President Donald Trump said he would discuss the future of the US-South Korea free-trade agreement with his advisers following a newspaper report that he’s considering terminating the pact. “I am,” Trump said in response to a question about whether he’s discussing the issue with advisers. “It’s very much on ...

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