Russia ‘defaults on foreign debt for first time since 1918’

June 27, 2022 News Room SA 0

Russia has defaulted on its overseas debt for the first time in more than a century after missing a Sunday deadline, reports suggest. Russia has […]

Rescuers struggling to reach Afghans hit by quake

June 23, 2022 News Room SA 0

Heavy rain, threadbare resources and rugged terrain are hampering rescuers in south-east Afghanistan, where a powerful earthquake is reported to have killed more than 1,000 […]

Hundreds killed and scores wounded in Afghan earthquake

June 22, 2022 News Room SA 0

A powerful earthquake has killed at least 300 people and left many more injured in Afghanistan, according to the country’s supreme leader. Images show landslides […]

Trump accused of attempted coup

June 10, 2022 News Room SA 0

Former US President Donald Trump orchestrated last year’s Capitol riot in an attempted coup”, a congregational inquiry has heard as a hearing opened into the […]

Russia signals for ‘referendum’ in Kherson

June 7, 2022 News Room SA 0

An official installed by Russia in Ukraine’s southern region of Kherson has signalled that Moscow could attempt to stage a vote on annexation to Russia. […]

UK: Heavy fighting continues around Severodonetsk

June 6, 2022 News Room SA 0

Heavy fighting is continuing around the eastern city of Severodonetsk, says UK’s Ministry of Defence (MoD) in its regular morning update. Russian troops are said […]

Ukraine says it won’t target Russia with US rockets

June 3, 2022 News Room SA 0

Ukraine says it does not plan to use the advanced multiple rocket systems it is getting from the US to strike targets inside Russia. Presidential […]

Ukraine pushes back in Kherson as Zelensky visits east

May 30, 2022 News Room SA 0

Ukrainian forces have counterattacked in the country’s south, claiming to have pushed back Russian troops near three villages in the Kherson region, as President Volodymyr […]

Finland to apply for Nato membership ‘without delay’

May 12, 2022 News Room SA 0

Finland’s president and prime minister have called for the country to apply for Nato membership “without delay”. Sauli Niinisto and Sanna Marin said in a […]

Russia says it has enough energy buyers without Western countries

May 11, 2022 News Room SA 0

Turning away from the UK and Sweden for a moment, Russia’s foreign minister says the country has enough buyers for its oil and gas outside […]