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SOUTH AFRICA

China, Hong Kong top hubs for fake goods: Europol

China and Hong Kong are overwhelmingly the largest shipment centres for fake goods sold around the world, in a growing, complex battle against sophisticated counterfeiters...

23 Jun 2017

TURKEY

"My shoes looks better than you" MP tells Turkish Parliament

ISTANBUL, TURKEY: Turkish women took to social networks on Wednesday (13 August) to post pictures of shoes in a new viral campaign against sexism inspired by MP Aylin Nazliaka whose incendiary speech to parliament went viral on social networks this week.

14 Aug 2014

TURKEY

100 Turkish police arrested for phone-tapping

ANKARA TURKEY: Turkish authorities arrested scores of senior police officers on suspicion of illegally eavesdropping on top officials, including Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

24 Jul 2014

TURKEY

Turkey keeps YouTube ban in place despite court orders

ANKARA, TURKEY: Turkey's government said it would keep its block on YouTube in place despite two separate courts ordering the ban be lifted.

11 Apr 2014

SOUTH AFRICA

70 journalists killed in 2013

Syria, Iraq, Egypt most deadly nations for journalists. In South Africa, as and when the contraversial POIB becomes law, journalists could face very stiff penalties.

31 Dec 2013

TURKEY

Turkish paper sues Erdogan in 'treason' row

ANKARA, TURKEY: A Turkish newspaper said Monday it plans to sue Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan in a "treason" row that has highlighted political tensions in the country.

10 Dec 2013

TURKEY

MTN sued for US$4bn over Iran contract

Turkish cellphone operator Turkcell has filed a US$4.2bn (R32.45bn) lawsuit in a US court against MTN over alleged corruption in a deal in Iran, the companies said yesterday.

30 Mar 2012

TURKEY

Turkcell looking to bring case against MTN in US

Turkcell Iletisim Hizmetlera AS (Turkcell), which was unsuccessful in attaining the second GSM telecommunications licence in Iran, is looking to bring a case against South African mobile services provider MTN in a US court.

3 Feb 2012