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#PeopleOfHangberg: It's not much, but it's home

Bare live electricity wires provide power. 'It's not much, but it's home.' There is a mound of wet concrete in ...


More delays in ex-rugby boss Cheeky Watson's R12m fraud trial

The fraud and money laundering trial involving former Eastern Province Rugby boss Cheeky Watson (front) and his three co-accused hit ...


Novella family insists 'Diego is not the devil'

Cape Town - The family of convicted murderer Diego Dougherty Novella says he is not the 'devil' or the 'playboy ...


WATCH: Mabopane's Morula View residents want illegal squatters out

Pretoria - Residents of Morula View in Mabopane have shut down all entry and exit points demanding the City remove ...


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Mueller’s ‘thugs’ suffer Trump's blows after McGahn’s expose

WASHINGTON, U.S. - In his latest salvo against Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s probe into alleged collusion between Russia and his ...

Massive 8.2 magnitude quake strikes off the coast of Fiji

WELLINGTON, New Zealand - Small tsunami waves were observed soon after a magnitude 8.2 earthquake struck off the coast of ...

Five imams shot dead in Turkey’s Erzincan province

ANKARA, Turkey - Five clerics from Turkey’s Religious Affairs Directorate (Diyanet) were shot dead after a heated argument broke out ...

Man jailed after making hoax bomb call to catch U.K. flight

LONDON, U.K. - In a shocking incident at the Gatwick Airport, a resident of east London, made a hoax bomb ...

Magnitude 6.0 quake rattles southern Costa Rica

GOLFITO, Costa Rica - The U.S. Geological Survey (U.S.G.S.) said that the southern part of Costa Rica was rattled by ...

Taliban kidnaps Afghans, rejects Ghani’s ceasefire offer

KABUL, Afghanistan - A day after the Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani announced another unilateral ceasefire with Taliban insurgents, the group ...

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Apple removes thousands of apps from App Store in China

BEIJING, China - Amid tightening regulation and endless criticism from media in the country, Apple is said to have pulled ...

Facebook faces allegations of housing ad discrimination

WASHINGTON, U.S. - Facebook is battling fresh allegations in the U.S., this time related to discrimination in housing advertisements.  According ...

WhatsApp planning on deleting old messages, photos, videos

CALIFORNIA, U.S. - As part of its new deal with Google, WhatsApp is said to have now decided to do away ...

China arrests three over biggest-ever bitcoin heist

BEIJING, China - After witnessing the country’s biggest-ever cryptocurrency heist, in which Bitcoin worth $87 million (600 million yuan) was ...

Walmart completes acquisition of 77% stake in Flipkart

BENGALURU, India - The world’s largest retailer, Walmart Inc. completed its deal to acquire controlling stake into India’s biggest online ...

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Usain Bolt wants to be treated as a footballer

Johannesburg [South Africa], August 21 (ANI): Former Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt, who recently joined A-League Club Central Coast Mariners to ...


South Africa's Land Bank: Land Expropriation Could Trigger Default

JOHANNESBURG - South Africa's state-owned Land Bank said on Monday a plan to allow the state to seize land without ...


S Africa opens inquiry to probe graft charges against Zuma

Johannesburg [South Africa], Aug 21 (ANI): South Africa on Monday started to investigate the corruption charges levelled against former president ...


Melania Trump Announces Solo Trip to Africa

First lady Melania Trump is planning her first big solo international trip with a visit to several African countries in ...


Quadrangular Series moved out of Vijayawada

New Delhi [India], Aug 20 (ANI): The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Sunday shifted its Quadrangular ...


Former UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan Dies

GENEVA - Kofi Annan, one of the world's most celebrated diplomats and a charismatic symbol of the United Nations who ...


Hotel Review

Hyatt Regency New Orleans

Expectations were high for this top of the line Hyatt product in "The Big Easy". The taxi rolled up to the rear of the ...

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