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NHI rollout will reduce healthcare costs, says Motsoaledi

The NHI plan will guarantee the provision of quality healthcare for more than 60 percent of South Africans who can't ...


KFC assault trial postponed to September

Pretoria - The case against five Pretoria men accused of assaulting a black couple at a KFC drive through last ...


Convicted murderer Diego Novella was an outcast, court hears

Arguments in mitigation of sentencing in the case of convicted murderer Diego Novella were heard at the Western Cape High ...


Wife sues soon-to-be ex to block him sharing porn they made

Cape Town - A woman in the process of divorcing her husband took him to court to prevent him from ...


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Trump snubs McCain, after signing defense bill named for him

NEW YORK, U.S. - On his way back to Washington after a 12-day working vacation at his golf club in ...

30 Indian prisoners freed by Pakistan as goodwill gesture

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - In a goodwill gesture right before the country’s Independence Day, Pakistan released 30 Indian prisoners, including 27 ...

Four coaches of train in Mongolia derail, nine injured

DORNOGOVI, Mongola - In a shocking incident, a train carrying 328 people derailed in southeastern Mongolia.  According to officials, atleast ...

Five injured in attempted suicide attack in Balochistan

BALOCHISTAN, Pakistan - A suicide bomber rammed an explosive-laden truck into a bus carrying foreign nationals in Pakistan’s restive province ...

Indian state of Kerala ravaged by floods, landslides

KERALA, India - Dozens of people have been killed and thousands have been forced to evacuate as India’s southern state ...

FBI fires Peter Strzok, who sent anti-Trump texts

WASHINGTON, U.S. - A former deputy to the assistant director for counterintelligence at the FBI and a senior counterintelligence agent ...

Business

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Sydney hotel market may have peaked

SYDNEY, Australia - The hotel bubble in Australia's largest city may have been pricked as the industry reels from an accelerating ...

Amid Turkey crisis, U.S. stocks lower, Dow declines

NEW YORK, U.S. - The financial crisis in Turkey, which sent its currency lira plummeting last week, continued to rattle ...

Flipkart-owned eBay India shuts shop, what next?

BENGALURU, India - After entering a merger agreement with the Indian eCommerce giant Flipkart in August 2017, eBay announced the ...

Tel Aviv Facebook page hacked

TEL AVIV, Israel - Israel's cultural and commercial center, Tel Aviv got a bit of a laugh on Monday after ...

First probe to the sun launched by NASA

FLORIDA, U.S. - In a daring move, the U.S. space agency, NASA launched humanity’s first-ever probe to the sun - ...

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South Africa's Rand Falls to 2-Year Low As Turkey Rout Spreads

JPHANNESBURG - South Africa's rand plunged more than 10 percent to a 2-year low against the dollar early on Monday ...


Zimbabwe Waits as Presidential Poll Challenge Delays Inauguration

JOHANNESBURG - Zimbabwe is at a tense standstill as the presidential inauguration has been delayed due to the opposition's legal ...


India can still bounce back: Chahal

London [UK], August 13 (ANI): Indian leg-spinner Yuzvendra Chahal opined that the Indian team still has an opportunity to make ...


Akila Dananjaya achieves career-best 21st ODI ranking

Dubai [United Arab Emirates], August 13 (ANI): Sri Lanka spinner Akila Dananjaya has jumped twenty places to reach the career-best ...


Smith's experience is useful for team: Jason holder

Barbados [West Indies], August 13 (ANI): West Indies bowler Jason Holder, who is leading Barbados Tridents in the ongoing Caribbean ...


Vijay Shankar ruled out of Quadrangular A series due to injury

New Delhi [India], August 12 (ANI): Indian cricketer Vijay Shankar, who plays for Tamil Nadu in domestic matches, has been ...


Movie Review

Female Trouble
Cult director John Waters's supreme achievement will always be Pink Flamingos (1972), his deranged home movie that took the midnight movie circuit by storm with its trashy excess, low-brow aesthetic, and raunchy delight in whatever perversions Waters could dream up. ...

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 ...

Financial Markets

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