Thu, 22 Aug 2019

Bus hijacking in Brazil ends, hijacker dead, hostages freed

RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil - A hostage situation in Rio de Janeiro involving a bus and thirty seven hostages has ...

Situation in Persian Gulf described as troubling and complex

NEW YORK, New York - The UN Security Council has been briefed on the escalating hostilities in the Middle East. ...

Continuation of current situation in Yemen untenable, says UN envoy

ADEN, Yemen - A month ago, the United Nations top Yemen envoy told the Security Council the country was facing ...

Stealing personal identification data causing nightmares for victims

The headquarters of a large national bank had detected fraud on an account and sent word to an Atlanta branch ...

Jordan considered closing Israeli embassy, expelling ambassador

AMMAN, Jordan - While Israel is being courted by Arab countries to establish diplomatic relations, members of Jordan's parliament are ...

Advancing techology forcing changes in U.S. Navy

WASHINGTON, DC The U.S. Navy and the world it operates in are a far cry from what they were four ...

Myanmar ambulance driver killed in crossfire

NAY PYI TAW, Myanmar - A volunteer ambulance driver has been killed and several others have been injured during a ...

Libyans, facing political and economic collapse, lament Western help

It's been eight years since the NATO-led military intervention in Libya. Many analysts consider the action a crucial step forward ...

Tensions flare as Bangladesh tries to send Rohingya home

Protests erupted in parts of Bangladesh's Rohingya camps on Wednesday as authorities attempted to restart controversial plans to begin sending ...

For Istanbul's Syrians, a time of hoping and hiding

When Syrian refugees first arrived in Istanbul almost eight years ago, many made for Fatih, a district of historic mosques ...

North MacedoniaProsecutor Detained In Extortion Case

SKOPJE -- Police in North Macedonia have detained the outgoing special prosecutor in charge of investigating organized-crime cases after she ...

England legend picks Proteas duo in best ever XI

Cape Town - Former England all-rounder Paul Collingwood has named his best-ever cricket XI with former Proteas all-rounder Jacques Kallis ...

EFF welcomes Unisa renaming building after Winnie Madikizela-Mandela

The EFF on Wednesday welcomed the decision by the University of South Africa (Unisa) to rename one of its buildings ...

Drone Attack Suspected at Iraqi Shi'ite Ammunition Depot

CAIRO - An ammunition dump belonging to Iraqi Shi'ite militia forces - known popularly as al Hushd al-Shaabi - exploded ...

UN Chief to Travel to Epicenter of DRC Ebola Outbreak

UNITED NATIONS - U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres will travel to the epicenter of an Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic ...

Virat Kohli shares sun-kissed picture with Anushka Sharma

New Delhi [India], Aug 21 (ANI): Indian skipper Virat Kohli took time off from his busy schedule to spend time ...

United global response required to tackle terror: VP Naidu

Tallinn [Estonia], Aug 21 (ANI): Underlining that terrorism is a major global challenge for India, Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu ...

'Phir milengey!' says outgoing French envoy to India

By Malavika KaurNew Delhi [India], Aug 21 (ANI): Outgoing French Ambassador to India Alexandre Ziegler on Wednesday hosted a tight-knit ...

Need to move peace process forward with caution, warns Afghan Pres

Kabul [Afghanistan], Aug 21 (ANI): Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani met NATO's 19th Supreme Allied Commander Europe General Tod D. Wolters, ...

Trump chides Denmark PM's 'nasty statement' over Greenland row

Washington DC [USA], Aug 21 (ANI): US President Donald Trump on Wednesday chided Danish Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen for making ...

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England legend picks Proteas duo in best ever XI

Cape Town - Former England all-rounder Paul Collingwood has named his best-ever cricket XI with former Proteas all-rounder Jacques Kallis ...

EFF welcomes Unisa renaming building after Winnie Madikizela-Mandela

The EFF on Wednesday welcomed the decision by the University of South Africa (Unisa) to rename one of its buildings ...

Jiba 'vindicated' after court order stalls Parliamentary process

Parliament's process to consider President Cyril Ramaphosa's decision to fire senior prosecutors Nomgcobo Jiba and Lawrence Mrwebi has been put ...

Black-owned wines, spirits to get an EU boost

Black-owned liquor brands in South Africa can expect to get their spirits lifted, courtesy of a €10m financing agreement between ...

Man limps into dock after Blue Route Mall jewellery heist

A man limped into the dock of the Wynberg Magistrate's Court on Wednesday where he and a co-accused appeared in ...

Illegal cigarettes found in premises rented by PMB man

The Pietermaritzburg regional court heard yesterday that cigarettes found at premises rented by a man, now standing trial, did not ...

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