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Warsaw 65th in most livable cities ranking
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 10:30:00 +0200
The Polish capital has been ranked 65th in the Economist Intelligence Unit's annual ranking of the world's most livable cities for the second time in a row.
© The News
Attackers in Cambrils, Spain, were wearing fake bomb belts, officials say
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 10:25:00 +0200
Catalan authorities confirmed Friday morning that the five suspects killed in a police shootout in the seaside resort of Cambrils had plowed down pedestrians and police in a car attack and were wearing fake bomb belts. The attack early Friday in Cambrils...
© LA Times
Third Suspect Detained After Attacks in Spain
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 10:10:14 +0200
The police said they had killed five men in a vehicle that rammed into pedestrians in the seaside town of Cambrils, just hours after a similar assault in Barcelona.
© The New York Times
California man missing after Barcelona attack
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 10:03:56 +0200
Heidi Nunes was walking in downtown Barcelona with her husband Jared Tucker from when the two were separated.
© NY Daily News
NYPD officials booted for being too drunk to fly to Afghanistan
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 10:00:48 +0200
The elite cops were on their way to teach tactics to soldiers who train Afghan officers.
© NY Daily News
BREAKING: Gordhan loses declaratory case against Oakbay, Guptas
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 09:50:00 +0200
Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan's application seeking declaratory relief from having to intervene with the banks has been dismissed by the court.
© Cape Times
Residents angered by sewage build-up
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 09:48:00 +0200
The public protector, Busisiwe Mkhwebane, also requested the City to come up with a plan to clean the canals in Masiphumelele.
© Cape Times
Bulls aims to sure up leaky defence
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 09:47:00 +0200
Blue Bulls coach Nollis Marais says his side have been working hard to put in an improved defensive performance against the Cheetahs on Saturday.
© Cape Times
Summit needed to prevent unemployment crisis
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 09:40:00 +0200
The growing unemployment rate is a ticking time bomb and a summit by government is urgently required to prevent the consequences.
© Cape Times
Legia fans respond to fine with another provocative banner
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 09:34:53 +0200
Legia Warsaw fans have responded to a EUR 35,000 (PLN 150,000) fine, issued after a recent match in which an anti-Nazi banner was displayed, with another provocative banner.
© The News
#WaterCrisis: Emergency water plan unveiled
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 09:32:00 +0200
The water plan is an emergency response, hoping to add 500 million litres per day to local water resources, which will cost upwards of R3.3 billion.
© Cape Times
Osinbajo attends inauguration of Rwandan president
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 09:31:31 +0200
Olalekan Adetayo, Abuja The Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo, is on Friday joining other world leaders to witness the inauguration of President Paul Kagame of Rwanda in the country’s capital, Kigali. The Senior Special Assistant to the Acting President...
© The Punch
Training young black industrialists applauded
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 09:30:00 +0200
Through the DTI and IDC programme, artisans are trained at West Coast college in an endeavour to enhance the manufacturing industry.
© Cape Times
There's a doctor in Bakgaga's house
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 09:21:00 +0200
For Doctor Khumalo, age 50 was the perfect age for him to leave Kaizer Chiefs’ nest and start a new life at another club.
© Cape Times
Gordhan: Corruption needs to be dealt with
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 09:14:00 +0200
In a recent interview with the BBC Pravin Gordhan said that now is the time for people in SA to reflect on the corruption levels.
© Cape Times
Everton shrug off crowd trouble in Europa League win
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 09:04:00 +0200
Everton took a comfortable lead in a Europa League qualifying play-off clash against Hajduk Split in a game stopped temporarily due to crowd trouble.
© Cape Times
Top Two Officers on Navy Ship in Deadly Collision Off Japan Are Relieved of Duties
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 09:00:26 +0200
The ship, the destroyer Fitzgerald, collided with a cargo freighter in the middle of the night, killing seven sailors.
© The New York Times
Chinese fans tell ‘Homesick Boy’ Tevez to stay away
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 08:53:24 +0200
Chinese football fans and media are urging underperforming Carlos Tevez not to return from a trip to Argentina, nicknaming him “Very Homesick Boy” as speculation swirls that he wants out of China. The 33-year-old Argentine former international...
© The Punch
'Take a boy child to work' plan in works
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 08:51:00 +0200
Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa wants an initiative called “Take a boy child to work” to be established as a campaign against the neglect of young men in society.
© Cape Times
Iran reform leader Karroubi ends hunger strike
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 08:50:28 +0200
Iranian opposition leader Mehdi Karroubi, under house arrest for six years, ended his hunger strike late Thursday after the government agreed to remove intelligence agents from his home. However, his demand to face trial — he has never been charged...
© The Punch
Brazil’s da Silva launches unlikely bid to retake presidency
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 08:50:19 +0200
Brazil’s former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva has never taken the easy path but Thursday the onetime shoeshine boy turned political giant embarked on ...
© Japan Times
Truworths remains strong, is optimistic for future
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 08:50:00 +0200
Truworths International says that the encouraging signs of prospective world economic growth in the next 18 months boded well for its operations.
© Cape Times
Confederate monuments to stay at Gettysburg battlefield
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 08:49:45 +0200
Officials with the National Park Service said the Confederate monuments at Gettysburg National Military Park in Pennsylvania will not be removed from the battlefield.Katie Lawhon, ...
© Japan Times
Tinkler to end Sundowns' Tshwane derby dominance
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 08:47:00 +0200
SuperSport United coach Eric Tinkler says his men are out to end the dominance of their crosstown rivals Mamelodi Sundowns in the Tshwane derby.
© Cape Times
Most important news of today:
Henna tattoo leaves girl, 7, scarred for life
Thu, 17 Aug 2017 12:15:00 +0200
A girl of seven has been left with chemical burns and scarring after a severe reaction to a henna tattoo she was given on holiday.
© Cape Times
Warsaw 65th in most livable cities ranking
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 10:30:00 +0200
The Polish capital has been ranked 65th in the Economist Intelligence Unit's annual ranking of the world's most livable cities for the second time in a row.
© The News
Attackers in Cambrils, Spain, were wearing fake bomb belts, officials say
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 10:25:00 +0200
Catalan authorities confirmed Friday morning that the five suspects killed in a police shootout in the seaside resort of Cambrils had plowed down pedestrians and police in a car attack and were wearing fake bomb belts. The attack early Friday in Cambrils...
© LA Times
Third Suspect Detained After Attacks in Spain
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 10:10:14 +0200
The police said they had killed five men in a vehicle that rammed into pedestrians in the seaside town of Cambrils, just hours after a similar assault in Barcelona.
© The New York Times
California man missing after Barcelona attack
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 10:03:56 +0200
Heidi Nunes was walking in downtown Barcelona with her husband Jared Tucker from when the two were separated.
© NY Daily News
NYPD officials booted for being too drunk to fly to Afghanistan
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 10:00:48 +0200
The elite cops were on their way to teach tactics to soldiers who train Afghan officers.
© NY Daily News
BREAKING: Gordhan loses declaratory case against Oakbay, Guptas
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 09:50:00 +0200
Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan's application seeking declaratory relief from having to intervene with the banks has been dismissed by the court.
© Cape Times
Residents angered by sewage build-up
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 09:48:00 +0200
The public protector, Busisiwe Mkhwebane, also requested the City to come up with a plan to clean the canals in Masiphumelele.
© Cape Times
Bulls aims to sure up leaky defence
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 09:47:00 +0200
Blue Bulls coach Nollis Marais says his side have been working hard to put in an improved defensive performance against the Cheetahs on Saturday.
© Cape Times
Summit needed to prevent unemployment crisis
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 09:40:00 +0200
The growing unemployment rate is a ticking time bomb and a summit by government is urgently required to prevent the consequences.
© Cape Times
Legia fans respond to fine with another provocative banner
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 09:34:53 +0200
Legia Warsaw fans have responded to a EUR 35,000 (PLN 150,000) fine, issued after a recent match in which an anti-Nazi banner was displayed, with another provocative banner.
© The News
#WaterCrisis: Emergency water plan unveiled
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 09:32:00 +0200
The water plan is an emergency response, hoping to add 500 million litres per day to local water resources, which will cost upwards of R3.3 billion.
© Cape Times
Osinbajo attends inauguration of Rwandan president
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 09:31:31 +0200
Olalekan Adetayo, Abuja The Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo, is on Friday joining other world leaders to witness the inauguration of President Paul Kagame of Rwanda in the country’s capital, Kigali. The Senior Special Assistant to the Acting President...
© The Punch
Training young black industrialists applauded
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 09:30:00 +0200
Through the DTI and IDC programme, artisans are trained at West Coast college in an endeavour to enhance the manufacturing industry.
© Cape Times
There's a doctor in Bakgaga's house
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 09:21:00 +0200
For Doctor Khumalo, age 50 was the perfect age for him to leave Kaizer Chiefs’ nest and start a new life at another club.
© Cape Times
Gordhan: Corruption needs to be dealt with
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 09:14:00 +0200
In a recent interview with the BBC Pravin Gordhan said that now is the time for people in SA to reflect on the corruption levels.
© Cape Times
Everton shrug off crowd trouble in Europa League win
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 09:04:00 +0200
Everton took a comfortable lead in a Europa League qualifying play-off clash against Hajduk Split in a game stopped temporarily due to crowd trouble.
© Cape Times
Top Two Officers on Navy Ship in Deadly Collision Off Japan Are Relieved of Duties
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 09:00:26 +0200
The ship, the destroyer Fitzgerald, collided with a cargo freighter in the middle of the night, killing seven sailors.
© The New York Times
Chinese fans tell ‘Homesick Boy’ Tevez to stay away
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 08:53:24 +0200
Chinese football fans and media are urging underperforming Carlos Tevez not to return from a trip to Argentina, nicknaming him “Very Homesick Boy” as speculation swirls that he wants out of China. The 33-year-old Argentine former international...
© The Punch
'Take a boy child to work' plan in works
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 08:51:00 +0200
Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa wants an initiative called “Take a boy child to work” to be established as a campaign against the neglect of young men in society.
© Cape Times
Iran reform leader Karroubi ends hunger strike
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 08:50:28 +0200
Iranian opposition leader Mehdi Karroubi, under house arrest for six years, ended his hunger strike late Thursday after the government agreed to remove intelligence agents from his home. However, his demand to face trial — he has never been charged...
© The Punch
Brazil’s da Silva launches unlikely bid to retake presidency
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 08:50:19 +0200
Brazil’s former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva has never taken the easy path but Thursday the onetime shoeshine boy turned political giant embarked on ...
© Japan Times
Truworths remains strong, is optimistic for future
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 08:50:00 +0200
Truworths International says that the encouraging signs of prospective world economic growth in the next 18 months boded well for its operations.
© Cape Times
Confederate monuments to stay at Gettysburg battlefield
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 08:49:45 +0200
Officials with the National Park Service said the Confederate monuments at Gettysburg National Military Park in Pennsylvania will not be removed from the battlefield.Katie Lawhon, ...
© Japan Times
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