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PICS: Mutilated albinos get new limbs
Tue, 27 Jun 2017 08:31:00 +0200
Youngsters from Tanzania have received treatment and free prosthetic limbs in Philadelphia, U.S, after losing their limbs in a shocking tradition.
© Cape Times
Supreme Court partially unblocks Trump travel ban
Tue, 27 Jun 2017 08:30:00 +0200
The US Supreme Court is allowing authorities to partially enforce President Donald Trump's ban on travellers from six Muslim-majority nations.
© Cape Times
Suspects climb through bank's roof to rob ATM
Tue, 27 Jun 2017 08:21:00 +0200
Crafty suspects hit the jackpot when they climbed through the roof of Capitec Bank in Claremont on Monday and raided cash from an ATM.
© Cape Times
Mayor backtracks on 'Tshwane Wall'
Tue, 27 Jun 2017 08:20:00 +0200
The proposed great “Tshwane Wall” as a solution to ongoing clashes was not an actual physical structure, executive mayor Solly Msimanga said.
© Cape Times
Mboro sets record straight on prayers for Hlaudi
Tue, 27 Jun 2017 08:19:00 +0200
The Star has apologised to Pastor Mboro for a report claiming that he was praying for former SABC boss Hlaudi Motsoeneng to become president.
© Cape Times
North Korea likens Trump to Hitler
Tue, 27 Jun 2017 08:13:21 +0200
North Korea likened US President Donald Trump to Adolf Hitler on Tuesday in its latest diatribe amid high tensions over Pyongyang’s military ambitions and ahead of a visit to Washington by the South’s new leader. The latest attack came a week...
© The Punch
Trump claims victory as court partially reinstates travel ban
Tue, 27 Jun 2017 08:04:52 +0200
The US Supreme Court on Monday partially reinstated Donald Trump’s controversial travel ban targeting citizens from six predominantly Muslim countries, prompting the president to claim a victory for national security. The nine justices, who will...
© The Punch
Downpours, floods wreak havoc in Chinese provinces
Tue, 27 Jun 2017 07:50:00 +0200
HEAVY rains and ensuing floods since June 22 have affected more than 2 million people and left 13 people dead or missing in Zhejiang and Guizhou provinces, civil authorities said Tuesday. China National
© Shanghai Daily
Smile introduces promo for subscribers
Tue, 27 Jun 2017 07:48:25 +0200
Smile has announced its new device and bonus offers to reward its customers. It said that the offers would make it easier and more affordable for Smile customers to enjoy the benefits of the SuperFast Internet service without worrying about high costs...
© The Punch
The Boks’ crème de la crème
Tue, 27 Jun 2017 07:47:00 +0200
Our rugby writers reflect on the Bok performance and choose, among other things, their man of the series, moment of the series and moment to forget...
© Cape Times
It’s time for the folks upstairs to step to the plate for the Dodgers
Tue, 27 Jun 2017 07:45:00 +0200
More than half of the regular season has yet to be played and it doesn’t feel premature to declare this is the year. This is the year the Dodgers can return to the World Series. Actually, no. That isn’t strong enough. This is the year the Dodgers...
© LA Times
Online video services letting remote grandparents view their descendants’ progress
Tue, 27 Jun 2017 07:41:21 +0200
Two online services using technology to allow grandparents to overcome the distance between them and their grandchildren are proving popular in Japan. One is provided ...
© Japan Times
Economists predict big fuel price drop in July
Tue, 27 Jun 2017 07:33:00 +0200
But could be a 'very different' story in August if rating agencies decide to further downgrade SA's debt to junk status.
© Cape Times
Homer-happy Dodgers can’t solve homer-prone Ricky Nolasco
Tue, 27 Jun 2017 07:30:00 +0200
The 10-game winning streak of the Dodgers, a stretch of baseball that vaulted the club to the top of the National League West, fizzled out Monday evening. The pitching staff of the Angels snuffed out their crosstown rivals in a 4-0 victory at Dodger Stadium...
© LA Times
China's local governments enhance crackdown on environmental pollution
Tue, 27 Jun 2017 07:24:00 +0200
LOCAL governments addressed more environmental pollution cases in the first five months of this year than the same period in 2016, according to the country's environmental protection watchdog. From January
© Shanghai Daily
U.S. urges China to let paroled Nobel laureate Liu choose own doctors
Tue, 27 Jun 2017 07:23:53 +0200
The United States urged China on Tuesday to give cancer-stricken Nobel Peace Prize laureate Liu Xiaobo and his wife freedom to move and choose his ...
© Japan Times
Japan’s regional universities innovate to survive amid depopulation, Tokyo draw
Tue, 27 Jun 2017 07:19:39 +0200
One day in mid-May, Benjamin Peters, vice president of a university in Miyazaki Prefecture, asked some students in English to explain the differences in thought ...
© Japan Times
Why SA bans sale of live chickens
Tue, 27 Jun 2017 07:18:00 +0200
Avian flu outbreak spreads
© Cape Times
Countries must safeguard economic globalization for inclusive growth: Premier Li
Tue, 27 Jun 2017 07:18:00 +0200
COUNTRIES must safeguard economic globalization to achieve inclusive growth, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang said Tuesday. Li made the remarks at the opening ceremony of the Annual Meeting of the New Champions
© Shanghai Daily
Premier Li reiterates financial risk control
Tue, 27 Jun 2017 07:17:00 +0200
CHINESE Premier Li Keqiang on Tuesday reiterated financial risk control amid a strong recovery of the economy, saying measures have been put in place to dissolve risk points. "We will defend the bottom
© Shanghai Daily
China to further open up its economy to foreign investors: premier
Tue, 27 Jun 2017 07:17:00 +0200
CHINA will further expand market access in the service and manufacturing sectors, relax restrictions on foreign ownership, and treat Chinese and foreign companies on an equal basis, Premier Li Keqiang
© Shanghai Daily
Forget what I did at Leicester, says Ranieri
Tue, 27 Jun 2017 07:16:00 +0200
Claudio Ranieri insists his incredible achievements at Leicester City count for nothing now that he has taken over at sleeping French giants Nantes.
© Cape Times
America’s Cup is won by Kiwis in a 7-1 rout
Tue, 27 Jun 2017 07:15:00 +0200
Redemption for a gutty crew of five New Zealanders and one Australian was reached on the turquoise waters of Bermuda’s Great Sound, four years and 3,000 miles removed from one of the most brutal collapses in sports. With a mixture of ingenuity and national...
© LA Times
Nicklaus says Tiger faces tough road back
Tue, 27 Jun 2017 07:12:00 +0200
Jack Nicklaus says Tiger Woods will have a very difficult time making a comeback to competitive golf as he deals with a whole host of issues.
© Cape Times
Most important news of today:
Senate Health Bill Would Leave 22 Million More Uninsured, C.B.O. Says
Mon, 26 Jun 2017 22:19:07 +0200
The figure released by the Congressional Budget Office is only slightly lower than the 23 million more uninsured under the House version of the legislation.
© The New York Times
Poland has taken in 1.4m Ukrainians, has clear conscience: MEP
Mon, 26 Jun 2017 16:51:00 +0200
Poland has taken in 1.4 million Ukrainians, but EU leaders have refused to take that into account amid tensions over proposed immigrant quotas, Polish MEP Jacek Saryusz-Wolski has said.
© The News
METI bureaucrats’ blunt, bold policy proposals set social media on fire
Mon, 26 Jun 2017 11:17:20 +0200
A bold set of policy recommendations compiled by vice industry minister Ikuro Sugawara and young colleagues in their 20s and 30s has set social media ...
© Japan Times
Kawakatsu cruises to third term in Shizuoka gubernatorial election
Mon, 26 Jun 2017 08:13:01 +0200
Shizuoka Gov. Heita Kawakatsu won a third four-year term Sunday, beating Olympic judo silver medalist Noriko Mizoguchi, the local election board said. The 68-year-old independent ...
© Japan Times
PICS: Mutilated albinos get new limbs
Tue, 27 Jun 2017 08:31:00 +0200
Youngsters from Tanzania have received treatment and free prosthetic limbs in Philadelphia, U.S, after losing their limbs in a shocking tradition.
© Cape Times
Supreme Court partially unblocks Trump travel ban
Tue, 27 Jun 2017 08:30:00 +0200
The US Supreme Court is allowing authorities to partially enforce President Donald Trump's ban on travellers from six Muslim-majority nations.
© Cape Times
Suspects climb through bank's roof to rob ATM
Tue, 27 Jun 2017 08:21:00 +0200
Crafty suspects hit the jackpot when they climbed through the roof of Capitec Bank in Claremont on Monday and raided cash from an ATM.
© Cape Times
Mayor backtracks on 'Tshwane Wall'
Tue, 27 Jun 2017 08:20:00 +0200
The proposed great “Tshwane Wall” as a solution to ongoing clashes was not an actual physical structure, executive mayor Solly Msimanga said.
© Cape Times
Mboro sets record straight on prayers for Hlaudi
Tue, 27 Jun 2017 08:19:00 +0200
The Star has apologised to Pastor Mboro for a report claiming that he was praying for former SABC boss Hlaudi Motsoeneng to become president.
© Cape Times
North Korea likens Trump to Hitler
Tue, 27 Jun 2017 08:13:21 +0200
North Korea likened US President Donald Trump to Adolf Hitler on Tuesday in its latest diatribe amid high tensions over Pyongyang’s military ambitions and ahead of a visit to Washington by the South’s new leader. The latest attack came a week...
© The Punch
Trump claims victory as court partially reinstates travel ban
Tue, 27 Jun 2017 08:04:52 +0200
The US Supreme Court on Monday partially reinstated Donald Trump’s controversial travel ban targeting citizens from six predominantly Muslim countries, prompting the president to claim a victory for national security. The nine justices, who will...
© The Punch
Downpours, floods wreak havoc in Chinese provinces
Tue, 27 Jun 2017 07:50:00 +0200
HEAVY rains and ensuing floods since June 22 have affected more than 2 million people and left 13 people dead or missing in Zhejiang and Guizhou provinces, civil authorities said Tuesday. China National
© Shanghai Daily
Smile introduces promo for subscribers
Tue, 27 Jun 2017 07:48:25 +0200
Smile has announced its new device and bonus offers to reward its customers. It said that the offers would make it easier and more affordable for Smile customers to enjoy the benefits of the SuperFast Internet service without worrying about high costs...
© The Punch
The Boks’ crème de la crème
Tue, 27 Jun 2017 07:47:00 +0200
Our rugby writers reflect on the Bok performance and choose, among other things, their man of the series, moment of the series and moment to forget...
© Cape Times
It’s time for the folks upstairs to step to the plate for the Dodgers
Tue, 27 Jun 2017 07:45:00 +0200
More than half of the regular season has yet to be played and it doesn’t feel premature to declare this is the year. This is the year the Dodgers can return to the World Series. Actually, no. That isn’t strong enough. This is the year the Dodgers...
© LA Times
Online video services letting remote grandparents view their descendants’ progress
Tue, 27 Jun 2017 07:41:21 +0200
Two online services using technology to allow grandparents to overcome the distance between them and their grandchildren are proving popular in Japan. One is provided ...
© Japan Times
Economists predict big fuel price drop in July
Tue, 27 Jun 2017 07:33:00 +0200
But could be a 'very different' story in August if rating agencies decide to further downgrade SA's debt to junk status.
© Cape Times
Homer-happy Dodgers can’t solve homer-prone Ricky Nolasco
Tue, 27 Jun 2017 07:30:00 +0200
The 10-game winning streak of the Dodgers, a stretch of baseball that vaulted the club to the top of the National League West, fizzled out Monday evening. The pitching staff of the Angels snuffed out their crosstown rivals in a 4-0 victory at Dodger Stadium...
© LA Times
China's local governments enhance crackdown on environmental pollution
Tue, 27 Jun 2017 07:24:00 +0200
LOCAL governments addressed more environmental pollution cases in the first five months of this year than the same period in 2016, according to the country's environmental protection watchdog. From January
© Shanghai Daily
U.S. urges China to let paroled Nobel laureate Liu choose own doctors
Tue, 27 Jun 2017 07:23:53 +0200
The United States urged China on Tuesday to give cancer-stricken Nobel Peace Prize laureate Liu Xiaobo and his wife freedom to move and choose his ...
© Japan Times
Japan’s regional universities innovate to survive amid depopulation, Tokyo draw
Tue, 27 Jun 2017 07:19:39 +0200
One day in mid-May, Benjamin Peters, vice president of a university in Miyazaki Prefecture, asked some students in English to explain the differences in thought ...
© Japan Times
Why SA bans sale of live chickens
Tue, 27 Jun 2017 07:18:00 +0200
Avian flu outbreak spreads
© Cape Times
Countries must safeguard economic globalization for inclusive growth: Premier Li
Tue, 27 Jun 2017 07:18:00 +0200
COUNTRIES must safeguard economic globalization to achieve inclusive growth, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang said Tuesday. Li made the remarks at the opening ceremony of the Annual Meeting of the New Champions
© Shanghai Daily
Premier Li reiterates financial risk control
Tue, 27 Jun 2017 07:17:00 +0200
CHINESE Premier Li Keqiang on Tuesday reiterated financial risk control amid a strong recovery of the economy, saying measures have been put in place to dissolve risk points. "We will defend the bottom
© Shanghai Daily
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