Last year
News of last year:
Tough Soweto challenge for KZN clubs
Sat, 22 Oct 2016 09:59:17 +0200
Maritzburg United and Golden Arrows will be in Soweto to face Kaizer Chiefs Chiefs and Orlando Pirates in the Telkom Knockout.
© Cape Times
Clinton's campaign HQ evacuated over white substance
Sat, 22 Oct 2016 09:44:45 +0200
The campaign headquarters for presidential candidate Hillary Clinton was evacuated after a white substance was discovered in an envelope, police said.
© Cape Times
Mystery shrouds ‘hit’ on husband
Sat, 22 Oct 2016 09:37:37 +0200
Any idyllic impressions surrounding the nine-year marriage of Petina Coetzee, 44, and her husband Austin, 66, were shattered.
© Cape Times
Kevin Meaney, standup comic and actor, dead at 60
Sat, 22 Oct 2016 09:28:47 +0200
Meaney was found in his Forestburgh, N.Y. home Friday.
© NY Daily News
Mkhwebane's ‘shock’ move on state capture report
Sat, 22 Oct 2016 09:28:00 +0200
The public protector has decided not to oppose the application by President Zuma and Minister Des van Rooyen to block the release of the state capture report.
© Cape Times
England on the backfoot after taking first innings lead
Sat, 22 Oct 2016 09:26:56 +0200
Bangladesh's spinners hit back immediately after Ben Stokes' three-wicket burst in the morning helped England dismiss the hosts for 248 runs in the first innings of the first Test in Chittagong.
© Cape Times
U.S Defense Secretary Carter Arrives in Iraq
Sat, 22 Oct 2016 09:18:44 +0200
U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter arrived in Iraq Saturday to meet with his commanders and assess progress in the opening days of the operation to retake the northern city of Mosul from Islamic State militants.
© The New York Times
Road Accident Fund is broke
Sat, 22 Oct 2016 09:15:00 +0200
The wheels have come off the Road Accident Fund. It's paying out more to accident victims than it's receiving from the fuel levy every month.
© Cape Times
Jockey held after woman is pummelled to death
Sat, 22 Oct 2016 09:07:00 +0200
Janet Scott's battered body was discovered by neighbours who called PI Brad Nathanson to the "horrific" scene.
© Cape Times
Big Beer wants in on homebrewing
Sat, 22 Oct 2016 09:00:00 +0200
AB InBev has turned to kitchen and closet brews, buying one of the largest suppliers for do-it-yourself beer-makers.
© Cape Times
Might Winx wins
Sat, 22 Oct 2016 08:41:00 +0200
The champion mare has taken out a second straight Cox Plate with one of the most emphatic victories in the history of the race.
© The Australian
One fisherman dead, four missing after boat sinks in E. China
Sat, 22 Oct 2016 08:37:00 +0200
ONE fisherman died and four others are missing after their boat sank in the early hours on Friday off the coast of east China's Zhejiang Province, said rescuers. The boat carrying 10 fishermen suddenly
© Shanghai Daily
LDP may lose next election if nuclear exit becomes main issue: ex-PM Koizumi
Sat, 22 Oct 2016 08:24:32 +0200
Former Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi said the pro-nuclear ruling party of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe could lose the next Lower House election if nuclear power becomes the main election issue. Citing recent gubernatorial election wins for candidates...
© Japan Times
Bernie Sanders’ wife begged Vt. governor not to endorse Clinton
Sat, 22 Oct 2016 08:06:40 +0200
She wasn't feelin' it.
© NY Daily News
Are you earning what you’re worth?
Sat, 22 Oct 2016 08:00:00 +0200
Career website Glassdoor is releasing a new tool to help employees find out if what they are earning is fair, based on a number of factors.
© Cape Times
New high-speed railway in N. China begins construction
Sat, 22 Oct 2016 07:45:00 +0200
CONSTRUCTION has begun on a new high-speed railway linking the northern coal-rich Shanxi province to the central province of Henan. The 358-km-long railway starts in Taiyuan, capital of Shanxi, and ends
© Shanghai Daily
Joe Biden wants to beat up Donald Trump
Sat, 22 Oct 2016 07:30:00 +0200
The vice president doesn't want to debate Donald Trump — he wants to beat him up.
© NY Daily News
White powder scare at Hillary Clinton’s NYC campaign offices
Sat, 22 Oct 2016 07:15:55 +0200
A letter filled with a suspicious white powder was found at Hillary Clinton’s campaign headquarters in Brooklyn, police said.
© NY Daily News
NBA leaders know all corrupt judges, lawyers in Nigeria –Falana
Sat, 22 Oct 2016 07:15:46 +0200
Human rights activist, Mr. Femi Falana (SAN), speaks on his disagreement with the Nigerian Bar Association on the recent arrest of judges by the Department of State Services, allegations of corruption in the judiciary and other issues, in this interview...
© The Punch
Duterte's visit to China lauded as win-win, conducive to regional peace
Sat, 22 Oct 2016 07:03:00 +0200
PHILIPPINE President Rodrigo Duterte's visit to China shows the two countries have resumed friendly relations for win-win, which are also conducive to regional peace and stability, global observers and
© Shanghai Daily
Certification event proves some employers care
Sat, 22 Oct 2016 07:00:00 +0200
Microsoft and Unilever fared well at a recent awards ceremony. Theo Garrun was there...
© Cape Times
Mexican model, 20, disappears after leaving Brooklyn apartment
Sat, 22 Oct 2016 06:59:07 +0200
The model first got to the city this August to appear in some fashion shows.
© NY Daily News
Supreme Court cases delayed due to shortage of staff
Sat, 22 Oct 2016 06:57:36 +0200
The short-handed Supreme Court is offering new evidence that it’s having trouble getting its work done.
© NY Daily News
Duterte says he’s not severing US ties
Sat, 22 Oct 2016 06:31:00 +0200
MANILA - Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said he’s not cutting the nation’s cord with the US and that maintaining ties would be in his country’s best interest, stepping back from his “goodbye” America comments made during a four-day state...
© Bangkok Post
Kerry calls North Korean regime ‘illegal and illegitimate’
Sat, 22 Oct 2016 06:28:47 +0200
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on Friday labeled the North Korean government led by Kim Jong Un an “illegal and illegitimate regime” — unusually strong language from America’s top diplomat. Speaking after a meeting with Kuwaiti...
© Japan Times
Most important news of last year:
ATO’s property deal shocker
Thu, 19 May 2016 00:16:00 +0200
Property owners dealing in housing valued at more than $2m should brace themselves for an unpleasant surprise.
© The Australian
Sex out ‘but marriage stands’
Wed, 01 Jun 2016 16:00:00 +0200
When is a marriage a real marriage and not a fraud? What if your wife won’t have sex with you, not just now, but ever?
© The Australian
Mavuso stokvel sex death
Fri, 17 Jun 2016 08:07:00 +0200
He picked her up from what is known as a Mavuso stokvel. Not long after, the young woman was dead in his room.
© Cape Times
Pole 'hacked' and killed in UK’s Bolton
Mon, 08 Feb 2016 13:38:12 +0100
A 39-year-old Polish man was killed after he was attacked with machetes by hooded men in Bolton, northwestern England.
© The News
Christian fed to Q&A ‘lions’
Mon, 29 Feb 2016 14:44:00 +0100
Lyle Shelton’s views on same-sex marriage and the Safe Schools program earned the wrath of a vocal audience.
© The Australian
Jeremy Clarkson: my worst year
Sat, 19 Mar 2016 12:55:53 +0100
I am on holiday with Jeremy Clarkson in Barbados. Sorry, I am working and he is working. He’s out here filming...
© The Times
Revenge will be ours, pledges Turkey’s most wanted man
Tue, 15 Mar 2016 01:01:00 +0100
There was a lull in the breeze and a low, menacing whine was suddenly audible, drifting down from the cloudless...
© The Times
Woman jumps to her death from Midtown high-rise building
Thu, 10 Mar 2016 20:10:37 +0100
A woman leaped to her death from a Midtown luxury high-rise Thursday morning, officials said.
© NY Daily News
Murder mystery after mom’s body found
Tue, 29 Mar 2016 07:30:00 +0200
The mysterious circumstances surrounding Zarah Hector's disapppearance and murder have sparked rumours on social media, some from hoax accounts.
© Cape Times
Super plan could hit 9.5m savers
Wed, 03 Feb 2016 14:00:00 +0100
Malcolm Turnbull risks punishing more than nine million workers with higher taxes on their retirement savings.
© The Australian
Kindness for Tyshawn after unimaginable cruelty
Mon, 16 Nov 2015 13:56:00 +0100
The funeral director and the barber bent over the red coffin as they applied the finishing touches on the body of fourth-grader Tyshawn Lee. The gunshot wounds had been sealed and smoothed with wax, including one to each temple. Cuts and scars near his...
© Chicago Tribune
Palmer yacht a $5m rust bucket
Tue, 01 Mar 2016 14:00:00 +0100
A $5m super yacht sits rotting outside Clive Palmer’s Gold Coast mansion.
© The Australian
Treasury eyes super lifetime cap
Tue, 10 Nov 2015 14:00:00 +0100
A lifetime cap on every retirement nest egg is being examined as a way to inject more fairness into super­.
© The Australian
Saudis’ cheap oil gamble will cost us all dear
Wed, 20 Jan 2016 01:01:00 +0100
Traditionally cautious, the Saudi royal family has been sailing close to the wind since King Salman came to the throne...
© The Times
Ingrained culture of complaint
Sun, 22 Nov 2015 14:00:00 +0100
It’s not disadvantage that drives young Muslims to jihad.
© The Australian
Welcome to hell, Aussie citizen
Tue, 12 Apr 2016 16:00:00 +0200
When you go to hire your removalist, you could be investigated, prosecuted and fined by the Australian government.
© The Australian
What we know about Omar Mateen's second wife, Noor Salman
Mon, 13 Jun 2016 22:37:02 +0200
The couple apparently lived apart before Orlando shooting.
© NY Daily News
Truth about my Q&A ‘hero’ dad
Wed, 11 May 2016 16:00:00 +0200
The ABC presented him as ‘new national hero’ but Duncan Storrar’s son, Aztec, paints a very different picture of him.
© The Australian
Teen killed in Tokai forest
Tue, 08 Mar 2016 05:28:51 +0100
A 15-year-old girl who veered off while jogging with her family in Tokai Forest has been found murdered.
© Cape Times
Mehajers’ mansions and squalor
Fri, 01 Jan 2016 14:00:00 +0100
Inside the Mehajer family’s world of mansions and squalor, the drug dens hosting ­desperately poor conditions.
© The Australian
Ex-classmate says Orlando shooter Omar Mateen was gay
Tue, 14 Jun 2016 04:41:59 +0200
Omar Mateen was no stranger to Pulse according to patrons who recognized him.
© NY Daily News
Durban schoolgirl beaten unconscious ‘over kiss’
Tue, 07 Jun 2016 13:24:28 +0200
The parents of a 15-year-old girl are demanding answers after their daughter was beaten by a gang of girls for kissing - it is claimed - another’s boyfriend.
© Cape Times
Who loses in big super shift
Thu, 05 May 2016 00:39:00 +0200
The super changes herald one of the biggest cultural shifts that Australia has ever seen, but there are losers.
© The Australian
Woman killed by Metra train near Barrington
Tue, 10 Nov 2015 19:06:21 +0100
A Metra train struck and killed a woman Tuesday morning near northwest suburban Barrington, authorities said.Barrington police said in a statement that a 52-year-old woman stepped onto the tracks at Route 59 north of Lake Cook Road at 7:17 a.m., where...
© Chicago Tribune
TDK, NHK Spring searched over alleged price cartel
Tue, 26 Jul 2016 14:25:49 +0200
The Fair Trade Commission searched the offices of TDK Corp. and NHK Spring Co. on Tuesday on suspicion they formed a price cartel for electronics parts for hard disk drives, sources said. The two manufacturers of electronics components have allegedly...
© Japan Times
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