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Several dead after suicide bombers attack church in Pakistan
Sun, 17 Dec 2017 14:01:14 +0100
QUETTA, Pakistan — Two suicide bombers attacked a church in the Pakistani city of Quetta on Sunday, killing eight people and wounding 42 others, officials said. Sarfaraz Bugti, home minister for the southwestern Baluchistan province, said hundreds of...
© New York Post
Philippines’ Duterte says he supports gay marriage
Sun, 17 Dec 2017 13:47:25 +0100
MANILA – Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on Sunday expressed his support for same-sex unions, after previously declaring his opposition to gay marriage, in an about-face that may displease bishops in the mainly Roman Catholic country. Speaking...
© New York Post
$1bn B’Haram fund: Avoid Jonathan’s error, SERAP tells Buhari
Sun, 17 Dec 2017 13:35:03 +0100
Oladimeji Ramon  A human rights advocacy group, Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, has advised President Muhammadu to be careful not to fall into the same error as his predecessor, Goodluck Jonathan, as regards the funding and management...
© The Punch
Pakistan Church Attacked by 2 Suicide Bombers
Sun, 17 Dec 2017 13:18:28 +0100
ISIS claimed responsibility for the assault in Quetta that left at least eight dead and 30 injured, raising concerns about the security of Christians in the country.
© The New York Times
‘Youthquake’ word of year, Oxford says
Sun, 17 Dec 2017 13:09:29 +0100
“Youthquake” has been crowned as Oxford Dictionaries’ word of the year 2017, following a five-fold increase in usage.
© Hurriyet Daily News
UBS boss says bitcoins 'not money', urges regulators to act
Sun, 17 Dec 2017 13:00:01 +0100
The chairman of Swiss banking giant UBS said in an interview published Sunday that he does not consider the soaring cryp
© The Korea Herald
Stevie Van Zandt dishes on Bruce Springsteen's Broadway run
Sun, 17 Dec 2017 13:00:00 +0100
The star-filled premiere of Daniel Day Lewis' final flick “Phantom Thread” included guitarist Stevie Van Zandt and his wife Maureen.
© NY Daily News
Ask Farmer: What are centers saying at the line of scrimmage?
Sun, 17 Dec 2017 13:00:00 +0100
Have a question about the NFL? Ask Times NFL writer Sam Farmer, and he will answer as many as he can online and in the Sunday editions of the newspaper throughout the season. Email questions to: sam.farmer@latimes.com What are centers saying and doing...
© LA Times
From a 911 call, a friendship bloomed between Baltimore cop and widow, 98: 'All she wanted was somebody to talk to'
Sun, 17 Dec 2017 13:00:00 +0100
She was born in the segregated South, and over 98 years outlived those old ways, three husbands and many friends in Baltimore. In the end, few remained to visit Hazel Reed-Oden. There was a devoted handyman. A nurse. A pastor. Happenstance brought Reed-Oden...
© LA Times
La maison la plus chère du monde? Simple babiole pour un prince saoudien
Sun, 17 Dec 2017 12:58:16 +0100
Un château d’une valeur de 300 millions de dollars fait partie d’une liste d’acquisitions extravagantes d’un prince qui prend des mesures sévères contre les richesses mal acquises et prêche l’austérité dans son pays.
© The New York Times
43 workers injured after bus collides with trucking rig in Turkey’s Adana
Sun, 17 Dec 2017 12:58:13 +0100
Some 43 people were injured late on Dec. 16 when a bus carrying workers collided with a trucking rig in the southern province of Adana, state-run Anadolu Agency has reported.
© Hurriyet Daily News
Man (20s) dies in single-vehicle crash in Dublin
Sun, 17 Dec 2017 12:57:46 +0100
Man was pronounced dead at the scene at Adelaide Road in Glenageary
© The Irish Times
Insurgents in Yala torch bus bound for Bangkok
Sun, 17 Dec 2017 12:54:00 +0100
YALA: A double-decker bus heading from Betong district to Bangkok was torched by insurgents after they ordered 11 passengers, the driver and an attendant to leave the bus.
© Bangkok Post
Most important news of this year:
Mets tweet photo showing sex toy in Kevin Plawecki’s locker
Sat, 06 May 2017 06:41:57 +0200
Meat the Mets.
© NY Daily News
Democrats not attending Trump’s inauguration
Sun, 15 Jan 2017 21:46:24 +0100
A growing number of Democratic lawmakers have announced they will not attend Republican Donald Trump’s presidential inauguration on Friday, the vast majority of them in protest of Trump’s attack on civil rights icon John Lewis. The following...
© The Punch
#CourtneyPieters: Inside her alleged killer's room
Wed, 17 May 2017 07:51:00 +0200
Daily Voice journalist Saafia February recounts the overwhelming stench which greeted her at the Pieters's home - and the subsequent grim discovery.
© Cape Times
Five shot dead in Pietermaritzburg
Wed, 29 Mar 2017 12:35:00 +0200
Five people were killed in a shooting incident in Hilton, Pietermaritzburg.
© Cape Times
Polish missionary killed in Bolivia
Wed, 25 Jan 2017 13:04:00 +0100
A Polish missionary was murdered on Tuesday during an attack on an early childcare centre in Cochabamba, in central Bolivia.
© The News
Yemi Osinbajo: Suddenly, it’s calm
Fri, 24 Feb 2017 00:06:41 +0100
Fola Ojo From all corners have sprouted fiery fireworks. Verbal shots have always rung out. Acerbic utterances flowed freely. Hate has been unmasked. And the radar showed no discernible brotherly love in Nigeria. President Muhammadu Buhari and his ruling...
© The Punch
Kalk Bay mosque smeared with blood
Tue, 10 Jan 2017 05:55:00 +0100
Vandals broke into a Kalk Bay mosque via a side door before flinging blood on the pulpit and tearing down framed scriptures from the wall.
© Cape Times
LISTEN: Zhauns kidnapping: what witnesses saw
Wed, 26 Jul 2017 12:18:00 +0200
Eyewitnesses spoke to Bush Radio's Tammy Koeberg, who came on the scene shortly after businessman Sadeck Zhaun Ahmed was allegedly kidnapped.
© Cape Times
2 of a Farmer’s 3 Children Overdosed. What of the Third — and the Land?
Sun, 12 Mar 2017 20:21:48 +0100
Opioid addiction is ravaging America’s farmland, tearing at communities and posing a new threat to families that have worked the same soil for generations.
© The New York Times
Chilling image from Cape Town mall robbery
Wed, 21 Dec 2016 11:46:00 +0100
Two Cape Town malls were reportedly robbed this morning, with a chilling image emerging from one of the heists.
© Cape Times
Shifting Thai alliances in the 21st century
Thu, 20 Jul 2017 23:30:00 +0200
In view of rising geopolitical tensions in Asia, Thailand's foreign policy strategy and posture has come into focus.
© Bangkok Post
Carnival cruise ship passenger falls overboard from 11th deck
Tue, 14 Feb 2017 19:35:16 +0100
A 24-year-old Carnival cruise ship passenger is missing after falling overboard in the Bahamas early Tuesday.
© NY Daily News
Toray gets OK to make, sell kidney drug amid feline ‘nekonomics’ boom
Tue, 24 Jan 2017 14:07:33 +0100
Toray Industries Inc. said it will sell medicine to treat chronic kidney disease in cats as the popularity of feline pets grows in Japan. The Tokyo-based chemical maker said in a statement Monday it has received approval to make and sell the drug, Rapros,...
© Japan Times
Cape Town teen dies on school trip to Vietnam
Sat, 09 Dec 2017 08:01:00 +0100
Shannen Rustin, a Grade 11 pupil from Westerford High School, collapsed and died after a trek in Sapa Valley in while on a history tour to Vietnam.
© Cape Times
Foreign film crew robbed at Silvermine
Mon, 09 Oct 2017 08:51:00 +0200
An international film crew was robbed by a knife- and spade-wielding gang at Peers Cave in Silvermine, a spot popular with tourists.
© Cape Times
Russian S’Court case to ban Jehovah’s Witnesses resumes April 19
Fri, 14 Apr 2017 20:31:32 +0200
The Russian Supreme Court has said it would continue the hearing of the case to ban the activities of Jehovah’s Witnesses on Wednesday, April 19, 2017, at 10:00am. With a large number of observers in attendance, the Supreme Court of the Russian...
© The Punch
Naked woman used to trap motorists
Tue, 14 Feb 2017 05:18:00 +0100
If you've encountered this naked woman while driving then please call your nearest police station.
© Cape Times
PICS: Simon’s Town fires rage on
Wed, 11 Jan 2017 18:31:00 +0100
Huge fires which began on the Ocean View side of the Southern Peninsula continue to rage in the Simon’s Town, Glencairn and Red Hill areas.
© Cape Times
9-year-old child mauled to death by dog
Sun, 30 Jul 2017 14:35:00 +0200
A nine-year-old child has been mauled to death by the family dog in Leslie Road, Waterfall, near Hillcrest.
© Cape Times
Love and Black Lives, in Pictures Found on a Brooklyn Street
Fri, 27 Jan 2017 11:00:39 +0100
A discarded photo album reveals a rich history of black lives, from the segregated South to Harlem dance halls to a pretty block in Crown Heights.
© The New York Times
A blaze in Tokyo high-rise kills one, hospitalizes 10 others
Tue, 24 Jan 2017 06:11:39 +0100
One woman died and another 10 people were injured after a fire broke out in a 26-story condominium high-rise in Tokyo’s Toshima Ward early Tuesday morning. According to the Tokyo Fire Department, which received a call around 4:25 a.m., the fire...
© Japan Times
PICS: Dream R700 000 wedding meal goes sour for Ballito couple
Sun, 01 Oct 2017 12:40:00 +0200
What should have been the happiest day of their lives turned into a disaster when guests fell ill after Eshara Chotoo and Udesh Rangan's wedding.
© Cape Times
#CourtneyPieters: Accused assaulted at court
Thu, 18 May 2017 06:58:00 +0200
The suspect in the rape and murder of 3-year-old Courtney Pieters was reportedly assaulted by fellow awaiting-trial prisoners while in the holding cells.
© Cape Times
Man who halted global cyberattack warns of second wave of threats
Sun, 14 May 2017 21:39:33 +0200
The British computer nerd who stopped a historic global cyberattack warned that a second wave of malicious software is on the horizon.
© NY Daily News
How to Pick the Right New York City Suburb
Fri, 17 Mar 2017 10:00:27 +0100
City dwellers with growing families are deciding to relocate to the suburbs — that’s the easy part. But finding the right community can be tricky.
© The New York Times
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