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Barca roll on calmly amidst Catalan chaos
Sun, 22 Oct 2017 09:35:00 +0200
Barcelona dismissed another day of political chaos in Catalonia to continue on their merry way at the top of La Liga by beating Malaga at the Camp Nou.
© Cape Times
My tweets won me the White House – Trump
Sun, 22 Oct 2017 09:26:07 +0200
U.S. President Donald Trump defended his regular use of social media, especially Twitter, saying that his tweets won him the White House. In an interview airing on Sunday on “Fox Business Network,” Trump said that with his use of Twitter, he could...
© The Punch
Hamilton doubts title will be wrapped up in US
Sun, 22 Oct 2017 09:12:00 +0200
Lewis Hamilton roared to the 72nd pole position of his career on Saturday and then forecast that he is unlikely to clinch his fourth world title today.
© Cape Times
Plight of Somalis puts things in perspective
Sun, 22 Oct 2017 09:12:00 +0200
Next time you meet a foreign national - especially a Somali - in South Africa, think twice before telling them to return to “their own country”.
© Cape Times
Man City have found killer instinct – Guardiola
Sun, 22 Oct 2017 09:06:41 +0200
Pep Guardiola says Manchester City have found a more ruthless streak after they overcame stubborn Burnley 3-0 to earn a club record-equalling 11th consecutive victory. Sergio Aguero made his own piece of history, becoming the joint-top scorer in City’s...
© The Punch
Zimbabwe government bans fruit imports and other horticultural products
Sun, 22 Oct 2017 09:00:00 +0200
Zimbabwe has been engulfed by fruit shortages after the government banned imports and other horticultural products with immediate effect.
© Cape Times
Pakistan police find beheaded body of transgender person
Sun, 22 Oct 2017 08:59:15 +0200
The beheaded body of a transgender person has been found in the northwestern Pakistani city of Peshawar, officials said Sunday, the latest attack on the community in the deeply conservative country. The decomposed body of a person aged about 25 had been...
© The Punch
Astros 4, Yankees 0 | Houston wins series, 4-3: Astros Move Onto the World Series as the Yankees Run Out of Gas
Sun, 22 Oct 2017 08:53:53 +0200
Behind two of the less heralded members of their pitching rotation, the Astros held the Yankees to three hits and won Game 7 of the American League Championship Series.
© The New York Times
Catalan leader blasts Spain move to sack separatists
Sun, 22 Oct 2017 08:50:18 +0200
Spain took drastic measures Saturday to stop Catalonia from breaking away, announcing plans to dismiss its separatist government and call fresh elections in a move the region’s leader compared to the dictatorship of Francisco Franco. Catalan president...
© The Punch
Bitcoin nears record $100bn value
Sun, 22 Oct 2017 08:50:06 +0200
The world’s most prominent digital currency was on track to mark a fresh milestone on Friday, with bitcoin rallying and putting the cyber currency in position to hit a total market value of around $100bn. An online business journal, Marketwatch.com,...
© The Punch
At 3.95 percent, China says jobless rate is at its lowest in years, but challenges persist
Sun, 22 Oct 2017 08:42:12 +0200
China’s unemployment rate has hit its lowest point in multiple years at 3.95 percent by the end of September, but employment still face challenges as ...
© Japan Times
SANDF to guard Cape Town water
Sun, 22 Oct 2017 08:31:00 +0200
The army is ready to deploy soldiers to protect water sources, water-carrying trucks and collection points if, as is expected, Cape Town’s supply runs out.
© Cape Times
Double agent principal exposed
Sun, 22 Oct 2017 08:25:00 +0200
Parents angry over State paid public school deputy principal allegedly heading a private school.
© Cape Times
#ExposeYourPig: French women name and shame harassers
Sun, 22 Oct 2017 08:24:40 +0200
French women have taken to social media to share tales of sexual harassment with the name-and-shame hashtag #BalanceTonPorc (“expose your pig”).The initiative, launched by a ...
© Japan Times
Jimmy Carter has offered to travel to North Korea to help defuse tensions
Sun, 22 Oct 2017 08:20:08 +0200
Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter said he would be willing to travel to North Korea on behalf of the Trump administration to help defuse rising ...
© Japan Times
All five living U.S. ex-presidents unite at hurricane aid concert
Sun, 22 Oct 2017 08:19:52 +0200
The five living former U.S. presidents put aside politics and appeared together for the first time since 2013 at a concert on Saturday to raise ...
© Japan Times
South-West govs absence from APC consultative meeting, a protest — Source
Sun, 22 Oct 2017 08:18:00 +0200
John Alechenu The growing rift among leading figures in the All Progressives Congress has been cited as the reason behind the absence of all governors of the South-West states from the party’s consultative meeting in Abuja. It was learnt in Abuja on...
© The Punch
U.S. says cyberattacks have targeted nuclear, energy, aviation, water and critical manufacturing industries
Sun, 22 Oct 2017 08:15:58 +0200
The U.S. government issued a rare public warning that sophisticated hackers are targeting energy and industrial firms, the latest sign that cyberattacks present an increasing ...
© Japan Times
Honolulu thieves selling stolen cans of Spam on streets
Sun, 22 Oct 2017 08:15:34 +0200
Cans of Spam have become a common item being stolen from Honolulu stores and then sold on the streets for quick cash, according to authorities.Ra ...
© Japan Times
Letter from Titanic victim fetches record $166,000
Sun, 22 Oct 2017 08:15:11 +0200
A personal letter found on the body of a man killed in the sinking of the Titanic sold at auction on Saturday for £126,000 ($166,000), ...
© Japan Times
China, N Korea now Iran is US public enemy no 1
Sun, 22 Oct 2017 08:15:00 +0200
President Donald Trump has been searching for such a war almost since entering office.
© Cape Times
Trump to help pay aides’ legal costs over Russia probes
Sun, 22 Oct 2017 08:14:53 +0200
President Donald Trump intends to spend at least $430,000 of his own money to help pay the legal bills of White House staff and campaign ...
© Japan Times
WHO may backtrack on honoring authoritarian Mugabe
Sun, 22 Oct 2017 08:14:15 +0200
The head of the World Health Organization said Saturday that, as global outrage over the move mounted, he was “rethinking” his decision to name Zimbabwe’s ...
© Japan Times
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
Sportscaster Warner Wolf booted from ‘Imus in the Morning’
Fri, 04 Nov 2016 23:33:23 +0100
Warner Wolf is out of a job again.
© NY Daily News
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
Air Force none: press access blocked
Fri, 11 Nov 2016 02:31:00 +0100
Donald Trump refused to allow journalists to travel with him to Washington for his historic first meeting with President Barack Obama, bucking a long-standing practice.
© The Australian
Migrant welfare clusters revealed
Thu, 17 Nov 2016 14:00:00 +0100
More than 1.5m people receiving welfare payments in Australia were born overseas, according to federal data.
© The Australian
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
A look at Agatha Ann Cunningham's disappearance in 1977
Sat, 05 Nov 2016 16:22:09 +0100
The Brooklyn Public Library is home to some rather daunting details in history.
© NY Daily News
‘Businessman said kidnappers want R335m ransom’
Fri, 04 Nov 2016 06:09:24 +0100
Businessman Naushad Khan who was allegedly kidnapped has contacted his family to tell them his abductors want a whopping £20 million, sources say.
© Cape Times
Crisis team warned Dreamworld
Fri, 28 Oct 2016 15:00:00 +0200
Dreamworld’s specialist crisis manager, Newgate Communications, threatened to dump its ­embattled client this week.
© The Australian
Why Cory loves WikiLeaks
Wed, 26 Oct 2016 05:33:00 +0200
Cory Bernardi has applauded WikiLeaks for exposing a “dishonest’’ Leftist agenda intent on undermining our national interest.
© The Australian
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
Inside Donald Trump’s Last Stand: An Anxious Nominee Seeks Assurance
Sun, 06 Nov 2016 18:25:51 +0100
Behind the show of confidence orchestrated by Mr. Trump’s staff are the neediness and vulnerability of a once-boastful candidate uncertain of victory.
© The New York Times
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
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
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