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Cipriani scoops top English Premiership award

London - Gloucester flyhalf Danny Cipriani was named English Premiership player of the season on Wednesday, becoming just the second ...


US Disappointed Ex-Mozambique Finance Chief Wont Face US Trial

The United States says it is greatly disappointed with South Africa's decision to send a former Mozambican finance minister home ...


Four remaining SA tourists back home after Egypt bus blast

Four South Africans who remained in Egypt following a roadside bomb on Sunday, in which three of them were injured, ...


Black mamba bite: Judge died before anti-venom could be administered

Cape Town Labour Court Judge Anton Steenkamp died before anti-venom could be administered after he was bitten by a black ...


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Asian stocks fall across the board

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks were lower across the board in Asia on Thursday, while the U.S. dollar gained new ground.Japan's ...

India gets 3/4 billion dollar loan for railways track electrification

NEW DELHI, India - The Indian government is borrowing $750 million equivalent in Indian Rupees, in what will be the ...

Stalling of trade talks weighs on Wall Street

NEW YORK, New York - The U.S. stock markets were largely unchanged on Wednesday, although all the major indices recorded ...

Irish Trade Minister warns businesses to prepare for no deal Brexit

DUBLIN, Ireland - The Irish deputy leader has briefed the cabinet on the risks to Ireland of a no-deal Brexit ...

Stocks in Asia drift, British pound sinks further

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks traded in a tight-range on Wednesday in Asia, with no bourse showing any major variance.Japan's Nikkei ...

U.S. accused of reneging on agreements with China over trade

NEW YORK, New York - It was the United States that went back on previously reached trade agreements, and not ...

International

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India Poll - Modi wins a majority of seats

NEW DELHI/KOLKATA, India - Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Hindu-nationalist party scored a historic victory in India's general election, his foreign ...

Pentagon wants reports on unidentified flying objects

U.S. Navy pilots and sailors won't be considered crazy for reporting unidentified flying objects, under new rules meant to encourage them ...

Hamas and UNRWA to blame for plight of Gazans, Greenblatt tells UNSC

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. President Donald Trump's Special Envoy to the Middle East and one of two Chief ...

Major casualties after Indonesian election protests turn violent

JAKARTA, Indonesia - Six people lost their lives while more than 200 suffered injuries after mobs clashed with security forces ...

Disabled Australians preyed on, defrauded of millions

SYDNEY, Australia - A massive fraud involving millions of dollars has been uncovered in Australia's largest city, resulting in the ...

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Libyan hostilities could see country become permanently divided

NEW YORK, New York - Libya is on the brink of a civil war which could result in the country ...


UN Blue Helmets to recognise Mali peacekeeper killed in action

A UN peacekeeper who was killed in the act of saving a comrade will be recognised for bravery when he ...


As migrant numbers swell on the US-Mexico border, so do unmet needs

A short walk over the bridge that connects the United States to Mexico, a group of 14 Guatemalans, the youngest ...


Ontong: Proteas' fielding could be the key to CWC success

Cape Town - Proteas fielding coach CWC Proteas: Will their fielding cut it?The Proteas play their first warm-up game against ...


Dutch, UK First to Vote in 4 Days of European Elections

THE HAGUE, NETHERLANDS - Dutch and U.K. polls opened Thursday in elections for the European Parliament, starting four days of ...


Bleak first quarter of 2019 for Zimbabwe mining firms

Mining houses in Zimbabwe experienced a bleak first quarter of 2019 as delays and the non-payment of foreign currency earnings ...


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Hyatt Regency New Orleans

Expectations were high for this top of the line Hyatt product in "The Big Easy". The taxi rolled up to the rear of the ...

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