Tue, 18 Sep 2018

Kavanaugh accuser goes public, confirmation process at risk

WASHINGTON. U.S. - A week after allegations of sexual assault against the U.S. President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee, Brett ...

King of Storms lashes China, kills 64 in the Philippines

GUANGDONG, China - The Super Typhoon Mangkhut, dubbed the 'King of Storms' is tearing through Southeast Asia - viciously destroying ...

Disaster declared in North Carolina as deaths from Florence

NORTH CAROLINA, U.S. - The death toll from tropical storm Florence, that has been lashing the mid-Atlantic coast of the ...

Syria: Israel targetted Damascus Airport with many missiles

DAMASCUS, Syria - Calling it an act of "aggression," the Syrian state media slammed Israel, accusing it of firing "several ...

UN chief praises meeting of Djibouti, Eritrea

The United Nations chief Antonio Guterres on Monday hailed a summit between Djibouti and Eritrea in Saudi Arabia, voicing hope ...

Stransky celebrates win over All Blacks with midnight swim

Cape Town - Springbok great Joel Stransky took a midnight swim in Wellington Harbour to celebrate South Africa's shock win ...

Low-battery threat to some Boks

Cape Town - Can Rassie Erasmus force two more big Test weekends in a row out of some his most ...

Poland Banned from EU Judicial Body

AFP - Poland was banned Monday from the EU body representing the member states' judicial institutions over its perceived lack ...

Australian cricket needs Smith back, says Waugh

Sydney - Australian cricket needs disgraced ex-captain Steve Smith and he is likely to be welcomed back with open arms, ...

Sonny Bill Williams to return to boxing ring

Cape Town - All Blacks and Blues centre Sonny Bill Williams will return to the boxing ring after the world ...

Ex-Bok on how Jantjies-Pollard combo could work

Cape Town - A 10-12 combination of Elton Jantjies and Handre Pollard could work for the Springboks, former utility back ...

UN Envoy: Afghanistan is in Best Position for Peace Talks

UNITED NATIONS - The U.N. envoy for Afghanistan said Monday that the war-torn country is in its best position since ...

Top Africa stories: Mugabe, Grace flown to Singapore, DRC's Bemba

Ailing Mugabe, wife Grace flown to Singapore in private jet chartered by cash-strapped Zim govt Zimbabwe's former president Robert Mugabe ...

GOP, Dems Unite Behind Senate Bill Fighting Addictive Drugs

WASHINGTON - Republicans and Democrats joined forces to speed legislation combating the misuse of opioids and other addictive drugs toward ...

ADB Ramps Up Pacific Presence as Aid Donors Jostle for Influence

SYDNEY - The Asian Development Bank said on Tuesday it is expanding its presence in the Pacific islands, at a ...

Africa's Youth Population, Poverty Spurs Gates Foundation's Giving

Africa has the globe's fastest-growing youth population as well as 10 of the poorest countries, a volatile combination that warrants ...

Boko Haram kills kidnapped midwife

Boko Haram militants have killed a midwife who was kidnapped in an attack in remote northeast Nigeria more than six ...

At Toronto Film Festival, 'Popular' a Relative Term

TORONTO - For a festival that can be a hotbed of Oscar-predicting hysteria, the scuttling of the 'best popular movie' ...

This is one big superyacht!

This is the largest yacht in the world by gross tonnage - 15,917 tonnes. Belonging to Russian billionaire Alisher Usmanov, ...

Bog snorkelers get down and dirty

The Welsh town of Llanwrtyd Wells is home to a very different - and muddy - event: the World Bog ...

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Time Magazine sold to Salesforce billionaire Marc Benioff

NEW YORK, U.S. - Eight months after being sold to the U.S. media group, Meredith Corporation, the iconic Time Magazine ...

India's space organization launches two U.K. satellites

BANGALORE, India - In a deal worth Rs 200 crore, the commercial arm of the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) ...

Amazon employees blamed for selling customer data illegally

CALIFORNIA, U.S. - In a heavily damaging report, The Wall Street Journal revealed on Sunday that Amazon staff had accepted ...

Bristol Airport claims to have suffered cyber attack

BRISTOL, U.K. - Blaming a ransomware attack, the Bristol Airport has said that its administrative systems were targetted after the ...

Waitrose set to remove all plastic bags by March 2019

LONDON, U.K. - Setting itself the deadline of March 2019, supermarket giant Waitrose has announced its plans to do away ...

Report: Tesco planning a raft of store closures in the U.K.

MANCHESTER, U.K. - In a bid to cut costs and boost its profit margins, supermarket chain Tesco is said to ...

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Abbott Ireland announces expansion plans, new jobs

DONEGAL, Ireland - Announcing plans to expand its workforce in Donegal, the U.S. healthcare giant Abbott unveiled plans to create 500 new jobs in the country.Abbott Ireland currently hires c ...

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