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NPRSpain Rescues Nearly 600 People At Sea As Migration Patterns ChangeNPRSpanish authorities say they've rescued 593 migrants at sea in just one day. The Spanish Maritime Safety & Rescue Agency, also called Salvamento Marítimo, said it recovered the people on 15 boats Wednesday in the Strait of Gibraltar and the [...]
Thu, Aug 17, 2017
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IndianSpice (blog)SA Woman Raped & Killed In MauritiusIndianSpice (blog)A South African woman has been found raped and murdered in Mauritius. The body of Lara Rijs‚ 32‚ was found on Monday in her room at AO Résidence de Luxe‚ in Grand-Baie. mauritius murder. Rijs‚ who also had Swiss nationality‚ had a [...]
Thu, Aug 17, 2017
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Eyewitness NewsMboro: I will sue CRL Commission chair Mkhwanazi-XaluvaEyewitness NewsSeveral pastors, including Pastor Mboro, have been publicly against the CRL Commission's report to have all religious leaders registered and operate within the law. On Wednesday the CRL Commission announced it had opened a case against Paseka ...Panel head: I am [...]
Thu, Aug 17, 2017
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Eyewitness NewsLebanon scraps law absolving rapists who marry victimsEyewitness NewsBEIRUT - Lebanon's parliament abolished on Wednesday a law that absolves rapists if they marry their victims, joining other Arab states that have repealed "marry-your-rapist" laws in recent weeks. Lawmaker Elie Kayrouz, who backed ending the law ...Lebanon rape law: Parliament [...]
Thu, Aug 17, 2017
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AllAfrica.comSouth Africa: CRL Commission Taking Satan-Slayer Prophet's Threats SeriouslyAllAfrica.comThe CRL Rights Commission's chairperson says she is taking self-confessed Pastor Paseka 'Mboro' Motsoeneng's threats against her seriously. "One thing I know about men who threaten women is that they must be taken seriously. Don't wait until he acts on ...Panel head: [...]
Thu, Aug 17, 2017
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News24Gunmen attack Nigerian anti-graft HQNews24Abuja - Gunmen attacked Nigeria's main anti-corruption taskforce on Wednesday and left behind a death threat for a top investigator, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission said in a statement. The attack on the Abuja base of the organisation ...Ribadu Advises Judiciary to Help EFCC Fight [...]
Thu, Aug 17, 2017
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News24Trump isolated after Charlottesville remarksNews24New York - Donald Trump found himself in the eye of a political storm Wednesday after his stunning remarks on the unrest in Charlottesville, which sparked unease within his own camp and could mark a turning point in his already chaotic presidency.Thursday briefing: Steve Bannon has [...]
Thu, Aug 17, 2017
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Eyewitness NewsTrump praises North Korea's Kim for 'wise' decision on GuamEyewitness NewsBut North Korean media reported on Tuesday that Kim had delayed the decision while he waited to see what the United States did next. American President Donald Trump talking about his first international trip. Picture: Kgothatso Mogale/EWN. Donald Trump [...]
Thu, Aug 17, 2017
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Eyewitness NewsAustralian agency believes it can locate MH370 with 'unprecedented precision'Eyewitness NewsThe CSIRO has previously raised doubts about the main 120,000-sq-km underwater search zone, saying it believed the plane went down to the north of it. Australian Flight Lieutenant Jason Nichols (L), on board a Royal Australian Air Force AP-3C [...]
Thu, Aug 17, 2017
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Eyewitness NewsFacing risk of disease, Sierra Leone buries mudslide deadEyewitness NewsDozens of houses were buried when a mountainside collapsed in the rainy season in the town of Regent. Residents walk through floodwaters past a damaged building in an area of Freetown on 14 August 2017 after landslides struck the capital [...]
Thu, Aug 17, 2017
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TODAYonlineSaudi Arabia defends use of Canadian-made armoured vehicles against civiliansThe Globe and MailThe Saudi Arabian government is defending the recent deployment of Canadian-made armoured vehicles against residents of the kingdom's Eastern Province, saying security forces found it necessary to use “military equipment” to fight terrorists who ...Can anyone stop Iran [...]
Thu, Aug 17, 2017
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eNCASierra Leone mourns 100 children among dead in massive floodingeNCAA mother who lost her son during the mudslide reacts near the entrance of Connaught Hospital in Freetown, Sierra Leone August 16, 2017. Photo: Reuters. FREETOWN - Sierra Leone began a week of mourning Wednesday as it emerged that 105 children [...]
Wed, Aug 16, 2017
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USA TODAYAfter Sierra Leone mudslide, nation prepares for mass funeralsUSA TODAYFREETOWN, Sierra Leone — Family members of those buried in a devastating mudslide this week continued to search for missing loved ones Wednesday while others tried to identify bodies and prepared to bury hundreds of victims in this West African [...]
Wed, Aug 16, 2017
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Independent OnlineKenya opposition says it will challenge election in courtIndependent OnlineKenya's opposition leader Raila Odinga announces they will challenge the results of last week's presidential election in the Supreme Court and wage a campaign of "civil disobedience", at a press conference in Nairobi, Kenya Wednesday, Aug. 16, 2017.The Latest: EU [...]
Wed, Aug 16, 2017
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Independent OnlineLebanon scraps law allowing rapists to marry victimsIndependent OnlineFILE -- In this April 22, 2017 file photo, a veiled woman with her daughter, center, rides a bicycle past white wedding dresses displayed by the Lebanese NGO Abaad, to protest against article 522 in the Lebanese penal code that stipulates [...]
Wed, Aug 16, 2017
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News24SA medical student in Cuba commits suicideNews24Johannesburg – Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi has expressed shock following the death of a third-year South African medical student in Cuba. The student allegedly committed suicide in Havana on Tuesday, the department said on Wednesday. "We are ...Medical student found dead in CubaTimes LIVESuicide [...]
Wed, Aug 16, 2017
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CitizenDeath of baby dolphin triggers outrage in SpainCitizenSpanish animal lovers reacted with fury on Wednesday after a baby dolphin approached a holiday beach, where it died as bathers played with it and took pictures. A whale and dolphin conservation group, Equinac, said the incident occurred Saturday on the ...and more [...]
Wed, Aug 16, 2017
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News24Hichilema: Zambia's dogged opposition leaderNews24Lusaka - Hakainde Hichilema, who was released from custody after treason charges against him were dropped, is a self-made entrepreneur who has made five unsuccessful attempts to become the Zambian president. He alleges that the 2016 election was ...Zambia opposition leader freed, treason charge droppedCitizenZambian opposition [...]
Wed, Aug 16, 2017
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CitizenKenya's defeated Odinga to take poll dispute to top courtCitizenOpposition leader Raila Odinga said Wednesday he would take his claims that Kenya's presidential election was rigged to the Supreme Court, after previously refusing to do so, and vowed to protest peacefully. “We have now decided to move to the Supreme [...]
Wed, Aug 16, 2017
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Eyewitness NewsRamaphosa's ex-wife: Abuse claims seek to prevent him from becoming presidentEyewitness NewsThe ex-wife of deputy president Cyril Ramaphosa, Hope Ramaphosa says she can't believe what people are prepared to say simply for political reasons. Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa. Picture: GCIS. ANC deputy president Cyril Ramaphosa · Women ...LISTEN: Ramaphosa's [...]
Wed, Aug 16, 2017
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