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Mockery in politics: how diplomatic insults have been flying for centuries

At the 2019 NATO summit in London, the Canadian prime minister, Justin Trudeau, had the misfortune to be caught on ...


The quirks of a British election explained

The UK is holding its second general election since 2015 - and third since 2010. Like the previous poll in ...


Absa appoints Cheryl Buss to head up international unit

Absa has put forward one of its long-standing female executives, Cheryl Buss, to lead its recently-established international unit as it ...


Scotland's Seymour retires from Test rugby

London - Scotland's Tommy Seymour has retired from international rugby, the Glasgow wing announced on Wednesday.Seymour, 31, is the latest ...


International

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Democrats formally charge Trump with abuse of office

WASHINGTON - Leading House Democrats unveiled two articles of impeachment against U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday, accusing him of ...

Intensive search underway for Chilean Air Force Hercules 130

SANTIAGO, Chile - There has been no sign of the Chilean Air Force C130 Hercules aircraft which went missing on ...

Rory McIlroy to join Tiger Woods in giving Saudi Arabia a miss

BELFAST, Northern Ireland - Rory McIlroy is the latest top golfer to give Saudi Arabia a wide berth, despite being ...

FBI investigation into Trump campaign was intrusive, says Barr

WASHINGTON, DC - The FBI had little evidence to launch the investigation into the Trump presidential campaign, according to U.S. ...

Mounting alarm over treatment of protesters in Iran

GENEVA, Switzerland - In the wake of recent protests in Iran, the top United Nations human rights official expressed alarm ...

Brazil eyes cooperation with Bahrain in various fields

"The Kingdom of Bahrain has aspirations to establish strategic relations with Brazil," Charge d'Affaires Bader Abbas Al-Hulaibi said in a ...

UK Business

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Assam: Liquor licensed premises to remain closed till further orders

Dibrugarh (Assam) [India], Dec 11 (ANI): Dibrugarh District Magistrate has ordered closure of liquor licensed premises from 4 pm on ...

Mockery in politics: how diplomatic insults have been flying for centuries

At the 2019 NATO summit in London, the Canadian prime minister, Justin Trudeau, had the misfortune to be caught on ...

Mamelodi floods: 'I watched as my shack was swept away'

For more than 180 families whose homes were destroyed by the flash floods in Mamelodi, Pretoria, starting afresh is the ...

New govt precinct for Tshwane to cost R18bn

Public Works and Infrastructure Minister Patricia de Lille announced the first of five integrated precinct developments in Tshwane on Wednesday.The ...

'Pamukaw' to bring back barangay-based tribes

ILOILO CITY, Dec. 11 (PIA-6) -- Nine barangay-based tribes will be featured in the "Pamukaw" on December 14, 2019, that ...

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Everton stick with Ferguson for United trip

London - Duncan Ferguson is to stay on as caretaker manager of Everton for their Premier League match away to ...


FIFA chief Infantino denies backing breakaway super league

Brussels - FIFA has not given its backing to reported plans for a closed European super league, its president Gianni ...


Blatter happy to testify in France on Qatar World Cup

Zurich - Sepp Blatter, the former president of FIFA, told AFP on Wednesday that he had opposed awarding the 2020 ...


Bayern, Man City chasing Rangers youngster

Cape Town - Rangers boss Steven Gerrard is braced for offers for starlet Kai Kennedy, with reports suggesting that Manchester ...


Gattuso named new Napoli coach after Ancelotti sacking

Milan- Gennaro Gattuso on Wednesday took over as coach of Napoli after Carlo Ancelotti was sacked despite guiding them to ...


FIFA to take legal action to recover money from Platini

Lausanne - FIFA is to take legal action by the end of the year to force Michel Platini to return ...


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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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