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Injured Springbok Dyantyi likely to miss World Cup

Pretoria - Springbok head coach Rassie Erasmus said on Saturday 2018 World Rugby Breakthrough Player of the Year Aphiwe Dyantyi ...

Below par Boks grind out Pumas win in Farewell Test

Cape Town - It was far from clinical, but the Springboks secured a 24-18 win over Argentina at Loftus on ...

Iranian Tanker to Leave Gibraltar Soon Despite US Pressure

GIBRALTAR - The shipping agent for an Iranian supertanker caught in a diplomatic standoff says the vessel is ready to ...

UK court opens way for $9bn claim against Nigeria

A British judge on Friday gave the green light for a tiny private firm to seize more than $9bn in ...

Khan Welcomes UN Security Council Discussions On Kashmir

Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan on August 17 welcomed the UN Security Council's decision to discuss tensions in the disputed ...

Water bacteria cancels Tokyo 2020 paratriathlon test swim

Tokyo - The swimming section of a paratriathlon test event for Tokyo 2020 was cancelled Saturday due to high levels ...

The Iron Curtain: 5 things to know

The Iron Curtain was at first an ideological and then a physical separation of communist Eastern Europe from the West ...

India Begins Restoring Communications to Kashmir

Officials in India-controlled Kashmir began restoring telephone service Saturday to the Himalayan region.The Indian-controlled section of disputed Kashmir has been ...

Hong Kong: Hundreds take part in teachers' rally braving downpour

Hong Kong, Aug 17 (ANI): Hundreds of Hong Kong teachers and supporters on Saturday braved heavy downpour as they took ...

China Displays Police Muscle Near Hong Kong Before Weekend Rallies

SHENZHEN, CHINA - Members of China's paramilitary People's Armed Police marched and practiced crowd control tactics at a sports complex ...

Trump Administration Tells of Plans to Sell F-16s to Taiwan

WASHINGTON - The Trump administration has informed Congress it plans to sell F-16 fighters worth $8 billion to Taiwan in ...

Iranian Oil Tanker Remains Off Gibraltar Despite Court Ruling

VOA Persian's Katherine Ahn contributed to this report.An Iranian supertanker caught in a diplomatic standoff off the coast of the ...

Recession Fears Prompt Many to Rethink Global Economic Integration

Fears of a global recession mounted this week, as a host of factors combined to send investors retreating to the ...

UN Security Council Discusses Kashmir Escalation

UNITED NATIONS - The U.N. Security Council met privately Friday to discuss India's Aug. 5 decision to revoke the special ...

UN Security Council Meets on Kashmir Amid Rising Regional Tensions

UN Security Councils members have urged restraint amid rising fresh tensions between India and Pakistan over the disputed region of ...

Parents claim body of Franco-Irish teen found dead in Malaysia

The grief-stricken parents of a Franco-Irish teen found dead in Malaysia after she disappeared from a rainforest resort claimed her ...

Activist appeals UN to support Baloch freedom struggle

Vancouver [Canada], August 15 (ANI): Naela Quadri, the President of the World Baloch Women's Forum, has urged the United Nations ...

Brits on Bok captaincy: My wildest dream has come true

Cape Town - Schalk Brits described the Springbok captaincy as his wildest dream that has come true.Brits will be leading ...

Iran Renames, Reflags Seized Tanker As It Prepares To Leave Gibraltar

An Iranian supertanker seized six weeks ago by Gibraltar is being renamed and reflagged as it prepares to sail after ...

Rassie passes transformation test - SA Rugby president

Cape Town - SA Rugby president Mark Alexander has has given the assurance that there will no external pressure or ...

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Bale a great player, says Casemiro

Leeds [UK], Aug 18 (ANI): Real Madrid midfielder Casemiro has praised his teammate Gareth Bale, saying the 30-year-old is a ...

3 dead and 7 injured in soccer match riots in Honduras

Tegucigalpa - At least three people died and seven were injured in riots Saturday night between rival soccer fans ahead ...

Mexico City Assesses Damage After Violent Feminist Protest

MEXICO CITY - Workers erected a wooden wall around Mexico City's iconic Angel of Independence monument Saturday after feminists defaced ...

Premier League: Manchester City, Tottenham play out a draw

Manchester [UK], Aug 18 (ANI): Manchester City and Tottenham Hotspur played out a 2-2 draw at the Etihad Stadium in ...

Sundowns bury Celtic to advance in MTN 8

Cape Town - Mamelodi Sundowns came from a goal down at the Lucas Moripe Stadium on Saturday to defeat Bloemfontein ...

Iran Releases Four Women Arrested For Trying To Watch Men's Soccer

Authorities in Tehran have released four Iranian women from a detention center after they were arrested for allegedly dressing as ...

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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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