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Sep 20 2018

Triple talaq or instant divorce now a criminal offence

Prasad told media on Wednesday that the government was compelled to issue an executive order because instant divorce continued in the wake of the high court ruling. A...

Sep 19 2018

Fate of Brett Kavanaugh hearing unclear as Senate scrambles to set terms

Ford recounted the incident in couples therapy back in 2012, while her therapist jotted down notes, indicating that she didn't just come forward with these allegation ...

Sep 19 2018

SA court legalises private cannabis use

Zondo clarified that it is now up to the ruling ANC to decide what quantities are allowed per person, and it must strictly be based on "personal use": "The judgement do...

Sep 19 2018

China: Trump forces its hand, will retaliate against new U.S. tariffs

The United States will spare Apple Inc's Watch and other consumer gadgets from the latest round of tariffs on Chinese goods, according to a list of products released ...

Sep 18 2018

Why You'll Probably Receive A "Presidential Alert" Text Soon

He explained that the Wireless Emergency Alert system has never been tested before on a statewide or national level. The Wireless Emergency Alerts (WEA) system is alre...

Sep 18 2018

Trump high court pick Kavanaugh's accuser willing to testify, lawyer says

The committee recently concluded four days of public hearings on the nomination and the panel's Republican chairman, Chuck Grassley, scheduled a Thursday vote on whether ...

Sep 18 2018

Turkey's Erdogan says meeting with Putin on Syria will bring 'new hope'

The Russian president said the 15-20km (9.3-12.4 miles) wide safe zone will be created in the northwest Syrian province by 15 October. Iran said Monday it is committe...

Sep 17 2018

Texas border patrol agent accused of killing 4 women, abducting another

A US Border Patrol agent has been arrested in the state of Texas on suspicion of killing four prostitutes, reports say. "He was profiling certain kinds of victims", Alan...

Sep 17 2018

Kenyan Eliud Kipchoge sets world record at Berlin marathon

While he certainly benefitted greatly then from a highly controlled environment that featured constant pacing and absolutely flawless conditions-elements that made the ru...

Sep 17 2018

Is Trump's Tweet About Deaths In Puerto Rico His Most Disgusting Yet?

Trump on Thursday questioned an independent report that updated the death toll from last year's devastating hurricane in Puerto Rico to almost 3,000 people. "If th...

Sep 15 2018

First deaths reported from Hurricane Florence after Wilmington home collapses

It also led many people to mock the reporter for his demeanor reporting on the storm. Hurricane Florence is battering the United States east coast bringing 18 trillio...

Sep 15 2018

Hurricane Florence: What we know and what to expect

September 12, 2018. The storm's maximum sustained winds were clocked late on Wednesday at 110 miles per hour (175 kph), down from a peak of 140 mph a day earlier, befor...

Sep 15 2018

Trump's Ex-Campaign Chairman Manafort Pleads Guilty, Agrees To Cooperate With Prosecutors

President Trump's legal team signaled earlier this week that they weren't anxious about the prospect of former Trump campaign chair Paul Manafort negotiating a plea d...

Sep 15 2018

SA’s Murder Rate Increases By 7 Percent To 56 Murders Per Day

South Africa recorded 20,336 murders in the last year, an increase of 1,320 murders compared to the same period the year before, Police Minister Bheki Cele has said. K...

Sep 14 2018

Rahul Gandhi seeks Arun Jaitley's resignation over Mallya case

Jaitley has denied the claim . "Since 2014, I have never given him any appointment to meet me and the question of his having met me does not arise", Finance Minister J...

Sep 14 2018

Trump rejects Puerto Rico storm death toll

An aerial image showing the damage done to the Morovis area of Puerto Rico three days after hurricane Maria passed through the island on September 20, 2017. "Or shoul...

Sep 13 2018

Sweden votes amid heated debate on immigration

Opposition leader Ulf Kristersson of the conservative Moderates has vowed to foil Lofven's attempts to form a government, intent on building his own centre-right coal...

Sep 12 2018

Irish government says Trump has postponed November trip to Ireland

RTE News report that sources in the Department of An Taoiseach and the Department of Foreign Affairs have both said that the cancellation comes as something of a surpris...

Sep 12 2018

International Criminal Court threatened with USA sanctions

Bolton's speech comes after the ICC in November 2017 the ICC prosecutor asked to investigate crimes allegedly committed by members of the US military who served in Afgha...

Sep 12 2018

Nawaz Sharif’s wife Kulsoom Nawaz passes away in London

She has been on life-support in the hospital since July this year. Shehbaz Sharif will leave for London today to get the dead body. Begum Kulsoom Nawaz was born i...