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A posion gas allaged to have been a strike by Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's government killed civilains in April.
US says it appears Syria planning another chemical weapons attack

Tuesday 27 June 2017 05:36

The White House said on Monday it appears the Syrian government is preparing for another chemical weapons attack and it warned Syrian President Bashar al-Assad would pay a heavy price.


Facebook in talks to produce original TV-quality shows

Monday 26 June 2017 16:33

Facebook Inc is in talks with Hollywood studios about producing scripted, TV-quality shows, with an aim of launching original programming by late summer.


"Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone" introduced the boy wizard and a magical cast of supporting characters.
Hogwarts, horcruxes and hippogriffs: Harry Potter turns 20

Sunday 25 June 2017 15:31

Harry Potter turns 20 on Monday when muggle readers in gowns and glasses from Indonesia to Uruguay will celebrate the birth of a global publishing phenomenon in 1997.


SA nominees miss out on BET Awards

Saturday 24 June 2017 21:46

SA nominees miss out on BET Awards this year.


Executive VP & Managing Director: Viacom International Media Networks, Alex Okosi.
SA artists have their sights set on BET awards

Saturday 24 June 2017 18:21

South Africans are in the running for a number of accolades at this year’s Black Entertainment Awards in Los Angeles.


Nomzamo Mbatha will be co-hosting the awards.
SA artists running for BET Awards

Saturday 24 June 2017 11:08

South Africans are in the running for a number of accolades at this year’s Black Entertainment Awards in Los Angeles.


US President, Donald Trump.
Trump reaches out to lawmakers on healthcare as another says 'no'

Saturday 24 June 2017 09:19

President Donald Trump made calls to fellow Republicans in the United States (US) Senate on Friday to mobilize support for their party's healthcare overhaul.


Rep. Scalise, wounded in Virginia shooting, no longer in ICU: source

Friday 23 June 2017 21:28

US Representative Steve Scalise is no longer being held in the intensive care unit.


Terence Neale won in the Entertainment for Music category for Adidas Originals ,”Original Is Never Finished", largely shot in South Africa.
Terence Neale first SA director to win Cannes Lions Grand Prix

Thursday 22 June 2017 18:51

Egg Films’ director Terence Neale became the first South African director ever to win a Grand Prix at Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity.


China rebuffs US calls for Beijing to do to rein in North Korea

Thursday 22 June 2017 12:02

China's foreign ministry says it is making "constructive efforts" to solve the North Korean nuclear issue.


Woods receiving 'professional help' to manage pain meds

Tuesday 20 June 2017 16:38

Tiger Woods said on Monday he is receiving "professional help" to manage his use of the medications he takes to relieve back pain and insomnia.


NASA discovers 10 new Earth-size exoplanets

Monday 19 June 2017 21:45

NASA revealed Monday 10 new rocky, Earth-sized planets that could potentially have liquid water and support life.


Violence, persecution globally causing more human displacement

Monday 19 June 2017 21:33

Violence and persecution globally is causing more people than ever to be forcibly displaced.


Google steps up efforts to block extremism

Monday 19 June 2017 20:58

Google is stepping up its efforts to block "extremist and terrorism-related videos" over its platforms, using a combination of technology and human monitors.


 EFF has produced a document it says revealed evidence that three countries were involved in inflating the price of the locomotives.
EFF writes to foreign ambassadors over alleged Transnet corruption

Monday 19 June 2017 12:34

EFF has confirmed that it has written to the ambassadors of the US, China and Canada in SA to seek their countries' assistance in tackling alleged fraud in the purchase of Transnet locomotives.


Katy Perry makes Twitter history with 100 million followers

Saturday 17 June 2017 08:44

Pop superstar Katy Perry has made history by becoming the first user to garner 100 million followers on Twitter, the social media platform announced.


The new rules will take months to be fully implemented while the Embassies in both countries remain fully operational.
Trump revises Cuba policy

Saturday 17 June 2017 06:25

Donald Trump has announced changes to his country’s policy of détente with Cuba, reversing a number changes ushered in under his predecessor Barack Obama.


'Trump Twitter Library' opens its doors in New York

Friday 16 June 2017 19:50

It’s a first of its kind and it’s now open to the public.


The AU peace fund was first endorsed by the Heads of State Summit of the organisation in Kigali last year – a decision taken to endow the fund with $400 million dollars by 2020.
AU Peace Fund will promote the cause of peace, stability in Africa

Thursday 15 June 2017 20:24

A newly established African Union Peace fund will provide a more effective instrument to promote the cause of peace and stability in Africa and the world.


U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions testifies before a Senate Intelligence Committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, June 13, 2017.
US AG refutes Russian collusion claims

Wednesday 14 June 2017 08:15

The United States Attorney General Jeff Sessions denounced the suggestion that he colluded with the alleged Russia meddling in the 2016 presidential election.


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