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Insufficient sleep doubles chance of death by stroke

Thursday 25 May 2017 11:02

US researchers say not getting enough sleep can double the chances of dying from heart disease or stroke.


UN honours fallen peacekeepers

Wednesday 24 May 2017 21:50

The United Nations has honoured the 117 military, police and civilian peacekeepers from 43 countries including South Africa who have lost their lives in the cause of peace over the last year.


In the end the two goals Senegal scored early on were enough for the win to take them to the top of the standings in Group F.
Senegal thumps Saudi Arabia at 2017 FIFA Under-20 World Cup

Monday 22 May 2017 19:31

Senegal beat Saudi Arabia at the 2017 FIFA Under-20 World Cup in South Korea to go top of the standings in Group F.


Trump's FBI comments to Russians were aimed at cooperation: McMaster

Sunday 21 May 2017 15:33

United States President Donald Trump raised the firing of his FBI director in a meeting with Russia’s foreign minister.


Amid firestorm at home, Trump to seek reset with Islamic world

Sunday 21 May 2017 06:58

U.S. President Donald Trump, struggling to shake a brewing scandal at home, will attempt a reset on Sunday with the Islamic world after frequently attacking Muslims on the campaign trail


DPRK tells US to back off

Friday 19 May 2017 21:21

The DPRK says it categorically rejects calls, particularly from the United States, questioning its nuclear weapons programme as an outrageous interference in it’s internal affairs.


No collusion with Russia insists Trump

Friday 19 May 2017 05:49

US President Donald Trump has insisted that there was no collusion between Russia and his presidential campaign.


SA Minister Davies responds to GM decision to exit SA

Thursday 18 May 2017 20:26

The Minister of Trade and Industry Rob Davies on Thursday said he has learnt of the announcement General Motors (GM) South Africa (Pty)Ltd to cease some of their operations.


ANC MP slams opposition over judiciary

Thursday 18 May 2017 06:41

African National Congress MP and member of the Justice Committee, Charlotte Majake-Pilane, has accused the opposition of acting as if they own the judiciary.


President Donald Trump speaks at the National Peace Officers Memorial Service on the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol in Washington, United States, May 15, 2017.
More Americans want ‘independent’ Trump: Poll

Tuesday 16 May 2017 10:48

A majority of Americans, including a growing number of Republicans, want to see an "independent investigation" sort out any connections between Russia and President Donald Trump.


Putin says Russia not involved in cyber-attack, blames US

Monday 15 May 2017 16:05

Russia had nothing to do with a massive global cyber-attack, President Vladimir Putin said Monday, criticising the US intelligence community for creating the original software.


Louis Oosthuizen and American, Kyle Stanley are on nine under par 135 for the prestigious US PGA tournament, dubbed the unofficial fifth Major.
SA's Oosthuizen enjoys a share of the lead at the Players Championship

Saturday 13 May 2017 17:45

South Africa's Louis Oosthuizen enjoys a share of the lead after the second round of the Players Championship at Sawgrass, Florida.


The US said airlines flying to the United States from European airports that would be involved in implementing the ban have been given a warning that it is under consideration.
EU, US to discuss possible expansion of airline laptop ban

Friday 12 May 2017 16:15

Top European Union and United States officials will hold talks on Friday over a possible US ban on carry-on computers on European flights.


Trump, Lavrov, Kislyak oval meeting a big boost to world peace

Friday 12 May 2017 08:37

The meeting between US president Donald Trump and Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov has left a large section of the American media seething with anger.


Hundreds protest in Washington after firing of FBI Director

Wednesday 10 May 2017 21:49

Hundreds of people protested the firing of the FBI Director outside the White House in Washington.


Top Republican spurns calls for special prosecutor on Russia          

Wednesday 10 May 2017 21:07

The US Senate's top Republican Wednesday dismissed growing calls for a special prosecutor to probe allegations of Russian election interference.


Robinson expresses concern about current situation in South Africa  

Tuesday 9 May 2017 21:48

A leading member of The Elders has expressed her concern that the political and economic situation in South Africa was very worrying and causing considerable concern.


‘Unprecedented’ leak rocks French election

Saturday 6 May 2017 08:01

French presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron's team blasted a "massive and coordinated hacking attack" against his campaign.


Excessive speed kills 1.5 million worldwide – WHO

Friday 5 May 2017 21:36

A new report issued by the World Health Organisation (WHO) warns that excessive or inappropriate speed contributes to one in every three road traffic fatalities worldwide.


Trump’s aspiration for Israel-Palestine reconciliation welcomed

Thursday 4 May 2017 19:25

Israel welcomes US President Donald Trump’s desire to put the Israeli-Palestinian conflict to an end and is looking for an opportunity to discuss ways of reaching peace working with Washington.


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