Thu, 21 Mar 2019

SA swimmer sets new WR after Easter Island swim

Malibu - South African endurance swimmer Sarah Ferguson set a new world record by becoming the first person to swim ...

Donald: What happened in 1999 was a tragedy

Cape Town - Proteas legend Allan Donald , who played in four Cricket World Cups, says what happened to the ...

Bookies firm Wales RWC believers, slash odds

Cape Town - Following their dominant Warren Gatland's side got the better of Joe Schmidt's charges, winning 25-7at the Principality ...

Trump Linking Huawei, China Trade Roils Justice Department

President Donald Trump shocked some last month when he suggested that the criminal charges against Chinese telecom giant Huawei Technologies ...

Cricketers to adopt names, numbers for Ashes jersey

Melbourne [Australia], Mar 20 (ANI): England and Australia are set to have names and numbers on the back of their ...

Sensex up 95 points at 38,456, Nifty above 11,500 mark

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Mar 20 (ANI): Equity indices fluctuated wildly in the morning session on Wednesday with realty index gaining ...

Els picks Immelman as assistant for Presidents Cup

Melbourne - International team captain Ernie Els has named compatriot Trevor Immelman , South Korean KJ Choi and Canada's Mike ...

SA squeak in ... though gloves fit for Miller

Cape Town - Team composure in a tense white-baller? Far from ideal by South Africa on Tuesday, that's for sure. ...

China rips into Tencent's news service, kills 9 300 mobile apps

China is stepping up its efforts to rein in the country's internet, singling out Tencent's popular news app for spreading ...

Berkshire Partners buys stake in Africa's biggest data centre

Berkshire Partners acquired a stake in Teraco Data Environments, becoming the biggest shareholder in Africa's largest data-centre to capitalise on ...

Facebook sues China-based companies for selling fake accounts

Facebook and its Instagram unit sued four companies and three people based in China for promoting the sale of fake ...

Students Worldwide Skip School to Protest Global Warming

BERLIN - They're angry at their elders, and they're not taking it sitting down. Students worldwide are skipping class Friday ...

NASA's Plan to Scoop Up Dirt from Asteroid Hits Snag

NEW YORK - NASA's plan to scoop up dirt and gravel from an asteroid has hit a snag, but scientists ...

China Tweaks Tech Supremacy Plan

BEIJING - For the first time in recent years, Chinese Premier Li Keqiangs annual Government Work Report did not mention ...

Complaints About Safety in Bangladesh Factories Hit High in 2018

DHAKA - Garment factory workers in Bangladesh filed a record number of complaints about safety 662 last year, showing that ...

Trump to Meet with Caribbean Leaders on Friday at His Florida Resort

WASHINGTON - U.S. President Donald Trump will meet at his Florida resort on Friday with the leaders of the Bahamas, ...

New Zealand Arrests Suspects Linked to Mosque Attacks

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - At least 49 people were killed and more than 20 seriously wounded Friday in shootings at two ...

US, China trade talks to resume next week

Washington D.C. [USA], Mar 20 (ANI): The United States and China will resume trade talks next week after a pause ...

Report: Cell Phone Use has Revolutionized North Korean Logistics

The advent of cellular phones is transforming logistics in North Korea, accelerating a shift towards a market economy, according to ...

Egypt Tightens Restrictions on Media, Social Networks

CAIRO - Egypt's top media regulator on Tuesday put into effect tighter restrictions that allow the state to block websites ...

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Devastation in south-west Africa growing by the hour

The full scale of the devastation caused by Tropical Cyclone Idai in south-west Africa is becoming clearer, the UN said ...

Four road deaths in Ireland on bank holiday weekend

DUBLIN, Ireland - Over the 3-day holiday weekend, 16-18 March 2019, four people died in road traffic collisions in Ireland. ...

Stopping the spread of hatred on social media

The deadly  attack on two mosques in Christchurch , New Zealand, in which 50 people were killed and many others ...

Northern Ireland mourns 3 teenagers who died in tragic circumstances

CO. TYRONE, Northern Ireland - A major investigation is continuing into the events of Sunday night in Cookstown, in County ...

Dozens of Afghan security forces 'surrender' to Taliban

KABUL, Afghanistan - Authorities in Afghanistan confirmed Monday that the Taliban captured 58 government forces during recent fighting in a ...

Police in Netherlands launch manhunt for tram shooter

AMSTERDAM, Netherlands - Three people were killed, while several others were injured during a shooting inside a tram in the Dutch ...

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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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