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Wales try prompts World Rugby law change

Cape Town - World Rugby has announced an amendment to to stipulate that a match cannot restart until a player ...


Somalia Regional Lawmakers Re-elect Incumbent as Leader Amid Tensions

Lawmakers in Somalia's regional state of Jubbaland have re-elected incumbent Ahmed Mohamed Islam as the leader in a controversial election ...


Somali state braces for election with risks to regional stability

Somalia's southern state of Jubaland is under lockdown ahead of a tense election on Thursday which has pitted regional authorities ...


Obiri to compete in both 5k and 10k in Doha

Nairobi - Kenyan middle-distance champion Hellen Obiri said on Wednesday she will compete in both the 5k and 10k races ...


Africa

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After 34 years, Rotary and partners to nail global polio-eradication

BRAZZAVILLE, Republic of Congo - What started out as an extraordinary ambition for a global service group 34 years ago, ...

Golden Corbett cleans up in pool at African Games

Cape Town - There are quite a few language barriers in Morocco for those who don't speak French and Arabic ...

Eskom, labour kickstart talks to save the power utility

Eskom has extended an olive branch to labour unions on Friday in a bid to help rescue the struggling power ...

Calm Strydom pulls 3 shots clear at Sishen

Cape Town - South Africa's Ockie Strydom hit back-to-back birdies on Friday to card a seven-under-par 65 in the second ...

Harding dreams of playing for Ernie's Presidents Cup team

Cape Town - South African golfer Justin Harding revealed that it would be a dream to play in Ernie Els' ...

Fitzpatrick storms to halfway lead in Sweden

Cape Town - Englishman Matthew Fitzpatrick has taken the halfway stage lead of the Scandinavian Invitation at Hills Golf & ...

North Africa

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After 34 years, Rotary and partners to nail global polio-eradication

BRAZZAVILLE, Republic of Congo - What started out as an extraordinary ambition for a global service group 34 years ago, ...

Golden Corbett cleans up in pool at African Games

Cape Town - There are quite a few language barriers in Morocco for those who don't speak French and Arabic ...

Nigerian Refugees Start Voluntary Return from Cameroon

MAROUA, CAMEROON - At least 130 Nigerian refugees who fled the Boko Haram insurgency have been flown back from Cameroon ...

Hellish journey over for young woman rescued from the Mediterranean

Feven* kept looking at her feet. The 18-year-old's voice was a whisper amid dozens of asylum seekers at a reception ...

Give Pitso the Bafana job - Palacios

Cape Town - Former Peruvian international and Orlando Pirates development director, Augusto Palacios, himself a former Bafana coach of note, ...

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US dollar weakens amid concerns over trade tensions with China

Washington D.C. [USA], Aug 24 (ANI): The US dollar on Friday (local time) fell sharply amid concerns over country's recent ...


Trump Fights Ruling That He Cant Block Twitter Users

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump is challenging a federal appeals court decision that ruled he violated the U.S. Constitution by ...


State Department to Assess Foreign Assistance Programs

WASHINGTON - The State Department says it will assess its programming and redirect all funding on foreign aid, after U.S. ...


Brazil's Bolsonaro prepares to send army to fight Amazon fires

Brasilia [Brazil], Aug 24 (ANI): Under increasing international pressure to contain the record numbers of fires in the Amazon, Brazilian ...


Russian Doctor Has Trace of Radiation After Explosion

MOSCOW - Over Russian 100 medical workers who helped treat victims of a recent mysterious explosion at a military testing ...


US, ASEAN to Stage Joint Naval Drills in Gulf of Thailand

Amid tensions in the contested South China Sea, the navies of the United States and the 10 ASEAN member-states will ...


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Hyatt Regency New Orleans

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