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Cop in dock for allegedly soliciting bribe to withdraw case

A North West police officer has appeared in court on corruption charges.The officer allegedly requested a bribe to make a ...

The power of no: Simone Biles, Naomi Osaka and Black women's resistance

Simone Biles, the US gymnast widely considered "the greatest of all time", withdrew from the Olympic finals this week, saying:Biles ...

Covid-19: SA records 523 new fatalities as death toll passes 71 000

South Africa recorded 13 751 new confirmed cases of Covid-19 on Thursday.523 new deaths have been recorded, bringing the official ...

Did South Africa's Covid-19 tobacco ban work?

When South Africa went into lockdown in March last year, a tobacco ban was introduced.This was in the hopes of ...

Stressed by COVID-19, Zimbabweans Turn to Friendship Bench for Solace

The impact of the coronavirus pandemic has stretched people's mental health around the globe, and Zimbabwe is no exception. But ...

Tokyo Olympics: MP Jabir fails to qualify for semis

Tokyo [Japan], July 30 (ANI): India hurdler MP Jabir failed to qualify for the semi-finals in the men's 400m hurdles ...

World

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After initial optimism, summer travel season in Europe remains low

PARIS, France: With European countries scrambling to contain new virus outbreaks with a litany of constantly-changing and last-minute rules, the ...

Vatican shortfall less than projected due to spending reductions

VATICAN CITY: The Vatican reports that it closed out 2020 with a deficit of $78 million, which was better than ...

Covid vaccines have reached 340.4 mln doses administered in U.S.

ATLANTA, Georgia: Latest statistics released by the United States report that 340,363,922 doses of COVID-19 vaccines have been administered throughout ...

RTS 2021 KHALED ALKHATEB AWARDS FOR WAR JOURNALISM OPEN FOR ENTRIES

MOSCOW, JULY 30, 2021 - RT is now accepting entries for the 2021 Khaled Alkhateb International Memorial Awards, an annual ...

Pakistan opposition to protest against PoK elections

Islamabad [Pakistan], July 30 (ANI): Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) has decided to hold protests against Prime Minister Imran Khan's party, ...

US Watchdog: Taliban Assassinations of Afghan Pilots 'Worrisome'

WASHINGTON - Taliban assassinations of Afghan pilots detailed by Reuters this month mark another "worrisome development" for the Afghan Air ...

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