South Africa polls: Early results suggest ANC win with reduced voteshare

The ANC received more than 62.1 percent of the votes during the last elections held in 2014 while the DA and EFF received 22.2 percent and 6.4 percent, respectively. The final results are expected to be certified on Saturday. Jessie Duarte, the... More..

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Donald Trump Jr. subpoenaed to appear before Senate Intel Committee
by | Friday, May 10, 2019

Donald Trump Jr. subpoenaed to appear before Senate Intel Committee

In testimony before the House of Representatives Oversight Committee, however, Cohen, said he briefed Trump family members "approximately 10 times " about the Moscow Trump Tower project, and that Trump Jr. -...More..

White House tells former counsel not to comply
by | Friday, May 10, 2019

White House tells former counsel not to comply

Nadler responded late in the day with a letter to McGahn's personal attorney, noting the White House had not invoked executive privilege over the documents and that the Judiciary Committee still expected...More..

North Korea fires unidentified projectile, says South Korea military
by | Friday, May 10, 2019

North Korea fires unidentified projectile, says South Korea military

The parliamentary defense committee chief said at a press briefing that the DPRK's projectile launches seemed to be aimed at giving signals to both ROK and the United States. Cha said North Korea won't likely...More..

Germany Says Voters Alone Must Decide on Istanbul Mayor's Office
by | Thursday, May 09, 2019

Germany Says Voters Alone Must Decide on Istanbul Mayor's Office

The President of Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdogan has appointed the temporary head of the Istanbul Municipality, Trend reports via Turkish media. Former German Greens leader Cem Özdemir, who has Turkish ro...More..

One killed and at least seven wounded in United States school shooting
by | Thursday, May 09, 2019

One killed and at least seven wounded in United States school shooting

Douglas County Coroner Jill Romann has not officially identified the deceased student , according to Douglas County Sheriff's Office. The Highlands Ranch is a charter school in an affluent suburb and is on...More..

Persecuted Christian Asia Bibi Arrives in Canada After Leaving Pakistan
by | Thursday, May 09, 2019

Persecuted Christian Asia Bibi Arrives in Canada After Leaving Pakistan

Her release in October sparked rioting by hardline Islamists , who rejected the Supreme Court's verdict and warned Prime Minister Imran Khan's government that she must not be allowed to leave the country. Th...More..

8 dead in explosion targeting Elite Force vehicle near Lahore's Data Darbar
by | Thursday, May 09, 2019

8 dead in explosion targeting Elite Force vehicle near Lahore's Data Darbar

However, nature and exact target of the explosion hasn't been ascertained yet. Prime Minister Imran Khan condemned the loss of lives in the attack, expressing grief and condoling with the victims' families for ...More..

Iran inches away from nuclear deal amid U.S. sanctions
by | Thursday, May 09, 2019

Iran inches away from nuclear deal amid U.S. sanctions

Meanwhile, the European Union and the three European Union countries part of the JCPOA deal-France, Germany , and the UK-said over the weekend that they "take note with regret and concern of the decision b...More..

Saintly royal names for Baby Sussex … and any baby boy
by | Wednesday, May 08, 2019

Saintly royal names for Baby Sussex … and any baby boy

But a new report has emerged that Meghan gave birth in a hospital, and did not have the couple's first child at their home of Frogmore Cottage. Baby Sussex's easel read, "The Queen and the Royal Family ar...More..

Omar defends Palestinians who rain rockets on Israel
by | Wednesday, May 08, 2019

Omar defends Palestinians who rain rockets on Israel

Central Command region, Israeli Ambassador to the United Nations Danny Danon said Monday. "This honourable decision is a continuation of the unwavering Qatari stances that support the Palestinian people polit...More..

Families of Lion Air crash victims criticise Boeing over alert issue
by | Wednesday, May 08, 2019

Families of Lion Air crash victims criticise Boeing over alert issue

Boeing says its senior leadership wasn't aware of the problem until after the Lion Air crash . The malfunction the warning light was created to point to, a problem in one of the jet's angle of attack (AOA) s...More..

Cyclone Fani kills dozens in India and Bangladesh
by | Wednesday, May 08, 2019

Cyclone Fani kills dozens in India and Bangladesh

The cyclone is expected to move towards Chittagong in Bangladesh in a weaker form on Saturday. Hundreds of thousands of people were left homeless after a cyclone packing winds of about 200 km per hour sla...More..

Pulitzer Prize-winning Reuters reporters freed from prison in Myanmar
by | Wednesday, May 08, 2019

Pulitzer Prize-winning Reuters reporters freed from prison in Myanmar

They reported on the systematic expulsion and murder of Rohingya Muslims from Burma in 2017 and uncovered a massacre committed by the Burmese military against a group of Rohingya in the village of Inn Din. R...More..

Mnuchin Keeps Trump’s Tax Returns Under Lock And Key
by | Wednesday, May 08, 2019

Mnuchin Keeps Trump’s Tax Returns Under Lock And Key

In a letter on May 6 , Mnuchin said that the request "lacks a legitimate legislative purpose" as Supreme Court precedent requires, and that the Justice Department is "not authorized to disclose the requested ...More..

Two injured in USA school shooting
by | Wednesday, May 08, 2019

Two injured in USA school shooting

Two suspects are now in custody and the Douglas County Sheriff's Office is looking into the possibility of a third suspect, authorities said at a press conference Tuesday afternoon. Students still on the campus...More..

President Trump: US supports Israel 100% against Hamas, Islamic jihad
by | Tuesday, May 07, 2019

President Trump: US supports Israel 100% against Hamas, Islamic jihad

Violence broke out on Friday, as Israel and militant group Islamic Jihad traded fire, killing four, including two protesters. That rocket killed Pinchas Menachem Prezuazman, 21, a dual American-Israeli citi...More..

by | Tuesday, May 07, 2019

Boeing knew about 737 MAX problems before Indonesia crash

It is not clear whether having the warning light would have prevented either the Lion Air crash or the March 10 crash of an Ethiopian Airlines Max near Addis Ababa . "The pilots may not have known the system...More..

China backtracking on trade deal caused Trump to threaten to raise tariffs
by | Tuesday, May 07, 2019

China backtracking on trade deal caused Trump to threaten to raise tariffs

The gap lower today already sees the pair pressured and continuing to trade lower but for now, buyers are still holding on to the key level. Trump's comments in tweets came as a Chinese delegation was due t...More..

Search for Maleah Davis: Stepfather says she was kidnapped by 3 men
by | Tuesday, May 07, 2019

Search for Maleah Davis: Stepfather says she was kidnapped by 3 men

The men were driving a blue 2010 Chevrolet crew cab pickup truck and were last seen on the Southwest Freeway near State Highway 6 in Sugar Land, about 22 miles southwest of Houston , police said . A blue pick...More..

Why is Ramadan important to Muslims?
by | Tuesday, May 07, 2019

Why is Ramadan important to Muslims?

President Nana Akufo-Addo has charged Muslims in Ghana to use the 30-day fasting and prayer period of Ramadan to address the challenges of society. Muslims follow a lunar calendar, and a moon-sighting metho...More..

India Cyclone Fani kills at least 33, leaves hundreds of thousands homeless
by | Monday, May 06, 2019

India Cyclone Fani kills at least 33, leaves hundreds of thousands homeless

This will mean a lot for our ability to bring you news, perspectives and analysis from the ground so that we can make change together. According to Mohammad Heidarzadei, an expert on storms and cyclones at ...More..

Body Recovered, 2 Employees Still Missing After Silicone Plant Explosion In Waukegan
by | Monday, May 06, 2019

Body Recovered, 2 Employees Still Missing After Silicone Plant Explosion In Waukegan

Officials were searching for second-shift workers who may have been in the building during the blast, Waukegan police Cmdr. "Our thoughts and prayers go out to the family and friends of all involved in this h...More..

One dead and four injured after fire breaks out on Russian plane
by | Monday, May 06, 2019

One dead and four injured after fire breaks out on Russian plane

In total 78 people were onboard, 37 of them survived, including four crew members. Russia's Investigative Committee said one person was confirmed dead and four injured, but the Emergencies Ministry said six p...More..

Trump says Mueller 'should not testify' before Congress
by | Monday, May 06, 2019

Trump says Mueller 'should not testify' before Congress

He added: "Are they looking for a redo because they hated seeing the strong NO COLLUSION conclusion?" President Donald Trump said Sunday that special counsel Robert Mueller should not testify before Congr...More..