Fri, 19 Jul 2019

4 key moments from Round 1 of the Open

Portrush - Rory McIlroy and Tiger Woods toiled as wind and rain lashed down on the opening round at Royal ...

Nigeria captain flies the Super Eagles nest

Abuja - Nigeria captain John Obi Mikel on Thursday called time on his international football career after helping the Super ...

Los Pumas name side for All Blacks clash

Cape Town - Argentina have named their starting XV on Thursday to play against the All Blacks in a Rugby ...

Argentina's Grillo makes early hole-in-one at Open

Portrush - Argentinian Emiliano Grillo made the first hole-in-one of the 148th Open Championship on Thursday by holing his tee ...

Venezuelan Migrants Vulnerable to Exploitation, Abuse

GENEVA - A survey by the International Organization for Migration finds Venezuelan migrants and refugees are at high risk of ...

All Blacks to blood Reece against Pumas, SBW out

Buenos Aires - The All Blacks will hand Fijian-born winger Sevu Reece his Test debut against Argentina in the Rugby ...

Man Utd offered chance to sign PSG forward Neymar

Cape Town - Manchester United have reportedly been offered Brazil star Neymar by Paris Saint-Germain, with the French giants seeking ...

Springboks v Wallabies: All the stats and facts

Johannesburg - Stats and facts ahead of Saturday's Rugby Championship clash between the Springboks and Wallabies at Ellis Park:It's almost ...

Netanyahu Makes History as Israel's Longest-Serving Leader

JERUSALEM - As Benjamin Netanyahu becomes Israel's longest-serving prime minister, he is solidifying his place as the country's greatest political ...

Confusion, Fear Reign on Mexico Border With New US Policy

NUEVO LAREDO, MEXICO - Asylum-seekers gathered in Nuevo Laredo, across the border from Texas, grappled to understand what a new ...

Wallabies hit by spate of late injuries

Cape Town - The Wallabies have been hard hit by no fewer than SIX injuries in the build-up to the ...

Religious restrictions on the rise globally: report

Religious restrictions are on the rise across the globe amid increasing violence and harassment of those practicing, a recent report ...

Paddler, 72, rescued after being stung by stingray in KZN

A 72-year-old man is in recovery after being stung by a Blue Stingray off Port Edward, KwaZulu-Natal.Paramedics arrived to find ...

Internet a Lifeline for Venezuela's Embattled Independent Media

CARACAS - Starved of advertising revenue and battling a stranglehold on the newspaper industry by the government, Venezuela's independent media ...

Bolivia Declares Emergency Plan to End Gender Killings

BOGOTA - Bolivia, which has one of South America's highest rates of women being killed because of their gender, has ...

Pompeo to Visit 4 Latin American Nations in Security, Migration Push

WASHINGTON - U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will visit four Latin American countries this week, with a focus on ...

Peru Ministry: Ex-President Toledo Arrested in US on Extradition

LIMA, PERU - Former Peruvian President Alejandro Toledo was arrested in the United States under an extradition order on Tuesday, ...

Africans Flee to South America on Dangerous Journey to US

PORTLAND, MAINE - Hundreds of Africans have joined Central American migrants on the long, dangerous journey to seek asylum in ...

No SA Schools honours for France-bound WP star

Cape Town - There was no place in either of the two SA Schools squads for France-bound star Western Province ...

Kiwi ref for Springboks v Wallabies at Ellis Park

Cape Town - New Zealand's Paul Williams will referee Saturday's Rugby Championship Test between the Springboks and Wallabies at Ellis ...

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Briefing: The outlook for Libya's migrant detention centres

More than two weeks after an airstrike on a migrant detention centre in Libya's capital left at least 53 people ...

In Taiz, some Yemenis choose war and home over displacement

After more than four years of fighting, life has become so unbearable for some of Yemen's 3.6 million displaced people ...

US destroys Iranian drone in Strait of Hormuz: Trump

Washington [US], July 19 (ANI): The United States has destroyed an Iranian drone that came 1000 yards close to its ...

U.N.'s Bachelet Says Congresswomen Opposing Trump Are 'Fantastic'

GENEVA - Four progressive Democratic members of Congress vilified by U.S. President Donald Trump are "fantastic," U.N. human rights chief ...

Trump Says U.S. Shot Down Iranian Drone In Strait Of Hormuz

President Donald Trump says a U.S. warship destroyed an Iranian drone in the Strait of Hormuz amid heightened tensions between ...

Pakistan Arrests Ex-Prime Minister for Graft

ISLAMABAD - Anti-corruption officials in Pakistan have arrested former Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi for allegedly evading an ongoing investigation ...

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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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