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Nhleko: Junior Boks excited to be on the road

Cape Town - Junior Springbok assistant coach Bafana Nhleko said the team was excited to be on the road after ...


Sri Lanka shakes up top security posts after deadly bombings

Sri Lanka's president shook up the country's top security establishment after officials failed to act on intelligence reports warning of ...


Steyn shoulder niggle keeps him out of crucial RCB match

Cape Town - Dale Steyn will miss Royal Challengers Bangalore crucial Indian Premier League encounter against Kings XI Punjab due ...


McCaw: RWC loss 'one of the best things to happen to me'

Cape Town - Former All Black captain Richie McCaw has opened up about their 2007 Rugby World Cup quarter-final loss ...


International

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U.S. woman who sold state secrets to Chinese spies enters guilty plea

WASHINGTON DC - A former U.S. State Department official with TOP SECRET security clearance has admitted providing documents to China ...

Palestinian boy who tried to flee Israeli captors is shot in both legs

WEST BANK, Palestinian territories - A bound and blindfolded 15-year old Palestinian schoolboy has been shot in both legs because, ...

140 people have contacted police over death of Lyra McKee

DERRY/LONDONDERRY, Northern Ireland - Police investigating the murder of Belfast journalist Lyra McKee have been overwhelmed with support so far ...

39-year old man appears in Sydney court charged with false bomb report

SYDNEY, Australia - A 39-year old man appeared before a Sydney court on Wednesday charged with a hoax bomb threat ...

Whistleblower Chelsea Manning to stay in jail indefinitely

RICHMOND, Virginia - Former U.S. Private Chelsea Manning who leaked classified U.S. military documents which exposed atrocities during the Iraq ...

Libyan clashes causing untold grief for civilians

TRIPOLI, Libya - Civlians are still being killed and injured since fighting began near the Libyan capital Tripoli nearly 3 ...

Asia Pacific

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U.S. woman who sold state secrets to Chinese spies enters guilty plea

WASHINGTON DC - A former U.S. State Department official with TOP SECRET security clearance has admitted providing documents to China ...

39-year old man appears in Sydney court charged with false bomb report

SYDNEY, Australia - A 39-year old man appeared before a Sydney court on Wednesday charged with a hoax bomb threat ...

Asian Development Bank to support renewable power projects in Pacific

MANILA, Philippines - The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved an umbrella facility of up to $100 million which will ...

5 Russian space companies that could one day compete with SpaceX

From space tourism to orbital billboards, private enterprises hoping to enter the great black void are starting to make a ...

US, China Upbeat Ahead of Next Round of Trade Talks

VOA Mandarin Service reporter Lin Feng contributed to this report. STATE DEPARTMENT The United States and China are striking a ...

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U.S. dollar dominates on U.S. markets

NEW YORK, New York - Equities took a back seat on U.S. markets on Wednesday as the dollar moved to ...


World's largest job site to recuit 600 new employees for Dublin HQ

DUBLIN, Ireland - The world's largest job site, which has its international healdquarters in Dublin, is to increase its workforce ...


Australian stock market climbs as Aussie dollar falls

SYDNEY, Australia - The Australian stock marked extended recent gains on Wednesday, despite a major fall in the Australian dollar ...


S&P 500 and Nasdaq close Tuesday at all-time highs

NEW YORK, New York - It was an extraordinary day on Tuesday for U.S. markets with the dollar creaming other ...


New York City company selects Galway as new international HQ

GALWAY, Ireland - A major technology company based in New York City is to establish its first international hub at ...


Australian All Ordinaries closes higher, rest of Asia flat

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks in Asia were mostly flat on Tuesday, however the Australian marked surged in its first day ...


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Hyatt Regency New Orleans

Expectations were high for this top of the line Hyatt product in "The Big Easy". The taxi rolled up to the rear of the ...

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