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Olympics: Tokyo 2020 living with spectre of killer quake

24 July 2017 | 0 comments

For modern Olympic host cities, the twin threats of terrorism and financial ruin constantly loom.

S.Africa circumcision ritual: a dangerous route to manhood

24 July 2017 | 0 comments

Naked, covered in white clay mud, and with his penis wrapped in leaves, Abongile Maqegu, 20, sits in a hut in South Africa recovering from his circumcision -- a traditional ritual that can prove fatal.

SGP leader ‘sounds the alarm’ on Dutch euthanasia in US newspaper

24 July 2017 | 0 comments

Kees van der Staaij, leader of the fundamentalist Dutch Protestant party SGP, has written an article headlining ‘In the Netherlands, the Doctor Will Kill You Now.’

'Brexit lunch' to assess talks progress

21 July 2017 | 0 comments

Britain and the EU will wrap up four days of tough Brexit talks in Brussels on Thursday with a special lunch between their chief negotiators as major differences emerged on key points.

EU calls for British 'clarity' over Brexit

21 July 2017 | 0 comments

The EU's Brexit negotiator urged Britain on Thursday to provide more clarity on key issues after the second round of talks wrapped up in Brussels with "fundamental" differences remaining.

Brexit talks 'get to work' despite UK infighting

18 July 2017 | 0 comments

Britain and the EU vowed to get to the 'heart of the matter' as they launched fresh Brexit negotiations in Brussels, even as bitter infighting gripped the British government.

FHockey: Men's Hockey World League results

18 July 2017 | 0 comments

Men's Hockey World League tournament results at the University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg Monday (Q denotes qualified for quarter-finals):

FHockey: Nine-goal Belgium shatter hosts South Africa

18 July 2017 | 0 comments

South African hopes of dodging the Men's Hockey World League axe were shattered Monday when humiliated 9-1 by merciless Belgium in the final mini-league match in Johannesburg.

Fresh Brexit talks begin with 'clock ticking'

17 July 2017 | 0 comments

Britain and the European Union launch a new round of fraught Brexit negotiations this week with Brussels pressing weakened British Prime Minister Theresa May to quickly set out her divorce strategy.

Gay marriage around the world

14 July 2017 | 0 comments

The Maltese parliament has approved gay marriage, which now is authorised in more than 20 nations worldwide, 15 of which are in Europe.

3 lions shot after escaping from South Africa's Kruger Park

14 July 2017 | 0 comments

Three male lions that escaped over the weekend from South Africa's Kruger National Park have been shot dead after a farmer found them eating his cattle, officials said Thursday.

WATCH: UK government releases how-to video on surviving a terrorist attack...

12 July 2017 | 0 comments

It depicts a firearms attack at a hotel and describes in detail what individuals should do to increase their chance of survival.

Four lions escape from S.Africa's Kruger Park

12 July 2017 | 0 comments

Four male lions escaped over the weekend fromm South Africa's famed Kruger National Park, officials said Monday, two months after five others slipped out.

Cyber kid stuns experts showing toys can be 'weapons'

23 May 2017 | 0 comments

An 11-year-old 'cyber ninja' stunned security experts by hacking into their bluetooth devices to manipulate a teddy bear and show how interconnected smart toys 'can be weaponised'.

World close to 'serious digital sabotage', says spy chief

16 May 2017 | 0 comments

The world may be close to a "serious act of digital sabotage" which could trigger unrest, "chaos and disorder," Dutch spy chief Rob Bertholee warned.



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