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Pakistan reinstates death penalty Pakistan reinstates death penaltyDate: 17/12/2014

Pakistan is to end its moratorium on the death penalty in terror-related cases a day after Taliban militants killed 141 people.

'Cellphones fry young brains' 'Cellphones fry young brains'Date: 11/12/2014

Studies in Europe found the bone marrow of a child's head absorbs 10 times more radiation than that of an adult, while the brain..

Found in SA … Libya’s trillions Found in SA … Libya’s trillionsDate: 08/12/2014

SA govt and Jacob Zuma have been caught in the middle of an international wrangle over R2 trillion $, tons of gold and diamonds...

Phillip Hughes funeral: Australian cricketer gets emotional send-off Phillip Hughes funeral: Australian cricketer gets emotional send-offDate: 03/12/2014

"So rest in peace my little brother. I will see you out in the middle."

Putin claims west is provoking Russia into new cold war as ‘spies’ deported Putin claims west is provoking Russia into new cold war as ‘spies’ deportedDate: 18/11/2014

Vladimir Putin has suggested to a German interviewer that the west is provoking Russia into a new cold war

Philae lander has lost power Philae lander has lost powerDate: 17/11/2014

"We still hope that at a later stage of the mission, perhaps when we are nearer to the Sun, that we can wake-up the lander

Philae lander makes historic touchdown on comet Philae lander makes historic touchdown on cometDate: 13/11/2014

Comets are the original source of Earth’s water. That lander is now in position, poised to re-write what we know about ourselves

AC/DC drummer granted bail AC/DC drummer granted bailDate: 06/11/2014

Police swooped on the veteran rocker's waterfront house at Tauranga in the North Island in the early hours and charged him with...

SA girl becomes worldwide viral superstar! SA girl becomes worldwide viral superstar!Date: 05/11/2014

A mesmerising performance by singer and songwriter Alice Phoebe Lou on TEDx Berlin has caused quite a buzz on the internet.

Man invites daughter’s alleged rapist to dinner, tortures him to death Man invites daughter’s alleged rapist to dinner, tortures him to deathDate: 04/11/2014

The father invited the man in for his last supper before assaulting him and burning the man's genitals with heated tongs.

Terminally ill woman kills herself Terminally ill woman kills herselfDate: 03/11/2014

“Goodbye to all my dear friends and family that I love. Today is the day I have chosen to pass away with dignity in the face .....

African allure captured by winners African allure captured by winnersDate: 29/10/2014

FIVE South Africans are among the finalists of the 50th Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition, as announced in London

Torch apps provide more than light, they spy on users Torch apps provide more than light, they spy on usersDate: 27/10/2014

Many flashlight apps which allow a device to be used as a torch also secretly record the most sensitive personal information.

US charges SA duo over rhino hunts US charges SA duo over rhino huntsDate: 24/10/2014

Another rhino "had to be shot and killed after being repeatedly wounded by a bow," according to the indictment.

Bickering rife in Mugabe’s party Bickering rife in Mugabe’s partyDate: 24/10/2014

“The fights have reached a threshold and it's going to widen the fissures in Zanu-PF,” said Charles Mangongera

Swedes hunting 'Russian submarine' Swedes hunting 'Russian submarine'Date: 20/10/2014

Swedish military intelligence had intercepted radio signals off the coast of Stockholm aimed at the Russian naval base - report

Woman chases off polar bear Woman chases off polar bearDate: 16/10/2014

“I was shocked. It was humungous ... Just the neck and head was half the size of me, and I'm 5

Woman survives 17 days in rainforest Woman survives 17 days in rainforestDate: 09/10/2014

She cried herself to sleep for 16 nights, but the thought of her children made her persevere each day to reach safety

Bianchi has traumatic brain injury - family Bianchi has traumatic brain injury - familyDate: 08/10/2014

Horrifying footage, meanwhile, has emerged showing the moment Bianchi's speeding car smashed into the stationary tractor-crane

Interpol announces special team to combat illegal ivory trafficking Interpol announces special team to combat illegal ivory traffickingDate: 08/10/2014

International police organisation Interpol to establish a team to target ivory trafficking and environmental crime in Africa.

Surfer ‘swam to shore after losing arm’ Surfer ‘swam to shore after losing arm’Date: 03/10/2014

Pollard lost one arm as well as the hand on his other arm, and suffered cuts to his leg in the attack

Hong Kong protests: China warns US not to meddle in 'internal affairs' Hong Kong protests: China warns US not to meddle in 'internal affairs'Date: 02/10/2014

The Chinese government firmly and clearly stated its position. "Hong Kong affairs are China’s internal affairs,” minister to Kerry

Highlanders sign SA prop Highlanders sign SA propDate: 01/10/2014

South African prop Ross Geldenhuys has signed a deal with New Zealand Super Rugby franchise, the Highlanders.

Is Stellenbosch the New Saint-Émilion? Is Stellenbosch the New Saint-Émilion?Date: 30/09/2014

An influx of new talent is pushing to make South African wines some of the very best in the world

Search for flight MH370 enters new underwater phase Search for flight MH370 enters new underwater phaseDate: 29/09/2014

Latest phase to begin in October will see two ships send sophisticated sonar systems some 5,000 metres below sea level to search.

Sir Alex how to deal with expectation and the favourites tag Sir Alex how to deal with expectation and the favourites tagDate: 25/09/2014

The great man went into fine detail about how to deal with the mantle of favouritism, and how he made Old Trafford a fortress

SA survivor pulled from Lagos rubble SA survivor pulled from Lagos rubbleDate: 18/09/2014

"It's amazing that, after five days, she was found alive. It gives us hope that those who are still missing might be found alive..

High stakes at play in 2015 World Cup High stakes at play in 2015 World CupDate: 17/09/2014

The 2015 RugbyWorld Cup will probably make £150 million ($239 million) , 60% more than the 2011 edition in New Zealand.

Self-driving cars: When will they arrive? Self-driving cars: When will they arrive?Date: 16/09/2014

BMW, Mercedes and Volvo are all currently putting similar systems through their paces, getting them safe and reliable enough

A 9/11 Shrine Where Families Mourned, Now Open to Others A 9/11 Shrine Where Families Mourned, Now Open to OthersDate: 11/09/2014

Twenty stories above ground zero, its existence and whereabouts known only to those who needed it, a most private sanctuary.



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