• Zuma must face trial says prosecutor
Zuma must face trial says prosecutor

Zuma faces 16 charges‚ involving 783 incidents. "The NPA's decision to prosecute Zuma (is) not only a victory for AfriForum, but also for the principle of equality before the law", said the group's chief executive, Kallie Kriel. His financial adviser at the time was found guilty of soliciting those bribes in 2005 and Zuma was later sacked as depu...

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  • Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson tells Russian Federation to 'shut up and go away'
Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson tells Russian Federation to 'shut up and go away'

He said: "The market wench talk that British Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson resorted to reflects his extreme intellectual impotency". Mr Williamson will say the United Kingdom leads the world in research into chemical, biological and radiological warfare but that this expertise needs to be developed further to confront potential hostile activ...

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  • The Roundup Of White House Departures [SLIDESHOW]
The Roundup Of White House Departures [SLIDESHOW]

McMaster . White House press secretary Sarah Sanders wouldn't say Thursday whether Russian President Vladimir Putin was a friend or a foe, telling reporters: "Russia is going to have to make that determination". "He likes what you do better than what he does", Trump said. Michael Flynn , a retired general, entered the White House with a clou...

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  • Donald Trump Jr. Gets 'Yuge' Cuddle Session After Wife Files for Divorce
Donald Trump Jr. Gets 'Yuge' Cuddle Session After Wife Files for Divorce

It is yet to be confirmed if this threat sparked Vanessa's decision to file for divorce . The couple seemed to part ways amicably and put out a joint statement saying "we will always have tremendous respect for each other and our families ".

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  • ASEAN summit: Tim Fischer says it's finally time for Australian membership
ASEAN summit: Tim Fischer says it's finally time for Australian membership

Trump announced steep tariffs on steel (25 percent) and aluminum (10 percent) imports last week. ASEAN Chair Singapore's Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said he feared U.S. Officially, the Asean summit will focus on fostering closer economic ties among the members of Asean and Australia, and countering the threat of Islamist militants returning ...

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  • United States sanctions 19 Russians, 5 entities for 2016 election interference
United States sanctions 19 Russians, 5 entities for 2016 election interference

The United States has sanctioned Russian entities and individuals for meddling in the 2016 presidential election and conducting worldwide cyberattacks a year ago. A senior national security official briefed reporters this morning on the sanctions, including NPR White House correspondent Tamara Keith, who joins us now.

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  • Six Killed In Raiwind Explosion Claimed By Tehreek-e-Taliban
Six Killed In Raiwind Explosion Claimed By Tehreek-e-Taliban

Punjab Governor Rafique Rajwana, Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif, Corps Commander Lahore Lt Gen Amir Riaz, DG Rangers Maj Gen Azhar Naveed Hayat and Punjab Inspector General of Police (IGP) Arif Nawaz were among the hundreds of people who participated in the prayers.

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  • Federal charges filed in Islamic center bombing
Federal charges filed in Islamic center bombing

A complaint released by U.S. Attorney John Childress on Tuesday announced the arrests of 47-year-old Michael Hari , 29-year-old Michael McWhorter , and 22-year-old Joe Morris , all from Clarence, Illinois, "were responsible for the bombing of a mosque in Bloomington, Minnesota".

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  • Saudi threatens to develop nuclear bomb if Iran does
Saudi threatens to develop nuclear bomb if Iran does

Crown Prince Salman is now on a tour to the United Kingdom and US, seeking to attract foreign investors and build a defense industry. Saudi Arabia is fiercely critical of Iran's nuclear deal with USA and UK, France and Germany, which allows Iran to retain enriched uranium of 3.67 percent.

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  • Drake Just Broke Twitch World Record Playing Epic Games' Fortnite
Drake Just Broke Twitch World Record Playing Epic Games' Fortnite

But the version Drake and Ninja played was Fortnite Battle Royale , which is completely free to play. In late January rapper and cannabis connoisseur Snoop Dogg (Doggydogg20 on Twitch ) spent the better part of an afternoon smoking a blunt and streaming SOS , a survival-focused game that's now in early access.

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  • Austin police offer $50k reward that leads to arrest for package explosions
Austin police offer $50k reward that leads to arrest for package explosions

Dixon is also a well-respected community leader; he served as a pastor at the historically black Wesley United Methodist Church and once led an organization dedicated to maintaining African-American cultural heritage. In all, three bombs have exploded in the Austin area within the last two weeks. "Call 911 immediately if you receive something suspi...

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  • Kudlow to become Trump's next top economic adviser
Kudlow to become Trump's next top economic adviser

QUOTEWORTHY: "Markets may actually find some comfort in the fact that Mr. Trump made a decision to give the job to Kudlow, rather than someone with more radical economic beliefs, such as Peter Navarro, who is even more skeptical about the current free trade paradigm", Rabobank analyst Bas van Geffen wrote in a commentary.

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  • Chicago drops out as host city in 2026 FIFA World Cup bid
Chicago drops out as host city in 2026 FIFA World Cup bid

Chicago's Soldier Field had been on a list of 32 potential venues in the bid to stage the 2026 tournament in the U.S., Canada and Mexico. The joint bid's other 22 proposed cities are Edmonton, Montreal and Toronto in Canada; Guadalajara, Mexico City and Monterrey in Mexico; and Atlanta, Baltimore, Boston, Cincinnati, Dallas, Denver, Houston, Los ...

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  • Brazilians take to the streets to mourn councillor, rights activist
Brazilians take to the streets to mourn councillor, rights activist

Franco's background in the huge Mare favela , one of the most violent places in Rio, informed her approach. As a young, black, lesbian female activist who grew up in the slums of Rio, she championed the underrepresented and was loved by other activists.

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  • Taoiseach criticised over phone call to council on behalf of Trump
Taoiseach criticised over phone call to council on behalf of Trump

The council cited the risk posed to the freshwater pearl mussel and the sensitive Doonbeg river... The Taoiseach said a firm date for his visit to Ireland had not yet been set - but the president had a "standing invitation". Speaker of the House Paul Ryan raised a Guinness in his hand. With the windfarm application having been subsequently turn...

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  • 'The Big Bang Theory' cast pay tribute to Stephen Hawking
'The Big Bang Theory' cast pay tribute to Stephen Hawking

Following the news, stars from the worlds of science, politics and popular culture have been paying respect to the icon. On Wednesday it was announced that Hawking had passed away , after complications due to amyotrophic lateral sclerosis , a progressive neurodegenerative disease.

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  • Djokovic Crashes Out Of Indian Wells, Zverev Falls; Federer, Del Potro Advance
Djokovic Crashes Out Of Indian Wells, Zverev Falls; Federer, Del Potro Advance

Federer - the defending champion and a five-time victor of this event - required less than an hour on Stadium 1 to get the better of the Serbian world number 28. "I made so many unforced errors that it was just one of those exdays where you are not able to find the rhythm from the baseline especially from the backhand side".

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  • Forest fire in south India kills nine hikers at popular tourist spot
Forest fire in south India kills nine hikers at popular tourist spot

Many of those injured sustained 70 per cent and above burn injuries. The condition of four patients in GRH is highly critical, said it's Dean Dr.D.Maruthu Pandian. The Kurangani hills in Theni district, which border a forest reserve and a national park, are a popular destination for hikers and global adventure tourists.

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  • Donald trump on Rosnanotech announced via Twitter
Donald trump on Rosnanotech announced via Twitter

He was repeatedly forced to deny he had fallen out with Trump - vowing to remain in his post despite a sensational report that he once dubbed the president a "moron". The world is gradually getting used to the chaotic Trump style. "This relationship will empower him throughout his tenure as secretary of state". As CIA director, Pompeo has enjoyed s...

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  • No snap Israeli elections, as coalition parties reach agreement
No snap Israeli elections, as coalition parties reach agreement

Some Israeli political commentators accuse Lieberman and Netanyahu of working together to preserve the option of fresh polls for the prime minister. After Tuesday's deal, he stood before parliament and taunted opposition leaders, claiming they were afraid of early elections even though they had publicly pushed for them.

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