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by | May 14, 2018 | 20:23

The post came hours after opposition coalition Pakatan Harapan emerged victorious in Malaysia's 14th General Election held on May 9, booting out incumbent Barisan Nasional led by Prime Minister Najib Razak. Earlier, the republic's Trade and Industry Minister Chan Chun Sing said Singapore would continue to work closely with Malaysia's new government to advance the relationship between the two countries.

by | May 14, 2018 | 19:25

Now South Korea is in a tricky position after refusing North Korea's many demands to have the women repatriated. The Choson Sinbo issued the statement Monday, less than a week after the North Korean manager Heo Kang-il told South Korean television network JTBC they were victims of a South Korea government "luring and kidnapping" during the term of jailed President Park Geun-hye.

by | May 14, 2018 | 20:20

Group service revenue grew 3.4% to R70.6 billion, and Vodacom added 7.0 million customers across its operations during the year. South African mobile phone operator Vodacom Group disappointed investors with lower than expected full-year earnings and a cut in its dividend payout on Monday.

by | May 14, 2018 | 20:23

Police were called to the Imam Hussein mosque in the South African province of KwaZulu Natal after an explosive was discovered Sunday night on the premises, local media portals have reported. Police said the motive for the attack was unknown, but community activists said it might be sectarian violence as the mosque belongs to the Shia community.

by | May 14, 2018 | 18:59

In a statement issued by the presidency, President Cyril Ramaphosa said Nzima was one of a kind. In a statement, committee chairperson Xoliswa Tom said: "Mr Nzima played a pivotal role in exposing the evil of the apartheid regime". Former journalist and playwright Duma Ka Ndlovu was in the firing line with photographer Sam Nzima during the June 16 uprising. Both the President and the ANC noted the awarding of the Order of Ikhamanga in Bronze in 2011 to Nzima for his contribution to ...

by | May 14, 2018 | 19:20

Protesters also demanded the resignation of the local government leader Supra Mahumapelo , a member of Ramaphosa's ruling African National Congress. Placing the North West under administration deals with the symptoms not the cause. Despite the potential turnaround seen under President Cyril Ramaphosa , the ANC has admitted that it could lose majority power in next year's general elections.

by | May 14, 2018 | 19:33

The child only suffered scrapes and scratches, the newspaper reported . The bounce house struck a auto, and the boy was thrown out onto the highway. A helicopter responded to the scene along with the fire department and sheriffs. Fortunately, the child survived with minor injuries. The driver of the vehicle that was hit by the bounce house wasn't hurt, but sheriffs say they're very shaken up.

by | May 14, 2018 | 18:54

Jeffress , a Dallas-based pastor and known supporter of President TrumpDonald John TrumpUS paid Trump's Scottish resort for VIP hotel stays: report Michael Avenatti tweets, then deletes, Fox News booker's phone number Former Trump aide working with Russian company to lift United States sanctions: report MORE , said over the weekend that he would be leading the prayer at the dedication of the new embassy.

by | May 14, 2018 | 19:02

Tony, the tiger housed for 17 years as a roadside attraction at the Tiger Truck Stop in the Iberville Parish community of Grosse Tete, has bee... "Displaying a tiger in a tiny cage and allowing students to handle lemurs is cruel to the animals and risky for the students, and it sends the harmful message that living beings are props to be used for human amusement", reported NBC Miami .

by | May 14, 2018 | 19:00

Kennedy, Clarence Thomas, Elena Kagan and Neil M. Gorsuch. The ruling, by a 7-to-2 margin, is a loss for the National Collegiate Athletic Association and professional leagues, which had sought to block a challenge to the 1992 Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act.

by | May 14, 2018 | 18:30

Israel on Thursday said it had attacked dozens of Iranian military installations in Syria in what the military described as the most extensive strike in the neighboring country in decades . "For the first time, Iran has the chance to show the world they are not the rogue nation they are always presented as, that they negotiated in good faith and keep to their commitments", said Karim Emile Bitar of the Institute for worldwide and Strategic Studies in Paris.

by | May 14, 2018 | 17:27

On May 3, the top court had taken strong note of the Centre for not framing a Cauvery management scheme to implement its verdict on river water sharing between four southern states, even as Tamil Nadu attacked the Union government for its "partisan" attitude, saying this was the " end of cooperative federalism ".

by | May 14, 2018 | 17:11

Previously coalsales that Iran hopes to keep nuclear agreement. He will then go to Brussels to meet counterparts from Germany, Britain and France "about the fate of the nuclear deal", Iranian state television said. All foreign businesses operating in Iran will be required to "wind down" activities or "risk severe consequences", the statement added, in effect threatening billions of dollars' worth of business deals.

by | May 14, 2018 | 15:44

MI5 Director general Andrew Parker is set to speak at a meeting for European security chiefs in Berlin on Monday, where he will accuse Russia of being behind the poisoning attack in March against a Russian ex-spy and his daughter in Salisbury, according to BBC .

by | May 14, 2018 | 14:48

It would also further taint the reputation of the spy agency, which has always been accused of meddling in domestic politics and fabricating espionage cases in the name of fighting the communist North. Heo said he became disillusioned with Kim after five of his former classmates were executed in a purge of officials close to Jang. But his spying was exposed in 2016, and when he asked his contact at the National Intelligence Service to help him defect, the official ordered him to bring the ...

by | May 14, 2018 | 14:40

A rope-fixing team of climbing Sherpas reached the summit of Mt Everest Sunday afternoon becoming the season's first team to scale the world's highest peak from Nepal side, according to the expedition organiser. "Climbing Mount Everest is my dream". In completing his remarkable feat, the engineer turned mountaineer broke the existing record of 126 days, which was set past year by Polish climber Janusz Kochański.

by | May 14, 2018 | 12:00

I do have a list of things we could have done better and a list of things that we need to do. His official twitter account also sent out a tweet in the morning taking a dig at exit polls, calling them "entertainment for 2 days". "We expect to win 125-130 seats". Most exit polls have predicted a tight race between the Congress and the BJP with the possibility of the Janata Dal-Secular emerging as the kingmaker.

by | May 14, 2018 | 13:14

Ansari raised questions over the "precise timing" of the disruption and the "excuse manufactured for justifying it". "The concerned authorities had been intimated officially and were cognizant of the standard arrangements including security of such occasions".

by | May 14, 2018 | 11:28

The European Union as a whole has come out against U.S. President Donald Trump's official recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of the State of Israel. In the meantime, US Ambassador to Israel David Friedman said that the president's decision to relocate the embassy wasn't made as part of a "give and take" with Tel Aviv, but based on "the interests of the United States".

by | May 14, 2018 | 11:16

A report by CNN showed Haspel, an agent with the Central Intelligence Agency and a nominee for the Trump Administration, has a history of waterboarding and torture during her tenure in the Bush Administration. You were not to be president , but you are my hero. These days, when we live with the sum of our fears, that thought - and the challenge inherent in it - may be the greatest gift of Mr.

by | May 14, 2018 | 10:49

The 5 Star leader, Luigi Di Maio, said the government would maintain budget discipline and stay within European Union rules. No specific names of candidates were mentioned, but Di Maio said the atmosphere around the negotiations was "excellent".

by | May 14, 2018 | 11:44

As voters cast their ballots Saturday, airports and roads were shut down for security reasons. Sadr and Amiri have comparable numbers of provinces, but Sadr's dominance in Baghdad, with its larger number of seats, may give him the plurality if things continue in this direction.

by | May 14, 2018 | 11:10

Petrol price in New Delhi today: The petrol price here stood at Rs 74.63 per litre unchanged from previous day. Petrol and diesel prices were revised today after a gap of almost 21 days. But a Rs 2 a litre excise duty cut now would rob the centre of revenue to the tune of Rs 24,000 crore. The benchmark global diesel rates during this period have climbed from $84.68 per barrel to $88.63.

by | May 14, 2018 | 09:50

The move from Tel Aviv comes five months after Trump announced that the USA would recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel , a decision that sparked protests from Palestinians . "Having the embassy in Jerusalem means global recognition, it shows the world that America is on our side", says Uri Cohen, a taxi driver and Jerusalem native.

by | May 14, 2018 | 08:16

The Original Black Panthers of all Milwaukee are searching for justice after a Wauwatosa police has been spotted on video clip punching a defendant at the facial skin at the parking lot of Mayfair Mall. So right is right wrong is wrong, and I feel like he could have used better force other than that, punching him in the face". Police have not yet identified the officer, but have defended the walloping by claiming the video only shows a small part of what occurred.

by | May 14, 2018 | 06:47

Shaw said it was a joy to see the fire and inspiration in their eyes. Shortly after the shooting in Nashville, which killed four people and injured two, González tweeted out a picture of Shaw captioned, "my hero James Shaw Jr ". "Thank you great meeting you all, let's keep inspiring and bringing ppl together". The Parkland students have vowed to vowed to change gun laws to prevent future mass shootings .

by | May 14, 2018 | 06:33

The officers reported feeling dizzy and suffered nausea after being in the hotel room and quickly evacuated, according to authorities. The officers had been overwhelmed by a strong chemical odor in the room, which caused them to feel nauseous and light-headed.

by | May 14, 2018 | 05:47

Donald Trump's frequent golf trips have also drawn scrutiny, especially after Trump spent years attack Barack Obama for going golfing. He uses the sport to bond with other world leaders. MacLeod passed away in August 2000. "My mother was a great person". They had five children. Michelle Obama, not missing a beat, recognized her mother with an old family photo ― though she added that it's "impossible for any picture to truly capture what my mother, Marian, has meant to me".

by | May 14, 2018 | 07:10

Brewers: The contract of RHP Alec Asher was selected from Class AAA Colorado Springs and RHP Jacob Barnes was optioned to Colorado Springs. Right-hander Chase Anderson was put on the 10-day disabled list because of illness by the Milwaukee Brewers , who recalled right-hander Freddy Peralta from Triple-A Colorado Springs and slated him to make his big league debut against Colorado.

by | May 14, 2018 | 04:41

Fifth-placed Zenit play SKA Khabarovsk in their final Premier League game of the season later on Sunday. 'The club wish Roberto Mancini all the best with his future endeavours and thank him for his time in St. Luigi di Biagio, the coach of Italy's Under-21 side, is in caretaker charge of the national team. During his 17-year coaching career Mancini led City to their first English league title in 44 years in 2012, and won three Serie A titles with Inter Milan .

by | May 14, 2018 | 05:06

The next day, Meghan McCain said on The View that she was shocked Sadler was still employed by the White House. The White House and the President have not denied or condemned the comment, though a White House official told CNN on Thursday, "We respect Senator McCain's service to our nation, and he and his family are in our prayers during this hard time ".

by | May 14, 2018 | 04:14

He claimed that his party will win a majority in the Karnataka Assembly, the votes for which were polled on May 12 . Ruling out a hung assembly, Shah said there was no question of seeking support from any party to form government. Goa Congress spokesperson Yatish Naik said: "Goa is headless for the last two months (owing to the absence of CM Manohar Parrikar due to health reasons) and the government is in a state of paralysis and administrative chaos".

by | May 14, 2018 | 03:54

Bolton noted that North Korea had previously agreed to decommission its uranium reprocessing capabilities and that the US has ballistic missiles "on the table". According to USA authorities, the process of denuclearization North Korea must be complete and irreversible. Bolton, who also appeared on CNN's "State of the Union" Sunday, said economic relations do not mean the USA would give aid to North Korea.

by | May 14, 2018 | 05:03

Rain-cooled air and clouds will be keeping temperatures quite consistent throughout the week. Regardless of any development, most effects stay east bringing a wetter couple of days to the Florida panhandle. The NHC gives the disturbance a 30% chance of tropical formation in the next 48 hours and a 40% chance of tropical formation over the next 5 days. Purdy said that this system should serve as a good reminder that it's time to get your storm preparations in order so that you're prepared no ...

by | May 14, 2018 | 03:33

A source told the news outlet that she was emphasizing that staff members should defend their colleagues whose comments get leaked to the press. The White House said Thursday night in a statement: "we respect Senator McCain's service to our nation and he and his family are in our prayers during this hard time ".