Mon, 19 Aug 2019

Little GPS tags uncover the secret life of desert bats

Washington D.C. [USA], Aug 18 (ANI): Researchers with the help of miniaturized satellite-based tags have revealed that during drier periods ...

Stokes and Buttler keep Australia at bay

London - England's Ben Stokes and Jos Buttler batted through a rain-shortened first session on the final day of the ...

Australia's Smith out of 2nd Ashes Test with concussion

London - Australia's Steve Smith has been ruled out of the last day of the second Ashes Test with concussion ...

Why the debt relief bill will see loan sharks circling consumers

The new National Credit Amendment Bill mentions in its preamble that there are consumers within South Africa for whom existing ...

SA's new driving demerit system threatens insurance industry

The new demerit system for SA road users has good intentions, but it can also pose a significant threat to ...

Rain delays Day 5 of 2nd Ashes Test

London - Rain delayed the scheduled 11:00 local time start to the fifth and final day of the second Ashes ...

Ghana's pact with China to explore bauxite threatens a unique forest

Ghana's Atewa forest is one of the most beautiful and scenic landscapes in the country. It is seen as the ...

Global health still mimics colonial ways: here's how to break the pattern

Imagine this scenario. A couple of newly minted Master of Public Health graduates from an African university, say in Rwanda, ...

Why it's proving hard to eliminate the eye disease trachoma by 2020

Trachoma is a disease that can cause blindness and visual impairment in about 1.9 million people every year. Poor communities ...

How government bias can fuel communal conflicts in Africa

Each year, violent communal conflict between groups is witnessed in a number of African countries. It is often organised along ...

Shoaib Akhtar criticises Archer for not checking up on Smith

New Delhi [India], Aug 18 (ANI): Former Pakistan bowler Shoaib Akhtar criticised England pacer Jofra Archer for not checking up ...

ACA condemns booing of Smith

Melbourne [Australia], Aug 18 (ANI): Australian Cricketers Association (ACA) on Sunday issued a statement condemning the boos drawn out by ...

Fans who booed Smith are not cricket lovers: Mitchell Johnson

London [UK], Aug 18 (ANI): Former Australian bowler Mitchell Johnson has not taken booing of Steven Smith in a healthy ...

Cheika hurting as he mulls Wallabies' World Cup squad

Sydney - Wallabies coach Michael Cheika admitted on Sunday he was hurting after watching the All Blacks crush his Bledisloe ...

Mozambique's Renamo says members attacked after peace deal

Mozambique's former rebel group-turned-opposition party Renamo on Friday said its members came under attack just days after the signing of ...

EXTRACT | The Bosasa Billions: Bosasa goes to war

-Bosasa and IBesides the interdict application, Bosasa also stymied the invesĀ­tigation in other ways, said Oellermann. At one stage, the ...

Team SA's first medal at African Games

Rabat - Once the initial emotion of disappointment ebbs, Michaela Whitebooi will realise that this was a silver medal won, ...

Beyond the call of duty: 5 brave Test match innings

London - Whether or not Australia's Steve Smith was right to return to bat after being hit by a Jofra ...

Injured Springbok Dyantyi likely to miss World Cup

Pretoria - Springbok head coach Rassie Erasmus said on Saturday 2018 World Rugby Breakthrough Player of the Year Aphiwe Dyantyi ...

OUCH! Steve Smith retires hurt after being hit by Archer bouncer

London - Australia batsman Steve Smith was forced to retire hurt after being hit on the side of the head ...

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4 Palestinians die in two separate incidents, Israel hit by 3 rockets

GAZA, Palestinian territories - Three Palestinians were killed by the Israeli army in the northern Gaza Strip, the Palestinian health ...

Bomb explodes at wedding ceremony in Afghanistan capital

KABUL, Afghanistan - A suicide bomber has detonated explosive devices at a wedding in the capital of Afghanistan, Kabul, causing ...

North Korea test-fires new weapon, Kim personally guides test

SEOUL, South Korea - North Korean leader Kim Jong-un personally guided the test-firing of a new weapon on Friday.Kim "guided ...

India and Pakistan remain at odds over Kashmir after UN meeting

NEW YORK, New York - The UN Security Council met to consider the volatile situation surrounding Kashmir on Friday, addressing ...

Three humanitarian workers die in Syrian airstrike

DAMASCUS, Suyria - Three humanitarian workers have been killed in the southern Syrian Idlib province in yet another attack on ...

Hundreds of prisoners in U.S. jails commit suicide each year

Jeffrey Epstein's suicide in New York's Metropolitan Correction Center on Aug. 10 has brought new attention to the troubling reality ...

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Abbott Ireland announces expansion plans, new jobs

DONEGAL, Ireland - Announcing plans to expand its workforce in Donegal, the U.S. healthcare giant Abbott unveiled plans to create 500 new jobs in the country.Abbott Ireland currently hires c ...

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