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by | September 12, 2018 | 03:50

Efforts to fight crime were hampered by repeated changes to top management at law enforcement agencies during former President Jacob Zuma's nearly nine-year tenure, while a stagnating economy and inflation-beating increases for state workers left no room in the budget to retain and hire officers.

by | September 12, 2018 | 01:30

Hundreds of thousands Russian troops swept across Siberia on Tuesday in the nation's largest ever war games also joined by China - a powerful show of burgeoning military ties between Moscow and Beijing amid their tensions with the U.S. Giles agreed that, if Vostok-2018 is as large as has been announced, it will be comparable in scale with the mammoth 1981 Zapad exercise. Beginning in eastern Siberia, the event has been compared to "Zapad-81" (West-81), the largest exercises of the Soviet era ...

by | September 11, 2018 | 23:10

Nearly 3,000 people died in 2001 when planes were crashed into New York's Twin Towers, the Pentagon in Washington and an open field in Pennsylvania. "Certainly the focus will be on remembering that horrific day and remembering the lives that were lost, and certainly honoring the individuals who were not only lost that day, but also put their lives of the line to help in that process", White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said.

by | September 11, 2018 | 22:51

Donald Trump has cancelled his planned visit to Ireland. Mr Trump is due to travel to Paris on 11 November for commemorations marking the 100th anniversary of the armistice that ended World War One. The Green Party had called on the Irish government to cancel the visit. And he pointed to the lack of a U.S. ambassador to Ireland for two years when he said: "I think it's time to try and get this relationship sorted".

by | September 11, 2018 | 21:12

That's according to Bob Woodward's new book, " Fear: Trump in the White House ". "They're not really a friend", despite the $1.3 billion a year in aid the USA gave them, President Trump said. "About the third visit, they come down with three boxes of documents", he said, pointing out that he has time to dive deep into a story while daily reporters don't necessarily have the same luxury.

by | September 11, 2018 | 19:27

Coming to the conclusion of the case all by himself, the MLA said that no one has doubt that nun is a prostitute. Unlike the rest of India , where Christianity remains a minority religion practiced by just 2.3% of the total population, Kerala is home to a sizable Christian community that dates back hundreds of years.

by | September 11, 2018 | 18:11

Many senior aides have also scrambled to deny they made the comments, claiming they weren't quoted accurately by the investigative reporter. Dems can't stand losing. " Fear: Trump in the White House " - released on Tuesday - details the exchange. "The idea that the Secretary of Defense has to tell the president that all of these actions are created to prevent the ultimate catastrophe", Woodward said.

by | September 11, 2018 | 18:09

Earlier, Photo of Nawaz Sharif with ailing wife Kulsoom and 44-year-old daughter Maryam has suddenly gone viral leaving Twitterati emotional. Nawaz Sharif, Maryam and Muhammad Safdar are now serving jail terms in Adiala Jail in Rawalpindi after being convicted by an accountability court in a corruption case in July.

by | September 11, 2018 | 18:08

The National Hurricane Center is calling the storm "extremely risky", and predicts it could still strengthen to near Category 5 intensity on Tuesday. U.S. But on rare occasions, the steering patterns can line up such that a storm slips into a dead zone between troughs and ridges". US Navy ships are also evacuating their ships in the Hampton Roads area to leave the port.

by | September 11, 2018 | 17:57

A sheriff's report filed in May this year saw Coutee show a deputy a screen shot of a text allegedly sent by Giles saying she'd "knocked the shit out of Thomas" during an earlier handover. But, on August 28, 2018, a motion was filed by Coutee's attorney in reference to the joint custody order that it was "against the law and evidence". According to court records obtained by the Town Talk , Coutee had previously accused Giles of abuse .

by | September 11, 2018 | 17:45

Senator Kamala Harris (D-CA) got called out today after she apparently tried to mislead people on what Brett Kavanaugh said in his confirmation hearings last week. "She has to vote NO on Kavanaugh!" "But when it becomes all about the spectacle of Cory Booker , you think to yourself, 'I think I smell a phony here.' And that's what I think I smell here".

by | September 11, 2018 | 16:05

Three people survived and two are missing, with 17 confirmed dead. "The plane crashed and killed 17 people and we have three survivors", Abel told Reuters by phone from Yirol. The victims include the pilot and co-pilot, a staff member of the Red Cross and an Anglican bishop, he told AFP. Its so sad. Many people on board are feared dead.

by | September 11, 2018 | 12:43

The move is likely to harden Palestinian resistance to the US role as a peace broker. The ICC began operating in 2002 with the theoretical objective of prosecuting war crimes and human-rights atrocities. Israel - which like the U.S. has never ratified the court's founding treaty, the Rome Statute - dismissed the move as a "cynical step without legal validity".

by | September 11, 2018 | 06:25

Rabaa square was the single most deadly incident in unrest which followed the 2011 popular uprising that toppled Egypt's longtime leader Hosni Mubarak. Others received jail sentences ranging from 5 to 15 years. Zeid, a 2018 United Nations press freedom prize victor, is charged with belonging to a banned group and possessing firearms.

by | September 11, 2018 | 05:32

The proposed pension changes, which are now going through parliament, have shaved around 15 percentage points off President Vladimir Putin's popularity rating. The plan calls for the pension age to be raised five years - to 65 for men and 60 for women. Russian men have a life expectancy of 66 while for women it is 77, the World Health Organization says.

by | September 11, 2018 | 02:46

Talk of a possible military solution to end the Maduro regime has grown over the past year, as the country's humanitarian crisis continues to worsen and thousands of people flee the country every day in search of political and economic refuge.

by | September 11, 2018 | 01:28

Observatory head Rami Abdel Rahman said the raids targeted jihadist and rebel positions, some of which were empty and others in use. The Observatory said Saturday that some 2,000 people were already on the move from areas being bombed, heading deeper into Idlib province.

by | September 11, 2018 | 01:00

On an unrelated matter, Pence said on CBS that he has not been called for an interview by special counsel Robert Mueller , who is investigating possible coordination between Russia and Trump's Republican presidential campaign as well as Russian interference in the 2016 USA election.

by | September 10, 2018 | 23:50

While the cone of uncertainty still covers most of South Carolina, North Carolina , and Virginia, prediction models of the storm indicate it's headed toward some area between Charleston, S.C. Here's another look at the projected path showed the center of the storm hitting near the North Carolina cities of Raleigh, Charlotte, and Greensboro.

by | September 10, 2018 | 21:01

Citing anonymous Trump administration officials, the Washington Post reported that Bolton is also expected to announce that the U.S.is "shutting down a Palestinian diplomatic office in Washington because Palestinians have sought to use the worldwide court to prosecute USA ally Israel ".