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Two dead on Table Mountain

The man, his local guide and a second tourist are reported to have been using ropes to scale the front of the Cape Town mountain when they fell on Monday. "We t...


German lawmaker investigated for complaints over police tweet in Arabic

Following Von Storch's post in response to the police message, Twitter blocked her account for 12 hours for violating its content rules regarding hate speech. A...


The cold weather will linger

Partly sunny and cold, with a high near 12. South southwest wind 7 to 15 miles per hour, with gusts as high as 22 miles per hour. Highs will be in the lower 50s...


Six-alarm fire rips through Bronx building, injuring 12

The building is now boarded up, but people are stopping by to say prayers, light candles, and pay their respects. A dozen people were hurt, but all are expected...


Big earnings continue as Tiger Zinda Hai collects over Rs270 crore

Now eyeing *lifetime biz* of #BajrangiBhaijaan and #Sultan ... Read Taran Adarsh's tweet here. [Week 2] Friday 11.56 cr, Sat 14.92 cr, Sun 22.23 cr, Monday...


N. Korea Yet to Respond to Hotline Contact on Talks Offer

As for talks between the two Koreas, Defence Ministry spokeswoman Choi Hyun-soo said Seoul was awaiting a more detailed reply from Pyongyang to already-exis...


Vijay Keshav Gokhale to be the next foreign secretary

In the Delhi Durbar (which features the latest gossips in the bureaucratic circles in New Delhi ) column of the issue dated January 1, 2018, Dilip Bobb predict...


Rohani To Address Nation As Iran's Street Protests Turn Deadly

In response, state media quoted Interior Minister Abdolreza Rahmani-Fazli as saying: "Those who damage public property, violate law and order, and create unrest...


White House Urges World-Wide Support for Iran Protesters

He confirmed that one officer was shot dead in the incident and three more sustained injuries. Since the three branches of the government, Iranian people and ...


Day after Dalit-Maratha clashes in Pune, violence erupts in Mumbai suburbs

Eyewitnesses told the newspaper the commotion began at Chembur naka. "Police promptly controlled the situation and averted a major problem", Fadnavis said. "Dal...


Bundle up: New Year's Eve temperatures to remain in single digits

Winds may gust as high as 40 miles per hour. Those temperatures will continue to drop and will finally bottom out in the mid-teens to the mid-20s, with wind chi...


Weather warning for strong winds

The wind warning is for Dublin, Carlow, Kildare, Laois, Longford, Louth, Wicklow, Offaly, Westmeath, Meath, South Galway, Clare, Limerick and Tipperary. The war...


Sydney Sea Plane Crashes Into Hawkesbury River Killing All Six People Onboard

Australian Transport Safety Bureau Executive Director Nat Nagy said investigators would probe several lines of inquiry to piece together what happened, includin...


Hundreds of Iranian protesters arrested, Iran warns of crackdown

In a New Year email from Teheran, Hamid Reza Talebi, one of the eTN Ambassadors from Iran wrote: "We don't know what's happening in Iran". Over the past days,...


Kim Jong Un warns enemies of 'Nuclear Button'

North Korea, which regularly threatens to destroy the United States , South Korea and Japan, tested its most powerful intercontinental ballistic missile in N...


Triple talaq bill in Rajya Sabha

The BJP-led NDA, however, is still short of a decisive majority in the house but the joining of JD (U) to the ruling block has further boosted its numbers. The ...


People Hurt in San Francisco When Truck Slams Into Pedestrians, Parked Vehicle

A truck has plowed into pedestrians and a auto in San Francisco , causing a number of injuries. The crash occurred at around 3:30 p.m.at the intersection of ...


No One Died In Commercial Passenger Jet Accidents In 2017

The deadliest aircraft-related incident of 2017 occurred in January, when a Turkish cargo plane crash landed in Kyrgyzstan, killing four crew members and 35 peo...


Alabama to shuffle QBs versus Clemson

Even though they are the higher ranked team with the 2017 Heisman Trophy victor at quarterback, the Sooners are underdogs Monday afternoon. Ranking second in ...


My Land, My Rules! New Zealanders Build 'Island' to Thwart Alcohol Ban

They added a table and then waited for the tide to move back in so they could open their drinks and comfortably spend some of the evening on their man-made sanc...