• Eskom bosses face tough questions in Parliament - including Gupta-link
Eskom bosses face tough questions in Parliament - including Gupta-link

Eskom on Monday said it had compiled a response to the National Treasury's report and the responses were due to be tabled for consideration by the Eskom board in September. supplies to Eskom". "It sounds like the objection is just to doing business with Tegeta or the Guptas". [We] responded on 11 November 2015 with the required information includ...

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  • Turkey not sure if wedding party bomber a child
Turkey not sure if wedding party bomber a child

People mourn as they attend funeral services for dozens of people killed in last night's bomb attack targeting an outdoor wedding party in Gaziantep, southeastern Turkey, Sunday, Aug. Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu has said IS should be "fully cleansed " from northern Syria. The bombing in Gaziantep killed at least 54 people, accordin...

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  • Chelsea Clinton to remain on family foundation board
Chelsea Clinton to remain on family foundation board

State Department officials have said they are unaware of any agency actions influenced by the foundation . In fact, until recently, there was a considerable amount of noise alleging all sorts of awful things about the Clinton Foundation that have since been debunked .

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  • Turkish forces deepen push into Syria, draw USA rebuke over targets
Turkish forces deepen push into Syria, draw USA rebuke over targets

An area of 400 square kilometers (154 square miles) have been cleared of terrorists in northern Syria since the launch of Operation Euphrates Shield operation on August 24, the Turkish military said Monday . The sharp rhetoric - and the continued fighting - reflects the quagmire in northern Syria after Turkish tanks rolled across the border last w...

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  • Philippines drug war deaths climb to 1800, president spars with UN
Philippines drug war deaths climb to 1800, president spars with UN

Special Rapporteur on summary executions, Agnes Callamard, said in the report . UN's special rapporteur on summary executions Agnes Callamard had said Mr Duterte's promise of immunity and bounties to security forces who killed drug suspects violated worldwide law.

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  • Houthi delegation arrives in Baghdad for talks on Yemen
Houthi delegation arrives in Baghdad for talks on Yemen

Both the Saudi-led coalition and the opposing Houthis have been accused of abuses against citizens of the poorest country on the Arabian Peninsula . " This leaves nothing for future speculation ", Kerry said. A number of United States politicians have also expressed concern about Washington's role in the conflict. Kerry said that the restorati...

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  • Philippines President Offers Rewards For Corrupt Police Linked With Drugs
Philippines President Offers Rewards For Corrupt Police Linked With Drugs

But Duterte, in his National Heroes' Day speech, pointed out that he should not be compared with the murderous Islamic State or Syrian dictator Bashar al-Assad, who are accused of various atrocities and crimes against humanity. A total of 1,160 deaths were also recorded "outside police operations", likely perpetrated by vigilantes or drug syndicate...

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  • Grays man among five dead at Camber Sands on Wednesday, police confirm
Grays man among five dead at Camber Sands on Wednesday, police confirm

Because they would have quickly noticed these boys drowning, and could have at least saved their lives". In a statement issued on Thursday, a council spokeswoman said: "Regular assessments of Camber beach are carried out in conjunction with the RNLI to ensure the area is safe".

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  • Record Twenty20 run haul as West Indies beat India
Record Twenty20 run haul as West Indies beat India

Dhoni is scheduled to play just seven more matches in 2016 - two T20Is against the West Indies in U.S. and 5 ODIs against New Zealand in India. But Bravo, who is such a death-over expert, bowled superbly, giving away just four singles off the first four balls, which left Dhoni to get four from two.

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  • Iraqi defense minister gets no-confidence vote
Iraqi defense minister gets no-confidence vote

Khaled al-Obeidi is the first sitting defense minister to receive a no-confidence vote from parliament since the overthrow of former Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein in 2003. Al-Abadi said the victory marks an "important step" on the road to Mosul. Under Obama's mission, the US has to provide unwavering political and military support to Iraqi Prime Mini...

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  • Cleanup underway in Midwest after several tornadoes rip through area
Cleanup underway in Midwest after several tornadoes rip through area

In Crawfordsville, Indiana, about 60 miles southwest of Kokomo, winds reached 111 miles per hour. Instead of competing against each other this evening at Lucas Oil Stadium, players from Kokomo and Hamilton Heights are converging at Kokomo High School at 4 o'clock.

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  • Denied a vehicle, man carries dead wife's body on shoulders
Denied a vehicle, man carries dead wife's body on shoulders

Jaghu Lal Agarwal, assistant district medical officer at the Kalahandi hospital. Asserting that efforts are being made to avoid a repeat of such incidents, Patnaik said his Government had now launched a free ambulance service to carry dead bodies.

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  • Lottery bill stalls in Alabama House
Lottery bill stalls in Alabama House

Alabama, whose voters rejected a lottery bill in 1999, is one of just six U.S. states that do not already operate a state lottery. The bill will send the first $100 million of lottery revenue to Medicaid, followed by a 90-10 split of the remaining revenue between the General Fund Budget and Education Budget.

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  • Turkey military sends tanks into Syria
Turkey military sends tanks into Syria

Damascus swiftly condemned the Turkish military operation, with Syria's foreign ministry calling the incursion a breach of its sovereignty, according to state television. It coincided with a crucial visit to Ankara by Vice President Biden, and it seemed meant to demonstrate that Turkey and the United States remain close allies in the war against th...

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  • 'Regular guy' Mike Pence has a very awkward encounter at a barbershop
'Regular guy' Mike Pence has a very awkward encounter at a barbershop

He arrived as a thunderstorm did, but was handed an umbrella and walked over, declaring "I have to see my people ". Later in the afternoon, Pence will be in Pipersville at Worth and Company, a mechanical contractors business, at 4 p.m.

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  • Russian use of Iranian airbase to fight Islamic State ends
Russian use of Iranian airbase to fight Islamic State ends

Igor Konashenkov said in a statement. Defence minister Hossein Dehghan previously expressed irritation over Russia's use of the air base, describing it as "ostentatious and ill-mannered". Speaker of the Iranian Parliament has emphasized that flights of Russian fighter aircraft are still being performed from Nojeh airbase in Hamedan. The US ...

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  • North Korea's submarine missile launch 'unforgivable': Japan PM Abe
North Korea's submarine missile launch 'unforgivable': Japan PM Abe

Wang had earlier called for calm after news of the launch emerged. "It seemed to be aimed at raising military tension in response to the ongoing joint military drill between Seoul and Washington". The July launch came a day after South Korea and the United States announced plans for the South to host a sophisticated US anti-missile system. The US...

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  • Brexit leader to join Trump on stage in Jackson
Brexit leader to join Trump on stage in Jackson

After his side's surprise win in the June 23 referendum on Brexit, Farage sees Trump delivering a similar victory in the USA, and he said he wanted to talk about the lessons from his fight. Mr Farage and Mr Trump will appear at a rally at the Mississippi Coliseum, where tickets reportedly have sold for 1,000 USA dollars (£755). "Crooked Hillary C...

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  • Colombia government and FARC rebels ready to announce peace deal
Colombia government and FARC rebels ready to announce peace deal

The announcement comes after people involved in the talks said late Tuesday that negotiations with the country's largest guerrilla group, the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, or FARC, had effectively come to an end after nearly four years.

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  • Rio 2016: More volleyball gold for China
Rio 2016: More volleyball gold for China

China sent 410 athletes, their biggest team at a foreign Olympics, but by the penultimate day they had won just 24 gold medals, their fewest since Atlanta 1996. The gold medal match saw a low start for the Chinese team, with Serbia winning 25-19 in the first set. In the semi-final, China successfully took revenge on Netherlands.

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  • Ex-USC and Raiders QB Marinovich arrested naked with drugs
Ex-USC and Raiders QB Marinovich arrested naked with drugs

Officers were sent to Venta Spur Trail to investigate and, while looking for the suspect, "heard noises from a backyard off of Bluecoat", Hallinan said. He was released by the Raiders after two seasons for repeated drug use, cementing his legacy as one of the biggest National Football League busts in history.

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  • Trump Campaign Admits That Their Outreach To African-American Voters Is Racist
Trump Campaign Admits That Their Outreach To African-American Voters Is Racist

In a clear swipe at her rival, Clinton added: "The relief effort can't afford any distractions". She took credit and then blame for writing Melania Trump's speech at the Republican National Convention that included similar lines from Michelle Obama's speech at the 2008 Democratic National Convention.

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  • Child bomber in Turkey not the only violent use of children
Child bomber in Turkey not the only violent use of children

Vest was removed by Iraqi security forces before it detonated. One Pakistani teenager, Arshad Khan, told The Christian Science Monitor in June 2011 about how he aspired to become a suicide bomber, a dream that he said was fed by militant commander Abdur Razzaq.

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  • Campaign, party officials insist Trump getting back on track
Campaign, party officials insist Trump getting back on track

Earlier on Saturday in New York, Trump met with a group of Hispanic leaders as part of a new National Hispanic Advisory Council to the campaign. "What he supports is to make sure that we enforce the law, that we are respectful of those Americans who are looking for well-paying jobs, and that we are fair and humane for those who live among us in t...

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  • Pentagon jets scrambled to protect United States operatives in Syria
Pentagon jets scrambled to protect United States operatives in Syria

Thursday's close call prompted the US -led coalition to begin patrolling the airspace over Hasakah, and led to another incident Friday, in which two Syrian Su-24 bombers attempted to fly through the area but were met by coalition fighter jets, a USA defense official said.

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