Paris attack suspect Salah Abdeslam jailed in Belgium

Image copyright Belgian/French police Salah Abdeslam, the sole surviving suspect from the 2015 Paris attacks, has been jailed for 20 years in Belgium over a gunfight that led to his arrest. Abdeslam, 28, and co-defendant Sofien Ayari were both convicted of terror-related charges of attempted murder. Ayari, 24, was also given a 20-year sentence. Both […]

‘The bus strike was the last resort’ – Satawu

As the nationwide bus strike, now in its sixth day, continues, bus workers appear more defiant than ever, with trade unions calling for intensified strike action. The strike, which started on Wednesday, came as a result of failed wage negotiations between the unions and bus company bosses. It was hoped negotiations would end the impasse […]

Elderly dog helps save girl lost in Australian bush

Image copyright QUEENSLAND POLICE Image caption Max, a cattle dog, stayed with the girl for 16 hours Australian police have praised a dog for remaining with a three-year-old girl as she spent a night lost in bushland. The girl, Aurora, had been the subject of a large search after she wandered away from her home […]

What does a Trump-Macron bromance mean for the world?

Image copyright AFP/Getty Image caption Mr Macron is the first foreign leader to make a state visit to the US under Donald Trump France’s President Emmanuel Macron is in Washington this week, the first foreign leader to make a state visit under Donald Trump. The two men – both seen as outsiders before their presidential […]

Mahikeng remains calm after violent protests

Mahikeng remains peaceful following three days of violent protests by residents to remove North West Premier Supra Mahumapelo. Police spokesperson Colonel Sabata Mokgwabone told News24 that despite a few disturbances on Friday evening, things have remained calm since President Cyril Ramaphosa addressed the protesters on Friday. Nine people were arrested on Friday for public violence, […]

Nicaragua protests, looting over by government social security reform

The Associated Press Published 2:37 p.m. ET April 22, 2018 People push carts with goods after looting a supermarket during protests against the government’s reforms in the Institute of Social Security in Managua, Nicaragua, on April 22, 2018.(Photo: INTI OCON, AFP/Getty Images) MANAGUA, Nicaragua — Dozens of shops in the Nicaraguan capital of Managua have been […]

Hassan Trophy: Alexander Levy claims one-shot victory

Alexander Levy has had four top-10 finishes in 2018 Hassan Trophy, final leaderboard -8 A Levy (Fra); -7 A Quiros (Sp); -6 M Ilonen (Fin) A Bjork (Swe), A Pavan (Ita) J Lagergren (Swe) Selected others: -5 A Sullivan (Eng); -4 P Waring (Eng); -2 B Dredge (Wal); +2 J Donaldson (Wal), R Ramsey (Sco) […]

Maritzburg stun Sundowns for place in Nedbank Cup final

Cape Town – Maritzburg reached their first ever cup final when they recovered from conceding an early goal to stun favourites Mamelodi Sundowns 3-1 in their Nedbank Cup semi-final on Sunday. Coach Fadlu Davids’ team will now meet Free State Stars in next month’s final, although their dream looked to be up in smoke seconds after […]