Court set to hear IPID’s case against North West SAPS

The North Gauteng High Court is to hear an application on Thursday, lodged by the Independent Police Investigative Directorate (IPID) which is seeking to stop SAPS members who have a personal interest in cases, from investigating the police watchdog’s members. In heads of argument, IPID says it is unlawful for police officers to conduct investigations, […]

Twin brothers reunited 74 years after WWII deaths

None Family members of WWII U.S. Navy sailor Julius Pieper, Linda Suiter, second left, and Susan Lawrence, second right, during a reburial service for their uncle at the Normandy American Cemetery, Colleville-sur-Mer, France. “They are finally together again, side by side, where they should be,” said their niece, Susan Lawrence, 56, of Sacramento, California. ”They were […]

World Cup 2018: Japan beat 10-man Colombia in Group H

Highlights: Colombia 1-2 Japan Japan profited from Colombia’s nightmare start to the World Cup as they secured a victory against 10 men in their Group H opener in Saransk, despite James Rodriguez’s late introduction. Colombia conceded a penalty and had a man sent off inside three minutes, with Carlos Sanchez dismissed for handling Shinji Kagawa’s […]

JMPD officer to appear in court following crash that claimed 3 lives

The City of Johannesburg and the South African National Civic Organisation (Sanco) have condemned road deaths, allegedly caused by a drunk Johannesburg Metro Police Division (JMPD) traffic officer over the weekend. The off-duty officer allegedly crashed into the rear end of another vehicle, which collided with a minibus taxi and killed three people, including a […]

3 dead, hundreds injured in Japan

Mari Yamaguchi and Ken Moritsugu, Associated Press Published 1:35 a.m. ET June 18, 2018 | Updated 8:27 a.m. ET June 18, 2018 CLOSE A magnitude 6.1 earthquake near the major Japanese city of Osaka has killed at least three people. Authorities say the number of people treated for injuries suffered in the strong earthquake Monday […]

Conservative newcomer Ivan Duque wins Colombia’s presidential election

Image copyright AFP Image caption Ivan Duque celebrates with his family and supporters in Bogotá Conservative political newcomer Ivan Duque has been elected president of Colombia. With nearly all votes counted. Mr Duque has 54% with his rival Gustavo Petro on 41.8%. The result raises questions about the future of a historic but controversial peace […]

Woman thrown off plane for allegedly calling pilot the K-word

A woman was reportedly removed from a Kulula flight on Friday evening, after another passenger heard her call the pilot the K-word.   Nadine Watkins, who was on the fight, tweeted that the plane had turned back to O.R Tambo, after an “unsavoury passenger called the captain the K-word.” “Our flight might be 10 minutes […]

Stephen Hawking’s ashes buried, words beamed into black hole in space

CLOSE The words of Stephen Hawking will be beamed into space. Veuer’s Sam Berman has the full story. Buzz60 In this March 30, 2015, file photo, Professor Stephen Hawking arrives for the Interstellar Live show at the Royal Albert Hall in central London.(Photo: Joel Ryan/Invision/AP) LONDON — More than 1,000 people gathered for a memorial service Friday in […]

Glasgow fire: Art school’s Mackintosh building ravaged

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionFootage from the scene in Glasgow city centre shows large flames ravaging the Mackintosh building A large fire has broken out at the Glasgow School of Art for the second time in four years. Flames and plumes of smoke engulfed the world-renowned Mackintosh building in the city […]

Uruguay strike late to beat Egypt as Salah sits out

Jose Gimenez (Getty Images) Yekaterinburg – Jose Gimenez was the unlikely 89th-minute match winner as Uruguay defeated an Egypt side shorn of star man Mohamed Salah 1-0 in their 2018 Soccer World Cup opener on Friday. Uruguay’s deserved last-gasp victory leaves them and Russia in early control in […]