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Dutch police released Eliezer Berland, a rabbi who had been arrested because he is wanted for questioning in Israel in connection with alleged sex crimes. Berland, founder of the Shuvu Bonim religious seminary in Israel and a member of the Breslov Hasidic sect, was released Friday.
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Picture the fearsome creatures of "Jurassic Park" crossed with the shark from "Jaws." Then super-size to the biggest predator ever to roam Earth.
11 hrs ago | The Times of Israel
A man walks past an election poster of Jacob Zuma's African National Congress party in the Soweto township of Johannesburg, South Africa Friday, May 9, 2014. South Africa's ruling party condemned Israel as a nation founded on the basis of apartheid, and branded the establishment of the state a crime against humanity.
15 hrs ago | GhanaWeb
AngloGold Ashanti Limited says its restructuring project will enable the company to unlock further values in the business. Speaking to a section of the media in Accra yesterday to officially announce the commencement of the process David Noko, Executive Vice President in charge of Sustainability, AngloGold Ashanti, said the restructuring was driven by drop in gold price on the international market.
Oscar Pistorius' guilty verdict for culpable homicide, not intentional murder, has sparked some anger in South Africa where some residents of Soweto say the track star got preferential treatment. Mana Rabiee reports.
PRETORIA: The parents of Reeva Steenkamp have reacted with shock and disbelief after a judge acquitted star athlete Oscar Pistorius of her murder, convicting him of the lesser charge of culpable homicide. "We were shocked.
Los Angeles County's Natural History Museum on Friday unveiled the "Blue Moon Diamond," a 12-carat gem described as one of the rarest stones in the world. Deep blue and intensely radiant, it was found in South Africa's Cullinan mine northeast of Pretoria, where the biggest ever rough diamond was unearthed a century ago.
Ebola is thousands of miles away from Kenya's pristine Indian Ocean beaches, but the deadly disease appears to be discouraging tourism there and elsewhere in this vast continent. For two weeks in August he had no international arrivals at his Diani Sea Resort, leading him to suspect that Ebola had frightened away his clients.
After several days of searching for a new house and a new date to kick start the continent's biggest TV reality show, M-Net and Endemol SA are delighted to confirm that a new Big Brother house has been found in Johannesburg, South Africa following the devastating fire that demolished the original house on 2 September. The search was concluded after exploring all possible options both locally and internationally, for a suitable venue to produce the 9th season of Africa's biggest reality show.
Three men were arrested in Tembisa, north east of Johannesburg, on Friday in connection with the recent spate of mall robberies in Gauteng, the Hawks said. On Tuesday, Gauteng police commissioner Lt-Gen Lesetja Mothiba said malls in the province had been robbed 11 times in the past month.
Simon Calder's career in travel started at Gatwick Airport, where he cleaned aircraft for Laker Airways and later worked as a security officer. He became The Independent's Travel Correspondent in 1994, and is known as "the Man Who Pays His Way" because he does not accept free travel facilities.
11, 2014. . Baltimore Ravens tight end Owen Daniels celebrates his touchdown reception during the first half of an NFL football game against the Pittsburgh Steelers on Thursday, Sept.
Oscar said: "By the time I'm 50, I hope to be married with a family, dog and white picket fence around my house." But to catch Oscar's eye you would have to be blonde, blue eyed and gorgeous - it didn't matter what you thought about dogs or fences.
A South African judge on Friday found Oscar Pistorius guilty of culpable homicide in the shooting death of girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp and declared him not guilty of murder. Prosecutors said they were disappointed by the ruling but would decide on whether to appeal only after sentencing.
Note: We do not store your email address but your IP address will be logged to prevent abuse of this feature. Please read our Legal Terms & Policies She said there was insufficient proof to convict him of premeditated murder but called the killing "negligent" and today found him guilty of culpable homicide.
Michael Donnelly, who is wanted for his alleged part in a conspiracy to supply cocaine, amphetamine and cannabis, is on the run in Cape Town, South Africa, detectives said. The 42-year-old, from the Mill Hill area of Blackburn, fled the country as officers swooped on an organised crime gang peddling illegal drugs across the North West.
Updated: Sun Sep 14, 2014 05:12 pm
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