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Russia's Putin urges release of Ukrainian soldiers

Ground teams planned to resume searching Thursday for a pilot who went missing after an F-15 fighter jet crashed in a remote, heavily wooded area of western Virginia, according to a Virginia State Police spokeswoman.

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Related Topix: World News, Africa, Vladimir Putin, Russia, Air Accidents, Prison

1 hr ago | WZVN-TV Fort Myers

Russia's Putin urges release of Ukrainian soldiers

MOSCOW - Russia's President Vladimir Putin on Friday called on pro-Russian separatists to release Ukrainian soldiers who have been surrounded by the rebels in eastern Ukraine.

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Related Topix: World News, Russia, Asia, Vladimir Putin, Africa, Ukraine

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Newsday

5 free things to do in Cape Town, South Africa

In Baldwin road construction. two lanes closed on Sunrise Hwy/NY Rt-27 WB between Milburn Ave and Grand Ave In Baldwin road construction.

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Related Topix: World News, Africa, Travel, South Africa Travel, Africa Travel, Hempstead, NY, Cape Town, South Africa Travel

MSN Money

Ford, IBM win dismissal of 12-year lawsuit over apartheid abuses

A Manhattan federal judge has dismissed a 12-year-old lawsuit accusing Ford Motor Co and IBM Corp of encouraging human rights abuses in apartheid-era South Africa, reluctantly concluding that the case does not belong in U.S. courts.

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Related Topix: IBM, World News, Africa, US News, US Supreme Court

Iol.co.za

Protector saddened by personal attacks

Public Protector Thuli Madonsela is saddened by the personal attacks she has had to endure since she took office, she said on Thursday.

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Related Topix: African National Congress (South Africa), World News

Voice of America

'Beefy' Waiters Strut Across South Africa's Social Boundaries

"I'd say seven out of ten clients now are women," said one of the Beefcakes boys introduced onstage.

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Related Topix: World News, Africa, Drink, Cocktails,

ABC News

5 Free Things to Do in Cape Town, South Africa

Cape Town is a place of wry contrasts, a place where you might encounter an international fashion model, a hippie or a "bergie" .

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Related Topix: World News, Africa, Travel, South Africa Travel, Cape Town, South Africa Travel, Africa Travel, Mandela, Drama Movies, Home Gardening, Home

WTOP-FM Washington

South African court orders release of Zuma tapes

South Africa's Supreme Court of Appeals has ordered the release of allegedly secretly recorded audio tapes about corruption charges against President Jacob Zuma.

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INAUTONEWS

Audi R8 GT hits Range Rover Evoque in South Africa

The driver of an Audi R8 GT has ran a red light and crashed into a Range Rover Evoque, in South Africa, destroying both vehicles.

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Related Topix: World News

The Straits Times

Theatre Review: Mies Julie is a potent mix of race, class and sex set in South Africa

When wars on race, class and sexuality have been fought, with some concessions won and boundaries erased, perhaps the greatest remaining scandal, and tragedy, is for people to be paralysed by their newfound freedom.

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Related Topix: Africa, World News, Human Sexuality

Iol.co.za

SA court may free alleged Polish crime boss

A Polish man wanted in his home country for a range of crimes may evade deportation from South Africa if a Polish interpreter is not found for his court case, Beeld reported on Thursday.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

Iol.co.za

Sapu's Xhosa complaint premature: MEC

Complaints over a recommendation that Cape Town police officers should speak Xhosa are premature, Western Cape community safety MEC Dan Plato said on Wednesday.

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Iol.co.za

Costly to deny that racism hurts

Only in South Africa do historic beneficiaries of racism demand that their victims change their ways.

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Related Topix: Africa, World News, Opinion

AllAfrica.com

South Africa: Klerksdorp Joins Fight Against Ebola

International medical humanitarian organisation Medicines Sans Frontires has launched an international funding appeal to support its work in Ebola-affected countries such as Sierra Leone, Guinea and Liberia.

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Iol.co.za

Worker shot dead at public pool

A man has been arrested for allegedly killing his colleague in Zwide, Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape police said on Wednesday.

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Related Topix: World News

The Washington Post

South Africa Energy Minister to Intervene on Renewable Deals

South African Energy Minister Tina Joemat-Pettersson said her department wants to address weaknesses in the process of commissioning renewable-power projects.

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Related Topix: World News, Science / Technology

Brandon Sun

3 playful lion cubs debut at Johannesburg Zoo, bringing a new generation and hope for breeding

Three playful lion cubs made their public debut Wednesday, pouncing their way into a large enclosure at the Johannesburg Zoo.

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Iol.co.za

Doctor's hell at hands of a mob

When Dr Elizabeth Augustine and her husband, Florian, spoke of leaving their home in Derby in the UK to work in South Africa's public health system, their friends and family discouraged them.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

Common Dreams

If Liberal Zionism Were Dead, What Actions Would That Imply?

'The core problem with the Liberal Zionists,' writes Naiman, 'is not that they believe in Zionism, but that they do not believe in organizing effective pressure on the Israeli government to bring about the policies that the Liberal Zionists claim to support .'

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Africa, US News, Liberal Political News

GhanaSoccerNet.com

Ghanaian striker Mohammed Anas hits headlines in South Africa with impressive Maritzburg debut

Ghanaian striker Mohammed 'Mike' Anas scored one goal and set up another in his debut for South African side Maritzburg as they claimed a 3-0 win over Chippa United.

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Related Topix: Africa, World News,

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