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3 hrs ago | India.com

Prime Minister Narendra Modi heads for BRICS summit in Brazil

The bloc of Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa accounts for 40 per cent of the global population and a combined GDP of $24 trillion.

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Sat Jul 12, 2014

NEWS.com.au

Tutu backs right to die law reform

ARCHBISHOP Desmond Tutu says he reveres "the sanctity of life - but not at any cost", saying he would not want his life "prolonged".

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Jerusalem Post

ANC leader has - betrayed South African dream,' chief rabbi says

South African Chief Rabbi Warren Goldstein on Friday demanded that his country's ruling party retract a statement comparing Israel with Nazi Germany, accusing a senior ANC official of having "betrayed the South African dream of peaceful and dignified dialogue."

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News24

.com | Worker tells of last days on Modise's farm

The last farmworker to abandon National Council of Provinces chairperson Thandi Modise's farm said his family was forced to leave because they faced starvation, the Sunday Times reported.

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Iol.co.za

Boy risks mob to rescue girl

No one is praying harder for the recovery of Silindile Mhlongo than the boy who saved her life.

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News24

.com | Soweto building collapse: 5th body found

A fifth body has been recovered in Soweto where a building collapsed last month, Gauteng police said on Saturday.

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News24

.com | KZN woman, 66, wounded in PMB shooting

A 66-year-old woman has been wounded in a shooting at her Pietermaritzburg home, KwaZulu-Natal paramedics said on Saturday.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

West Australian

BRICS to launch bank, tighten Latin America ties

The BRICS group of emerging powers will launch its own development bank at a summit next week, using its growing influence to establish a counterweight to Western-dominated financial organizations.

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Related Topix: South America, World News, Brazil, Africa, Dilma Rousseff, Vladimir Putin

Financial Times

South African wines

I am not a great fan of the word "icon" when attached to wine. It seems to me that wines ought to earn iconic status from their admirers rather than have it thrust upon them by marketeers keen to segment their product range.

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The Washington Post

Golf Ball-Sized Hail Batters South African Insurers' Outlook

Angela Dike was showing clients how to make duck red curry and chocolate spring rolls in her Thai cooking class when hail stones as big as golf balls started slamming into the 18 cars parked outside.

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Related Topix: World News, Africa, Hailstorm, Natural Disasters, Weather, Life, Thai Cuisine, Food, Travel, South Africa Travel, Africa Travel,

Iol.co.za

Psych exam for sex bribe orderly

A court orderly, who allegedly accepted a R150 bribe to allow an awaiting trial prisoner to have sex with a prisoner's girlfriend, was sent for 30 days' psychiatric observation on Friday.

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Iol.co.za

State to fight rape cop bail bid

The State will oppose a bail application to be launched later this month by a policeman charged with raping two teenage boys, the Blue Downs District Court heard on Friday.

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Iol.co.za

Businessman shot dead in front of family

A Pietermaritzburg businessman was shot dead outside his Newholmes Way home on Thursday night as his terrified wife and three children looked on.

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The Globe and Mail

South Africa's NUMSA regions reject 10% wage offer

Members of the National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa march during a strike in Cape Town September 9, 2013.

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Iol.co.za

SAA pilot escapes N2 attempted robbery

An SAA pilot driving home towards central Cape Town after a late-night flight narrowly escaped a robbery on the N2, said to be the second such attack on the N2 highway in three days.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

New York Daily News

See it: Dog Loves riding in owner's Porsche

Moose, a 7-year-old basset hound really enjoys riding with the top down in his owner's convertible.

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WAND-TV Decatur

South Africa denies parole to apartheid killer

A father who authorities say went on a shooting rampage at a suburban Houston home, killing four of his children and two adults and wounding his 15-year-old daughter critically, has surrendered after a standoff and... A father who authorities say fatally shot two adults and four of his children and critically wounded his 15-year-old daughter, sank ... (more)

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The China Post

South Africa's new visa restrictions hit other African immigrants hard

Strict new South African immigration laws have sparked confusion and panic among foreign residents in this "Gateway to Africa" and forced 250,000 Zimbabweans to decide whether to return home.

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CFR.org

South Africa's Mamphela Ramphele Leaves Politics

Anti-apartheid activist Mamphela Ramphele launches her new political party "Agang" to challenge South Africa's ruling African National Congress in Pretoria, June 22, 2013.

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The Times of Israel

South Africa's ruling party compares Gaza op to Nazi crimes

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.

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