Tag Archives: South Africa

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Poland will not extradite Roman Polanski to the US

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland will not extradite Oscar-winning filmmaker Roman Polanski to the U.S. in an almost 40-year-old case after prosecutors declined to challenge a court ruling against it….

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Meet John Howland, a lucky Pilgrim who populated America

BOSTON (AP) — John Howland may not be as famous as William Bradford, John Carver & Myles Standish, notable passengers on the Mayflower that landed in Massachusetts in 1620. Yet…

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PM: UK Should Join France In Syria Strikes

David Cameron has given the French Air Force the use of Britain's RAF base in Cyprus as he promised the UK would do "all in our power" in the war…

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Bangalore test drawn after 4th consecutive day of washouts

BANGALORE, India (AP) — The second test between India & South Africa ended in a draw Wednesday after a fourth consecutive day of play was washed out due to rain….

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Paris attack puts terrorism centre-stage as world leaders meet in Turkey

By Asli Kandemir & Nick Tattersall BELEK, Turkey (Reuters) – Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan urged world leaders on Saturday to prioritise the fight against terrorism as they gathered for a…

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Officials cowed by graft crackdown stall China stimulus push

By Kevin Yao HONG KONG (Reuters) – Local officials in China are dithering over project approvals & business deals, some to avoid the spotlight of an anti-corruption campaign, impeding Beijing's…

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Islamist attacks from 9/11 to Paris bloodbath

Friday's attacks in Paris are the latest violence claimed by radical Islamist groups since the destruction of the twin towers in New York in 2001. Here is a chronology of…

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Jadeja, Ashwin give 1st day to India against South Africa

BANGALORE, India (AP) — India was comfortably placed at 80-0 at stumps Saturday after spinners Ravindra Jadeja & Ravichandran Ashwin helped skittle out South Africa for 214 on the opening…

India bowls against South Africa in 2nd test

BANGALORE, India (AP) — India captain Virat Kohli won the toss Saturday & elected to bowl first against South Africa in the second test. Kohli said at the toss that…

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South Africa's Philander injured out of last 3 India tests

BANGALORE, India (AP) — South Africa pace bowler Vernon Philander has been ruled out of the three remaining tests in India after tearing ligaments in his left ankle in a…