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15 October 2017 8:50 PM Sebastian Kurz to be Europe's youngest leader as Austria swings sharply to the right

Austria picked a new conservative leader on Sunday who triumphed by promising to take a hard line on the tens of thousands of refugees who have poured into the country from Syria and elsewhere. Sebastian Kurz, 31, who will become the European Union’s youngest leader, is expected to attempt to form a coalition with a far-right populist party that was long ostracized 42

03 October 2017 10:38 AM Police chief at airport in Somalia's Puntland shot dead

The assailant's motive for killing Colonel Abdisalan Sanyare Owke and his bodyguard at the airport in Galkayo, a city in Puntland, was not immediately clear. Police detained the assailant and have begun an investigation of the incident, said Mohamed Jama, another police officer working at the airport. Somalia has been mired in conflict since 1991, but Puntland 19

02 October 2017 3:49 PM LIVE: 58 killed, 515 wounded in Las Vegas shooting

Stephen Craig Paddock was a retired accountant who lived on a desert golf course in Mesquite Nevada, with no known history of violence - until he shot dead 50 people in a hail of gunfire from his Las Vegas hotel window. Paddock's family was in shock after the 64-year-old sowed terror on the Vegas strip in the worst mass shooting in recent US history 25

02 October 2017 12:46 PM Proteas smash Bangladesh by 333 runs to go 1-0 up in the two-match Test series

South Africa started the fifth and final day without Morne Morkel due to injury but Rabada and Maharaj stepped up to rip through the Bangladeshi middle and lower order in less than one hour and third minutes to secure this rampant 333 runs victory. Bangladesh started day five on 49/3 after 15 overs but by 11:24 they were bowled out for 90 runs after 26

01 October 2017 10:36 AM Du Plessis, Bavuma stretch Proteas' lead

Potchefstroom - Proteas captain Faf du Plessis made an attacking half-century as South Africa stretched their lead on the fourth day of the first Test against Bangladesh at Senwes Park on Sunday. Du Plessis made 77 not out off 92 balls balls as South Africa reached 203 for three in their second innings at lunch, an overall lead of 379. In the fastest 24

29 September 2017 1:02 PM #SAvBAN Proteas declare as Dean Elgar misses out on 200

POTCHEFSTROOM – Dean Elgar added his name to an unfortunate list when he became the 10th player in the history of Test cricket to be dismissed for 199 on day two of the first Test here on Friday. South Africa reached 496/3 at tea, with skipper Faf du Plessis on 26 and Temba Bavuma on 31, and declared during the interval. In an innings that already included 28

27 September 2017 1:38 AM Saudi Arabia allows women to drive, in historic move

Saudi King Salman on Tuesday ordered that women be allowed to drive from next June, in a historic decision that makes the ultra-conservative kingdom the last country in the world to permit women behind the wheel. The longstanding driving ban was seen globally as a symbol of repression of women in the Gulf kingdom and comes after a years-long resistance 43

22 September 2017 5:22 PM Bangladesh seamers struggle in tour game

The Bangladesh bowlers conceded a small first-innings lead against a South African Invitation XI on the second day of their three-day match at Willowmoore Park on Friday. The Invitation XI, comprised mainly of Academy and second-tier first-class players, made 313 for eight declared in reply to the Bangladeshi total of 306 for seven declared. The tourists 32

22 September 2017 3:01 PM Senegalese head of powerful Muslim brotherhood dies

Dakar - The head of the powerful Tijaniyya brotherhood of Muslims in Senegal has died, just six months after the passing of his predecessor, Senegalese media reported on Friday. Serigne Abdou Aziz Sy, who was 89, died in Tivaouane, the spiritual home of the Tijaniyya, a Sufi order, the public APS news agency reported. Around 95% of Senegal's population 32

20 August 2017 4:46 AM Muslims fear anti-Islam backlash in tolerant Barcelona

BARCELONA: Prayer time is approaching but Raja Miah, an imam at a tiny mosque in the heart of Barcelona does not expect a big turnout. Since the twin attacks in Barcelona and the nearby seaside resort of Cambrils claimed by the Islamic State group, the Muslim community in central Barcelona’s neighbourhood of Raval fears an anti-Islam backlash 42