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23 April 2018 7:29 AM Australia's woeful Super Rugby record against Kiwis

Cape Town - If your own Super Rugby side is making you pull your hair out (we're talking to you, Stormers fans), then sparing a thought for the Australian franchises should make you feel better. This past weekend's Super Rugby action has extended Australia's woeful record against New Zealand opposition in the tournament. When the Reds lost 36-12 to the Chiefs 650

23 April 2018 4:17 AM Malaysia security increased after Palestinian gunned down

Malaysian police say an investigation is underway into the gunning down of a Palestinian man and that security is being beefed up in the country following recent high-profile assassinations. Gaza's ruling Hamas militant group said Fadi al-Batsh was an important member of the group and accused Israel of being behind his killing early on Saturday in Kuala 50

22 April 2018 12:06 PM Israel says 15 Hamas operatives arrested in West Bank raid

The Israeli military says it has arrested 15 Hamas operatives in an overnight West Bank raid. The military says on Sunday those captured are suspected of collaborating with a well-known Hamas operative from Gaza to spread its activities to the West Bank, which is governed by the rival Fatah movement. The raid comes after Hamas accused Israel of assassinating 49

14 April 2018 9:03 AM Iran warns of 'regional consequences' of Syria strikes

Tehran - Iran warned of "regional consequences" on Saturday following a wave of punitive strikes in Syria by the United States, Britain and France. "The United States and its allies have no proof and, without even waiting for the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons to take a position, have carried out this military attack," said the foreign 57

09 April 2018 10:47 AM Ref Owens declares Folau offside for comments on gay people

Cape Town - Openly gay rugby referee Nigel Owens has chastised Waratahs and Wallabies star Israel Folau for airing insensitive views that could have potential life-threatening consequences, according to the Stuff website. Owens, writing in his column in Wales' Western Mail, has responded in typically frank fashion to Folau's latest public display of his views 59

08 April 2018 5:20 PM Israeli police: Palestinian who tried to stab Israeli shot

Jerusalem— Israeli police say a Palestinian who tried to stab an Israeli in the West Bank has been shot. Police spokesperson Micky Rosenfeld says the Palestinian was armed with a long screwdriver and was trying to stab the Israeli near the settlement of Mishor Adumim when another Israeli civilian drew a gun and shot the would-be attacker. The wounded 57

07 April 2018 2:39 PM Israel athletes banned from taekwondo event in Tunisia

A court in Tunis has banned four Israeli athletes from competing at the taekwondo world junior championships after a group of activists opposed to normalisation with Israel filed an urgent lawsuit. The competition is being held in the Tunisian seaside resort of Hammamet from April 6-13. A judicial official said the court rendered its decision earlier 63

05 April 2018 8:54 AM Folau summoned after 'gay people destined for hell' comment

Sydney - Wallabies star Israel Folau was summoned on Thursday to a meeting with Australian rugby chiefs over his use of social media after sparking a backlash by saying gay people were destined to go to hell. Folau, a three-time Australian player of the year and a devout Christian, made the comment this week to an Instagram follower who asked him what was "God's 56

04 April 2018 8:04 AM Israel Folau sparks controversy by saying God's plan for gay people is 'HELL'

Cape Town - Australian rugby's highest profile player Israel Folau has again courted controversy with a social media comment condemning gay people to "hell". According to the Stuff website, six months after tweeting his opposition to same sex marriage ahead of the marriage equality postal vote last year, Folau said on Instagram that God's plan for gay people 49

28 March 2018 9:23 AM SA government targets lobster poacher's US trust millions after conviction

The Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (DAFF) will be making use of diplomatic channels and legal remedies to access the funds in an international fishing kingpin's trusts held in Jersey. Between 1987 and 2000, Arnold Bengis was responsible for poaching West Coast rock lobster and illegally importing it into the US, resulting in a decline 57