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22 October 2018 4:36 PM IFP postpones its national general conference

The Inkatha Freedom Party has postponed its upcoming National General Conference. This is after its national executive committee was advised that certain constitutional prescripts were "compromised" during the preparatory stages of the conference. "Whilst a conference is desirable and due, we are duty bound to protect the integrity of our processes and the legitimacy 21

22 October 2018 10:24 AM Ethiopian marathoner who made Rio protest returns from exile

The Ethiopian marathon runner who made global headlines with an anti-government gesture at the Rio Olympics finish line returned from exile on Sunday after sports officials assured him he will not face prosecution. Feyisa Lilesa's return from the United States came several months after a reformist prime minister took office and announced sweeping political 22

22 October 2018 4:21 AM Turkey vows to reveal 'naked truth' over Khashoggi death

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Sunday vowed to reveal within days the "naked truth" over the death of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, as Riyadh said it did not know the whereabouts of his body and that Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman had been unaware of any operation to murder him. The Turkish leader's statement came the day after Saudi authorities 23

21 October 2018 5:30 PM Scottish leader pulls out of media event featuring Bannon

Scotland's First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has pulled out of an Edinburgh conference because former White House strategist Steve Bannon is scheduled to speak at the event. Sturgeon said she believes "passionately in free speech" but declares she "would not be part of any process that risks legitimizing or normalising far-right, racist views". Bannon is to be interviewed 24

19 October 2018 5:27 PM Storms leave field playing catch-up at Valderrama

Sotogrande - Thunderstorms again held up play at the Valderrama Masters on Friday, as tournament host Sergio Garcia was among dozens of players unable to start their second round. Overnight leader Ashley Chesters remained in first place on five under, with Scotland's Marc Warren a shot behind after completing nine holes of his second round 19

19 October 2018 4:42 PM At least 50 people die after train runs over crowd in India

A speeding train ran over a crowd watching fireworks during a religious festival in northern India on Friday, killing at least 50 people, a Congress party leader said. Pratap Singh Bajwa said the victims crowded the rail track on the outskirts of Amritsar, a city in Punjab state. He said they didn't see the train, which failed to stop after the accident 47

19 October 2018 10:34 AM Trump praises congressman who assaulted reporter

US President Donald Trump on Thursday praised a US congressman who assaulted a reporter, making light of the attack. Greg Gianforte was sentenced to six months of deferred jail time, 40 hours of community service, 20 hours of anger management sessions and $385 in fines and court fees for the misdemeanor assault that propelled him and his congressional 22

18 October 2018 9:00 PM Rapper's motion for drug charge dismissal denied

Sioux Falls — A judge in South Dakota has denied a motion to dismiss a drug charge against rapper Chief Keef. The rapper, whose legal name is Keith Cozart, was arrested in June 2017 at the Sioux Falls airport when drugs were found in his carry-on bag after he performed at the University of Sioux Falls. He later pleaded not guilty to felony and misdemeanour 27

18 October 2018 11:20 AM Malaysia opposition leader arrested for corruption

Malaysia's opposition leader was arrested on Thursday on suspicion of corruption, a fresh blow to his party which was ousted at elections this year after six decades in power. Ahmad Zahid Hamidi, a former deputy premier and ally of scandal-mired ex-leader Najib Razak, was detained after being questioned by anti-corruption authorities. He will be charged 23

17 October 2018 6:41 AM Leishman goes for 2 straight PGA wins

Jeju Island - Marc Leishman goes into the CJ Cup at Nine Bridges after winning his fourth title on the PGA Tour last week in Kuala Lumpur. The tournament on Jeju Island, the largest island off the coast of the Korean Peninsula, is also where he lost in a playoff last year to Justin Thomas. And the country itself? It's where he feels right at home enjoying 31